Name: Emraan Hashmi
Birthday: 24th March, 1979
Marital status: Married to Parveen Shahani; has one son, Ayaan.
Trivia: Emraan Hashmi had briefly changed his name to Farhan, but then decided to stay with his original name.
Before starting his career as an actor, Emraan had worked with Vishesh Films as an assistant director.
Emraan Hashmi Biography
Six years in Bollywood have earned Emraan Hashmi the title of a “serial kisser” owing to a surplus of scorching, lingering, fleeting kisses that his roles have demanded of him, ensuring that he is always in demand.
Emraan was born to Anwar Hashmi and Maherahh Hashmi. His father is a Muslim and his mother a Roman Catholic. He studied animation and graphics from Sydenham College in Mumbai. Bollywood director Mahesh Bhatt is his uncle and actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt is his cousin.
Hashmi made his film debut in 2003 with Footpath, which did not do well at the box-office. He and co-star Mallika Sherawat shot to fame with the thriller, Murder (2004), which went on to become a super hit at the box-office.
In 2005, he appeared in several films such as Zeher, Aashiq Banaya Apne and Kalyug which did moderately well at the box office. In 2006, his film Gangster was a semi-hit,while Aksar and The Killer were flops. In 2007, Hashmi had three back to back releases, while Good Boy Bad Boy and The Train both failed at the box office, the big budgeted, Awarapan did moderately well.
In 2008, Jannat, starring Emraan and Sonal Chauhan, took a good opening, making the film a commercial success.His first release in 2009, Raaz – The Mystery Continues…, opened well and became the first box office success of that year.His second film of the yea, Tum Mile, opened to mixed reviews and was rated a box-office failure.
In 2010, Emraan appeared in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai and Crook: It’s Good To Be Bad, of which the former opened to positive reviews and was declared a hit at the box-office while the latter sank without a trace.
Emraan’s first release of 2011 was moderate success Dil Toh Baccha Hai Ji, followed by a hit Murder 2. Emraan was also seen in the Vidya Balan starrer, The Dirty Picture. The film turned to be a super-hit and Emraan’s role was well appreciated.
His upcoming films in 2012 are Jannat 2, Shanghai and Raaz 3.