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Asrani Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Asrani Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth January 1, 1940
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Spouse Manju Asrani

Asrani is an Indian actor, voice actor, director, and producer who has acted in more than 350 Hindi films. His filmography includes projects like Jo Jeeta Wohi SikandarHare Kanch Ki ChooriyanSholayNamak HaraamSeeta Aur GeetaBhool Bhulaiyaa, AjnabeeAap Ki KasamRafoo ChakkarChhoti Si BaatChala Murari Hero BanneDo Ladke Dono KadkeHamare TumharePati Patni Aur WohBaton Baton MeinZamaane Ko Dikhana HaiEk Duuje Ke LiyeMeri Aawaz SunoKahani Ek Chor KiThe Burning TrainYeh Ishq Nahin AasaanHimmatwalaMuqaddar Ka BadshaahAaj Ka ArjunPolice OfficerBade Miyan Chote MiyanGharwali Baharwali, Heeralal Pannalal, Garam Masala, Aamdani Atthani Kharcha Rupaiyaa, Haseena Maan JaayegiYeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa GharAnkhiyon Se Goli MaareEk Se Badhkar EkDil Vil Pyar VyarBhagam BhagMalamaal WeeklyDeewane Huye PaagalChup Chup KeWelcomeDhamaalDholKamaal Dhamaal MalamaalKhatta MeethaDe Dana DanYamla Pagla Deewana: Phir SeMurari the Mad GentlemanBunty Aur Babli 2, and R.. Rajkumar. Additionally, Asrani is also known for having been cast in 25 films with Rajesh Khanna in the lead role between 1972 to 1991.

Born Name

Govardhan Asrani

Nick Name


Asrani as seen at the launch of 'It's Only Cinema' magazine in 2012
Asrani as seen at the launch of ‘It’s Only Cinema’ magazine in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Jaipur, Jaipur State, British India





Asrani studied at St. Xavier’s School, a private Catholic secondary school located in Jaipur. After that, he graduated from Rajasthan College.

He joined the Film Institute in Pune in 1964 and completed his course in 1966.


Actor, Voice Actor, Director, Producer


  • Father – He had a carpet shop.
  • Siblings – Asrani has 2 older brothers, one younger brother, and 4 sisters.




5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Asrani has dated –

  1. Manju Asrani – He fell in love with actor Manju Asrani (née Bansal) while they were working together in films like Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar and Namak Haram and the duo eventually got married. They have also worked together in many other films such as Tapasya, Chandi Sona, Jaan-E-Bahaar, Jurmana, Nalayak, Sarkari Mehmaan, and Chor Sipahee.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Asrani is of Sindhi descent.

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Frequently plays comedy roles

Asrani Facts

  1. He was born into a middle-class family.
  2. In order to pay for his education, Asrani worked as a voice artist at All India Radio, Jaipur.
  3. He co-starred as Champak Boomia/Amit Desai in the 1973 comedy film Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar and this role won him the Filmfare Award in the “Best Performance in a Comic Role” category.
  4. In 1975, he appeared as Jailor (a comical character modeled after Charlie Chaplin in The Great Dictator) in the Hindi-language action-adventure film Sholay. The film is considered a classic.
  5. Alongside Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Riteish Deshmukh, and Rajpal Yadav, Asrani co-starred as Chokheylal (Kanhaiya’s father) in the 2006 Hindi-language comedy film Malamaal Weekly.
  6. He brought to life the character of Subhash Chaudhary (paternal grandfather of Mikesh) in the romantic comedy web series Permanent Roommates in 2016.
  7. Asrani provided vocals to the character of Zazu (a hornbill who is the majordomo to the King of the Pride Lands) in the Hindi dub of the 2019 American musical drama film The Lion King.
  8. As a director, Asrani has worked on movies like Chala Murari Hero BanneSalaam MemsaabDil Hi To Hai, and Udaan.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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