Mohit Raina is an Indian film and television actor. He started his acting career with a science fiction show Antariksh (2004) and later went on to play a role in Don Muthu Swami (2008). He is best known for the lead role of the Hindu god Shiva in the television series, Devon Ke Dev – Mahadev and Mahabharat, prior to which he had acted in television soap operas including Chehra (2009) and Ganga Kii Dheej (2010).
In 2019, he made his Bollywood debut with the action thriller Uri – The Surgical Strike, which ranks among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.
Mohit Raina Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Mohit Raina|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 38 Years|
|Debut||Film Debut: Don Muthu Swami (2008)|
TV Debut: Antariksh - Ek Amar Katha (2004)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Leo|
|Birth Place||Jammu, India|
|Date of Birth||14 August 1982|
|Home Town||Kashmir, India|
|Hobbies||Meditation, Playing Snooker, Reading, Gymming|
|Mother's Name||Sushma Kumara|
|Father's Name||Late P.L. Raina|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Mouni Roy (Actress)|
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||Kendriya Vidyalaya, Jammu|
|College/University||Jammu University, Jammu|
|Educational Qualification||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Profession||Actor and Model|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 180 cm|
in meters- 1.80 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 11”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms- 78 kg|
in Pounds- 172 lbs
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Food||Rajma-chawal, gajar ka halwa, Kashmiri pulao, and samosa|
|Favourite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Denzel Washington, Sylvester Stallone, and Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Actress|| Madhuri Dixit and Alia Bhatt|
|Favourite Film|| Sholay, Taare Zameen Par, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, and Ferrari Ki Sawari|
|Favourite Book||The Success Principles by Jack Canfield|
|Favourite Destination||Greece and Switzerland|
Mohit Raina Family
Mohit Raina was born on 14 August 1982 and raised in Jammu, where he obtained a degree in commerce. He moved to Mumbai to begin a career in modeling.
He hoped that modeling would provide him with a route into acting work and lost 29 kilograms (64 lb) from his teenage weight of 107 kilograms (236 lb) so that he could participate in the 2005 Grasim Mister India modeling contest. He was placed among the top five contestants in that competition.
Mohit Raina Net Worth
Mohit is one of the successful actresses of the television industry. He is the highest-paid Indian TV actor as his salary per episode is 1 lakh INR. He has an estimated net worth of $ 2 million, which he earned from his career in acting, modeling, and endorsement.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$ 2 million|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor and Model|
Mohit Raina Career
His acting career began in 2005 when he acted in a science fiction TV show called Antariksh. In 2008, he starred as JaiKishan in the comedy film Don Muthu Swami, which was not a success at the box office and caused him to return to television work. In 2009 he appeared in the Chehra TV series, a suspense drama revolving around a handicapped girl. Mohit played her husband Garv, a young business tycoon. He was also a part of Bandini.
In 2011, he was cast as the lead in Nikhil Sinha’s Devon Ke Dev – Mahadev. The series focused on the god Shiva and portrays his journey from a hermit to a householder through his marriage to Sati and later to Parvati. Mohit worked on improving his physique for the role and started learning the Indian classical dance form Kathak, which is an integral part of his role as Shiva. The Times of India said the role created fans due to his “fab abs, groovy smile and acting chops” He played over 30 different characters in the series, which ran for three years, ending in Dec 2014.
Mohit Raina has played the adult emperor Ashoka, in the historical serial Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat on Colors TV. The series started broadcasting from 2 May 2016. After Ashoka, Mohit also played the lead role as Havildar Ishar Singh in 21 Sarfarosh – Saragarhi 1897 which is based on the Battle of Saragarhi.
Mohit played the role of Major Karan Kashyap in the movie Uri: The Surgical Strike released on 11 January 2019.
He made his web debut with the ZEE5 web series Kaafir, starring opposite Dia Mirza.
Mohit Raina Filmography
|2008||Don Muthu Swami|
|2019||Uri – The Surgical Strike |
TV Shows & Serials List
|2006-07|| Antariksh – Ek Amar Katha|
|2011||Ganga Kii Dheej|
|2011-14|| Devon Ke Dev – Mahadev|
|2016||Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat|
|2018||21 Sarfarosh – Saragarhi 1897 |
Mohit Raina Awards/Nominations
|2013||Indian Telly Awards Best Actor (Jury) Devon Ke Dev…Mahadev |
Best Actor in a Negative Role
Gold Awards Steller Performance of the Year
|2013||Best Actor in a Lead Role |
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor – Drama
|2014||Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Lead Role |
Best Actor (Jury)
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor – Drama
|2015||Star Guild Awards Best TV Actor ||Won|
|2018||Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor – Drama 21 Sarfarosh – Saragarhi 1897 ||Won|
|2019||Indian Telly Awards Best Actor (Jury)||Won|
Some Known Facts About Mohit
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”What is the height of Mohit?”]1.8 m[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”What is the age of Mohit?”]38 years (14 August 1982)[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”How much does Mohit get paid?”]Mohit is one of the successful actresses of the television industry. He is the highest-paid Indian TV actor as his salary per episode is 1 lakh INR.[/wps_faq]