|Full Name||Dr. Anuj Saxena
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Businessman, Restauranteur|
|Famous Role||Abhay Kapoor in TV serial 'Kkusum'
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in feet inches- 5’ 9”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 39 inches
- Waist: 12 inches
- Biceps: 31 inches
|Date of Birth||31 July 1967|
|Age (as in 2016)||50 Years|
|Birth Place||Delhi, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|School||Campion School, Mumbai|
|College||Grant Medical College and Sir Jamshedjee Jeejeebhoy Group of Hospitals, Mumbai|
|Debut||Film: Chase (2010)
TV: Dekh Bhai Dekh (1993)
|Family||Father- Late Jagdish Saxena (Businessman)
Mother- Sneh Saxena
Brother- Alok Saxena (Elder -
Sister- Shalini Saxena
|Hobbies||Painting, poetry, dancing|
|Controversy||In 2016, the CBI alleged that Anuj had played a direct role in bribing senior bureaucrat B K Bansal so that he does not order the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) inspection against his pharmaceutical company 'Elder Pharmaceuticals' on charges of illegal collection of INR 175 crore from 24,000 investors, diversion of funds to companies abroad and not filing returns on time.
In February 2017, he surrendered before a Delhi court in connection with a graft case in which co-accused and senior bureaucrat BK Bansal, his wife and children committed suicide in 2016.
|Favourite Food||Italian and Thai cuisine|
|Favourite Actors||Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar, Salman Khan|
|Favourite Actresses||Rekha, Meena Kumari, Rakhee, Jaya Prada|
|Favourite Films||Bollywood: Khamoshi, Ek Rishtaa
Hollywood: Meet Joe Black
|Favourite Singers/Bands||ABBA, Bee Gees|
|Favourite Fashion Brands||Zegna, Armani|
|Favourite Destinations||London, New York, San Francisco|
|Girls, Affairs and More|
|Wife/Spouse||Ishmit Dhadial (m.2004-div.2005)
|Car Collection||BMW 5 series, Pajero 2.8, Mercedes-Benz E class, Tata Safari|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Anuj Saxena
- Does Anuj Saxena smoke?: Not Known
- Does Anuj Saxena drink alcohol?: Yes
- Anju is truly multi-faceted as he is an actor, a doctor, a businessman, a restauranteur, and a producer.
- During his college days, he modelled for brands like Proline, ICICI, Prudent mouthwash and Rajdoot Yamaha.
- He never thought of becoming an actor but in the early 90s, his friend encouraged him to try his luck in acting after which he did something on Doordarshan for Anand Mahendroo around 1992-94.
- He rose to fame with his role as ‘Abhay Kapoor’ in Ekta Kapoor‘s serial ‘Kkusum’, starring Nausheen Ali Sardar.
- He started a production house, Maverick Productions, in 2005.
- He is a big believer of numerology and considers 9 or 99 as his lucky number.
- He is a devotee of Shirdi Sai Baba.