Hemant Birje Age, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 59 Years
Wife: Reshma Birje
Hometown: Belgaum

Hemant Birje

Profession(s)Actor and Politician
Famous RoleTarzan in the Bollywood film 'Adventures of Tarzan’ (1985)
Hemant Birje and Kimi Katkar in Tarzan
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 188 cm
in meters- 1.88 m
in feet & inches- 6’ 2”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Adventures of Tarzan (1985)
Adventures of Tarzan (1985)
Personal Life
Date of Birth19 August 1961 (Saturday)
Age (as in 2020) 59 Years [1]MY Neta
BirthplaceBelgaum, Karnataka
Zodiac signLeo
HometownBelgaum, Karnataka
SchoolCentral Army School, Pune
College/UniversityF. Y. B. Com Vaidya College, Pune [2]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.” [3]Masala
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseReshma Birje
Hemant Birje's Wife and Daughter
ChildrenSon- Bobby Birje (Works at Red Chillies Entertainment)
Bobby Birje
Daughter- Sonia Birje (Actor and Model)
Sonia Birje
ParentsFather- Anant Birje
Mother- Name Not Known
Money Factor
• 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 [4]My Neta

Hemant Birje

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. [5]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).