February 04, 2023

Mukesh Rawal (Vibhishana) Biography, Age, Death, Wiki, Wife, Children, Family & More

Updated On : April 10, 2020

Short Biography

Mukesh Rawal was born in 1951 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He was an Indian Television Actor, Film Actor & Theatre Actor who was known for his work in Hindi/Gujarati movies & television series. His most rememberable role was in a television serial Ramayan of Ramanand Sagar as Vibhishana (brother of Ravana, king of Lanka).

Other Name: Mukesh Rawal Vibhishana, Vibhishana
Other Professions: Film Actor Theatre Actor
Appearance: Hindi Gujarati Bollywood

Mukesh Rawal Complete Bio & Career

Mukesh Rawal was born and raised in Mumbai. He joined theatre while in college and became one of the most popular stars of Gujarati film industry. He came to limelight after he portrayed the role of Vibhisana in the iconic series Ramayan. Post that, he was seen in numerous Hindi series such as Hasratein, Aaha, and Beend Banoonga Aur Ghodi Chadunga. 

In addition to television series, he has also acted in some of the most prolific Bollywood films as well. Some of his noted films include Zid, Auzaar, Lahoo Ke Do Rang, and Mritudata among others. He kept on acting even in his 60s and was last seen in Gujarati film Sathiyo Chalyo Khodaldham  which was released in 2014. 

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Mukesh Rawal died at the age of 65. He found dead on the railway track between Kandivali & Borivali station, Mumbai. He was going for dubbing of a Gujarati movie. On 15-11-2016 during railway crossing, he had an accident with a train and he took his last breath.

DEATHDAY 15 November,2016 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Kandivali, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Mukesh Rawal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a bank clerk Ravishankar Rawal and a homemaker mother. He had two younger brothers named Divesh Rawal and Chandresh Rawal. He was married to Sarla Rawal in 1992. The couple was blessed with two daughters named Vipra Rawal Mewani, Arya Vaid Barbhaya and a son named Dwij Rawal. His daughters are also television actresses. His son Dwij died in a railway accident in 2006. His cousin Vijay Rawal is also an actor.

Life's Important Dates Of Mukesh Rawal

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College University of Mumbai, Mumbai
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Reading Books
Marital Status Widow
Debut Bollywood Film - Zid (1994)
TV Series - Ramayan (1986)
Best Movies Zid (1994), Auzaar (1997), Mrityudata (1997), Kasak (2005), and Satta (2003) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Narendra Modi
Favorite Actress Rekha
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Film Director Madhur Bhandarkar

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Mukesh Rawal

  • He was not the first choice for the role of Vibhishana but ultimately grabbed that role.
  • His daughter Vipra is also an actress.