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Boman Irani

Boman Irani born on 2 December, 1959 is an Indian film and theatre artist and photographer. Irani began his acting profession in theatre and moved to film in 2000 at the age of 44 with a character in Josh.

Irani achieved notice for his role in the 2003 comedy Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. He is the horde of Bollywood Ka Boss. He after that emerged in Lage Raho Munna Bhai for which he acknowledged numerous IIFA award nominations and in 3 Idiots differing Aamir Khan which grossed him a Filmfare Award and a Star Screen Award for Best Actor in a Villainous Role.

Date Of Birth : December 2, 1959
Place Of Birth: Mumbai, India
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

  • Irani was born into a Parsi family on December 2, 1959, in Mumbai.

  • He completed his schooling from St. Mary's School. He is a graduate of Mithibai College in Mumbai.

  • Following his Polytechnic Diploma Course, he linked with the Taj Mahal Palace and Tower and toiled there as a waiter and room service staff. From then on, he tied with his mother to run their inherited bakery shop amid Novelty and Apsara Cinema in South Mumbai.

  • At the identical time he also recognized an Uncle Chips franchise in Dadar which ran until 1986 before shutting down indebted to a loss.

  • Irani crooked to photography in 1987 and sustained until 1989. He is a professional photographer.

Theatre career

Acting had been the fervor to Boman all through school and college days stimulated by his great friend Mahan Shri Chandan kr. Singh.


He was taught acting by coach Hansraj Siddhia from 1981 to 1983 and espoused professional drama methods moved by Chandan Singh. Irani favored British theatre and he rapidly urbanized diverse accents.

Regional Theatre

Irani's counselor was Alyque Padamsee - the veteran theatre actor best notorious for his task as Mohammad Ali Jinnah in Gandhi. He was initiated to Padamsee by Shiamak Davar. Irani's initial theatrical manifestation was in Roshni where he played a cameo at the Regional Theatre in Versova.

Mahatma Vs Gandhi

He tracked this up with serials like Family Ties and Mahatma Vs Gandhi, playing Gandhi after the character was twisted down by Darshan Jariwala. His most memorable play till rendezvous has been I am not Bajirao which ran for 10 years.

Hectic film

. His hectic film vocation has measured his theatre career but, regardless of this, Irani continues to act upon on stage whenever doable. He has over 40 plays to his acclaim- around 15 of them as the escort character.
  • Irani established out in a number of advertisements like Fanta, Ceat and Krackjack biscuits ('As Mr. Jack of the Krack and Jack duo').

  • It was with Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. that Irani became actually trendy. His character as J. Asthana received him a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Comedian.

  • Ever since then Irani has essayed numerous comedic films like (Main Hoon Na, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Dostana, Khosla Ka Ghosla, Waqt: The Race Against Time, No Entry, 3 Idiots), sustaining (Veer-Zaara, Maine Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, Lakshya, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Sorry Bhai!, Page 3, My Wife's Murder), and pessimistic roles in (Don: The Chase Begins Again , Don 2: The King Is Back ,Eklavya),And a comedy role in Housefull 2.

  • 2004 - Winner: Screen Weekly Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role; Munnabhai M.B.B.S.

  • 2007 - Nominated: Filmfare Best Villain Award; Lage Raho Munnabhai.

  • 2010 - Winner: Star Screen Award for Best Villain; 3 Idiots.

  • 2010 - Winner: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award; 3 Idiots.

  • 2010 - Winner: IIFA Best Villain Award; 3 Idiots.

  • Irani also hosted the IIFA Awards mutually with actor Ritesh Deshmukh in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 in Toronto.

  • He has also been on Kaun Banega Crorepati with Sanjay Dutt. He is considered as a remarkable actor these days.

  • Irani is a Parsi and follows the religion of Zoroastrianism. He speaks English, Hindi, Gujarati, Bengali and Marathi fluently.

  • Irani is a member of the Parsee Television Actors Community and is also its Secretary.

  • This community includes others such as Smriti Zubin Irani and Cyrus Broacha. He is married to Zenobia, with whom he has two sons, Danesh and Kayoze.