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Born on 01 Jan 1941 (Age 78) Jaipur

Asrani Biography

Govardhan Asrani, popularly known simply as Asrani, is an actor who acts in Indian films and whose Bollywood career has spanned over four decades.

He has acted in more than 300 Hindi and Gujarati films, mostly in supporting roles of a comedic nature, but these are some memorable and important roles in films with a good storyline, such as the jailer in Sholay, Prashant in Chupke Chupke, Chandru in Abhimaan, Babu in Bawarchi and Nagesh in Chhoti Si Baat.

Asrani also branched into politics as well (2004). He joined the Congress party in 2004 as a spokesman to help campaign for the Lok Sabha elections.

In 1977, Asrani sang two songs in the movie Alaap, both of which were picturised on him. A year later, he sang a duet with the singing legend Kishore Kumar for the film Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan.

Asrani made a special appearance in the Punjabi film Yaariyan.
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