Suresh Oberoi

Active - 1980 - 2003  |   Born - Dec 17, 1946   |   Genres - Drama, Thriller, Action, Historical Film

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  • Is one among a family of 4 brothers and 4 sisters.
  • Came to India as a refugee along with his family after the country's partition in 1947.
  • Participated in swimming and tennis championships and also won the President's Award as a boy scout during his school days.
  • Bagged his first acting assignment at the age of 7; he played the role of a girl.
  • Took up commerce in college; started working in a medical shop with his elder brother, but had to shut down due to low profits.
  • Moved to Mumbai in 1976.
  • Started his career by doing radio assignments, which earned about Rs.50 a week.
  • Ek Baar Phir (1978) marked his movie debut. 
  • While working in the entertainment industry, his surname got changed from Uberoi to Oberoi somehow.