One of Bollywood’s most underrated actor, Arshad Warsi will be celebrating his 53rd birthday on April 19, 2021. The actor who garnered fame as Circuit in Munna Bhai MBBS is also a serious actor who has been part of some of the best dramas in the Hindi film industry. Therefore on his special day as a treat to his fans, we bring some unknown but interesting facts about him.
Happy Birthday Arshad Warsi: 7 Interesting Facts about ‘Munna Bhai MBBS’ fame actor
- Arshad Warsi was born into a Muslim family, his father’s name was Ahmad Ali Khan. The actor lost his father to bone cancer at a young age and two years later he lost his mother too. He started earning a living by the age of eighteen. Warsi worked as a salesman for a cosmetic company and also in a photo lab.
- His best performance was in the 2010 film ‘Ishqiya’ co-starring Naseeruddin Shah and Vidya Balan. He gave tough competition to both in the movie. Warsi also hosted Bigg Boss’ popular reality show on Indian television in 2006. He was also Sabse Favourite Kaun in 2004. The actor worked opposite Karisma Kapoor in the TV serial ‘Karishma – The Miracles of Destiny’ from 2003 to 2004.
- Arshad Warsi married Maria Goretti on 14 February 1999. They have two kids, a son named Zeke Warsi, born on 10 August 2004, and daughter Zene Zoe Warsi, born on 2 May 2007. Both Maria and Zeke made a special appearance in Salaam Namaste. During his school days, Warsi was a national-level gymnast.
- Arshad is fond of Sports bikes. He recently purchased Ducati Monster which cost approximately Rs 8 lakh. Well, this is not his first sports bike. Earlier also, he purchased Indian Scout Bobber (approx Rs 13 lakh), Harley Davidson Dayna Softail (approx Rs 18 lakh), and Royal Enfield (approx Rs 2 lakh).
- Arshad also worked as an assistant director in 1987 for ‘Thikana’ and ‘Kaash’. He got his big Bollywood break in Amitabh Bachchan company ABCL’s film Tere Mere Sapne on Jaya Bachchan’s recommendation. But fame came his way as Circuit in the Munna Bhai MBBS franchise. He got his first Filmfare award for Munna Bhai.
- He is not only a talented actor but also a good choreographer. He got a chance to the choreographer the title track of ‘Roop Ki Rani Aur Choron Ka Raaja’ featuring Anil Kapoor and Sridevi in 1993. He also opened a dancing school and taught dancing. He met his VJ wife Maria Goretti in his dance academy and soon tied the knot. The couple is parents to a son Zeke Warsi and a daughter Zene Warsi.
- Jolly LLB: Arshad gave a powerful performance in Jolly LLB and his scenes with Saurabh Shukla gave many fun moments to the audience. The film won many hearts. The sequel of Jolly LLB was released which then featured Akshay Kumar.