Age: 59 Years
Wife: Reshma Birje
|Profession(s)||Actor and Politician|
|Famous Role||Tarzan in the Bollywood film 'Adventures of Tarzan’ (1985)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 2”
|Debut||Film: Adventures of Tarzan (1985)
|Date of Birth||19 August 1961 (Saturday)|
|Age (as in 2020)||59 Years MY Neta|
|School||Central Army School, Pune|
|College/University||F. Y. B. Com Vaidya College, Pune My Neta|
|Controversies||• Hemant’s wife filed a complaint of domestic violence in a local police station against him in 2012 in which she said that Hemant physically had abused her and her daughter, Sonia after getting drunk.
• In 2015, a complaint was filed against him for illegally living in a rented apartment in Mumbai. According to reports,
Hemant lived in Castle Towers, Oshiwara. His contract with the house owner had expired and despite being requested to vacate the house repeatedly, he refused to budge. Helpless, the owner filed a case against him and the court asked police to get the place vacated.” Masala
|Relationships & More|
|Children||Son- Bobby Birje (Works at Red Chillies Entertainment)
Daughter- Sonia Birje (Actor and Model)
|Parents||Father- Anant Birje
Mother- Name Not Known
• Cash: Rs 1,50,000
• Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions, and Non-Banking Financial Companies: Rs 30,000
• Jewellery: Rs 2,50,000
• Agricultural Land: Rs 6,00,00,000 as in 2014 My Neta
Some Lesser Known Facts About Hemant Birje
- Hemant Birje is a veteran Indian actor and a politician too.
- His good looks and attractive physique helped him in winning Mr India contest in 1982.
- Before starting his career as an actor, he used to work as a security guard officer.
- The director of the Bollywood film, ‘Adventures of Tarzan’ (1985), B Subhash wanted to cast some A-list actor in this film, but when he saw Hemant in security guard officer’s uniform, he instantly decided to cast Hemant as the Tarzan. Free Press Journal
- He has acted in many Hindi films, like ‘Tahkhana’ (1986), ‘Veerana’ (1988), ‘Commando’ (1988), ‘Kabrastan’ (1988), ‘Maar Dhaad’ (1988), ‘Sindoor Aur Bandook’ (1989), ‘Chandaal’ (1998), ‘Kaun Kare Kurbanie’ (1991), and ‘Garv: Pride and Honour’ (2005).
- It is said that he was probably the first Indian male actor who did a few intimate scenes on screen in the era of the ’80s.
- Reportedly, he used to be shy during the initial three months of his training for his character Tarzan in the Bollywood film, ‘Adventures of Tarzan’ (1985).
- Despite being popular after his debut film, he failed to get good work in Bollywood and worked in a few B-grade films.
- It would be interesting to know that he has featured in many Bollywood films along with Mithun Chakraborty and it was said that if Mithun was in a film then Hemant would also be a part of that film.
- Apart from Hindi films, he has also tried his luck in South Indian films.
- As per some sources, he was facing financial difficulties due to lack of work in films.
- He has contested from Shiv Shakti Party for Mumbai North Central constituency in the Lok Sabha elections (2014).