Birthday: 1937
Date of death: 24-09-2015

Mohan Bhandari is an enormously talented Indian actor, who played as a loving father in the popular Hindi television serial, Saat Phere – Saloni Ka Safar on Zee TV. He played the role of Narpat Singh, father of Saloni (played by Rajshree Thakur) from which he gained the Zee Rishton Ka Utsav as Favorite Mata-Pita Rishta in 2007 along with Ambika (played by Pratichee Mishra). This is also the show where he got praises and positive responses from the viewers.

Mohan works at State Bank of India in 1996, but since he has a extreme passion into acting, he pursued his career and joined the industry. At that time, he had a brain hemorrhage so it was quite a hard time for him. When he returned to the television, he was bagged into some roles from UTV and Cinevistaas. Then he appeared in Saat Phere. 

Earlier, he acted in various television serials like Karz and on Zee TV’s Parampara. He was also part of the suspense thriller serial, Jeevan Mrityu on Sony Entertainment Television. Mohan also appeared in Gumraah, Pathjhad and Mile Sur Mera Tumhara. In year 2005, he was roped in to do a role in the blockbuster and high-budget historical film, Mangal Pandey: The Rising, with Aamir Khan in the lead role. He also acted with a significant role on Zee TV’s Kittie Party.

Mohan Bhandari also did a cameo in the prime-time drama comedy series, Baa Bahoo Aur Baby on STAR Plus. He appeared as Priyawardhan Raichura, the father of Lila (played by Lubna Salim). Then, he played an important role in the Hindi series, Dehleez on NDTV Imagine in 2009. He played as Mr. Bakshi, a wealthy businessman. In 2010, he acted in the thriller show, Rakt Sambandh. Some of his works also include Party in 1984, Pratighaat in 1987, Chunauti in 1987, Falak in 1988, Yalgaar and Naseebwala in 1992, Beta Ho To Aisa in 1994, Yeh Aashiqui Meri in 1998, Bawandar in year 2000, Khel in 2003, Paheli on 2005 and 42 Kms in year 2009.

Mohan was born on July 31 and he is the father of Bollywood actor, Dhruv Bhandari, who was debuted in the film, Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji in 2011. Aside from being an actor, Mohan is also a writer. Lucky Gupta, a Jammu actor directed and designed the play Maa Mujhe Tagore Bana Do; this play is based on the story that Mohan has written. It is a story about the struggle of a boy to pursue his studies and how he showed his determination and dedication to his dreams.