Luke Kenny is a professional Indian actor, director, producer, and music composer.
He is famous for his role as Malcolm Murad in Sacred Games. He has been in the entertainment industry for more than 3 decades.
Luke Kenny Birth & Background
He was born on June 14, 1969, in Kolkata, West Bengal. He is of Irish-Italian descent. His Irish grandfather married a British woman and moved to India.
His father Robert Kenny was a musician and Italian mother named Adele. His parents separated when he was just a child.
He lived with his grandfather and father in Mumbai. They both were musicians and hence He got fascinated by music from an early age.
Luke Kenny Education
He went to Bharat English High School, Thane for his formative education and then completed his secondary education from St John The Baptist High School, Thane.
He was enrolled in Elphinstone College, Fort Mumbai but left in between to pursue his career in music.
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Luke Kenny Career
He started his professional career as a solo dancer in the year 1989. He was invited to join Arshad Warsi’s dance crew as a chorus dancer.
He was his associate choreographer from 1990 to 1992. He also joined a rock band named Geek as a vocalist in the year 1991.
He worked as a DJ from 1993 to 1995. He became India’s first male VJ for a newly launched Channel V in the year 1995.
From the year 1998, he worked as head of music programming and artist relations for Channel V until the year 2008.
He was the face of the show Luke’s After Hours, playing a selection of music videos especially chosen by him in the year 2005.
He acted for the first time in movies in the year 1997. He played the role of leader of a rock band in Kaizad Gustad’s movie, Bombay Boys.
He produced and directed his first film 13th Floor in the year 2005.
The movie was India’s first digitally shot and released film and received recognition in several film festivals.
He directed 3 music videos in the year 2006 namely Dil, Humein Jeene Do, Kyon, and Paanch Tatva.
He was the producer and actor of the movie Rise of Zombie, India’s first zombie film.
He has acted in several movies including Rock On!!, Banjo, Qarib Qarib Singlle, Tanhaji, and more.
He became a known face for his role as Malcolm Murad in the Netflix series Sacred Games.
He will be seen in the psychological-crime-drama streaming television series Rudra: The Edge of Darkness.
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Some Unknown Facts About Luke Kenny
- He is a huge fan of Micheal Jackson.
- He grew up in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
- He is Indian by birth and ethically Irish-Italian-British.
- He co-hosted a Humanity concert with Sophie Choudhry.
- He was appointed as the channel head of 9XM in the year 2011.
- His hobbies include Singing, listening to music, writing, dancing, and playing guitar.
- He has also organized a concert dedicated to Jim Morrison and the music of The Doors in July, 2008.
- He has written weekly music column If I May Say So for Hindustan Times supplement HT Café, a live music column called Gig-A-Bites, LukeBox named column for Rolling Stone India.
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