Manish Paul (born August 3, 1981) is an Indian film and television actor, compere and television host, who is currently co-hosting Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 6 with Kapil Sharma. Starting as a radio jockey and VJ, he moved to acting on television daily soaps, before taking up stand-up comedy and hosting television reality series.
Later he entered channel Star One's Ghost Bana Dost to play the role of a ghost. Paul has acted in many serials like Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi on NDTV Imagine, Zindadil on ZeeNext, Ssshhhh...Phir Koi Hai on Star One, Wheel Ghar Ghar Mein & Kahani Shuru with Love Guru on Zee TV, Kuchh Cook Hota Hai on 9X . However, finding it unsatisfying he quit daily soaps, and was even out of work for eight months in 2008.
Though he had appeared in cameo roles like in Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif-starrer, Tees Maar Khan (2010), Paul would make his debut as a lead role of computer geek Mickey in Mickey Virus (2013).