Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi turned 50 today. He has made a different identity in the industry with his acting. The actor needs no introduction today. But there was a time when his economic situation was not good. Well, today on the occasion of his birthday, we are going to tell you about some unknown facts about his life which you didn’t know.
It is being said that when Arshad was 18, his father died due to Bone Cancer. After 2 years of his father’s death, his mother also passes away. Financial circumstances forced Warsi to start work as a door-to-door cosmetics salesman. Later he worked in a photo lab.
He got his first offer to act in Amitabh Bachchan’s production company, Amitabh Bachchan Corporation’s first production Tere Mere Sapne in 1996. You may be surprised to know that Jaya Bachchan has offered him a role in this film.
In 2003, he rose to fame when he starred as Circuit to Munna Bhai (Sanjay Dutt) in Rajkumar Hirani’s comedy Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. which turned out to be a huge box office success.
Arshad is fond of Sports bikes. He recently purchased Ducati Monster which cost approximately Rs 8 lakh. Well, this is not his first sports bike. Earlier also, he purchased Indian Scout Bobber (approx Rs 13 lakh), Harley Davidson Dayna Softail (approx Rs 18 lakh) and Royal Enfield (approx Rs 2 lakh).
Apart from acting, Arshad is also a great choreographer. Arshad has a keen interest in dancing and choreography from the beginning itself. He got an opportunity to choreograph the title track for the film Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993).
Warsi married Maria Goretti on 14 February 1999. They have a son Zeke and a girl Zene Zoe. Arshad’s wife Maria Goretti is a popular MTV VJ. She has hosted several TV shows including Do It Sweet on the NDTV Good Times channel and I Love Cooking on Living Foodz.
Ishqiya which released in 2010 is one of the best movies of Arshad Warsi’s career. Arshad managed to pull off his role in the movie very effortlessly. He shared the screen space with talented actors Naseeruddin Shah and Vidya Balan and gave tough competition to them.