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Danish Husain

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Bio/Wiki
NicknameDan
Profession(s)Actor, Poet, Storyteller, Theatre Director, Writer, Columnist
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt and Pepper
Career
DebutTV: Bin Kuch Kahe (2017)Danish Husain- Bin Kuch Kahe
Awards• Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Award (META) for Best Supporting Actor- 2008
• Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puruskar from Sangeet Natak Akademi- 2010
Personal Life
Date of Birth29 May
AgeNot Known
BirthplaceNew Delhi, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signGemini
NationalityIndian
HometownNew Delhi, India
Colleges• Delhi School of Economics, New Delhi
• Faculty of Management Studies, New Delhi
Educational Qualifications• M.Econ. (Master of Economics)
• M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration)
ReligionIslam
SectShia
HobbiesReading Poetry, Photography, Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
Family
Wife/SpouseName Not Known
ChildrenSon- Not Known
Daughter- Zahra Husaini (Musician)Danish Husain Daughter
ParentsFather- Name Not Known (Economist)Danish Husain Father
Mother- Name Not Known (Professor of Persian Literature)
SiblingsBrother- Not Known
Sister- Name Not KnownDanish Husain Sister
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorShashi Kapoor
Favourite DestinationSydney

Danish Husain

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Danish Husain 

  • Danish Husain was born and raised in a conservative Shia Muslim family.
  • During his college days, he used to mimic his professors.
  • In 1997, Danish started working in a bank where he worked for up to five-and-a-half years but later on, he quit the job to follow his passion for writing and acting.
  • Thereafter, he started his career as a columnist.
  • Danish learned acting skills from Barry John Acting Studio, New Delhi where he got a chance to act in the play ‘Khamosh! Adalat Jaari Hai’.

    Danish Husain doing theatres

    Danish Husain doing theatres

  • He was called by Naseeruddin Shah in 2006 to perform at the Prithvi Theatre, Mumbai and since then, he has been performing there at regular intervals.
  • He has also directed many plays like ‘Krapp’s Last Tape’, ‘Chinese Coffee’, ‘Newton’, ‘Ek Punjab Ye Bhi’, ‘Qissebaazi’, ‘Guards at the Taj’, etc.
  • In between 2014- 2015, Danish moved to Mumbai and entered the entertainment industry.
  • He has appeared in many Hindi movies like ‘Peepli Live’, ‘Dhobi Ghat’, ‘Ankhon Dekhi’, ‘Welcome To Karachi’, ‘City of Dark’, ‘Alif’, ‘Mantra’, etc.
  • Danish has also written the script for the movie ‘Welcome 2 Karachi’.
  • He has worked in the TV serials- ‘Losing Gemma’ and ‘Bin Kuch Kahe’.
  • Danish is well known for ‘Dastangoi’ (Urdu oral storytelling art form).
  • He runs a theatre company- ‘The Hoshruba Repertory’ and premiered its first play ‘Guards At The Taj’ at the Prithvi Theatre Festival 2015.

    Danish Husain- Guards At The Taj

    Danish Husain- Guards At The Taj

  • Danish is associated with the Remember Bhopal Museum as a trustee.
  • In 2018, he was invited by the Shah Rukh Khan‘s talk show- ‘TED Talks India Nayi Soch’.

  • Danish is a cat lover.

    Danish Husain- Cat Lover

    Danish Husain- Cat Lover

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