, Punjab, India
Mehar Mittal is an Indian Punjabi actor and producer. He is known for enacting comic roles in Punjwood films. He has worked in over a 100 Punjwood films in a career spanning three decades.
Originally a lawyer, he ventured into the film industry, becoming a popular Punjabi actor, mostly because of his comedic roles. Here on he starred in numerous films. His popularity could be gauged from the fact that during the 1980s, with few exceptions, no major Punjabi film was made without him in a prime role, whether in a comedic role or as the main protagonist.
Mehar Mittal hails from a small village in Bhatinda, Punjab. He studied law in Chandigarh and then practiced as a tax advocate for 8 years in Chandigarh itself. At the age of 35 he took to films.