Arun Gawli (Gangster) Age, Wife, Caste, Biography, Family, Facts & More

Arun Gawli

Real NameArun Gulab Gawli
PartyAkhil Bharatiya Sena
Biggest RivalDawood Ibrahim
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 137 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 July 1955
Age (as in 2017)62 Years
Birth PlaceKopargaon, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolCity High School
Educational Qualification11th standard
FamilyFather- Gulabrao (Worked in the mill industry)
Mother- Lakshmibai Gulab Gawli
Brother- Bappa Gawli (Died)
Sister- Ashalata Gawli
CasteKshatriya (Ahir)
AddressGeetai Housing Society, Dagdi Chawl, BJ Marg, Byculla, Mumbai
HobbiesPlaying snooker, watching gangster films
Controversies• In 1986, he was arrested in the murder case of criminals Parasnath Pandey and Sashi Rasham, the kingpin of the Cobra Gang.
• His gang killed Shiv Sena's MLA Ramesh More, Balasaheb Thackeray's confidant Jayant Jadhav and minority commission chief & MLA Ziauddin Bukhari.
• In 2007, he hired contract killers to murder Shiv Sena's corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodVada Pav
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseAsha Gawli (Politician, She was Muslim before and was called, Zubeida Mujawar, but converted to Hinduism after marrying Arun Gawli)
Arun Gawli with his wife
ChildrenDaughters- Geeta Gawli, Yogita Gawli, Asmita Gawli
Arun Gawli daughters
Son- Mahesh Gawli
Arun Gawli son with his daughter-in-law
Money Factor
Net Worth (as in 2014)INR 2 crore

Arun Gawli

Some Lesser Known Facts About Arun Gawli

  • Does Arun Gawli smoke?: Yes
  • Does Arun Gawli drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Gawli was born into a poor family who used to live in Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, but in the early 1950s, they shifted to Dagdi Chawl, Mumbai.
  • Due to the poor financial condition of his family, he was forced to help his family in their business of supplying milk, around Saat Raasta area in Mumbai.
  • He started his career as a mill worker at Khatau mills, but when mills started calling on strikes, he formed up the ‘Byculla gang’ with Babu Reshim and Rama Naik, in the 1970s. Arun Gawli in younger days
  • Before working as a gangster, he also worked in Godrej and Crompton.
  • His wife Asha Gawli was a Muslim before marrying him and was called with the name “Zubeida Mujawar.”
  • In the 1980s, he entered Rama Naik’s gang and was initially given the task to provide protection to Dawood Ibrahim’s consignments.
  • In 1986, he was arrested for the first time for the murder of criminal Parasnath Pandey and Sashi Rasham, the kingpin of the Cobra Gang.
  • After Rama Naik got killed due to a land dispute with Dawood Ibrahim, Gawli became Dawood’s arch enemy.
  • In the early 1990s, when his brother, Bappa Gawli, was brutally killed by Dawood’s men, he killed Dawood’s brother-in-law Ibrahim Parkar.
  • He had a knack to escape from the jail.
  • He was imprisoned for 9 years under TADA Act (Terrorist and Disruptive Activities).
  • In 2004, he formed his own political party; ‘Akhil Bhartiya Sena’ and contested the Assembly elections in Maharashtra and was elected as an MLA from Dagdi Chawl, Mumbai.
  • From 1986 to 2005, around 15 cases were registered against him, but none of the offenses were proven by the Police.
  • He is a believer of Lord Ganesha and Lord Krishna, and is also a God-fearing man.
  • He was booked in around 40 cases of various crimes.
  • Arjun Rampal portrayed his role in the film ‘Daddy’ (2017). Arjun Rampal as Arun Gawli