Arshad Warsi

Active - 1996 - 2017  |   Born - Apr 19, 1968   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama

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  • Started earning at the age of 15.
  • His father changed their surname to Warsi after he came across a holy person.
  • Won Indian Dance competition in 1991 and started his dance academy Awesome from the prize money.
  • Finished 4th at the 1992 World Dance Championship in London, in the Modern Jazz category.
  • Met his wife, Maria Goretti, when she auditioned for his dance troupe.
  • Started his career as a choreographer for the title song of the film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993).
  • Made his screen debut in Tere Mere Sapne (1996), which was produced by Amitabh Bachchan's production company.
  • Won the Filmfare Best Comedian Award for Lago Raho Munna Bhai (2006).
  • Chain smoker for 30 years, but gave up smoking on 1st October 2013, after his son gave a card asking him to quit smoking.