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Aruna Irani (Actress) Biography, Age, Husband, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 9, 2019

Short Biography

Aruna Irani was born on 18-08-1946 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Film Actress, Film Director, Television Actress, Soap Opera Actress & Dancer who is known for her work in Bollywood, Marathi, and Gujarati films.

Aruna Irani Complete Bio & Career

Aruna Irani is mostly seen playing a character and supporting roles. Besides Hindi, she is a successful Marathi film actress too. Including Hindi and regional films, she has acted in over 300 films. In an illustrious career of almost six decades, her films such as Andaz, Caravan, and Khel Khel Me are among the most remembered films of her. Famous songs like Mein Shayar To Nahi from the film Bobby and Dilbar Dil Se Pyare from Caravan were picturized on her. She is also remembered for the comic roles that she played in Bollywood films. She was last seen in Bollywood film Khatta Meetha. She has worked in Marathi and Gujarati films as well and was recently seen in Gujarati film Chaal Jeevi Laiye! in the year 2019.
As an actress, her performance as Anil Kapoor’s stepmother in the film Beta remains her best performance. This performance also fetched her Filmfare’s Best Supporting Actress Award to. In an illustrious career that she has, she was nominated for 10 times out of which she won 2. She was also honored with Filmfare’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012 for her contribution to the Indian cinema. 
Besides the silver screen, she has also produced and acted in television serials too. She made her television debut as an actress and producer through the famous series called Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand in 2001. The show ran till 2005. After which, she has produced and acted in numerous television series like Tum Bin Jaaoon Kahaan, Babul Ki Bitiya Chali Doli Saja Ke, and Dekha Ek Khwaab among many others. She is presently working in television series titled Dil Toh Happy Hain Ji.

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Aruna Irani Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Faridun Irani and Shaguna Irani. She has five brothers named Indra KumarAdi IraniFiroz Irani, Ratan Irani, and Balraj Irani & two sisters named Surekha Irani and Chetna Irani. She is married to Indian Film Director Kuku Kohli.

Life's Important Dates Of Aruna Irani

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Zoroastrian
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Hobbies Reading, Travelling
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - Ganga Jumna (1961)
TV - Zamana Badal Gaya (1995)
Best Movies Naya Zamana (1971), Bobby (1973), Rocky (1981), Pet Pyaar Aur Paap (1984), and Raja Babu (1994) among various others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Zeenat Aman
Favorite Actor Mehmood Ali , Rajesh Khanna , Amitabh Bachchan

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Aruna Irani

  • She made her acting debut at the young age of 9.
  • She was the eldest of 8 siblings and started acting just to look after her family.
  • Her childhood dream was to become a doctor.
  • Her father Faridun Irani used to run a drama company.
  • From the decade of the 1990s, she mostly played the mother's role of lead actors.
  • In addition to Hindi, she has also worked in Marathi and Gujarati films.

Aruna Irani Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

77 years, 11months, 2 days old age Aruna Irani will turn 78 on 18 August, 2024. Only 28 days, 20 hours,27 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Aruna Irani has celebrated the total number of 78 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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