Asrani Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More
Bio Full NameGovardhan Asrani ProfessionActor, director Physical Stats & More Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm in meters- 1.65 m in feet inches- 5’ 5” Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg in pounds- 143 lbs Eye ColourBrown Hair ColourSalt & pepper (Dyed black) Personal Life Date of Birth1 January 1941 Age (as in 2017)76 Years Birth PlaceJaipur, India Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn Nationality Indian HometownJaipurr, India SchoolSt. Xaviers School, Jaipurr, India CollegeRajasthan College, Jaipurr, India Educational QualificationGraduate DebutFilm: Hare Kaanch Ki Chudiyaan (1967, Hindi)
Some Lesser Known Facts About Asrani
Does Asrani smoke?: Not known
Does Asrani drink Alcohol?: Not known
Asrani was weak in mathematics and had no interest in joining his father’s business of selling carpets.
He was always interested in acting, so he joined Sahitya Kalbhai Thakkar to learn acting.
At the beginning of his career, he worked in 4-5 Gujarati films as a lead actor.
During his struggling days of acting in order to earn his living, Asrani worked at Film Institute in Poona as an acting teacher. Interestingly he was also a student of the same institute once.
He knew Jaya Bachchan from the times he was a student at Film Institute in Poona; he had also completed the rituals in her wedding as her fourth brother.
Asrani became very close friends with Rajesh Khanna after ‘Bawarchi’ (1972), post which they worked in around 25 films together.
Asrani had appeared in 101 films in 9 years between 1970-1979 and 107 films in the decade of 80’s.
Asrani has worked for almost 50 years in the film industry and has been a part of many popular movies by renowned directors like Hrishikesh Mukherjee, B.R.Chopra, K. Bapaiah, Narayana Rao Dasari, K. Raghavendra Rao, etc.