Mohit Raina Birthday Special: 5 Facts About The Kaafir Actor Every Fan Should Know

Did you know Mohit used to sell cars before becoming an actor? Scroll to read more such interesting tidbits about the Uri: The Surgical Strike star.

1. Mohit weighed 107 kilograms in his teenage

Mohit Raina
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Mohit Raina made what can be called as the most seamless transition from television to films this year with Uri: The Surgical Strike. The birthday boy, who turns 37 on August 14, recently made his digital debut with ZEE5 Original web series Kaafir. Popularly known as television’s ‘Mahadev’ owing to his spectacular stint as Lord Shiva on the small screen, Mohit is a household name today. Besides stellar acting chops, his sharp features and a chiseled physique have been making fans drool over the Jammu boy! A private person that he is, there is a certain charm to Mohit that often snowballs into curiosity making us dig a little deeper into his guarded layers of life. On his special day, we found some lesser-known facts about the celebrity which every fan would like to know.

Coming to his teen body, yes, we know it doesn’t seem that way going by his well-toned hot-bod. But he lost 29 kilos to participate in a model hunt, in order to take a step towards his dream of becoming an actor.

2. Mohit participated in a model hunt because he thought it'd lead him to acting

A picture of Mohit Raina from photoshoot
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Mohit finished in the top five of 2005 Grasim Mister India modelling contest.

3. Mohit made his acting debut with a sci-fi series

A candid photo of Mohit Raina
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Mohit made his acting debut with 2006-07 science fiction TV show called Antariksh. A couple of years later, he appeared in his first film Don Muthu Swami.

4. Mohit used to sell cars before becoming an actor

Mohit Raina in Kaafir as Lawyer cum Journalist Vedant Rathod
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Did you know Mohit used to sell cars before becoming an actor? “I was working with Hyundai Motors. I used to sell cars and suddenly from there coming to Bombay and understanding what it means to be an actor. It was a very different transition for me,” he told a leading news portal.

5. Mohit learned Kathak for his role of Shiva

A picture of Mohit Raina from a photoshoot
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Trained in jive and hip-hop, Mohit candidly admitted to taking Kathak lessons for his character of Lord Shiva on a TV show.

Here’s wishing Mohit Raina a very happy birthday! Stay tuned for more updates about the actor.

In the meantime, stay tuned to entertainment with the latest collection of movies and series on ZEE5!