Neil Nitin Mukesh, the son of legendary singer Nitin Mukesh, is rated by many amongst the finest actors in the Hindi film industry today. The 2007 release Johnny Gaddaar is his debut film. Although he hasn't featured in many films in his 12-year-old career, a lot of his roles have been appreciated by movie lovers and critics alike. Here is a look at some exceptional performances from Neil Nitin Mukesh, which make him relevant even today.
1. Johnny Gaddaar (2007)
Directed by Sriram Raghavan, Johnny Gaddaar is Neil Nitin Mukesh’s debut film. Neil plays the role of a shady character called Vikram. The story of the movie revolves around how five crooks are on a hunt to find a bag containing Rs 2.5 crore that results in lies, betrayal, greed and death. In an interview with a leading news daily, the actor reveals that he was made to hear the scripts of Johnny Gaddaar and Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Naa’s on the same day and he went on to choose the former. Overall, his character in Johnny Gaddaar was loved by fans, who have given it a 7+ pointer on IMDb.
2. Players (2012):
Neil Nitin Mukesh plays the character of a computer geek ‘Spider’ in Abbas Mustan’s 2012 directorial Players. Although the movie did not well with the critics and at the box office alike, Neil steals the hearts of his fans with his incredible physique and good looks. In another interview with a leading publication, Neil says that filming for Players was enjoyable and the role offered to him kept challenging him till the end. He admits that the role has shaped his career significantly.
3. New York (2009):
Directed by Kabir Khan, New York starred John Abraham, Katrina Kaif and Neil Nitin Mukesh in pivotal roles. Neil plays the character of Omar Ehzaz in it. The story of the film dwells on the lives of three friends who meet at a university in New York. Neil’s character is considered to be cute and attractive by his fans. His emotional attachment towards Katrina in the film makes it worth the watch.
Bypass Road is Neil Nitin Mukesh’s upcoming flick in Bollywood. Directed by Naman Nitin Mukesh, the film stars Neil and Adah Sharma in lead roles. The action-thriller film revolves around a young man Vikram (Neil Nitin Mukesh) who is a fashion prodigy and gets involved in a murder case that has happened in town. It is slated to release on November 1 this year.
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