Girish Thapar Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Seema Thapar
Age: 49
Hometown: Meerut

Girish Thapar

Other NameGirish Thappar
Famous For• C.I.D. (1998)
• Ek Paheli Leela (2015)
• Race 3 (2018)
• Housefull 4 (2019)
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 80kg
in pounds- 176lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourSalt 'N' Pepper
DebutFilm: Bharat Bhagya Vidhata (2002) as police havaldar
Bharat Bhagya Vidhata 2002
TV: Aasmaan Ki Aur aired on Doordarshan
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Raag Media Award 2016
• Swami Vivekananda Rashtriya Puraskar 2022
• Award for Thousand Episodes of RDD Show 2023
• The Face of India Achiever Award 2023
Personal Life
Date of Birth15 June 1974 (Monday)
Age (as of 2023) 49 Years
BirthplaceKanker Khera, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
Zodiac signGemini
HometownMeerut, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolSanatan Dharm Inter College, Meerut.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1 July 1994
Wife/SpouseSeema Thapar
Girish Thapar with his wife
ChildrenSon- Karan Thapar (architect)
Girish Thapar son
Daughter- Tanya Thapar
Girish Thapar daughter
ParentsFather- Balraj Thapar (theatre artist)
Mother- Name Not Known (deceased)
Girish Thapar mother
FoodAmritsari Kulcha, Mirchi Vada, Samosa
ActorAmitabh Bachchan

Girish Thapar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Girish Thapar

  • Girish Thapar is an Indian actor, who is famous for appearing in various TV shows and Bollywood films.
  • Girish comes from a Punjabi Khatri family. [1]Wikipedia
  • Karan Thapar, son of Girih Thapar, lives in Canada.
  • Girish was a teacher, but he left that job because he really loved acting and wanted to pursue it.
  • He became a part of the theatre after he stopped teaching. He had a strong passion for acting, which he got from watching his father, Balraj Thapar, who was also a theatre artist. Girish started his acting career with the play “Chauraha,” where he took on eight different roles. People really liked his first performance, and he also hosted several stage shows.
  • Some of his well-known Bollywood movies include “Ek Paheli Leela” (2015), “Poster Boys” (2017), “Race 3” (2018), “Housefull 4” (2019), “Bunty Aur Babli 2” (2021), and many others. His portrayal of Samar Singh in the film “Ek Paheli Leela” played a crucial role in establishing his recognition and opening up opportunities in the Bollywood industry.
  • He has also been a part of several Mollywood films, including “Adiyal,” “Nikhatta,” and many others.
  • He has also gained recognition through various TV shows, including “C.I.D.” (1998), “Best Of Luck Nikki” (2011), “Har Yug Mein Aayega Ek – Arjun” (2012), “Asia Prem Kahan” (2014), “Crime Petrol” (2016), “Crime Alert” (2019), “Zindagi Mere Ghar Aana” (2021), “Bhagya Lakshmi” (2021), and many more. In “C.I.D.” (1998), he is particularly well-known for his playing the role of Gautam.
  • He has also been involved in numerous advertisements and commercials for various brands.
  • Girish is frequently invited as a special guest at various occasions and events.

    Girish Thapar as Chief Guest

    Girish Thapar invited as a special guest at SNDT Women’s University Mumbai in 2023

  • After nearly 25 years, on August 27, 2023, Girish had the privilege of hosting an event for the Face of India Achiever Award 2023, during which he received an award himself.

    Face of India Achievers Award Event

    Face of India Achievers Award Event (2023)

  • Girish Thapar has been working on television since 1997. Throughout his career, he has performed in over 450 TV serials, 15 films, as well as advertisements and various web series. [2]Facebook – Girish Thapar
  • In 1987, Girish, together with his friends, established an organization named “Natrang” and staged numerous street and theatre plays. Following this, he moved to Mumbai in 1997 to pursue a career in acting.
  • Girish initially arrived in Mumbai from Meerut in 1997 but had to leave due to limited opportunities. However, he returned in 2012 and has since been based in Mumbai, consistently working in the entertainment industry.
  • He is often observed drinking alcoholic beverages on various occasions.

    Girish Thapar drinking beer

    Girish Thapar drinking beer

  • He is frequently seen visiting various religious places.

    Girish Thapar at Mangalnath Temple

    Girish Thapar at Mangalnath Temple, Ujjain (2016)