Boman Irani

Active - 2001 - Present  |   Born - Dec 2, 1959   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Musical

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  • Started his career as a room service guy at the Taj Mahal Hotel.
  • Worked in his family's bakery, and as a photographer, before turning to acting.
  • Was encouraged by Shiamak Davar to audition for Alyque Padamsee to become an actor.
  • Bagged a role of Mahatma Gandhi in Feroze Khan's Mahatma Vs Gandhi in 1998 when he weighed 98kg.
  • Debuted in Everybody Says I'm Fine! (2001).
  • Most acclaimed theater work is I am not Bajirao in 2005 and it went on for a decade.
  • For his role in 3 Idiots (2009) he won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.
  • His first Telugu film is Attarintiki Daredi (2013).