Vrajesh Hirjee

Vrajesh Hirjee (born 16 June 1971) is a prominent actor who is well known for his comic roles in Hindi movies. He is a well-known television and theatre personality. He made his debut on TV in the comedy show Tea Time Manoranjan (1994), along with Smriti Irani and Raju Srivastava as co-performers.

Vrajesh Hirjee
Murali Sharma and Hirjee (right) on the sets of Golmaal Again in 2017
Born (1971-06-16) 16 June 1971
OccupationFilm actor
TV presenter
Years active1995 - Present
Spouse(s)
Rohini Banerjee (m. 2015)

He has acted in over 41 Gujarati language plays and has acted in a number of successful Hindi language movies like Rehna Hai Tere Dil Mein, Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai, Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai, Golmaal Returns and Tum Bin. He also hosted the show The Man's World. Recently, he appeared in the game show Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout as a contestant. He is currently seen in the SAB TV sitcom Bhai Bhaiya Aur Brother. He was a contestant in Bigg Boss 6.

Personal life

Vrajesh was born on 16 June 1971 and has a sister, Pushtiie Shakti, also a popular television actress with her most recent role being in Mahi Way, playing the lead character Mahi. He is an AIESEC Alumnus.[1]

One of his acts with Guddi Maruti in Sorry Meri Lorry on Zee TV became very popular, especially his phrase "Heer bye from Heerji".

Filmography

Film

TitleYearRole
Simmba2018TBA
Mangal Ho2018Shakti Armstrong
Golmaal Again2017Pandurang
Apne To Dhirubhai2014Gujarati movie.
Mr Joe B. Carvalho2014
MahabharatDushasana
(voice)
Krrish 32013
Joker2012
Teri Meri Kahaani2012as Journalist
Kalpvriksh2012
Dekho Ye Hai Mumbai Real Life2012
Golmaal 32010Teja
Apna Sapna Money Money2009
One Two Three2008
Golmaal Returns2008Anthony Gonsalves/Atmaram
Mr. White Mr. Black (film)2008Sardarji
Hulla2008Dev
Sunday2008Chakki - Martial Arts Instructor
Heyy Babyy2007Ajay Shah
Salaam-E-Ishq2007Prem
Golmaal2006Pandurang
Fanaa2006Balwant
Krishna Cottage2004Puneet Kumar 'P.K.' Tali
Muskaan2004Satin
Kucch To Hai2003as Pat
Talaash: The Hunt Begins...2003Pepsi
Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai2002
Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein2001Vicky
Aks2001R&AW Officer 1
Tum Bin2001
Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai2001
Aashiq2001
Refugee2000BSF Officer
Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai2000Tony
Dahshat2000
Such a Long Journey1998Sohrab

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1995Sorry Meri Lorry
1997Kya Baat HaiDayaram Mehta
1999Gubbare
2000Star BestsellersStory "Govind Aur Ganesh"
RishteyStory "Shanno"[2]
2001Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri JaanHariprasad
X ZoneDracula[3]
2001-2003C.A.T.S
2003Jassi Jaissi Koi Nahin
2004-2005Dum Dama DumHost/presenter[4]
2006-2008The Man's World Show
2009Shree Adi ManavAdi
2011Zor Ka Jhatka: Total WipeoutContestant
2012Bhai Bhaiya Aur BrotherSameer Mahendra Patel
Upanishad GangaAshtavakra
The Suite Life of Karan & KabirDigital
2012-2013Bigg Boss 6ContestantEvicted on day 62
2013Time Out with ImamHimself
2014-2015Private InvestigatorInspector A K Tiwari
2018Partners - Trouble Ho Gayi DoubleNagesh

Dubbing roles

Live action films

Film titleActor(s)CharacterDub LanguageOriginal LanguageOriginal Year releaseDub Year releaseNotes
Johnny English RebornRowan AtkinsonJohnny EnglishHindiEnglish20112011Released in some countries as Johnny English Returns.
Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger TidesStephen GrahamScrumHindiEnglish20112011Vrajesh is also the Hindi translator of this film.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesStephen GrahamScrumHindiEnglish20172017

Animated films

Film titleOriginal Voice(s)CharacterDub LanguageOriginal LanguageOriginal Year ReleaseDub Year ReleaseNote
Incredibles 2Samuel L. JacksonLucius Best / FrozoneHindiEnglish20182018Vindu Dara Singh dubbed this character in previous film.

See also

Awards

Year Award Category Serial Outcome
2002 Indian Telly Awards Best Actor in a Comic Role Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan Nominated

References

  1. "Vrajesh Hirjee talks about what he learnt from AIESEC". YouTube. 26 November 2010. Retrieved 22 May 2012.
  2. "Love's labour lost & found". 30 January 2000. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  3. "Brijesh Hirjee - A Friend Indeed!". Tribune India. 16 August 2001.
  4. "Nick Brings Family Game Show Based On International Hit Double Dare ". 15 December 2004. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
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