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Naseeruddin Shah


Naseeruddin Shah was born on July 20, 1950 in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an actor, known for The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen (2003), A Wednesday (2008) and Monsoon Wedding (2001). He has been married to Ratna Pathak Shah since April 1, 1982. They have three children. See full bio »

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Known For

A Wednesday
A Wednesday The Common Man
(2008)
Monsoon Wedding
Monsoon Wedding Lalit Verma
(2001)
Sarfarosh
Sarfarosh Ghazal singer "Gulfam Hassan"
(1999)

Filmography

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 2017 Dhh
Magician
 2017 The Hungry
Tathagat Ahuja
 2017 Begum Jaan
Rajaji
 2017 Irada
Parabjeet Walia
 2017 OK Jaanu
Gopi Shrivastava
 2017 Bankster
Babbar
 2016 Jeewan Hathi
 2016 Mango Dreams
Abhay
 2016 The Blueberry Hunt
Colonel
 2016 Teraa Surroor
Robin 'The Bird' Dharamraj Santino
 2015/III Waiting
Shiv Kumar
 2015 Charlie Kay Chakkar Mein
Sanket Pujari
 2015 Welcome Back
Wanted Bhai
 2015 Dharam Sankat Mein
Neelanand Baba
 2015 Dirty Politics
Manoj Singh
 2015 Dil Dharhakne Ka Sabab (Short)
 2014 Finding Fanny
Ferdinand Pinto
 2014 Interior Cafe Night (Short)
Man
 2014 Khashi Katha
Butcher
 2014 Dedh Ishqiya
Khalujan
 2013/II Jackpot
Boss
 2013 Sunglass
 2013 Krrish 3
Dr. Siddanth Arya
 2013 John Day
JohnDay
 2013 Siddharth
Jisa
 2013 Zinda Bhaag
Puhlwan
 2013 Sona Spa
Baba Dayanand
 2013/II The Coffin Maker
Anton Gomes
 2012 Maximum
 2012 Chaalis Chauraasi
Pankaj Purushottam Suri
 2011 The Dirty Picture
Surya Kant
 2011 Chargesheet
The Crime Boss
 2011 Deool
The Dacoit
 2011/I Michael
Michael
 2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Salman Habib
 2011 7 Khoon Maaf
Dr. Modhusudhon Tarafdar
 2010 Allah Ke Banday
Warden
 2010 That Girl in Yellow Boots
Divakar
 2010 Raajneeti
Bhaskar Sanyal
 2010 Wilson Periera (Short) (voice)
 2010 Ishqiya
Khalujaan
 2010 Peepli (Live)
Salim Kidwai - Agricultural Minister
 2009 Bolo Raam
Dr. N.S. Negi
 2009 Today's Special
Akbar
 2009 Red Alert: The War Within
Naga Reddy
 2009 Barah Aana
Kedar Shukla
 2008 Maharathi
Jaisingh Adenwalla
 2008 A Wednesday
The Common Man
 2008 Firaaq
Khan Saheb
 2008 Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na
Amar Singh
 2008 Mere Baap Pehle Aap
Nirmal Kapoor
 2008 Mithya
Gavde
 2008 Bombay to Bangkok
Khan
 2007 Shoot on Sight
Police Commander Tariq Ali
 2007 Dus Kahaniyaan
Dawoodi Bohra (segment "Rice Plate")
 2007 Amal
G.K. Jayaram
 2007 Khuda Kay Liye
Moulana Wali (as Naseer-ud-Din Shah)
 2007 Foto
 2006 Shoonya
Old Man
 2006 Omkara
Bhaisaab
 2006 Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota
Narrator
 2006 Valley of Flowers
Yeti
 2006 Krrish
Dr. Siddhant Arya
 2006 Banaras
Babaji
 2006 Mixed Doubles
Malti's father
 2005 It Could Be You
Mr. Dhillon
 2005 Being Cyrus
Dinshaw Sethna
 2005 Main, Meri Patni... Aur Woh!
Voice Over (voice)
 2005 Parzania
Cyrus
 2005 Iqbal
Mohit
 2005 Paheli
Male Puppet (voice)
 2005 The Great New Wonderful
Avinash aka "Avi" (segment "Avi and Satish's Story")
 2005 Yehi Hai Zindagi
Narrator
 2004 Asambhav
Sameer 'Sam' Hans
 2004 Main Hoon Na
Brig. Shekhar Sharma
 2003 Maqbool
Inspector Purohit
 2003 3 Deewarein
Ishaan Mirza
 2002 Guru Mahaaguru
Vijay Verma
 2002 Encounter: The Killing
Inspector Sam Bharucha
 2001 Moksha: Salvation
Dean
 2001 Kasam
Mangal Singh
 2001 Monsoon Wedding
Lalit Verma
 2001 Mujhe Meri Biwi Se Bachaao
Anand Mathur
 2000 Tune Mera Dil Le Liyaa
Veeru
 2000 Gaja Gamini
Leonardo da Vinci
 2000 Hey Ram
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi
 1999 Bhopal Express
Bashir
 1999 Karvaan
 1999 Sarfarosh
Ghazal singer "Gulfam Hassan"
 1998 China Gate
Maj. Sarfaraz Khan
 1998 Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge!
Tiger
 1998 Bombay Boys
Mastana
 1998 Such a Long Journey
Major Jimmy Bilimoria
 1998 Dand Nayak
Inspector Vishal
 1997 Daava
Bhishma
 1997 Lahoo Ke Do Rang
Customs Officer Bharat Srivastav
 1997 Agnichakra
Inspector Satpal
 1997 Private Detective: Two Plus Two Plus One
Private Detective
 1996 Chaahat
Ajay Narang
 1996 Rajkumar
Durjan Singh / Surjan Singh
 1996 Himmat
Luka
 1995 Mr. Ahmed
Mr. Ahmed
 1995 Takkar
Inspector D'Costa
 1995 Naajayaz
Raj Solanki
 1994 Droh Kaal
DCP Abbas Lodhi
 1994 Mohra
Mr. Jindal
 1994 Ponthan Mada
Seema Thampuran
 1994 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
Father Breganza
 1994 Triyacharitra
Bisram
 1993 Bedardi
Professor Nirbhay Saxena
 1993 Sir
Prof. Amar Verma
 1993 Hasti
Vishal
 1993 Lootere
Sikandar
 1993/I Game
Vikram
 1993 Shikast (TV Series)
Voice in intro (voice)
 1992 Electric Moon
Goswani
 1992/I Chamatkar
Amar Kumar alias Marco
 1992 Tahalka
Captain Ranbir Chauhan
 1992 Panaah
 1992 Vishwatma
Inspector Surya Pratap Singh
 1991 Ek Ghar
Rajanna
 1991 Mane
Rajanna
 1991 Shikari: The Hunter
Adarsh Kumar Shrivastav
 1991 Lakshmanrekha
Amar Kapoor
 1991 Sau Crore
Sumnath
 1990 Chor Pe Mor
Inspector Chanakya
 1990 Police Public
Inspector Mahar Singh Grewal
 1989 Khoj
Inspector Balbir (as Nasiruddin Shah)
 1989 Tridev
Jay Singh
 1988 Libaas
Sudhir Bhardwaj
 1988 Mirza Ghalib (TV Movie)
Mirza Ghalib
 1988 Pestonjee
Pirojshah Pithawala
 1988 Maalamaal
Rajkumar Saxena
 1988 Hero Hiralal
Hero Hiralal
 1988 Rihaee
Mansukh
 1988 The Perfect Murder
Inspector Ghote
 1988 Param Veer Chakra (TV Series)
 1987 Ijaazat
Mahinder
 1987 Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin
The Trivedi ( Special Appearance)
 1987 Mirch Masala
Subedar
 1987 Jalwa
Inspector Kapil
 1986 Ek Pal
Ved Hazarika
 1986 Musafir
Sadanand
 1986/I Karma
Khairuddin Kisti
 1986 Genesis
The farmer
 1986 Shart
Vikram / Devendra
 1985 Aghaat
Rustom Patel
 1985 Anantyatra
Jaduwala
 1985 Khamosh
CBI Inspector
 1985 Trikal (Past, Present, Future)
Ruiz Pereira (the narrator in 1985)
 1985 Surkhiyaan (The Headlines)
Advocate Avinash Prakash
 1985 Ghulami
SP Sultan Singh
 1985 Misaal
DSP Pratap Sinha
 1985 Holi
Professor Singh ( Special Appearance)
 1985 Bahu Ki Awaaz
Advocate Sunil
 1985 Apna Jahan (TV Movie)
Anil Sahani
 1984 Giddh: The Vulture
Politician ( Special Appearance)
 1984 Maan Maryada
Thakur Ganga Singh
 1984 Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!
Advocate Malkani
 1984 Party
Amrit
 1984 Paar
Naurangia
 1984 Khandhar
Subhash
 1984 Lorie
Micky
 1983 Haadsaa
Gangster
 1983 Katha
Rajaram Purshotam Joshi
 1983 Mandi
Tungrus
 1983 Masoom
D.K. Malhotra (DK)
 1983 Protidan
 1983 Ardh Satya
Mike Lobo
 1983 Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro
Vinod Chopra
 1983 Woh 7 Din
Dr. Anand
 1983 Nirvana
 1982 Aadharshila
Ajay
 1982 Bazaar
Salim
 1982 Sitam
 1982 Bezubaan
Shivnath
 1982 Swami Dada
Aslam the butcher
 1982 Dil... Akhir Dil Hai
Vimal Mehta
 1982 Pyaara Dost
 1981 Sazaye Maut
Uday Jagirdar / Omkar Puri
 1981 Umrao Jaan
Gohar Mirza
 1981 Tajurba
 1981 Chakra
Looka
 1981 Kanhaiyaa
Rahim
 1980 Bhavni Bhavai
King Chakrasen
 1980 Hum Paanch
Suraj (as Nasiruddin Shah)
 1980 Khwab
Gopal 'Gopi' Mathur (as Nasiruddin Shah)
 1980 Sparsh
Anirudh Parmar
 1980 Aakrosh
Advocate Bhaskar Kulkarni
 1980 Beqasoor
Sunil Verma
 1979 Sunayana
Rajoo
 1979 Junoon
Javed's Brother-in-law, Sarfaraz Khan
 1979 Shaayad
Sarojkumar
 1977 Godhuli
 1977 Bhumika
Sunil Verma
 1976 A Proposal (Short)
 1976 Manthan
Bhola
 1975 Hero (Short)
 1975 Nishant
Vishwam
 1975 Hand Held (Short)
 1972 Aan Baan
Mourner in funeral (uncredited)
 1968 Sapnon Ka Saudagar
Special Appearance (uncredited)
 1967 Aman
Standing Behind Dead Doctor (uncredited)
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(January 1995-March 1995; April 1995-February 1996) He acted in the Royal National Theatre repertoire season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre in London, England in William Shakespeare's plays, "Richard II, "The Merry Wives of Windsor;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind ... See more »

Alternate Names:

Naseer-ud-Din Shah | Nasiruddin Shah | Nasrudin Shah

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

(2003): I don't enjoy seeing Hindi films.

Trivia:

Starred in the shelved film,R.R.Pictures "Pabandi"(1990) Starring Naseeruddin Shah,Suresh Oberoi,Nilesh Malhotra,Sana,Paresh Rawal, Kulbushan Kharbanda,Alok Nath,Radha Seth, Shiva, Music by Anand Milind, Produced by Ravinder Sonu, Directed by Sunil Tiwari. See more »

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