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Mukesh Khanna Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 23, 2021

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Short Biography

Mukesh Khanna was born on 23-06-1958 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Television Actor, Film Actor, Television Producer, Television Director, Voice Artist, Soap Opera Actor & Chairperson of Children's Film Society of India. He is best-known for his work in Bollywood, Malayalam, and Telugu films. He plays the rememeberable roles in many television series like Mahabharat, Chandrakanta, Vishwamitra & Shaktimaan etc.

Mukesh Khanna Complete Bio & Career

Mukesh Khanna did his acting training at the famous Film & Television Institute of India in Pune in the year 1982. He made his acting debut with the famous Hindi serial called Teri Meri Ek Zindagi in 1984. He was with the show till it concluded in 1990. He came to limelight after playing one of the strongest and most character, Bhisma Pitamah in B.R. Chopra’s iconic mythological drama of Mahabharat.
After this, he never looked back in his career and played lead roles in various other television series since then. His performance in the highest rated show then titled Chandrakanta made him one of the most bankable stars of the television industry. In 1997, he became kids favorite after portraying the role of Shaktimaan in 1997. His popularity was at the peak during this phase of his career.  Shaktimaan was arguably one of the most viewed series in India then. Moreover, Shaktimaan was first Indian superhero character.
In recent times, he was seen in television series such as Maryada, Aryamaan – Brahmaand Ka Yoda, Waqt Batayega Kaun Apna Kaun Paraya, and Kal Hamara Hai among various others. He is currently working on the series called Waris.
In addition to television, Mukesh Khanna has graced the silver screen as well. He mostly played supporting or lead actor’s father’s role in films. He has worked in films such as Hera Pheri, Barsaat, Tehalka, Raaja and Saudagar among others. He is also popular on social media and runs his own YouTube channel named Bheeshm International. He is also associated with political from BJP since 1988.

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Mukesh Khanna Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born in a Hindu Khatri family. He had a brother named Ved Khanna, who died in 2018 & a sister named Kamal Kapoor, who died on 13-05-2021 due to breathing complications after recovering from COVID-19.

Life's Important Dates Of Mukesh Khanna

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
FTII, Pune
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading and Travelling
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Bollywood Film - Roohi (1981)
Telugu Film - Dhana 51 (2005)
Malayalam Film - Rajadhi Raja (2014)
Marathi Film - Ardha Gangu Ardha Gondya (2014)
TV - Mahabharat (1988)
Best Movies Saudagar (1991), Tahalka (1992), Main Khiladi Tu Anari (1994), Hera Pheri (2000), and Plan (2004) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Best TV Shows Mahabharat (1988), Chandrakanta (1994), Shaktimaan (1997), Aryamaan – Brahmaand Ka Yodha (2002), and Waaris (2016) among others


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Gautam Gambhir
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Actor Clint Eastwood , Dilip Kumar
Favorite Film Director Subhash Ghai

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mukesh Khanna

  • After Shaktiman went on air, he claimed that he used to receive over 50k letters every week from his fans.
  • He also owns 4 acting schools in cities like Mumbai, Chandigarh, Jaipur, and Agra.
  • Stories of Shaktiman published on various international tabloids.
  • He has vowed that he will not do any negative roles.
  • He initially denied playing the role of Bhishma Pitamah as he was interested in doing Arjun or Karna's role in B. R. Chopra's Mahabharat.

Mukesh Khanna Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

64 years, 7months, 7 days old age Mukesh Khanna will turn 65 on 23 June, 2023. Only 4 months, 23 days, 21 hours,10 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Mukesh Khanna has celebrated the total number of 65 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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