Asrani Age, Wife, Children, Biography & More

Asrani Profile

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)
Hare Kanch Ki Chooriyan
Direction: Amdavad No Rikshawalo (1974, Gujrati)
Chala Murari Hero Banne (1977, Hindi)
Chala Murari Hero Banne
Singing: "O Rama Darr Lage" from film Alaap (1977)
FamilyNot Known
ReligionHindu Sindhi
AddressB3 Beach House Apartments, Gandhigram Road Juhu, Mumbai
HobbiesWatching movies, reading, writing scripts
ControversiesNot known
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot known
Wife/SpouseManju Bansal
Asrani with wife Manju Asrani
Marriage DateYear 1973
ChildrenSon- Naveen Asrani (Dentist in Ahmedabad)
Daughter- None
Style Quotient
Car CollectionAudi Q7, Honda City
Money Factor
Net Worth $6 million


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.Bawarchi-1972
  • 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.