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Aruna Irani

Aruna Irani

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Aruna Irani was born 18 August 1946 is an Indian actress who has acted in over 300 films in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati cinema, mostly playing supporting and character roles. She has danced in the songs “Thoda resham lagta hai” from the film Jyoti (1981).Aruna Irani was born on 18 August 1946 in Mumbai, India. Her father Faredun Irani ran a drama troupe, and her mother Saguna was an actress.

She is the eldest of eight siblings, and gave up studies after sixth standard because her family did not have enough money to educate all the childrenIrani made her debut in the movie Ganga Jamuna (1961) playing Azra’s childhood character. She then acted in the movie Anpadh (1962) as Mala Sinha’s childhood character. She next did several small roles in films such as Jahanara (1964), Farz (1967), Upkar (1967) and Aaya Sawan Jhoomke (1969). She later acted with comedian Mehmood Ali in films such as Aulad (1968), Humjoli (1970), Devi (1970) and Naya Zamana (1971). In 1971, she starred in Caravan. She later starred in Mehmood Ali’s Bombay To Goa (1972), Garam Masala (1972) and Do Phool (1973). Her films have included Farz (1967), Bobby (1973), Fakira (1976), Sargam (1979), Red Rose (1980), Love Story (1981), and Rocky (1981).She won her first Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Pet Pyaar Aur Paap (1984).In the late 1980s and 1990s Irani switched to playing motherly roles, notably in Beta (1992), for which she won her second Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award.

She acted in the Kannada remake of the same film with the same role. Some of her Marathi films are Aandhla Marto Dola, Bhingari, Changu Mangu, Lapwa Chapvi, Ek Gadi Baki Anadi and Bol Baby Bol.In her later career, Irani also switched to television, performing character roles in various serials. She also took up direction and production of tele-serials such as Mehndi Tere Naam Ki, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand, Rabba Ishq Na Hove,Vaidehi and more.On 19 February 2012, she was awarded the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the annual Filmfare awards function in Mumbai.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aruna Irani

  • Does Aruna Irani smoke?: No
  • Does Aruna Irani drink alcohol?: No
  • Aruna Irani has acted in over 300 films in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati cinema, mostly playing supporting and character roles.
  • She made her on-screen debut with the 1961 film, Gunga Jumna, at the age of nine.
  • Aruna Irani is the eldest of eight siblings. Her decision of joining the film industry was partly to earn and look after her family.
  • Aruna Irani as a child dreamt of becoming a doctor.
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Nationality : Indian
Occupation : Actress
Birthday: 18 August 1946
Sun-Sign: Leo
Years active : 1961 - Present
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Aruna Irani was born 18 August 1946 is an Indian actress who has acted in over 300 films in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati cinema, mostly playing supporting and character roles. She has danced in the songs “Thoda resham lagta hai” from the film Jyoti (1981).Aruna Irani was born on 18 August 1946 in Mumbai, India. Her father Faredun Irani ran a drama troupe, and her mother Saguna was an actress.

She is the eldest of eight siblings, and gave up studies after sixth standard because her family did not have enough money to educate all the childrenIrani made her debut in the movie Ganga Jamuna (1961) playing Azra’s childhood character. She then acted in the movie Anpadh (1962) as Mala Sinha’s childhood character. She next did several small roles in films such as Jahanara (1964), Farz (1967), Upkar (1967) and Aaya Sawan Jhoomke (1969). She later acted with comedian Mehmood Ali in films such as Aulad (1968), Humjoli (1970), Devi (1970) and Naya Zamana (1971). In 1971, she starred in Caravan. She later starred in Mehmood Ali’s Bombay To Goa (1972), Garam Masala (1972) and Do Phool (1973). Her films have included Farz (1967), Bobby (1973), Fakira (1976), Sargam (1979), Red Rose (1980), Love Story (1981), and Rocky (1981).She won her first Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Pet Pyaar Aur Paap (1984).In the late 1980s and 1990s Irani switched to playing motherly roles, notably in Beta (1992), for which she won her second Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award.

She acted in the Kannada remake of the same film with the same role. Some of her Marathi films are Aandhla Marto Dola, Bhingari, Changu Mangu, Lapwa Chapvi, Ek Gadi Baki Anadi and Bol Baby Bol.In her later career, Irani also switched to television, performing character roles in various serials. She also took up direction and production of tele-serials such as Mehndi Tere Naam Ki, Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand, Rabba Ishq Na Hove,Vaidehi and more.On 19 February 2012, she was awarded the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at the annual Filmfare awards function in Mumbai.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Aruna Irani

  • Does Aruna Irani smoke?: No
  • Does Aruna Irani drink alcohol?: No
  • Aruna Irani has acted in over 300 films in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati cinema, mostly playing supporting and character roles.
  • She made her on-screen debut with the 1961 film, Gunga Jumna, at the age of nine.
  • Aruna Irani is the eldest of eight siblings. Her decision of joining the film industry was partly to earn and look after her family.
  • Aruna Irani as a child dreamt of becoming a doctor.
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