John Prakash Rao Janumala, better known as Johny Lever, is an Indian actor and comedian, who mainly works in the Hindi cinema industry. Born in a Telugu-Christian family, Johny began his career in 1984. He is a character actor who specializes in the genre of comedy, for which he has received multiple Filmfare Award nominations and awards. He has appeared in a large number of movies including Baazigar (1993), Judaai (1997), Deewana Mastana (1997), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Joru Ka Ghulam (2000) and Golmaal 3 (2010).
John Prakash Rao Janumala
14 August 1957
|Years active||1975 – present|
Sujatha Lever (m. 1984)
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