Deven Bhojani

Deven Bhojani is an Indian actor and director. He is a theatre artist, who is best known for his Gujarati plays. He made his television debut with the famous show Malgudi Days in 1987. He mainly gained popularity for his comic roles and for playing some supporting characters. He has won three best director awards for Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, The ITA Award, The Indian Telly Award and The Apsara Award.[1]

Deven Bhojani
Deven Bhojani in 2016
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Director, Comedian
Years active1987–present
Home townMumbai, India

Early life

Bhojani is a Gujarati – Halai Lohana by caste, born and brought up in Mumbai. [2]

Education

He has completed his schooling from Gokalibai punamchand pitamber high school, Vile Parle, Mumbai. Bhojani completed his graduation in Commerce from SVKM's NMIMS, Mumbai. He studied film direction at the University of Southern California.[3]

Filmography

As Actor

Year Titles Role Notes
1992 Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander Ghanshyam (Ghnsu)
1994 Aaja Sanam
Andaz Ajay
Kranti Kshetra
1995 Sarhad: The Border of Crime
Kartavya
1996 Uff! Yeh Mohabbat
1999 Chalo America Akshay Bandelia
2004 Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke Vipul Kothari
2010 Khichdi: The Movie Brain Hemorrhage Patient Special appearance
2011 Chala Mussaddi... Office Office Patel
2012 Agneepath Azhar Lala

As Director

Year Titles
2017 Commando 2: The Black Money Trail

Television

As Actor

Year Titles Role Channel Notes
1987 Malgudi Days Nitya DD National Episode 22
1993-1994 Dekh Bhai Dekh Karima
1993 Tara Petha Zee TV
1994 Shrimaan Shrimati Adult Chintu DD National Episode 63
1995 V 3 + Vicky
1997 Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka Raju Rajkotwala Sony Entertainment Television
1998-2001 Hum Sab Ek Hain Rohan Khachroo
2001-2004 Office Office Patel SAB TV
2003 Khichdi Gattu Kaka Star Plus Special appearance
2004-2006 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Dushyant Star One Also Creative Director
2005-2010 Baa Bahoo Aur Baby Gopal Thakker (Gattu) Star Plus
2005 Instant Khichdi Genie Star One Special appearance
2006 Naya Office Office Patel
2009 Remote Control Babulnath 9X
2011 Mrs Tendulkar Mr. Suhaas Tendulkar SAB TV
2012-2013 Alaxmi - Hamari Super Bahu Gattu Life OK
2013 Bh Se Bhade Bhade Zee TV
2014 Badi Door Se Aaye Hai Advocate Jugal Raichura SAB TV Special appearance
2014 Gulmohar Grand Mr. Gopal Star Plus Episodic role
2017 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Take 2 Dushyant Hotstar Web series
2019 Bhakarwadi Balkrishna Gokhale (Anna) SAB TV

As Director

Year Titles Channel Notes
2004-2006 Sarabhai vs Sarabhai Star One Creative Director
2014-2015 Pukaar - Call For The Hero Life OK
2015-2016 Sumit Sambhal Lega Star Plus Indian adaptation of Everybody Loves Raymond

As Producer

Year Titles Channel Notes
2012 Bhai Bhaiya Aur Brother SAB TV

References

  1. "Deven Bhojani to direct an action film". IANS. 20 August 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
  2. "Interview with Deven Bhojani". BuddyBits. 27 December 2012. Retrieved 19 April 2019.
  3. "Interview with Deven Bhojani". BuddyBits.com. 7 January 2013. Retrieved 21 January 2013.


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