Mangal was born in Wander Jatana near Kotkapura in Faridkot district, Punjab.
He worked in theatre in Delhi and joined Indian Theatre department at Panjab University, Chandigarh in 1979 and completed his post-graduate diploma course in acting in 1980.
Mangal is known for movies like Khoon Bhari Maang, Zakhmi Aurat, Dayavan, Kahan Hai Kanoon, Apna Desh Paraye Log, Pyar Ka Devta, Dil Tera Aashiq, Train to Pakistan and others. For his role in television serial Junoon, he won the RAPA (Radio and Television Advertising Practitioners’ Association) award for best actor in 1998.
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