Himanshu Malik

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Himanshu Malik
Born (1973-05-21) 21 May 1973 (age 48)[citation needed]
Sonipat, Haryana, India
🏳️ Nationality
Himanshu Mallik
💼 Occupation
Actor/Filmmaker
📆 Years active  1996–present

Himanshu Malik is an Indian film actor, screenwriter and producer known for his works in Bollywood.[1] He started his acting career with the film, Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996) and gained recognition with his portrayal of Abhigyan, a wealthy Canadian industrialist in the 2001 romance Tum Bin. His other notable work includes Jungle (2000), Khwahish (2003) and Rog (2005).[2][3]

Career[edit]

Himanshu began his career in music videos; most notable among them was Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan's Afreen with Lisa Ray. He later appeared in Sonu Nigam's Deewana with Gul Panag.[4]

Meanwhile, he made his film debut with a role in Mira Nair's Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love (1996) and also appeared in Ram Gopal Varma's Jungle in 2000. However, his big break came as a supporting actor in Tum Bin (2001), leading to work in several small films. His next big feature was Khwahish (2003), playing the lead opposite Mallika Sherawat, notable for its sensuality and kissing scenes.[1]

He turned filmmaker in 2012- writing and directing, his first short feature - Q.E.D- Quod Erat Demonstradum. QED, a 45 min short featurette about a detective failing to crack a case, was well received at the festival circuit and by indie Film Industry. Malik.mov Films Pvt Ltd is a production house that he founded in 2014, under which he has directed various music videos and advertising content for numerous India based brands.

Personal life[edit]

Malik is a Jat.[3] He is married and the couple have a daughter. He practices adventurous sports like paragliding, flying, and scuba diving. He lives in Mumbai.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Name Role Other Notes
1996 Kama Sutra: A Tale of Love Young Merchant
2000 Jungle Pawan
2001 Tum Bin Abhigyan
2003 Khwahish Amar Ranawat
2003 LOC Kargil Major Vivek Gupta
2004 Rakht Abhigyan Gupta
2005 Rog Ali
2005 Rain Prakash
2005 Koi Aap Sa Vicky
2007 Sajni Singer Kailash Kannada film
2010 Mallika Vikram
2011 Yamala Pagla Deewana Tejinder
2016 7 Hours to Go
2018 3 Storeys Policeman Ganpatrao

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Kiss of fame - 17 in a row". p. 02 – via The Hindu (old).
  2. Hungama, Bollywood. "Himanshu Mallik - Videos, Wallpapers, Movies, Photos, Biography - Bollywood Hungama".
  3. 3.0 3.1 "rediff.com: Chat Transcript: Himanshu Malik".
  4. Top 100 men: Himanshi Malik Profile webindia123.com.
  5. "Profile / biography of Himanshu Malik". Bollywood4u. Retrieved 17 December 2009.

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