Rajkumar Hirani Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography and More


Rajkumar Hirani Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More




Here in this article, you are going to know much more detail about Rajkumar Hirani which was never shown or revealed by others. Some Unknown Facts about Rajkumar Hirani are written here in the article with complete Bio Data.



Real Name Rajkumar Hirani
Nickname Raju
Profession Film Director



Physical Stats & More

Height (Approx.) in centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weight (Approx.) in Kilograms- 73 kg
in Pounds- 161 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 39 Inches
– Waist: 31 Inches
– Biceps: 11 Inches
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper



Personal Life

Date of Birth 20 November 1962
Age (as in 2016) 54 Years
Birth Place Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nagpur, Maharashtra
School St. Francis De’Sales High School, Nagpur, Maharashtra
College Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune
Educational Qualifications Course in Editing
Debut Writing/Directorial: Munna Bhai M. B. B. S (2003)
Production: PK (2014)
Family Father– Suresh Hirani (Ran a typing institute in Nagpur)


Mother– Sheela Hirani


Brother– Sanjeev Hirani (Works as a computer consultant in the United States)

Sister– Anju Kishanchandani (Journalist)

Religion Hinduism
Controversies • In the year 2009, Hirani’s Blockbuster movie, 3 Idiots, garnered some negative publicity when author Chetan Bhagat alleged the filmmakers of copying the movie’s story from his novel- Five Point Someone. Terming it as a clear case of defamation, Hirani said that Chetan Bhagat had already been paid the amount mentioned in the contract and that the latter was now resorting to cheap techniques for materialistic gains.
• Hirani’s next project, PK (2014), the film was criticized for portraying religion and godmen in a bad light. Despite the controversy, the film managed to cross the 300-crore mark in the domestic market.



Favourite Things

Favourite Actors Dilip Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan, Boman Irani
Favourite Film Bollywood: Anand (1971)
Favourite Sport Cricket



Girls, Affairs and More

Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Manjeet Hirani (Pilot in Air India)
Marriage Date Year- 1994
Children Son– Vir Hirani (Pursuing Film Direction)
Daughter– N/A



Some Lesser Known Facts About Rajkumar Hirani

  • Rajkumar Hirani’s father, Suresh, migrated from Sindh (now Pakistan) to India during the time of Indo-Pak partition. Suresh was only 14 at that time.
  • His father started a typing institute in Nagpur, initially with just 2 typewriters. In a matter of months, his father was training around 1000 students with 16 batches a day. However, the typewriters were soon replaced by computers and the business was forced to shut.
  •  Hirani’s parents wanted him to become a Chartered Accountant, he was more inclined towards theater and acting. During his college days, he was an active participant in the field of Hindi Theatre.
  • After watching their son’s zeal to become an actor, his parents made every possible effort to fulfill his dream. As a result, they sent Hirani to a reputed acting school in Mumbai. However, he could not adapt the environment of the school and came back to his house a few days later.
  • He then sought admission into the directorial course at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune. His chances of selection, however, looked bleak as there were far too many applicants. Feeling defeated, he made a compromise and finally took up the course of Editing. Eventually, Hirani managed to earn a scholarship thereby reducing the financial burden on his father’s shoulders.
  • After graduating, He struggled for many years in Mumbai, in order to become a film editor. Finding no success, he then shifted to the field of advertising, where he slowly and steadily established himself as a director of commercial advertisements. He himself started featuring in many commercials soon after. Check out his Fevicol TVC in the video below:











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