24 April 1938
|Died||10 May 2010 |
|Spouse(s)||Minny Makijany (m.1986–2010)|
Mohan Makijany (24 April 1938 – 10 May 2010), popularly known as Mac Mohan, was an Indian actor, who worked in Hindi cinema.He was known for his villainous roles in films throughout the 1970s and 1980s. He appeared in over 200 films, including Don, Karz, Satte Pe Satta , Zanjeer, Rafoo Chakkar , Shaan, Khoon Pasina , and Sholay .
Mac Mohan was born in Karachi in British India. Mohan came to Bombay to become a cricketer, but joined theatre and became a Bollywood actor. He learned acting in the Filmalaya School of Acting in Bombay.
Mac Mohan started his Hindi film career as an assistant with director Chetan Anand, before making his debut as an actor in his film, Haqeeqat in 1964.His last appearance was in Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge in a guest appearance.
Besides Hindi movies, he also acted in Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Haryanvi, Marathi, Punjabi and Sindhi films. He had delivered dialogue in almost all Indian languages except Odia, as well as in English, Russian and Spanish films.
He is the only actor whose real name "Mac" was used as his character name in many movies.
In November 2009, a day before he could start the shooting for Ashwini Dheer's Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? , Mac Mohan was admitted to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital in Andheri in Mumbai after his health deteriorated. He had a tumour in the right lung, which grew to be lung cancer and finally killed him on 10 May 2010, aged 72.Asian Academy of Film & Television had a special prayer meeting on 14 May at Noida Film City. There was also a prayer meeting on the same day at Ajivasan Hall for family and friends, and people from the oldest of his spot boys to Amitabh Bachchan attended the prayer meeting to pay their respects.
Mac Mohan married Minny in 1986 and they had two daughters; Manjari Makijany,Vinati Makijany and a son Vikrant Makijany. He was the maternal uncle of actress Raveena Tandon. He was Sunil Dutt's classmate in Lucknow, from where he hailed. Mac Mohan's wife Minny is an Ayurvedic Doctor. It was when Mac Mohan's father was admitted to Arogya Nidhi Hospital in Juhu that their interaction first started and later the relationship culminated into marriage. In the interview taken by professional writer Niilesh A Raje we learn that Mac Mohan had an excellent command over spoken and written English. Apart from reading newspapers at length, he loved reading Reader's Digest magazine a lot.
|1964||Cha Cha Cha||Sushil||(as Brij Mohan)|
|Haqeeqat||Ram Swarup's Youngest Brother||(as Brij Mohan)|
|Aao Pyaar Karen||Rakesh's Friend|
|1967||Shagird||Ramesh's Friend at an Engagement party||(as Mac)|
|1969||Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke||Madman||(as Brij Mohan)|
|1970||Suhana Safar||Bus Passenger||(as Brij Mohan)|
|Abhinetri||Anjana's Fan||(as Mac)|
|Duniya Kya Jane|
|Balidaan||Raja's Gang Member|
|1972||Yeh Gulistan Hamara|
|1973||Anhonee||Henchman with knife||(as Mack Mohan)|
|Zanjeer||Man caught in Teja's liquor warehouse|
|Heera Panna||Anil's Photographer|
|1975||Rafoo Chakkar||#4 Duo|
|Himalay Se Ooncha|
|Dhoti Lota Aur Chowpatty|
|1977||Immaan Dharam||Man offered 5000rps to give witness|
|Farishta Ya Qatil|
|Khoon Pasina||(as Mack Mohan)|
|Aap Ki Khatir|
|Farishta Ya Qatil|
|Ab Kya Hoga||Curator||Uncredited|
|1978||Ganga Ki Saugandh||Manglu|
|Chor Ho To Aisa||Alexander|
|Jaani Dushman||Taxi Driver|
|Lahu Ke Do Rang||Mac|
|Hum Tere Aashiq Hain||Kaalia|
|1980||The Burning Train||Mac (Laborer)|
|Alibaba Aur 40 Chor||Mahmud|
|Karz||Sir Judah's Spokesperson|
|Shaan||Jagmohan – Shakal's assistant||Uncredited|
|Patthar Se Takkar||Mohan – Jagjivandas' goon|
|Bombay 405 Miles||Mac|
|Bambai Ka Maharaja|
|Hum Se Badkar Kaun|
|Sannata||Voice of killer||Uncredited|
|Kaalia||Voice of Flower shop owner||Uncredited|
|Professor Pyarelal||Mac – Ronnie's associate|
|Satte Pe Satta||Ranjit's Henchman|
|Kache Heere||False Income Tax Officer|
|Dharam Kanta||Manglu||(as Mack Mohan)|
|1984||Wanted: Dead or Alive||Nagpal|
|Teri Bahon Mein|
|Andar Baahar||Man who took Monica out of her place|
|Jagir||Mac – bandit|
|Haveli||Runaway prisoner||(as Mack Mohan)|
|Paise Ke Peechhey|
|Palay Khan||Zulekha's father|
|Aaj Jhale Mukt Mi||Gypsy Dancer / Singer|
|The Living Corpse|
|1987||Loha||Shera's Man in prison|
|Aag Hi Aag||Bhairav|
|Insaf Ki Pukar||Soloman||(as Mc. Mohan)|
|Watan Ke Rakhwale||Mac|
|Jawab Hum Denge||Mac Kelkar|
|1988||Yadon Ka Bazar|
|Paap Ki Duniya|
|Ganga Tere Desh Mein||Sewaram's Man|
|Qatil||Plain-clothes Police Officer|
|Asmaan Se Ooncha|
|Farz Ki Jung||Janga|
|Na-Insaafi||Gopal (Billa's Gang)|
|Paap Ka Anth|
|Mohabat Ka Paigham||Malhotra|
|Mitti Aur Sona||Dhaga|
|Main Tera Dushman||Havaldar Dhaniram|
|Naaka Bandi||Cameo (song "Rekha Ko Dekha")|
|Gunahon Ka Devta|
|Zimmedaaar||Man who beat up the press editor|
|Baap Numbri Beta Dus Numbri||Goon|
|Baaghi: A Rebel for Love||Kaajal's Interviewer|
|Paap Ki Aandhi||Himself|
|Rupaye Dus Karod|
|Jeene Ki Sazaa||Prof. Chowdhury|
|Ajooba Kudrat Ka|
|1992||Shola Aur Shabnam||Jaichand||Uncredited|
|Humlaa||Mac Bhawani's man|
|Khel||Police Inspector S. Kumar|
|Humshakal||Police Office from other city (terrorist in the theatre)|
|Waqt Ka Badshah|
|Dil Ki Baazi|
|Dhartiputra||Kripal Singh's Henchman|
|Aadmi||Dhar Pakad Singh's assistant|
|Aankhen||Tejeshwar's Henchman (Spy)|
|1994||Dhuan Hi Dhuan|
|1995||Shaan E Elaahi|
|Sarhad: The Border of Crime||Mac||(as Mac Mohan)|
|Kalyug Ke Avtaar||Henchman|
|7 Days||Guest Appreance|
|1996||Suhagraat Se Pehle|
|Ram Aur Shyam|
|Apne Dam Par|
|Mr. & Mrs. Khiladi||Police Inspector|
|Bhai Bhai (1997 film)||Raghu|
|Kabhi Na Kabhi||Tatya|
|Sar Utha Ke Jiyo|
|Sar Kati Laash|
|Phool Bani Phoolan|
|Hai Kaun Woh|
|Lal Baadshah||Vikram's Henchman|
|Chandaal Atma||Topichand Jasoos / Writer Chandi Das|
|Aaag Hi Aag||Tony||Uncredited|
|2000||Sultana Mera Naam|
|Haseeno Ka Mela|
|Geeta Mera Naam|
|Chehron Ke Pichhe|
|Jai Shakumbhari Maa||Kaal Bhairav||(as Mac.Mohan)|
|Raat Ki Baat||Cripple|
|2001||Woh Kaun Thi|
|Phir Aayegi Woh Raat|
|Maut Ka Khel|
|Madam No 1|
|Gunahon Ki Devi|
|Chehra Maut Ka|
|Bhooton Ka Honeymoon|
|Qatil Haseeno Ka||Ranga|
|2002||Jo Dar Gaya Samjho Mar Gaya|
|500 Ka Note|
|Maratha Battalion||Malang Baba|
|Ek Raaz Mere Dil Mein Hai|
|2004||Ek Raat Saytan Ke Saath||Billu|
|Patli Kamar Lambe Baal||Madhav Saab|
|Ghar Grihasti||Mangesh's friend|
|Pehchaan: The Face of Truth||Opposition Leader|
|2006||Vidhyaarthi: The Power of Students||Inspector Gautam|
|2007||Journey Bombay to Goa: Laughter Unlimited||Harley Davidson|
|Nirhua Rickshaw Wala||Miseerji|
|2008||Hum Sey Hai Jahaan|
|2009||Luck By Chance||Himself|
|2010||Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge||(final film role)|
|1988||Mirza Ghalib||Nawab Jaan's servant||DD National|
|1993||Zee Horror Show - Dastak||Zee TV||4 Episodes|
|1994||Zee Horror Show - Raat||7 Episodes|
|2000||Zee Horror Show - Telephone||3 Episodes|
|2001||Ssshhhh...Koi Hai - Raakh||Zebisco||Star Plus||Episode No. 21|
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1. https://web.archive.org/web/20170517041609/http://www.merinews.com/article/actor-mac-mohan-cricketer-who-became-sambha-in-sholay/15884493.shtml at Merinews.com (April 2013)