Aanjjan Srivastav Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 75 Years
Hometown: Kolkatta
Wife: Madhu Srivastav

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Other Name(s)Anjan Srivastav, Anjjan Srivastav
Profession(s)Actor and Retired Banker
Famous RoleSrinivas Wagle in 'Wagle Ki Duniya' (1988)
A Still From Aanjjan Srivastva's Serial Wagle Ki Duniya
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)- Chest: 42 Inches
- Waist: 34 Inches
- Biceps: 13 Inches
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutTheatre: Neel Darpan, Kayakalp and Anwar (Bengali, 1967)
Film: Gol Maal (1979)
Aanjjan Srivastav's Debut Bollywood Movie Gol Maal
TV: Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi (1984)
Aanjjan Srivastav's Debut TV Serial Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi
Awards, Honours, Achievements Vice-President of Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA)
Personal Life
Date of Birth2 June 1948 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2023) 75 Years
Birthplace Calcutta (now Kolkata), West Bengal
Zodiac signGemini
Hometown Calcutta (now Kolkata)
College/UniversityCalcutta University
Educational QualificationB. Com, LLB
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Wife/SpouseMadhu Srivastav
Aanjjan Srivastav With His Wife
ChildrenSon- Abhishek Srivastav
Daughters- 2
Noopur and Ranjana
Aanjjan Srivastav With His Son, Daughter-In-Law and Wife
ParentsFather- Mrityunjai (Banker)
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- Name Not Known (Doctor)
Sister- Reeta Srivastav (Died due to lungs disease)
Favourite Things
Favourite Actor(s)Om Prakash, Balraj Sahni

Aanjjan Srivastav

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aanjjan Srivastav

  • Does Aanjjan Srivastav smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Aanjjan Srivastav drink alcohol?: Yes

    Aanjjan Srivastav At the Party

    Aanjjan Srivastav At the Party

  • Aanjjan Srivastav is a popular Bollywood actor.
  • He has also worked in radio, theatres, and regional movies.
  • He hails from Uttar Pradesh but born and brought up in Calcutta (Kolkata).
  • His father used to work in Allahabad Bank, Calcutta, he never wanted Aanjjan to join the film industry.
  • Aanjjan did B.Com. and LLB from Calcutta University. His father made him join Allahabad Bank, as a clerk. But, he always wanted to become an actor. He got a chance to work in AIR, Calcutta. So, he did LLB, worked as a banker, and did theatre simultaneously.
  • He worked with ‘Sangeet Kala Mandir’ for 10 years. His mother always supported him to join the entertainment industry.
  • After the death of his sister, in 1976, his father allowed him to go to Bombay (Mumbai) to try his luck in Bollywood. His father, gave him three months to make his career there in Mumbai, but he failed to get some good work.
  • He waited for almost 6 months to get a transfer letter from Allahabad Bank in Calcutta to its branch in Mumbai. So, it was very difficult for him to survive without money in Mumbai.
  • Soon after his arrival in Mumbai, he joined the ‘Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA),’ and later, became its Vice-President. He also went on to become a part of the prestigious Prithvi Theatre.

    Aanjjan Srivastav With IPTA Actors

    Aanjjan Srivastav With IPTA Actors

  • He is married to Madhu Srivastav, and they have three children: twins (a girl and a boy) and one more daughter.
  • In 1979, he made his debut in the Bollywood with the movie ‘Gol Maal’. In 1988, he acted in the famous TV serial ‘Wagle Ki Duniya,’ which is considered to be the best role in his career.

    A Still From Aanjjan Srivastav's Serial Wagle Ki Duniya

    A Still From Aanjjan Srivastav’s Serial Wagle Ki Duniya

  • In 1991, he did a Hollywood movie ‘Mississippi Masala’, and his role in the movie was well appreciated.

    Aanjjan Srivastav's Movie Mississippi Masala

    Aanjjan Srivastav’s Movie Mississippi Masala

  • In 1994, he worked in the movie ‘Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa’.
  • He retired from the bank in 2001, and he believes that the bank has always supported him for the smooth working of his career as an actor.
  • He has been working in Bollywood movies, Theatres and TV industry. His contribution to the entertainment industry is remarkable.

    Aanjjan Srivastav Performing for a Theatre Play

    Aanjjan Srivastav Performing for a Theatre Play