Manu Rishi- is an Indian film actor, lyricist, script and dialogue writer.Manu Rishi trained under theatre director Arvind Gaur for six years. Manu won the Filmfare Best Dialogue Award,2009 for Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! He also won the IIFA Best Dialogue award for Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye!
Manu Rishi Chadha started his acting career in Delhi with the Asmita theatre group. He acted in more than 40 plays with director Arvind Gaur.His major plays are Girish Karnad's Rakt Kalyan, Mahesh Dattani's Final Solutions, Swadesh Deepak’s Court Martial, William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar (play), Dharamvir Bharati 's Andha Yug, Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist, Eugene O'Neill's Desire Under the Elms etc
In 2001 he moved to Mumbai. His first film was Saathiya.In 2008 Manu Rishi acted in Oye Lucky! Lucky Oye! as Bangali.