Mahesh Anand

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Mahesh Anand
Born(1961-08-13)13 August 1961
Died09 February 2019 (2019-02-10) (aged 57)
Other namesMeeshi
Mashy Anand
Years active1982–2019

Mahesh Anand (13 August 1961 – 9 February 2019) was an Indian actor, dancer and martial artist who worked in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam films. [1] He is remembered for playing villainous roles in Hindi films. [2] He was a black belt in Karate and was a model and a trained dancer before he started acting. His debut movie was Karishmaa 1984 while his last on-screen appearance was in the 2019 comedy-drama Rangeela Raja . [3] Before acting in Karishmaa he performed for the opening sequence of Sanam Teri Kasam 1982 with his dance in silhouette.



1982 Sanam Teri Kasam Title dancer Hindi
1984 Karishmaa Hindi
1985 Bhavani Junction KundanHindi
1986 Sasti Dulhan Mahenga Dulha Shankar (Leading Role)Hindi
1987 Insaaf Michael FernandesHindi
1988 Shahenshah Local goonHindi
1988 Sone Pe Suhaaga RobertHindi
1988 Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati ShaktaHindi
1989 Hathyar AfzalHindi
1989 Ilaaka Sami's sonHindi
1989 Mahaadev Hindi
1989 Majboor SangramHindi
1989 Sikka GeorgeHindi
1989 Mujrim RajaHindi
1989 Toofan Daku Zaalim SinghHindi
1989 Shehzaade ThakurHindi
1989 Aag Ka Gola MaheshHindi
1990 Khatarnaak MaheshHindi
Majboor SangraamHindi
Ghar Ho To Aisa Roadside Rowdy GoonHindi
Swarg GuruHindi
Jungle Love Hindi
Jurm Hindi
Thanedaar MangalHindi
1991 Khilaaf Kunwer Bhanupratap ChauhanHindi
1991 Pratikar NaagrajHindi
1992 Muskurahat K. C.Hindi
1992 Nishchaiy Joseph LoboHindi
1992 Zulm Ki Hukumat Hindi
1992 Vishwatma RajnathHindi
1993 Waqt Hamara Hai Major in Col Chikara GangHindi
1993 Gumrah Tiger (Opposition fighter in the Ring at Hong Kong)Hindi
1993 Game Afzal KhanHindi
1993 Sir Jimmy's henchmanHindi
1993 Tahqiqaat VikramHindi
1994 Pathreela Raasta MunnaHindi
1994 Khuddar BabujaanHindi
1994 Andaz ChoteyHindi
1994 Krantiveer VaisiramHindi
1995 Coolie No. 1 Gajendra's sonHindi
1996 Vishwasghaat Babu SethHindi
1996 Vijeta GeorgeHindi
1997 Lahu Ke Do Rang Tinnu ShikariHindi
1998 Zulm-O-Sitam BanjaraHindi
1999 Aaya Toofan Colonel GaddafiHindi
1999 Lal Baadshah Narayan SinghHindi
2000 Baaghi ChhotteyHindi
2000 Kurukshetra Anna PillaiHindi
2003 Ek Aur Ek Gyarah Captain MaheshHindi
2005 Ssukh Advocate Khalil SheikhHindi
2019 Rangeela Raja Hindi


1989 Lankeswarudu
1994 Number One
Top Hero Jala Rakshasudu
Bobbili Simham Rowdy
1995 Alluda Majaka
Gharana Bullodu Bhagvan
Telugu Veera Levara
1998 Auto Driver Surya


1994 Veera Harichandra
Periya Marudhu Sivasankaran
1996 Sivasakthi Marc Zuber Anthony


1991 Abhimanyu Amar Bakhia
1992 Oottyppattanam Dharmaraj
1999 The Godman John Britto
2001 Praja Raman Naik

Personal life

Anand has been married five times and also has a son. He first married actor Reena Roy’s sister Barkha Roy and went on to marry Miss India International, Erica Maria D’Souza in 1987, Madhu Malhotra in the year 1992, Usha Bachani in the year 2000 and a woman of Russian origin in 2015.


On 9 February 2019, [4] his maid failed to get any response from him after ringing the bell of his residence many times. She then immediately informed his sister who came there with Versova Police. Anand was found dead, sitting on a sofa and a bottle of alcohol & a food plate was found lying on a table beside him.

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