Boman Irani

Indian Film Actor and photographer, Bollywood

Celebrity, Motivational
Actors, Humor
Boman Irani


Boman Irani is an Indian film and theatre actor, voice artist, and photographer of Parsi Irani descent. He is widely known for his comedic and villain roles in Bollywood films such as Don, Munna Bhai MBBS, 3 Idiots, Happy New Year, PK, and Dilwale. Boman Irani's life is that of rags to riches story. Irani was dyslexic and had ADHD and had a lisp. He got over his lisp eventually. Boman Irani’s mom used to send him to watch movies often, as he wasn’t doing great at school. He did a polytechnic diploma course, after which, he joined the Taj Mahal Palace & Tower and worked there as a waiter and in-room service. Irani began his acting career in theatre and moved to films in 2000. Irani gained attention for his role in the 2003 comedy Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. He later appeared in Lage Raho Munna Bhai for which he received several IIFA award nominations and in 3 Idiots opposite Aamir Khan which earned him a Filmfare Award and a Star Screen Award for Best Actor in a Villainous Role. Boman Irani's journey is no less than a Bollywood flick and is full of honesty and grit. He is a well known motivational speaker as well. Read more about him here