Tuesday Trivia: Did you know? Birthday boy Neil Nitin Mukesh was named by THIS legendary singer


Bollywood actor Neil Nitin Mukesh has turned 37 today. The star, who is known for his good looks, has interestingly played negative and grey characters in most of the films in his career. And those include Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, Players, Wazir, Golmaal Again as well as his debut film Johnny Gaddaar. While many of you find his name quite fascinating, did you know that there is an interesting story behind it?



The handsome hunk was named after astronaut Neil Armstrong, who was the first man to land on the moon. And more interestingly, the name was given by the legendary singer and Bharat Ratna awardee Lata Mangeshkar, who was a frequent collaborator with Neil’s grandfather and iconic singer Mukesh. Well, we must say like his name, the actor has undoubtedly got some international killer looks. Apart from acting, Neil is a great singer and that can be expected as he is a part of a royal musical legacy which naturally flows in his blood.


On the professional front, Neil Nitin Mukesh will be next seen in Prabhas and Shraddha Kapoor-starrer Saaho. Talking about the film, it is shot in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu and is made on a whopping budget of Rs 150 crore. It also stars Jackie Shroff and Mahesh Manjrekar in key roles. Prabhas is reportedly playing the character of a spy and will be seen donning a trench coat most of the time, with his face partially covered throughout the film. Saaho is directed by Sujeeth, who previously helmed Run Raja Run. It is set to hit the screens on August 15, during the Independence Day weekend and will lock horns with Akshay Kumar’s Mission Mangal and John Abraham’s Batla House at the box office.



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  • Published: January 15, 2019 8:00 AM IST

  • | Updated: January 15, 2019 8:02 AM IST


Tuesday Trivia: Did you know? Birthday boy Neil Nitin Mukesh was named by THIS legendary singer Tuesday Trivia: Did you know? Birthday boy Neil Nitin Mukesh was named by THIS legendary singer Reviewed by ghost on January 14, 2019 Rating: 5
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