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Asrani is a Actor, Director and Scriptwriter Indian born on 1 january 1941 at Jaipur (Inde)

Asrani

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Birth name Govardhan Asrani
Nationality Inde
Birth 1 january 1941 (83 years) at Jaipur (Inde)
Awards Filmfare Awards

Govardhan Asrani, popularly known simply as Asrani, is an Indian actor and director whose Bollywood career has spanned five decades. He has played in both Gujarati and Hindi films, and his roles include lead hero performances, character roles, comedic roles, as well as supporting parts.

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Filmography of Asrani (322 films)

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Actor

Dil Vil Pyaar Vyaar
Directed by Tigmanshu Dhulia, Anant Mahadevan, Vivek Vaswani
Genres Romance
Actors Sanjay Suri, Jimmy Shergill, Neeru Bajwa, R. Madhavan, Asrani, Raqesh Vashisth
Rating54% 2.706982.706982.706982.706982.70698
The first love story is about love getting a second chance. Dev (Sanjay Suri) is a widower, his wife Payal (Dipannita Sharma) dies soon after their honeymoon. He moves to Mumbai from Pune with his sister Rachna (Bhavna Pani). Here he meets Gauri (Sonali Kulkarni), who lives with her psychosomatically ill brother Gaurav (Rakesh Bapat).
Gang Of Ghosts, 2h8
Directed by Satish Kaushik
Genres Drama, Comedy, Horror comedy
Themes Comedy horror films
Actors Mahi Gill, Anupam Kher, Parambrata Chatterjee, Meera Chopra, Chunky Pandey, Saurabh Shukla
Roles Atmaram
Rating36% 1.8358251.8358251.8358251.8358251.835825
A story about a group of ghosts who have lost their shelter due to urbanization. The story starts with a struggling wannabe director who somehow crosses paths with a stranger. The stranger starts to narrate a story to him about a group of ghosts that stays together. The story that the stranger narrates shows the communal, social, linguistic and historical differences among the ghosts, as they belong to different eras. But very soon these ghosts face an issue protecting their haunt from the hands of demolition.
Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya, 2h16
Directed by Sunil Agnihotri
Actors Shaan, Mika Singh, Gabriela Bertante, Anupam Kher, Rajpal Yadav, Rajpal Yadav
Rating39% 1.956051.956051.956051.956051.95605
The story of Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya is two central characters Mika Singh and Shaan and the confusion they create because of their same name 'Balwinder Singh'. The movie revolves around the confusion created by the similar identity of the lead actors. The film shows their efforts to win the heart of the girl of their dreams, the female lead Gabriela Bertante and to acquire a multi-million estate without a known heir. The movie shows a comical plot where over 130 Balwinder Singhs land up as claimants to the estate.
Fauj Mein Mauj
Genres Comedy
Actors Paresh Rawal, Rajpal Yadav, Rajpal Yadav, Mallika Sherawat, Zakir Hussain, Sharat Saxena

It is the year 2007 and India gets her first female defence Minister, who declares that the all-male infantry division has to allow women into its ranks. But are there any women in the country who're crazy enough to enlist? Just one! The incredibly gorgeous and sexy Sunehri Dhanda. The infantry will never be the same again... Written by Farhad, the film will release in 2010.
Himmatwala
Himmatwala (2013)
, 2h30
Directed by Sajid Khan, Sajid Khan
Genres Drama, Comedy, Action
Actors Ajay Devgn, Tamannaah Bhatia, Paresh Rawal, Mahesh Manjrekar, Adhyayan Suman, Zarina Wahab
Rating17% 0.8567550.8567550.8567550.8567550.856755
Set in 1983, the story begins with Ravi (Ajay Devgan) winning a fighting competition at a club. He is called as 'Himmatwala' meaning courageous man. He then goes to Ramnagar village where he meets his mother, Savitri and his younger sister, Padma who are living a miserable life.
It's My Life
Directed by Anees Bazmee
Genres Comedy, Romance
Actors Harman Baweja, Genelia D'Souza, Nana Patekar, Asrani, Anuradha Patel, Sanjay Kapoor
Rating53% 2.6723752.6723752.6723752.6723752.672375
Rohit (Harman Baweja) has an over-protective businessman father. Every decision in Rohit's life is taken by his father. This causes Rohit frustration. He half-heartedly agrees to become engaged to a rich man's daughter, but then falls for a middle-class young woman called Natalie (Genelia Deshmukh). The film focuses on Rohit's realization that he has to come out of his father's protective shell and try to live by his terms. Rohit also finally decides to speak to his father that, for once, he would like to do what his heart desires.
R... Rajkumar, 2h25
Directed by Prabhu Deva
Genres Comedy, Action, Crime, Romance
Actors Shahid Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu Sood, Poonam Jhawer, Ashish Vidyarthi, Asrani
Roles Pandit
Rating53% 2.656632.656632.656632.656632.65663
Romeo Rajkumar (Shahid Kapoor) is an aimless youth who arrives in small town of Dhartipur been ruled by two drug barons named Shivraj Gurjar (Sonu Sood) and his arch enemy Manik Parmar (Ashish Vidyarthi), controlled by a Mafia don named Ajit Taaka (Srihari), who operates in Hong Kong. Rajkumar now works for Shivraj. But his life changes forever when he claps eyes on the beautiful, educated Chanda (Sonakshi Sinha). What he does not know is, that Chanda is an orphan who is being raised by Manik Parmar. After some persistent wooing, Chanda falls for Rajkumar's charms. Just when their love was about to flourish, Shivraj and Parmar compromise and Parmar decides to get Chanda married to Shivraj, against Chanda's wish. Angered Rajkumar beats Shivraj's men and challenges him, saying that he will marry Chanda in front of Shivraj. Furious, Shivraj plans to get Rajkumar killed in an encounter by his pet police officer. But in return, gets a shocking surprise when it is revealed that Rajkumar actually works for Don Ajit Takka and was sent to Dhartipur only to take over the drug cartel to which both Shivraj and Parmar owe allegiance. Rajkumar captures Shivraj's truck full of drugs and drives it to Takka, revealing he himself was a big gangster all along. After giving Shivraj's stolen truck to Takka, he discovers that the truck was empty. In a twist of events, it turns out that Shivraj and Takka had joined hands, and purposely made Rajkumar steal the empty truck. Shivraj and Takka brutally kill Rajkumar and bury him. Shivraj starts his wedding celebrations with Chanda, only to be interrupted by the still alive Rajkumar, who is shown to have been rescued by one of Shivraj's henchmen after he was buried. Shivraj's men back off, because they are now friends with Rajkumar, hence leading to a one on one fight between the two. Finally, Rajkumar injures Shivraj with a power punch to the neck and later kills Don Takka with a ceramic tile. The film ends with all the men beating Parmar, while a severely injured Rajkumar and Chanda walk away hand in hand happily.
Bol Bachchan, 2h29
Directed by Rohit Shetty
Origin Inde
Genres Comedy, Action
Themes Films about music and musicians, Musical films, Bollywood
Actors Abhishek Bachchan, Ajay Devgn, Asin Thottumkal, Prachi Desai, Krishna Abhishek Sharma, Archana Puran Singh
Roles Shastri
Rating56% 2.8004552.8004552.8004552.8004552.800455
Abbas Ali (Abhishek Bachchan) lives in Chandni Chowk with his sister Sania (Asin Thottumkal). When their ancestral property is taken from them by deception, Abbas loses his job. Their family friend, Shastri (Asrani), convinces them to move to his village, Ranakpur, where he assures Abbas that he will get him a job at his boss, Prithviraj Raghuvanshi's (Ajay Devgn), place. Pritvhiraj is a powerful but kind-hearted man who hates lies and liars, and punishes them harshly. Abbas and Sania arrive at Ranakpur and meet Abbas's friend Ravi (Krishna Abhishek), Shastri's son, who runs a drama company with his friends. Abbas learns that there is a temple at the border of Ranakpur and Kherwada, the village where Prithviraj's cousin Vikrant Raghuvanshi is powerful. The two cousins are archenemies. The temple, being at the border of the two villages, was disputed and has been locked for years.
In the Name of Tai
Actors Asrani, Suzanne Bernert, Mahesh Thakur
Roles Sanjiv

The film is a female-orientated story based on a dreadful tragedy of a dedicated and educated village woman, respectfully known as Tai, who chooses a valiant but perilous avenue. She unfortunately suffers sexually as well as psychologically in her personal life, yet altruistically battles for a common cause of protecting acres of land owned by the village farmers and deprived poverty stricken village community from the clutches of the corridor of power, builders, and politicians.
Joker
Joker (2012)
, 1h43
Directed by Shirish Kunder
Genres Science fiction, Comedy
Actors Akshay Kumar, Sonakshi Sinha, Minissha Lamba, Shreyas Talpade, Darshan Jariwala, Gurpreet ghuggi
Roles Guruji
Rating24% 1.210931.210931.210931.210931.21093
Agastya (Akshay Kumar) is a scientist, working on the development of a communication system, to communicate with aliens. But Agastya loses the faith of his seniors and is allotted with a deadline of one month to conclude his project with some substantial results.
Kamaal Dhamaal Malamaal
Directed by Priyadarshan
Genres Drama, Comedy
Actors Nana Patekar, Paresh Rawal, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav, Shreyas Talpade, Shakti Kapoor
Rating43% 2.164012.164012.164012.164012.16401
This movie is the sequel of Malamaal Weekly. The insinuating cry of every man, woman and child in this village when they see Johnny Belinda (Shreyas Talpade). Afraid of everything and everyone, Johnny is one terrified soul. Born into the household of Om Puri, a local farmer and being the only son, Johnny does what he's best at to help his ailing father. Nothing, other than buying lottery tickets every week. The only thing going in his life is his love for Maria (Madhurima) the daughter of the village's biggest gunda (gangster), Paresh Rawal, and sworn enemy of Om Puri. Paresh Rawal, armed with three herculean sons, goes to all ends to make sure his daughter and Johnny never marry, until one day, hope comes in the form a silent, strong but hungry man, Nana Patekar.
Ata Pata Lapatta, 2h8
Directed by Rajpal Yadav, Rajpal Yadav
Genres Musical
Themes Musical films
Actors Asrani, Rajpal Yadav, Om Puri, Rajpal Yadav, Ashutosh Rana, Amit Behl
Roles Session Court Lawyer
Rating55% 2.776682.776682.776682.776682.77668
Manav Chaturvedi (Rajpal Yadav) files a police complaint of robbery where the entire house has gone missing. Chaturvedi is suspected of abolishing his own house in order to claim the insurance money. The case comes to the media's attention and soon becomes a topic of everyone's interests. Due to media pressure, authorities are forced to acknowledge the robbery. The film focuses on the loopholes of governance, bureaucracy and the attitude of people in power.