Achal Nagesh whose full name is Achal Nagesh Salwan is a popular television actor who is a very common, prominent and popular face on the small screen and is mostly seen acting in various Hindi television serials and in few other regional television serials also. Achal Nagesh was born in Haryana in an upper class Thakur family. He was passionate for acting since his childhood and always wanted to become an actor. He completed his studies and graduation from Delhi and from his early college days, Achal Nagesh actively started to act in theatres and shortly after that joined the National school of drama for a brief period. Then, on advice of some friends and well-wishers Achal Nagesh decided to start his formal and professional career in acting and shifted his base to Mumbai, Maharashtra, India where he also currently resides.

In Mumbai, he started his career by acting as a junior artiste in various big and small Hindi and other regional films and also in various character roles mostly small and passable and with negative shades in quite a few big budget Hindi television serials. But, it was star plus’s daily tele soap Navya that Achal Nagesh was able to bag a quite important role and got noticed for showcasing his vibrant and powerful acting skills. Navya was basically a story of an innocent small town girl of Uttar Pradesh and Achal Nagesh in this serial essayed the role of the father of the main male protagonist of the show as Om Prakash Bajpayi, who owns a publishing house and is a very loving yet strict and traditional person and a father. Achal Nagesh was next seen in yet another prominent role of Pir Mohammed in Zee TV and Balaji Telefilms magnum opus Jodha Akbar. Recently, Achal Nagesh has been roped in to play the role of Chanakya in Epic channel’s new serial Siyaasat.