Deepak Parashar is an India based model and actor. He was born in Pune, India on 2 April 1952 to Shobha & Vishvanath Parasher. Parashar appeared in soap opera Kahiin To Hoga, and donned the "royal robes" of a Mughal badshah in the costume drama Chandramukhi. In 2006 he appeared in reality TV show Bigg Boss, until he was evicted in the second week. He also appeared in Doordarshan TV serial Swabhiman as Mahendra Malhotra. In the early 1980s Parashar took several Hindi cinema roles, including Sharaabi, Insaaf Ka Tarazu, Nikaah, Purani Haveli (film) and Aap to Aise Na They. Till date Nikaah remains his best best performing movie. Earlier he was a successful model for Vimal Suitings and for many years Super Bazar in New Delhi donned his photograph.