Rajkumar Hirani

Profession: Film Director


Brother of Rajkumar Hirani

Sanjeev Hirani (Works as a computer consultant in the United States)

Father of Rajkumar Hirani

Suresh Hirani (Ran a typing institute in Nagpur)

Mother of Rajkumar Hirani

Sheela Hirani

Sister of Rajkumar Hirani

Anju Kishanchandani (Journalist)

Son of Rajkumar Hirani

Vir Hirani (Pursuing Film Direction)

Wife/Spouse of Rajkumar Hirani

Manjeet Hirani (Pilot in Air India)

Favourite Actor(s) of Rajkumar Hirani

Dilip Kumar, Sanjay Dutt, Aamir Khan, Boman Irani

Favourite Author(s) of Rajkumar Hirani

Harishankar Parsai, Wayne Dyer, Roald Dahl [1]

Favourite Book(s) of Rajkumar Hirani

Your Erroneous Zones by Roald Dahl, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey [2]

Favourite Film(s) of Rajkumar Hirani

Anand (1971)

Favourite Sport of Rajkumar Hirani

Cricket

Controversies of Rajkumar Hirani

In the year 2009, Rajkumar Hirani's Blockbuster movie, 3 Idiots, garnered some negative publicity when author Chetan Bhagat alleged the filmmakers of copying the movie's story from his novel- Five Point Someone. Terming it as a clear case of defamation, Hirani said that Chetan Bhagat had already been paid the amount mentioned in the contract and that the latter was now resorting to cheap techniques for materialistic gains.   Hirani's next project, PK (2014), also made headlines at the time of its release. The film was criticized for portraying religion and godmen in a bad light. Despite the controversy, the film managed to cross the 300-crore mark in the domestic market.   In 2019, during the MeToo movement, an anonymous woman alleged that Raju Hirani sexually assaulted him when she was working as an assistant with him on his 2018 movie Sanju.  

Information about Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani is an Indian film director and editor  His ancestors originally belong to Mehrabpur, a city in the Naushahro Firoz District, Sindh, of British India  His father then asked him to apply to the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, but the acting course had shut down and his chances of admission to the directorial course looked slim as there were far too many applicants.  He has won 11 Filmfare Awards. He is the founder of production house Rajkumar Hirani Films and suraj production house  Does Rajkumar Hirani smoke: Not Known  Hirani is known for directing the Hindi films Munna Bhai M.B.B.S (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006), 3 Idiots (2009), PK (2014) and Sanju (2018)  Hirani was born on 20 November 1962 in Nagpur to a Sindhi family.  His father Suresh Hirani ran a typing institute in Nagpur. Rajkumar Hirani studied at St. Francis De Sales High School, Nagpur, Maharashtra.  All of his films have been commercial and critical successes  His parents wanted him to be a chartered accountant, but he was more keen on theatre and film  Suresh had his son's photographs taken and sent him to an acting school in Mumbai. However, Hirani could not fit in and returned to Nagpur after three days  Hirani opted for the editing course, and earned a scholarship  In his college days he was involved with Hindi theatre  Most have won several awards, including the national awards, and have often been regarded by the media and audiences as some of the most path-breaking films in the history of Hindi cinema  He was doing fairly well in the advertisement industry, but he wanted to make movies  Does Rajkumar Hirani drink alcohol: Not Known 


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