People Info
Asrani

Timeline

January 1, 1941 - PRESENT

Reference

Database

Role

Movies

Songs

Actor

400

56

Director

5

34

Singer

2

3

Music Director

0

0

Lyricist

0

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Fame
Noted comedian of 1970s and 80s, most famous for his role as a jailor in Sholay (1975). Featured in most of Jeetendra's 'South' movies during 80s with Kader Khan, Amjad Khan and Shakti Kapoor. Acted in many Gujarati movies as a leading hero with Aruna Irani. Often seen in movies these days in minor roles. Has acted in more than 300 hindi movies.
Years
1967 - Present
Often Works With
Amitabh Bachchan
Rajesh Khanna
Jeetendra
Kadar Khan
Priyadarshan
Trivia
A very close friend of Amitabh Bachchan. At Abhishek-Aishwarya wedding in 2007, only Asrani and Prem Chopra were the old friends of Amitabh who were invited.
Best Movies
Aaj Ki Taaza Khabar (1973)
Abhimaan (1973)
Namak Haraam (1973)
Chor Machaye Shor (1974)
Chhoti Si Baat (1976)
Sholay (1975)
Chala Murari Hero Ban Ne (1977)
Khoon Pasina (1977)
Salaam Memsaab (1979)
Insaaf Ki Awaaz (1986)
Filmy Family
Wife
Manju Asrani
Son
Apurva Asrani

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