Neil Nitin Mukesh is an Indian actor, who appears in Hindi-language films. Born to singer Nitin Mukesh, and the grandson of Mukesh, he started off his film career playing brief parts in Vijay (1988) and Jaisi Karni Waisi Bharnii (1989). After graduating from HR College with bachelor's degree in commerce, Mukesh returned to acting, playing the title role in Johnny Gaddaar (2007) where he received a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut nomination. His first commercial success was in the thriller film New York (2009), for which he was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor. Following a series of poorly received films, he made his debut in Tamil cinema with the majorly successful Kaththi (2014). Mukesh's highest earning films include the romantic drama Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015), the comic film Golmaal Again (2017), and the trilingual action thriller Saaho (2019).