Manu Rishi Chadha was born on 3 January 1971 in New Delhi, India is an Indian actor, lyricist, screenwriter, and dialogue writer. His dream was to become an actor and he dropped out of college to pursue theatre. He trained under theater director Arvind Gaur for six years.
Manu Rishi Biography
|Name||Manu Rishi Chadha|
|Profession(s)||Script and Dialogue Writer, Actor|
|Famous For||Writing Dialogues for Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!|
|Debut Web Series (Actor)||Permanent Roommates (2016)|
|Debut Film (Actor)||Saathiya (2002)|
Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||In centimeter – 173 cm
In Meter – 1.73 Sq. Meter
Feet Inch – 5′ 8″
|Weight (approx.)||In kilogram- 75 kg
In pounds – 165 pounds
|Figure Measurements||Chest Size– 40
Waist Size– 32
Biceps Size– 13
|Date of Birth||
3 January 1971
|Age (as in 2021)||
|Birthplace||New Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Capricorn|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|Hobbies||Strolling on Versova Beach, Travelling|
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Educational & Qualification
|School||Cambridge School, Sri Nivas Puri, New Delhi (in 1990)|
|College/University||University of Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
Relationships & More
|Marriage Date||May 2, 2013|
Father– Not Known
Mother– Not Known
Brother– Lakshay Malkani
Sister– Not Known
|Favorite Actor(s)||Deepak Dobriyal, Sanjay Mishra, Shashi Kapoor, Rajat Kapoor, Piyush Mishra|
|Favorite Playwright||Girish Karnad|
|Favorite Film||Amar Akbar Anthony|
|Favorite Director||Arvind Gaur|
|Favorite Lyricist(s)||Irshad Kamil, Gulzar|
|Favorite Singer(s)||Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar|
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Manu Rishi Movies List:-
- Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
- Band Baaja Baaraat
- Mixed Doubles
- Raghu Romeo
- What The Fish
- Phas Gaye Re Obama
- Kya Dilli Kya Lahore
- Chance Pe Dance
- Ankhon Dekhi
- Ekk Deewana Tha
- Ek Chalis Ki Last Local
- Kirchiyaan Short Film
- Rajma Chawal
- Life Ki To Lag Gayi
- 10 Ml Love
- Ekkees Toppon Ki Salaami
- Tanu Weds Manu Returns
- What Are The Odds
- Nanu Ki Jaanu
- Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan
- Pati Patni Aur Woh
- The Zoya Factor
- Angrezi Medium
Manu Rishi Web Series:-
- Inside Edge
- Permanent Roommates
Manu Rishi Chadha started his acting career with the Asmita Theater Group in Delhi. In 2001, he moved to Mumbai. He made his Bollywood debut with the film Saathiya. where he played the role of a doctor. He wrote Oye Lucky Lucky Oye which proved to be a blockbuster.
Here are some of his successful movies like Phas Gaye Re Obama, Kya Dilli Kya Lahore, 21 Topon Ki Salami, Ek Deewana Tha, Kya Machi, Life Ki To Lag Gayi, Aankhen Dekhi, Oye Lucky Lucky Oye. He did cameos in films like Aankhen Dekhi, Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
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Some lesser-known facts about Manu Rishi
- It was his mother who influenced him to participate in plays in school and college.
- Manu Rishi’s father wanted him to take interest in his automobile spare parts shop in Delhi. But he did not like it, as he wanted to become an actor.
- During his struggling days, he took up commercials and also did a television show.
- He did theater for about 7 years and by the age of 18, he decided to become an actor.
- Manu Rishi also wrote dialogues for Sudhir Mishra’s Yeh Saali Zindagi.
- He also made cameos in Mithya, Ek Chalis Ki Last Local, and later in Mixed Double.
- Later, his friends, Piyush Mishra and Deepak Dobriyal asked him to venture into writing.
- During an interview, he opened up about his favorite film- Amar Akbar Anthony, and said that “I still wonder where is Anthony Gonsalves?”
- His life took a turning point when the Oye Lucky movie came out. Oh, lucky! After which people started recognizing him. He also received the Filmfare and IIFA Awards for Best Dialogue for the film.
- In 1999, when he landed in Mumbai with the dream of becoming an actor, his friends asked him to make a portfolio and send it to casting directors. But he did not do so and continued to do theatre.
- He also did cameos in several popular films including Aankhen Dekhi and Tanu Weds Manu Returns.
- He also got an offer for a role in Peepli Live. However, due to some reasons, he could not get this role.
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