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Anirudh Agarwal Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: Uttarakhand
Wife: Neelam
Age: 70 Years

Anirudh Agarwal

Bio/Wiki
Other NameHe started his acting career with the name Ajay Agarwal.
ProfessionActor
Famous Role‘Samri’ in the Bollywood film, ‘Purana Mandir’ (1984)
Purana Mandir
Physical Stats & More
[1]IMDB Height in centimeters- 193 cm
in meters- 1.93 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutFilm, Bollywood: Teri Maang Sitaron Se Bhar Doon (1982)
Teri Maang Sitaron Se Bhar Doon
Film, Hollywood: The Jungle Book (1994)
The Jungle Book (1994)
TV: Zee Horror Show (1993)
Anirudh Agarwal in Zee Horror Show
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 December 1949 (Tuesday)
Age (as in 2019) 70 Years
BirthplaceVikasnagar, Uttarakhand
Zodiac signSagittarius
NationalityIndian
HometownVikasnagar, Uttarakhand
College/UniversityUniversity of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee)
Educational QualificationCivil Engineering [2]BBC
ReligionHinduism [3]Wikipedia
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseNeelam
Anirudh Agarwal With His Wife and Son
ChildrenSon- Aseem Agarwal
Daughter- Kapila Agarwal (Architect)
ParentsNames Not Known
SiblingsHe is eighth among his five brothers and five sisters. His eldest brother’s name is Chandanlal Agarwal.

Anirudh Agarwal

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anirudh Agarwal

  • Anirudh Agarwal is an Indian film and television actor.
  • While he was in school and college, he used to participate in various sports tournaments.
  • He was elected as the General Secretary of the youth council in his college.
  • A tumour in his pituitary gland resulted in his increased height and distortion of his face.
  • After completing his graduation, he joined the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre in Mumbai; as a civil contractor.
  • Initially, his parents were not happy with his decision to work as an actor.
  • One of his friends suggested him to meet the famous Indian directors, Ramsay Brothers. At that time, Ramsay Brothers were looking for an actor who can work as a ghost in their next film.

  • Anirudh got an opportunity to work in the horror film, ‘Purana Mandir’ (1984); as Samri. He got immense popularity with this role, and later, acted in various Hindi films, like ‘3D Saamri’ (1985), ‘Ram Lakhan’ (1989), ‘Bandh Darwaza’ (1990), ‘Bandit Queen’ (1994), ‘Dulhan Bani Daayan’ (1999), ‘Mela’ (2000), and ‘Mallika’ (2010).
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  • He appeared in various TV serials, like ‘Tu Tu Main Main’ (1994), ‘Mano Ya Na Mano’ (1995), and ‘Shaktimaan’ (1997).

    Anirudh Agarwal in Zee Horror Show

    Anirudh Agarwal in Zee Horror Show

  • He has also acted in a few Hollywood films.

    Anirudh Agarwal in The Jungle Book (1994)

    Anirudh Agarwal in The Jungle Book (1994)

  • The Mumbai Police nicknamed the underworld criminal Mohammed Iqbal Sheikh as “Purana Mandir,” which became a matter of mistaken identity with Anirudh.
  • Anirudh’s son, Aseem Agrawal debuted as an actor in the Hindi film, ‘Fight Club’ (2006), and his daughter, Kapila Agarwal debuted in the Bollywood film, ‘Bunty Aur Babli’ (2005).

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