Navin Nischol

Navin Nischol
Born 18 March 1946(1946-03-18)
Lahore, British India
Died 19 March 2011(2011-03-19) (aged 65)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1970–2011

Navin Nischol (18 March 1946 – 19 March 2011) was an Indian actor. He made his debut with the Hindi film Sawan Bhadon in 1970.

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Early life

Navin Nischol studied in Rashtriya Military School Bangalore erstwhile King George Royal India Military College, Bangalore. His roll number was 606. He was the first gold medalist from the Film and Television Institute of India to make it big. He starred in several superhits, such as Victoria No. 203 (1972) and Dhund (1973).

At one time, he was popularly known as the "poor man's Rajesh Khanna" — an allusion to his being an inferior copy of the much-more-in-demand Rajesh Khanna. Later on, Nischol switched to character roles and carved out a successful career for himself in television. One of his most successful serials on television was Dekh Bhai Dekh, co-starring Sushma Seth, Shekhar Suman and Farida Jalal.[1] He also starred in the Punjabi films Aasra Pyar Da (1983) and Mahaul Theek Hai (1999).

Personal life

Navin was first married to Dev Anand's niece, Neelu Kapur, sister of Shekhar Kapur. After Neelu found out that Navin was having an affair with starlet Padmini Kapila, she divorced him and turned to Christianity. Shortly after that Padmini started having an affair with director Prakash Mehra and broke up with Navin. Navin then had an affair with Pimma, a Delhi-based married woman with two children.

Navin married divorcée Geetanjali. On 24 April 2006, Geetanjali hanged herself at her residence. She blamed Navin and his brother Pravin for her suicide.[2]

Nischol died of a heart attack on 19 March 2011 en route from Mumbai to Pune. He was 65 years old.[3]

Filmography

  • Break Ke Baad (2010) ... Jeet Gulati
  • Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006) .... Bapu / Sethi
  • Aashiq Banaya Aapne (2005) .... Sneha's dad
  • Classic Dance of Love (2005) .... J.K. Malhotra
  • Hatya (2004) .... Ratan Lal
  • Khushi (2003) .... Mr. Roy
  • Maa Santoshi Maa (2003)
  • Yeh Hai Jalwa (2002) .... Surgeon
  • Hum Kisi Se Kum Nahin (2002) .... Dr. D.D
  • Pyaar Diwana Hota Hai (2002) .... Mr. Khurana
  • Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein (2001) .... Mr. Malhotra
  • Bollywood Calling (2001) .... Manu Kapoor
  • Karobaar (2000) .... Chief Prosecuting Attorney
  • Jung (2000) .... Police Commissioner
  • Khauff (2000) .... Judge
  • Glamour Girl (2000) .... Police Commissioner
  • Hindustan Ki Kasam (1999) .... Chander Malhotra
  • Manchala (1999)
  • Aa Ab Laut Chalen (1999) .... Ashwin
  • Major Saab (1998) .... Brigadier Satish Khurana
  • Aakrosh (1998) .... Dr. Malhotra
  • Prithvi (1997)
  • Lahoo Ke Do Rang (1997) .... DCP A.A. Khan
  • Aastha (1997) .... Mr. Dutt
  • Himmat (1996) .... Chief of Secret Service
  • Guddu (1995) .... Dr. Gupta
  • Brahma (1994) .... Shivprasad - Asha's father
  • Udhaar Ki Zindagi (1994)
  • Yuhi Kabhi (1994) .... Pooja's dad
  • Santaan (1993) .... Saxena Sahab
  • Dil Ki Baazi (1993) .... Vishwanath Kashyap
  • Bhookamp (1993)
  • Aashik Aawara (1993) .... Dilher Singh
  • Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman (1992) .... Lalkishan Chhabria
  • Jeevan Daata (1991) .... CBI Officer Vijay Sharma
  • Swarg Jaisaa Ghar (1991)
  • Zaher (1991)
  • Numbri Aadmi (1991) .... I.G.P.
  • Bahaar Aane Tak (1990) .... Mahendra Pratap
  • Muqaddar Ka Badshaah (1990) .... DSP Rathod
  • Desh Ke Dushman (1989) .... Inspector Suraj S. Gupta
  • Teri Payal Mere Geet (1989) .... Thakur of Rajgarh
  • Mera Shikar (1988)
  • Sone Pe Suhaaga (1988) .... Hawaldar Vishwanath
  • Param Dharam (1987) .... Thakur Prem Singh
  • 7 Saal Baad (1987) .... Dilip Mathur
  • Mard Ki Zabaan (1987) .... Ram Chauhan
  • Samundar (1986) .... Surajbhan
  • Lover Boy (1985) .... Prakash
  • Babu (1985) .... Shankerlal (Pinky's father)
  • Sautela Pati (1985) .... R.L. Malhotra
  • Jawaani (1984) .... Amar Nath
  • Teri Bahon Mein (1984)
  • Aasra Pyaar Da (1983)
  • Desh Premee (1982) .... Inspector Deepak Singh
  • Anokha Bandan (1982) .... Shyamlal
  • Dil Hi Dil Mein (1982) .... Ashok Sahni
  • Log Kya Kahenge (1982)
  • Shiv Charan (1982)
  • Hotel (1981) .... Suraj
  • Dahshat (1981) .... Dr. Sameer
  • Ek Baar Kaho (1980) .... Ravi Varma
  • The Burning Train (1980) .... Doctor
  • Saboot (1980) .... Anand
  • Khanjar (1980) ... Prakash
  • Do Ladke Dono Kadke (1979) .... Lekhraj Malhotra
  • Lakhan (1979)
  • Tumhari Kassam (1978) .... Sunil Verma
  • Kashish (1978) .... Ramesh
  • Aafat (1977) .... Inspector Amar
  • Kulvadhu (1977) .... Anil
  • Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1976) .... ACP Rajesh Verma
  • Sawa Lakh Se Ek Ladaun (1976)
  • Mere Sajna (1975)
  • Zorro (1975) .... Badey Rajkumar Gunawar Bahadur Singh / Zorro
  • Nirmaan (1974)
  • Paise Ki Gudiya (1974) .... Vijay
  • Woh Main Nahin (1974)
  • Dhund (1973) .... Chandrashekhar/Prakash
  • Barkha Bahar (1973)
  • Chhalia (1973) .... Shankar
  • Dharma (1973) .... Raju
  • Hanste Zakhm (1973) .... Somesh
  • Victoria No. 203 (1972) .... Kumar
  • Nadaan (1971) .... Ajay Jain
  • Buddha Mil Gaya (1971) .... Ajay
  • Parwana (1971) .... Rajeshwar Singh
  • Sansar (1971/II)
  • Sawan Bhadon (1970) .... Vikram
TV Series
  • Rishte-Naate (1980)

References

  1. ^ "THE LONG RUN". Screen (magazine). Oct 16, 2009. http://www.screenindia.com/news/the-long-run/528587/. 
  2. ^ Scandal
  3. ^ "Actor Navin Nischol passes away in Mumbai". DNA. http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/report_actor-navin-nischol-passes-away-in-mumbai_1521862. Retrieved March 19, 2011. 

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