Firoz Irani is the brother of noted Hindi actress,
. His family is connected with the film industry; his brother
is a successful film director; another brother
works in Hindi films and TV serials; yet another brother Balraj Irani is associated with Boney Kapoor Productions, and Ratan Irani (another brother) too once was a producer-director. Firoz Irani is considered to be
in Gujarati cinema i.e. he is the most sought villain in the film industry of Gujarat.
Firoz Irani has also been a producer-cum-director for movies ‘
Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya
’ an Indian Hindi film that released in 1999. The film had prominent stars Kajol,
in lead roles.
Firoz appeared in a political party campaign in Gujarat. He also appeared in small roles in films of Dharmendra, and other actors too. The actor had voluntarily wanted to get into villain range of characters as it provided many variations in his performances.
Firoz began his career as a production assistant in Anokhi Ada in 1973. Later, he even showed an inclination towards writing the story of films. Firoz has felt that acting runs in their family blood. He was born to stage actors Faridun Irani and Shaguna. His father also appeared in few films. There were eight children in their family, and everyone made a notable contribution to the small or big screen.
Apart from films Firoz worked for Television shows like Burey Bhi Hum Bhale Bhi Hum (as Ambalal Popat) and Baa Bahoo Aur Baby( as Baba Bakshi) etc. Firoz Irani has also given some cameo appearances in Bollywood films. In many of his Gujarati films, Firoz comes across as a fine actor and lives up to his family name. Many of his villain roles have received a positive review for his iconic performances. Firoz feels that an actor is born and not made.