Neeraj Vora originally from Gujarat is a Film Director, Actor, Writer, Composer in Bollywood industry. As a director, he directed great films though he carved a niche for himself as a writer with the Perfectionist of Bollywood Aamir Khan through the Hindi movie Rangeela In 2000, he made his directional debut in a movie named “Khiladi 420” which didn’t do well.
Neeraj also directed
Phir Hera Pheri, which was a blockbuster hit. He makes movies which entertains people of all age groups. His Phir Hera Pheri touched the hearts of all. He believes in doing work which is a “Complete Family Entertainment”. This comic writer and director got many awards which include Screen Awards for best dialogues and screenplay for
Hera Pheri. A play named “AFLATOON” was written by him was a hit and later was adopted by
Rohit Shetty for his film “
Neeraj’s work is always appreciated by critics. His mother was a huge fan of watching films, and this opened the gateways for him to Indian Cinema. He is doing wonders when it comes to direction or writing. His father supported his passion and love for films and during his college days, he went into acting and later went into direction.
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Neeraj Vora is an Indian film actor, director, and writer.
He was born on 22 January 1963 in Bhuj. He discovered the world of movies because of his mother, who took him to watch films. His interest in drama was sparked by eminent theatre personalities who visited his father, who was a classical musician. His father learnt of his passion for films when he was 13 years of age. There upon, he encouraged his son to pursue it whole-heartedly.
He took to acting in college and starred in the movie Holi (1984) by director
Ketan Mehta. He wrote and directed Aflatoon, a play in 1992. Rohit Shetty’s film Golmaal is based on this play. In 1993, he composed the music for the film Pehla Nasha in collaboration with his brother, under the name Neeraj-Uttank.
He wrote the script of Aamir Khan’s film Rangeela and also stepped in as an actor in the film. He got this opportunity because the original actor was absent on the film sets. Following this incident, he was called for other movies like Virasat and Mann. After Rangeela, he wrote films like Akele Hum Akele Tum, Baadshah, Josh, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Awara Paagal Deewana, Ajnabee,
Deewane Huye Paagal, Hera Pheri,
Garam Masala, Phir Hera Pheri, Bhagam Bhag,
Bhool Bhulaiyaa and much more. He made his directorial debut with Khiladi 420 in 2000, followed by Phir Hera Pheri in 2006.
Satish Kaushik was supposed to direct Phir Hera Pheri but following some issues, Neeraj Vora directed it. Critics have praised his dialogues for the same film.
He has appeared as an actor in some films like Satya, Baadshah,
Hello Brother, Dhadkan, Company,
Welcome Back and many others.
His work can fall under the category of “complete family entertainment”. His upcoming endeavour is Hera Pheri 3 which stars actors like
John Abraham, Sunil Shetty and