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Swanand Kirkire Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Family

Swanand Kirkire Quick Info
Height 5 ft 5 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth April 29, 1972
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Eye Color Dark Brown

Swanand Kirkire is an Indian lyricist, playback singer, musician, writer, assistant director, actor, theatre artist, and dialogue writer who is known for his contributions to the Marathi and Hindi entertainment industry. He is known for his songs like Bande Me Tha Dum…Vande Mataram from the 2006 film Lage Raho Munna Bhai and Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh from the 2009 film 3 Idiots, both of which won the National Film Award for “Best Lyrics”. As an actor, he has been a part of various movies and shows such as Hazaaron Khwaishein AisiEklavya: The Royal GuardChameliMaximumPune 52The Verdict – State vs Nanavati, Sonali CableCrazy Cukkad FamilyTable No. 5, Irudhi Suttru/Saala KhadoosBadrinath Ki DulhaniaMirza JuulietChumbakBeautiful WorldGhoomketuRaat Akeli Hai, Khaali PeeliZwigatoQala, and Parchhayee – Ghost stories by Ruskin Bond.

Born Name

Swanand Kirkire

Nick Name


Swanand Kirkire in 2022
Swanand Kirkire in 2022 (Ministry of Information and Broadcasting / / Government Open Data License – India (GODL))

Sun Sign


Born Place

Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India





Swanand Kirkire graduated with a degree in Commerce. He then attended the National School of Drama (an autonomous theatre training institute under the Ministry of Culture, Government of India) and graduated in 1996.


Lyricist, Playback Singer, Musician, Writer, Assistant Director, Actor, Theatre Artist, Dialogue Writer


  • Father – Chintamani Kirkire (Classical Singer)
  • Mother – Neelambari Kirkire (Classical Singer)
  • Siblings – He has a sister.







Swanand Kirkire in an Instagram post in October 2022
Swanand Kirkire in an Instagram post in October 2022 (Swanand Kirkire / Instagram)


5 ft 5 in or 165 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Deep-set eyes

Swanand Kirkire as seen while smiling for a picture in August 2022
Swanand Kirkire as seen while smiling for a picture in August 2022 (Swanand Kirkire / Instagram)

Swanand Kirkire Facts

  1. He spent his childhood years growing up in Rambagh in Indore.
  2. Swanand Kirkire wrote the song Maanjha from the 2013 Hindi-language buddy sports drama film Kai Po Che, adapted from Chetan Bhagat‘s 2008 novel The 3 Mistakes of My Life. The song won the Screen Award in the “Best Lyrics” category in 2013.
  3. He was seen as Dattaram Tandel (Baba) (Sonali’s father) in the 2014 Bollywood drama film Sonali Cable, starring Rhea Chakraborty, Ali Fazal, Raghav Juyal, Anupam Kher, and Smita Jaykar.
  4. In 2017, Swanand Kirkire played the role of Mayank Trivedi (Vaidehi’s father) in the romantic comedy film Badrinath Ki Dulhania. The film serves as a spiritual successor of Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania (2014) and stars Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt.
  5. Swanand Kirkire brought to life the character of Prasanna (a 45-year-old mentally challenged man from Maharashtra) in the 2018 Marathi-language slice-of-life drama film Chumbak (also designated as Chumbak – THE LOTTERY). For this performance, he won the National Film Award for “Best Supporting Actor”.
  6. He appeared as Guddan Chacha in the 2020 Hindi-language comedy-drama film Ghoomketu, starring Nawazuddin SiddiquiRagini Khanna, Anurag KashyapIla Arun, Raghuvir Yadav, and Brijendra Kala.
  7. Swanand Kirkire was cast as Mansoor Khan Sahab in the 2022 Hindi-language psychological drama film Qala, loosely based on K. Viswanath’s Swathi Kiranam and Miloš Forman’s Amadeus.
  8. As a playback singer, Swanand Kirkire has worked on a number of projects such as Parineeta, English Vinglish, Barfi!, Khoya Khoya Chand, Lootera, Eklavya: The Royal Guard, Gulaal, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Deswa, 3 Idiots, Well Done Abba, Striker, Raajneeti, The Dewarists, Arjun: The Warrior PrinceKrishna Aur KansPaanch Adhyay, Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain, Satyamev JayateInkaarAmmaa Ki BoliCrazy Cukkad Family, MasaanHanuman: Da’ DamdaarRaat Akeli HaiQala, and Serious Men.

Featured Image by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting / / Government Open Data License – India (GODL)

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