Kelly Dorji

Other names of Kelly Dorji: Kelly Dorjee

Kelly Dorji is an actor and model well known for his works in the Bollywood film industry. He was born in the neighboring country of India that is Bhutan. He was born in the capital city of Bhutan known as Thimphu.

He was born on the 4th of January and had moved to India at a very young age for his studies. After his family had got settled in the Indian state of West Bengal, he started going to school and attended the St. Paul’s School, a boarding school located in Darjeeling.

After completing his higher secondary education, he moved to the city of Mumbai in Maharashtra where he attended college. He got graduated from the prestigious St. Xavier’s College located in Mumbai. While he was in his college days, he was into modeling.

One of the coordinating models named Rasna Behl had seen talent in him and had recruited him for major modeling projects. In the year 1994, he contested in one of the most famous pageant competitions known as Gladrags Manhunt. After appearing in such a platform, Kelly was recognized in the industry and was given a handful of modeling projects and was given the opportunity to appear in a variety of commercial advertisements.

He appeared in the advertisement for Southern Comfort, a brand of whiskey, Woodland, Allen Solly, and M’escos, etc. Around 2002, he was asked to anchor a celebrity news show called ‘Star Biz’ for the Star Movies channel and had appeared with co-anchor Lisa Ray, who is also a model. He made his acting debut in the year 2001 with ‘Auroville 316’ made by film maker Shamin Desai.

Some of the well-known movies he has appeared in during his career are, in ‘Tango Charlie’ as a ‘Bodo Militant Head’ in the year 2005, ‘Nenokkadine,' a Telugu film which came out in the year 2014, etc. He was once the partner of actress and model Lara Dutta. After a few scandalizing events, they had decided to get separated.

Kayoze Irani Hindi Actor

Kayoze Irani

Kayoze Irani made his debut in Karan Johar’s film Student Of The Year(SOTY)’. He is son of actor Boman Irani, who had impressed the audiences in Khosla Ka Ghosla, 3 Idiots and My Wife’s Murder. Before making debut in cinema, he had done a lot of ad films. Later on, he took the job of assistant director on Ek Main Aur Ekk Tuu with Shakun Batra( director). The young actor considers being an assistant director was his best experience in life. It was then Shaku Batra advised him to make a debut in Dharma Productions (Karan Johar) in SOTY, which was under planning stage then. When Karan offered him the role, he was very nervous, but Karan felt that, he would be a good actor as he has his father’s (Boman Irani) genes. Thus he made his debut in SOTY. Being Boman Irani’ son, it has given him a good privilege and he was accepted as a supporting actor. However, he did not share a strict dad-son-equation in any film. He had confessed that he would have loved to get a character like R. Madhavan’s in 3 Idiots or like Kunaal Roy Kapur’s in Delhi Belly. As he was an assistant director it could be much easy for him to turn into direction even, A few years later, the actor might take up direction even. His journey into ad films was equally impressive. He had featured in an advertisement that had Bollywood superstar Sharukh Khan (Himani Sona Chandi Chyawanpras). Even his presence in Tata Indicom advertisement became popular. Though he appeared in couple of ads, it did not go to prove that he was a modeler at all. He was just an actor who felt he could perform like his dad Boman Irani. Whether it was as an assistant director of Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu or as the tubby Sudo in SOTY, he won hearts of people indeed.

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Kona Venkat

Kona Venkat is a prominent Indian screenwriter, dialogue writer, actor, lyricist, producer, and director in the Telugu and Hindi cinema. He was born on February 19, 1965, from a Brahmin household in Bapatla, India and completed his studies at the University of Pune. He is the grandson of Kona Prabhakara Rao, the late Governor of Maharashtra. Kona started his career as a producer in Dharmavarapu Subramanyam’s Thoka Leni Pitta. Later, he worked in Ram Gopal Varma’s films, where he showed his potentials as a brilliant writer. He then became an icon in the comedy genre. He is associated with veteran directors Srinu Vaitla and Gopimohan, whom he worked for quite a long time. He penned dialogues for films like Andarivaadu (2005), Balu ABCDEFG (2005), and much more. Kona has also written several box-office hit films such as V. V. Vinayak’s Alludu Seenu (2014) and Adhurs (2011); Sreenu Vaitla’s Baadshah (2013), Dookudu (2011), Ready (2008), Dhee (2007), Venky (2004); Raj iran’s Geethanjali (2014); A Karunakaran’s Happy (2006); and Puri Jagannadh’s Amma Nanna O Tamila Ammayi (2003). As an actor, he was debuted in A. Karunakaran’s Tollywood romance film, “Endukante… Premanta!” in 2012. Kona played the villain in the film. He was also the one who penned the dialogues for the film. His directorial feature debut film, Naan Aval Adhu, was initially launched in 2006 under the production of Ram Gopal Varma. However, the film was shelved after it was sold to Storm Pictures due to some issues between Ram, Kona, and Madhavan. He started to produce films in 2014. Kona established his very own production banner called Kona Film Corporation (KFC), which already produced a number of films. His first production venture was from the Telugu comedy horror film, Geethanjali, where Srinivasa Reddy and Anjali played the main lead roles. In the following year, he produced the crime comedy film Shankaraabharanam that marks the directorial debut of Uday Nandanavanam. This 2016, he co-produced the upcoming trilingual horror thriller film, Abhinetri. The film is also under the production of KFC in cooperation with MVV Cinema. In 2015, Kona wrote Sreenu Vaitla’s action comedy film, Bruce Lee – The Fighter. Apparently, the two had a dispute after Kona has filed a defamation case against the director. It has been said that the makers of Bruce Lee has completely changed the script of the film, but still used his name in the credits. The film failed miserably, and they singled out that the reason behind is the script of the film. In 2008, he won the Santosham Film Award for Best Writer for his outstanding work in the Telugu action-romantic comedy film, Ready.

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