Neeraj Vora Age, Death Cause, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Neeraj Vora

Real Name Neeraj Vora
ProfessionDirector, Writer, Actor, Filmmaker
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth22 January 1963
Birth PlaceBhuj, Gujarat, India
Date of Death14 December 2017
Place of DeathCriti Care hospital in Juhu, Mumbai
Age (at the time of death)54 Years
Death CauseComa
Zodiac sign/Sun signAquarius
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
DebutActing: Holi (1984)
Neeraj Vora - Holi
Writing: Daud (1997)
Neeraj Vora - Daud
Direction: Khiladi 420 (2000)
Neeraj Vora - Khiladi 420
FamilyFather- Late Pandit Vinayak Rai Nanalal Vora (Classical Musician)
Mother- Late Premila Ben
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Address201/202, Chamunda Niwas, B-Wing, 2nd Floor, Tagore Road, Santacruz, Mumbai
HobbiesWriting, Listening to classical music
ControversyIn 2008, Govinda slapped Neeraj on the sets of a film. This whole thing happened during a scene when actor Aryan Vaid was supposed to slap Govinda. Aryan accidentally slapped him too hard, which fumed Govinda, who then went to Neeraj who was executing the scene and without any talk, he straightaway slapped him, and walked out of the sets.
Neeraj Vora - Govinda fight
Favourite Things
Favourite ActorAkshay Kumar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusWidower
Wife/SpouseName Not Known (died in 2004)
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- None

Neeraj Vora

 Some Lesser Known Facts About Neeraj Vora

  • Did Neeraj Vora smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Neeraj Vora drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Vora was born into a middle-class art-loving Gujarati family, as his father was a renowned Tar-Shehnai player, and mother, a movie fanatic.
  • He started his career as a writer in Gujarati plays.
  • In the mid-1980s, he made a mark in the field of acting with the TV show, such as ‘Choti Badi Baatein’ and ‘Circus.’
  • In spite of being a side actor, he always made an impact with his sheer comic timing in – Rangeela, Daud, Mann, Satya, Mast, Hello Brother, Jung, Baadshah, Bol Bachchan, Welcome Back, to name a few.

  • His most notable work as a writer was – Hera Pheri series (2000) and Rohit Shetty’s Golmaal (2006), and as a director was – Phir Hera Pheri (2006).
  • In October 2016, he suffered a heart attack followed by a brain stroke due to which he was in a state of coma.
  • His good friend and Bollywood filmmaker Firoz Nadiadwala came forward in those hard times and in August 2017, Nadiadwala converted a room of his home into a fully-functional intensive care unit, after which Vora started to show signs of recovery, and seemed to be out of danger. Neeraj Vora (right) and Firoz Nadiadwala (left)
  • On 14 December 2017, he lost his battle with coma and passed away at 3 am at Criti Care Juhu, Mumbai.
  • He was set to direct the third sequel of the ‘Hera Pheri’ franchise, was involved in the process, but suffered the heart attack, after which the project haulted.