Bollywood's Circuit has turned a year older... Yes, it is Arshad Warsi's birthday today!
Arshad Warsi was born in Mumbai on April 19, 1968 and had a very difficult childhood. He was orphaned at the age of 14 and struggled for a living in Mumbai during his early days.
Financial circumstances forced Warsi to start work as a door-to-door cosmetics salesman at age 17. Later he worked in a photo lab. Meanwhile he had a keen interest in dancing and received an offer to join Akbar Sami's Dance group in Mumbai, which started his dancing and choreographing career.
He also assisted Mahesh Bhatt in 'Thikana' and 'Kaash'. Then in 1991, he won the Indian dance competition, followed by the fourth prize in the Modern Jazz category in 1992 World Dance championship. He was also associated with English theater group in Mumbai, choreographing shows for Bharat Dabholkar and got an opportunity to choreograph the title track for the film, 'Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja'. His first film as an actor was 'Tere Mere Sapne' in 1996.
Warsi married Maria Goretti on 14 February 1999 and they have a son and a daughter.
He did several films such as 'Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya', 'Salaam Namaste', 'Golmaal', 'Kabul Express', 'Lage Raho Munnabhai' , the sequel to 'Munnabhai MBBS' which also won him his first Filmfare Award under the category of Best Comedian. He also starred in hit films like 'Dhamaal', 'Golmaal Returns', 'Ishqiya' and 'Golmaal 3'. His 2011 releases include the comedies 'F.A.L.T.U' and 'Double Dhamaal'. Warsi was recently seen in 'Zila Ghaziabad' and 'Jolly LLB'.
His first film as a producer, Hum Tum Aur Ghost was released in 2010. Warsi has made a mark for himself on the small screen as well. He hosted a popular award show Sabse Favourite Kaun for STAR Gold. He was the host of Bigg Boss, Season 1 and Razzmatazz on Zee TV.
The actor will next be seen in 'Dedh Ishqiya', 'Bhaiyyaji Superhit', 'Peekay', etc.
Fridaymoviez wishes Arshad Warsi a Very Happy Birthday!