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Date of Birth 24 March 1979Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Nickname Emmi
Height 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Emraan Hashmi was born 24 March 1979) is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi languagefilms. Through his successful career, Hashmi has received three Filmfare Award nominations and has established himself as one of the most popular and highest-paid actor of Hindi cinema.

Hashmi, member of the Bhatt family was born and raised in Mumbai. After graduating from the University of Mumbai, he worked as an assistant director for the 2002 horror filmRaaz before pursuing a career in acting. The following year, he made his acting debut with a leading role in the crime thriller Footpath, a moderate box-office success. By 2004, Hashmi had established him as one of the leading actor of Hindi cinema with roles in the successful Murder (2004), Zeher (2005) andGangster (2006). However, he followed it by starring in a series of films that under-performed at the box office, although his performance in the romantic drama Awarapan(2007) was praised.

The year 2008 marked a turning point for Hashmi when he played conman in the crime drama Jannat. He subsequently received wide critical recognition for portraying unconventional characters in several commercially successful films, including the horror Raaz: The Mystery Continues (2009), the biographical drama The Dirty Picture (2011), the psychological thriller Murder 2 (2011), the romantic comedy Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji (2011), the crime thriller Jannat 2 (2012), the horrorRaaz 3 (2012), and the supernatural thriller Ek Thi Daayan(2013). Hashmi's acclaimed performances in the action thriller Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai (2010) and the political thriller Shanghai (2012) garnered him twoBest Supporting Actor nominations at theFilmfare Awards-and received praise for his role in the 2015 drama Hamari Adhuri Kahani.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Khalid

Spouse (1)

Parveen Shahani (14 December 2006 - present) (1 child)

Trivia (29)

Son, Ayaan Hashmi, was born on February 4th, 2010.
Married long time girlfriend, Parveen Shahani, on December 2006.
Nephew to Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt.
Grandson of Bollywood character actress Purnima.
Brother-in-law of Bollywood actress Udita Goswami.
Cousin of Bollywood actresses, Smiley Suri, Alia Bhatt and Onjalee Nair, and Bollywood directors, Mohit Suri, Vishesh Bhatt and Pooja Bhatt.
Used the screen name Farhaan Hashmi for a few months in the early part of his career. He went back to using Emraan Hashmi a short while later.
Grand nephew of 1930s actress Shirin. Shirin is the sister of Emraans actress grandmother Poornima (Zanjeer).
Distant relative of Shiv Darshan (Father Suneel is Mahesh Bhatt's cousin. Mahesh is Emraan's uncle.).
Emraan Hashmi's grandmother actress Poornima (Zanjeer) was Mahesh Bhatt's mother (Shirin Mohammed Ali) biological sister.
Father Anwar Hashmi acted in Baharon Ke Manzil (1968).
Elder brother named Calvin Hashmi. He is settled in the UK.
The 1988 film Kabzaa , Starring Sanjay Dutt was shot inside his apartment. As a child he would watch the shooting daily in his living room.
Did several Television ads as a child.
Auditioned for Yeh Zindagi Ka Safar in 2001 opposite Amisha Patel.
Emraan Hashmi's grandmother Poornima's first marriage was with film journalist Shauqat Hashmi who went to Pakistan after separating from Poornima.They had a son Anwar Hashmi who acted in Baharon Ki Manzil in 1968 opposite Farida Jalal. Anwar is the father of Emraan Hashmi.
Emraan Hashmi's grandmother Poornima remarried to Producer-Director Bhagwan Dass Varma.This makes Bhagwan Dass Varma Emraan Hashmi's step grandfather. Bhagwan Dass Varma passed away in 1962.
Emraans'Great grandfather (Grandmother Poornima's father) was Ram Sheshadri Ayangar. A Tamil Brahmin who used to handle accounts at Manmohan Desai's film distributor father Kiku Bhai Desai's office.
According to Poornima (Emraan's grandmother) that era's well known director Raman B. Desai, who was also their neighbor, had offered Poornima 'Radha's' role in his Guajarati film 'Radheshyam'. Poornima was still in school at that time. For the film, her elder sister Shirin, gave her the alias 'Poornima' in place of her real name 'Meher Bano'. The film 'Radheshyam' was released in the year 1948 and at that time Poornima was merely 16 years old. According to Poornima, "My first Hindi film was Kedar Sharma's 'Thes' where I was playing the second lead." Featuring Bharat Bhushan and Shashikala in the main roles, this film was released in the year 1948.
Cousin of Milan Luthria. ( Milan's grandmother and Emraan grandmother Poornima were sister's.
Cousin of Darmesh and Suneel Darshan. ( His grandmother Poornima and the Darshan brother's grandmother Shirin were sister's).
Uncle To Shiv Darshan ( Dad's cousin).
Starred in Ramesh Khatkar's shelved film " Rokda" Co starring Arshad Warsi , Ashmit Patel , Ashish Chaudhary, Riya Sen, Tanushree Dutta and Shamita Shetty. This was in 2005.
After the film Footpath, he changed his screen name to Farhan Hashmi. By the time Murder was ready for release, he decided to go back to the name Emraan.
Was signed for Tanuja Chandra's Hope and a Little Sugar opposite Mahima Chaudhry. He later opted out.
Was approached for Rana Daggubati 's role in Dum Maaro Dum.
Had written a script for a period romantic film titled " Tumko Mere Kasam" Starring Aftab Shivdasani, Rani Mukherjee , Directed by Vikram Bhatt. The film was eventually shelved. This was in 2002.
Starred in N.R. Pachisia's shelved film "Jhamela" (2006). Starring Emraan Hashmi and 4 new girls. Directed by Manish Sharma. The film was shelved after Jawani Deewani flopped in 2006.
Starred in the shelved film "Gawah - The Witness" (2013) Starring Emraan Hashmi, Nawazuddin Siddique, Directed by Bishnu Dutta.

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