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Homi Adajania Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Movies, Children

Homi Adajania Quick Info
Height 5 ft 10 in
Weight 72 kg
Year of Birth 1972
Hair Color Dark Brown
Eye Color Hazel

Homi Adajania is an Indian film director, producer, and writer who has worked on many films and shows such as CocktailFinding FannyAngrezi Medium, Being CyrusRaabta, The Fakir Of Venice, and Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo.

Born Name

Homi Adajania

Nick Name

Homi

Homi Adajania as seen on the set for the film 'Cocktail' in Cape Town, South Africa in 2017
Homi Adajania as seen on the set for the film ‘Cocktail’ in Cape Town, South Africa in 2017 (Homiadajania / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Age

He was born in 1972.

Born Place

Mumbai, Maharastra, India

Residence

Mumbai, Maharastra, India

Nationality

Indian

 

Occupation

Film Director, Writer

Family

  • Father – Aspy Adajania (1942–1994) (Indian Army officer; Pioneer of amateur boxing in India who went on to serve as a top administrator of the sport and as a referee who officiated high-profile matches; President of the Indian Amateur Boxing Federation (IABF) in 1985, 1987, 1990, and 1991 and chairman of the Bombay Boxing Association)
  • Mother – Persis Adajania
  • Siblings – Zia Adajania Divan (Sister) (Died in 2014 after suffering a stroke)
  • Others – Scherezade Shroff (Sister-In-Law, Anaita’s Sister) (Social Media Personality, YouTube Star, Content Creator)

Build

Athletic

Homi Adajania as seen while posing for the camera along with wife Anaita Shroff Adajania at India's 50 Best Dressed Men in 2012
Homi Adajania as seen while posing for the camera along with wife Anaita Shroff Adajania at India’s 50 Best Dressed Men in 2012 (Bollywood Hungama /
bollywoodhungama.com / CC BY 3.0)

Height

5 ft 10 in or 178 cm

Weight

72 kg or 158.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Homi Adajania has dated –

  1. Anaita Shroff Adajania (2002-Present) – He got married to fashion stylist, costume designer, and actor Anaita Shroff Adajania in the year 2002 and the duo has been blessed with 2 sons named Zane Adajania and Zreh Adajania. Anaita has also served as the Fashion Director for Vogue India magazine.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Homi Adajania is of Parsi descent.

Hair Color

Dark Brown

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

A tattoo on his right arm

Homi Adajania and Dimple Kapadia smiling for a picture in November 2016
Homi Adajania and Dimple Kapadia smiling for a picture in November 2016 (Homi Adajania / Instagram)

Homi Adajania Facts

  1. During his youth, he played for the Bombay Gymkhana rugby football team in Mumbai.
  2. Homi Adajania made his directorial debut with the Indian English-language thriller film Being Cyrus in 2005. Based on a dysfunctional Parsi family, the film stars Saif Ali Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Boman Irani, and Simone Singh.
  3. He directed the 2012 Hindi-language romantic comedy-drama film Cocktail, starring Saif Ali Khan, Deepika Padukone, Diana Penty, Dimple Kapadia, Boman Irani, and Randeep Hooda. The film became one of the highest-grossing Hindi films of 2012 and Rubina A. Khan of Firstpost rated the movie 4/5 stars, stating, “Cocktail is a contemporary film that reflects life as it happens all around us…. just as crazy, twisted, beautiful, funny, weird and lonely as anyone’s life can be. It’s about easy choices and hard decisions and how life still goes on, despite it all. It’s a cocktail you definitely wanna try!”
  4. Homi Adajania co-wrote and directed the Indian English-language satirical road film Finding Fanny in 2014. Starring Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Pankaj Kapur, Deepika Padukone, and Arjun Kapoor, the film garnered critical acclaim and Sweta Kaushal of Hindustan Times commented that “all the actors have done a brilliant job, fitting perfectly in their characters” as well as described the film as a “not-to-be-missed take on life and love”.
  5. Along with Dinesh Vijan and Bhushan Kumar, Homi Adajania co-produced the 2017 Hindi-language romantic action thriller film Raabta. Based on the concept of reincarnated star-crossed lovers, the film’s lead cast included Sushant Singh Rajput, Kriti Sanon, Jim Sarbh, Varun Sharma, and Rajkumar Rao.
  6. He directed the 2020 Hindi-language comedy-drama film Angrezi Medium, a standalone sequel to the 2017 film Hindi Medium. It stars Irrfan Khan, Radhika Madan, Deepak Dobriyal, and Kareena Kapoor Khan. The film became Irrfan Khan’s final film to be released before his death on April 29, 2020.
  7. Homi Adajania directed and created the Hindi-language crime drama streaming television series Saas, Bahu Aur Flamingo which premiered on Disney+ Hotstar on May 5, 2023. The show stars Dimple Kapadia, Radhika Madan, Isha Talwar, Angira Dhar, Deepak Dobriyal, Monica Dogra, and Naseeruddin Shah.
  8. He is also a certified CMAS (Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques) dive instructor and used to teach in the Lakshadweep islands.

Featured Image by Homiadajania / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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