Vishal Jethwa stands out for his ability to transform onscreen. As the young, the dark, and disturbing villain in his debut film MARDAANI 2, he won accolades from critics and the fear of fans everywhere. Essaying the role of a habitual criminal that targets women, the 26-year-old Jethwa brought to life a nightmarish form of evil.
Vishal Jethwa’s dark and disturbing role brought something undeniably irresistible. As the prime antagonist, he was lauded for holding his own confidently against powerhouse actor Rani Mukerji.
Having started out young, this talented actor made his mark on television as Akbar in the grand serial Bharat Ka Veer Putra - Maharana Pratap. He won awards and praise for his debut on the small screen and was immediately tapped to play a range of interesting characters in the high budget, prominent TV shows. His memorable parts include that of Chota Packet, a menacing terrorist in the super popular serial Diya Aur Baati Hum; and as Nasir, a villainous character in the mythological serial, Peshwa Bajirao. While television has offered him experience and presented his range as a performer, Jethwa dreamt of making it to films with worthy roles. MARDAANI 2 marked his beginning in this journey in 2019.
Born in Gujarat to a middle-class family, his success in showbiz is self-made and driven on dedication. Given his inclination to experiment with characters, and an open-minded approach to films, Jethwa holds the promise of delivering characters that will entertain and engage filmgoers with all kinds of emotions in the future.