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Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub


Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub Khan is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films. He is frequently cast in supporting roles and has appeared in more than 25 films in a career that has spanned eight years. 


He has also worked in a Hindi serial "Kyunki... Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai" which was telecasted on Doordarshan in 2008. He has collaborated with director Aanand L. Rai on four films.


Ayyub began his film career with a negative role in Raj Kumar Gupta's financially successful semi-biographical thriller No One Killed Jessica (2011), which earned him a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut


Subsequently, he featured briefly in the box-office hits Mere Brother Ki Dulhan (2011), Jannat 2 (2012), Raanjhanaa (2013), Shahid (2013), Raja Natwarlal (2014), Tubelight (2017), Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi (2019), and Article 15 (2019). 


Ayyub had his biggest commercial successes with brief roles in the romantic comedy Tanu Weds Manu: Returns (2015), the crime thriller Raees (2017), and the science drama film Mission Mangal (2019), all of which rank among the highest-grossing Indian films of all time.


Ayyub was born in 1984 and brought up in Delhi. He graduated from Kirori Mal College and completed his theatre training at the National School of Drama (NSD), Delhi in 2006. He married Rasika Agashe in 2007. They have a daughter.




Scoop (Season 1) as Imran Siddiqui


Bloody Brothers (Season 1) as Daljeet Grover


Mission Mangal as Rishi Aggarwal