Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub

Actor

Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub

Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub

Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub is an Indian actor, who shot to fame with his witty dialogues in Raanjhanaa and continued to impress audiences with performances in Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Shahid.

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25 January 2017Raees
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Biography

Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub is an Indian actor, who shot to fame with his witty dialogues in Raanjhanaa and continued to impress audiences with performances in Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Shahid. Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub hails from Delhi and attended the Kirori Mal College, before moving to the National School of Drama. He debuted in Bollywood with No One Killed Jessica (2011), where he portrayed a negative character. Landing a lead antagonist’s part in No One Killed Jessica was a major coup for Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub, especially as the movie received universal acclaim for its content and impact. The same year Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub was back as Imran Khan’s best friend in Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, establishing himself as one of the leading character actors in Bollywood today. He also had a supporting role in Jannat 2 (2012) before acting his way to a torrent of praise in Raanjhanaa (2013), as Dhanush’s wise-cracking, loyal friend, Murari. Ayyub was also a part of Maazii (2013), Jaideep Chopra’s directorial debut. Though hampered by a limited scope for distribution, the movie still wowed the critics. In recent times, he has appeared in Dolly ki Doli (2015), the blockbuster Tanu Weds Manu Returns (2015) and All Is Well (2015). His latest performance is in the Saif Ali Khan starrer Phantom (2015) and his upcoming film is Raees (2016). He also appeared in the quasi-educational TV entertainer, Kyunki Jeena Issi Ka Naam Hai. Zeeshan is married to TV actor, Rasika Agashe.

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