Suresh Oberoi

Profession: Actor, Model


Brothers of Suresh Oberoi

Krishnan Oberoi, Jagmohan Oberoi

Father of Suresh Oberoi

Anand Sarup Oberoi

Mother of Suresh Oberoi

Kartar Devi

Wife/Spouse of Suresh Oberoi

Yashodhara Oberoi

Favourite Actor(s) of Suresh Oberoi

Akshay Kumar, Govinda

Favourite Colour of Suresh Oberoi

White

Favourite Film of Suresh Oberoi

Raja Hindustani (1996)

Information about Suresh Oberoi

Suresh Oberoi was given the role of Baji Rao II in an Indian epic biographical film- 'Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi', which is based on the life of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi.  He follows the principles of famous spiritualist Sri Sri Ravi Shankar.  He has also appeared on some hit television shows- Dhadkan, Kashmeer and has hosted a ZeeTV show titled 'Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai'.  He always wanted an arranged marriage and that too with a Punjabi girl settled down in Chennai (then Madras); as he grew up in South India. When he first met, Yashodhara, for an arranged marriage, he realised that she's the one he was looking for. The couple tied the knot in 1974, and two years after the birth of Vivek Oberoi, he shifted to Mumbai.  He has acted in more than 135 films including Hindi, Kannada, and Bengali films.  His talent and a keen interest in acting opened new opportunities for him in radio shows and stage plays, which prompted him to attend the Film and Television Institute in Pune.  He is considered a multi-talented personality as he is a wonderful Film Actor, Model, Voice Artist, Television Actor, and TV Host.  Does Suresh Oberoi drink alcohol?: No  In 1980, he got a lead role of Police Inspector Sharma in the film- Ek Baar Phir, which garnered everyone's attention and made him popular worldwide.  In the early 1980s, he changed his surname from 'Uberoi' to 'Oberoi' after someone suggested him from the film industry. [1]TOI  Suresh won his life's first award for his film Mirch Masala in 1987 at National Film Award for category- Best Supporting Actor and was also nominated at 1988 Bengal Film Journalists' Association for Best Supporting Actor Award for the same film.  He, along with his brother, maintained their father's business after their father's death.  In an interview with Suresh Oberoi and his wife, Yashodhara, they shared about the struggles they initially faced in their relationship and the mantra of their successful happy married life, which was just commitment, understanding, and respect.  He was born in Quetta, Baluchistan to Anand Sarup Oberoi, a Punjabi Businessman, and mother, Karta Devi.  He got back-to-back roles in films, viz. Ek Nai Paheli, Kanoon Kya Karega, Sharabi, Aeitbaar, Bepanaah, Jawab, Mirch Masala, and the list is never-ending.  He has also participated in some sessions of Brahma Kumaris, featuring BK Shivani.  His family then relocated to India and they established a chain of medical stores in Hyderabad.  Since his childhood, he was active in sports and was a Tennis and swimming champion at his school.  His acting in an Indian drama film- Lawaaris made him nominated for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.  After his debut film Jeevan Mukt, he was seen in various films, viz. Kala Patthar, Surakshaa, and Kartavya in 1979, Ek Baar Kaho, Khanjar, and Morcha in 1980.  Does Suresh Oberoi smoke?: No  The same year, he was nominated for his exceptional performance in the movie- Ghar Ek Mandir at Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.  Suresh Oberoi In A Session With Brahma Kumari  Suresh was then featured in short roles in a lot of films, which gained him a lot of popularity and appreciation.  In 1984, he was starred in a Hindi movie- Awaaz and did an outstanding performance in that.  Suresh Oberoi's Movie Posters  Apart from acting in films and singing, he loves penning philosophical and romantic poetry in his leisure time. 


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