Kiran Kumar

Other names of Kiran Kumar: Deepak Dar
Birthday: 20-10-1954
Age: 64
Star sign: Scorpio

Kiran Kumar is an Indian Bollywood actor who has worked in many films and Television serials. He mainly works in Hindi, Gujarati and Rajasthani movies. He was born to the actor Jeevan. His other name is Kiran Dhar. By birth, he is a Kashmiri. Kiran attended Daly College, a boarding school in Indore. Later he got enrolled in R. D. National College in Bandra, Mumbai. He also attended Film and Television Institute of India (FTTI) in Pune. In FTII, he is known as ‘Dipak Dar.’ Kiran is very passionate towards acting from childhood. He got influenced by his father to join the acting field as his father is in the same profession. Bhushan Jeevan is his sibling. He got married to a Gujarati film actress Sushma Verma, and they have two children. His daughter name is Srishti and son name is Shaurya. Shaurya is in the process to join acting field; he works with David Dhawan and Imtiaz Ali. Srishti is a mass media Graduate and helps her mother to run their business. His first film is Love in Shimla got released in the year 1960. In the year 1971, Kiran’s movie ‘Do Boond Pani’ came into the box office and it was a big hit in the silver screen.

Later, he acted in several Hindi films as a leading actor but his movies didn’t work in the box office. Other major films of Kumar are Jangal Mein Mangal, Tezaab, Kala Bazar, Thanedaar, Bol Radha Bol, Game, Platform, Police Wala, Eena Meena Deeka, Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kiya, Aap Mujhe Ache Lagne Lage, Mujhse Dosti Karoge, Oops, Bobby Jasoos, Brothers and many more. Kiran has jumped from big screen to TV in the year 1992. His first television serial was Prem Kishan. Later he worked on many other television serials such as Papa, Karan: The Detective, Waaris, Aur Phir Ek Din, Agneepath and many more. He has done many negative roles and also got famous for this role. Apart from doing acting in movies and TV series, he has also done social awareness advertisements. He has involved in many cancer awareness projects and children right’s project. As Kiran is a follower of Sai Baba, he owns a production house that resemblance the name of Sai. His production house name is Sainama visions. Recently, the International Film and Television Club of the Asian Academy of Film & Television has been honored him the life membership of the Academy. Kiran has won many accolades including a Filmfare award. He is one of the brilliant and versatile actors in the Bollywood industry.

 

Kiran Janjani Hindi Actor

Kiran Janjani

Kiran Janjani is an Indian actor. Kiran works mainly in television commercials. He was born in Mumbai, India. Kiran graduated from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Higher Studies, Mumbai. He has also studied at Colegio Cosmopolitan de Colombia. Janjani has completed his training in acting from New York Film Academy, Universal Studios. He has appeared in many movies but mostly as a supporting actor. In the year 2003, a film name ‘Oops!’ got released of Kiran’s. According to the sources, it’s his first movie but not officially proven. Some other films of his got released such as ‘Stop!’, My Friend Ganesha, Benny and Babloo and many more. He has also acted in TV commercials like C.I.D, ‘Hum Ne Li Hai- Shapath’, etc. Mainly Janjani is known for his role in movies like ‘Oops!’, Life Express, Sau Jooth Ek Sach. He has also participated in ‘Nach Baliye 3’, a reality show. Kiran has married to Ritu Janjani. His wife is a make-up designer and has a master degree in prosthetic & special effects of make-up. The couple has given birth to a daughter ‘Valerie’. He has changed his name for her (daughter) healthier life and bright future. A numerologist suggested him to change his name twice. Janjani refused to change his name in the first place but the second time he agreed to change it. The numerologist also stated that Kiran’s name should compliment his daughter’s name. At last, he changed his name to Karanuday. His wife name has also changed now they spell it as Ritoo. He told that his name Karanuday was in his Janampatri too. The change in name is official.

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Birthday: 21/10/1944                     Proudly known for his role as the ingenious bald villain “Shakaal” inspired by James Bond’s Blofeld, Kulbhushan Kharbanda personifies the versatility in the Bollywood industry. Having being born in Attock district of Punjab (now Pakistan), his family migrated to India where he completed his schooling Jodhpur, Dehradun & Aligarh. Right after his graduation from Kirori Mal College from Delhi University, a few friends of his along with him created a theater group which went by the name of “Abhiyaan.” He also conjugated with Michael Joy’s “Yatrik”, a bilingual theater, consequently also to emerge as its first paid artist. In 1972 he migrated to Kolkata, to work under director Shyamanand Jalan and join the “Padatik” theater group. He first set foot in the film industry through Sai Paranjape’s “Jadu Ka Shankh” but was first noticed Shyam Benegal’s “Nishant” in 1974. He also featured in Benegal’s “Manthan”, “Bhumika”, “Junoon”, and “Kalyug.”  Coextensively, he also ventured into parallel films like “Godhuli” in 1977. However in 1980, he was presented with the role of the infamous “Shakaal” in Ramesh Sippy’s “Shaan” which would lay concrete on his foot into Bollywood mainstream movies. He is also well known for his roles “Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar” where he played the jubilant portrayal of a loving dad who raises his sons and the King of Champaner ‘Raja Puran Singh’ in Lagaan. Gupt, Border, Refugee are some of the projects in which he featured. Besides, Kharbanda also ventured into art films right from Chakra in 1981, Arth in 1982, Andhi Gali in 1984  up to “Monsoon Weddings” in 2001 among many others. He also featured in Deepa Mehta’s movie trilogy “Earth”, “Fire” and “Water.” In the year 2009, he also found the opportunity to appear briefly in a German film. He also grabbed a role in the 2014 movie “Brothers” which was a remake of the Hollywood flick “Warriors” and in “Haider”, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” His television works include serials such as “Shanno Ki Shaadi” and “Mahi Ve.” He has a daughter, Shruti, with wife Maheshwari Devi Kharbanda.

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