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Tinnu Anand Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Tinnu Anand Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6½ in
Weight 65 kg
Date of Birth October 12, 1945
Zodiac Sign Libra
Spouse Shahnaz Vahanvaty

Tinnu Anand is an Indian actor, director, writer, and producer who has worked extensively in the Hindi entertainment industry. Over the years, he has been cast in a variety of films such as AgneepathPushpakMere Sajana Saath NibhanaGhajini, Kabhi Na Kabhi, Ram JaaneKaalapaniSalaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love, KhiladiKrantiveerChandra MukhiTrimurtiBluffmaster!Papi GudiaMiss 420China GateChhupa RustamLaaga Chunari Mein Daag, GhatakMasoomHadh Kar Di AapneSaat Rang Ke SapneLajjaTumse Milke Wrong NumberKyun! Ho Gaya Na…Paisa VasoolUgly Aur PagliDe Dana DanDabanggDabangg 2, Khatta MeethaTere Naal Love Ho GayaHasee Toh PhaseeRabba Main Kya KaroonPhata Poster Nikhla HeroGorosthaney Sabdhan, Janhit Mein Jaari, and Saaho.

Born Name

Virender Raj Anand

Nick Name


Tinnu Anand during an event in 2011
Tinnu Anand during an event in 2011 (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India





Tinnu Anand attended Mayo College, a boys-only independent boarding school in Ajmer, Rajasthan. He also received training from the legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray.


Actor, Director, Writer, Producer


  • Father – Inder Raj Anand (Film Dialogue Writer, Screenwriter)
  • Siblings – Bittu Anand (Younger Brother) (Producer)
  • OthersSiddharth Anand (Nephew) (Writer, Producer, Director), Agha (Father-In-Law) (Actor, Singer, Director), Jalal Agha (Brother-In-Law) (Actor, Director), Shahoor Agha (Sister-In-Law), Shahi Agha (Sister-In-Law)




5 ft 6½ in or 169 cm


65 kg or 143.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Tinnu Anand has dated –

  1. Shahnaz Vahanvaty – Tinnu is married to actor Shahnaz Vahanvaty, daughter of actor Agha. The duo has been blessed with 2 children.

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Tinnu Anand as seen at the screening of 'Monica'
Tinnu Anand as seen at the screening of ‘Monica’ (Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

Receding hairline

Tinnu Anand Facts

  1. His father did not want his sons to make a career in the entertainment industry and Tinnu Anand once said, “..when I told him I wanted to direct films, he was very upset. Ultimately, though, he saw that I didn’t want to do anything else. So he sent me to the best school – the Satyajit Ray School. Mr. Ray and my father were friends, so my father asked him to take me under his wing.”
  2. Tinnu Anand served as an assistant director to Satyajit Ray for 5 years in Bengali films – Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne (1969), Aranyer Din Ratri (1970), Pratidwandi (1970), Seemabaddha (1971), and Ashani Sanket (1973).
  3. He was cast as Satveer Kohli (Kalpana’s boss) in the 2008 Hindi-language action thriller film Ghajini, a remake of the 2005 Tamil film of the same name which itself is inspired by the 2000 American neo-noir mystery thriller film Memento.
  4. He played Masterji (Nirmala’s father) in the 2010 Hindi-language action comedy film Dabangg, starring Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Arbaaz Khan, and Sonu Sood.
  5. In 2019, Tinnu Anand brought to life the character of Prithviraj in the action thriller film Saaho. It stars Prabhas, Shraddha Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Arun Vijay, and Chunky Pandey.
  6. As a director, he has worked on films like Shahenshah, Kaalia, Ek HindustaniJeena Teri Gali MeinDuniya Meri Jeb MeinMain Azaad Hoon, and Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan.

Featured Image by Bollywood Hungama / / CC BY 3.0

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