8 Things Arshad Warsi Fans Should Know About Him

Arshad Warsi was born on 19 April into a Muslim family in Mumbai, India. His father’s name was Ahmed Ali Khan. Warsi did his schooling at a boarding school, Barnes School, Deolali in Nashik district, Maharashtra. He was orphaned at the age of 14 and struggled for a living in Mumbai during his early days. He left school after 10th standard

  1. Before beginning his career as an actor, financial circumstances forced Arshad to work as a salesman who sold cosmetics door to door at the age of 17. And then he worked in a photo lab.dc-Cover-4mafv314cit38p83bupntss961-20160723231421.Medi 


  1. After all, his hard work in his life Arshad’s “Ishqiya” (2010) marked debut as a co-producer.
  2. Arshad’s love for the bike. “Biking is my passion. It’s a guy thing – to have a beast beneath you and feel the wind in your hair,” says Arshad. “There are two aspects of biking: when you’re a kid you love bikes because girls love bikes.856756_560198427404914_1165909964_o 
  3. Arshad’s popular character of “Circuit” in “Munna Bhai MBBS” played by Arshad was first offered to Markand Deshpande. Makrand was already occupied that time and the role went to Arshad. He got his first commercial break in 2003 in Raju Hirani’s Munna Bhai MBBS.
  4. After so much of hard work Arshad Warsi’s first Filmfare Award came to him for his very successful film “Lage Raho Munna Bhai”. He won the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role in 2007. He has been awarded Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Comic Role twice (in 2004 and 2007).
  5. 48-year-old Arshad had also assisted Mahesh Bhatt in “Kaash” (1987) starring Jackie Shroff and Dimple Kapadia and Thikaana (1988) starring Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh.
  6. As Arshad was very much interested in dancing, “What can I do?” Arshad said. “I love to dance. I know I dance well. But directors don’t allow me to dance. In ‘Chance Pe Dance’, I play this out-and-out loser who needs that one big break to change his life. And when that break happens, all hell breaks loose. Sadly, I don’t get to dance again,” Arshad told IANS. He received an offer to join Akbar Sami’s Dance group in Mumbai, which started his dancing and choreographing career. He also opened a dance school and won an English Jazz Dancing Competition when he was 21.
  7. Arshad always wished for choreographing but he did not clicked well and turned into a comedian actor and then later he started doing well in all roles. Arshad Warsi started his own dance studio at the age of 21. He choreographed for the title track of “Rup Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja” starring Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, and Sridevi. During choreography, he was offered a role by Jaya Bachchan forTere Mere Sapne.



Murtaza Rangwala

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