Naseeruddin Shah is a Renowned actor turned director. He was born on 20th July, 1950 in Barabank, Uttar Pradesh. He was born in India and follows Islam religion. He got success in mainstream Bollywood cinema as well as parallel cinema. He has appeared along with many stars like Priyanka Chopra, Sarukh Khan from the Bollywood industry and is quite established in the industry.

He was born in Muslim family, to Mohammed Shah and Farrukh Sultan and has two siblings, Zameer Udhin Shah who was an Indian army till 2008 as Deputy Chief of Army Staff and also has another brother. Naseeruddin is married wife named Ratna Pathak and has a family with three children. He stands 5’7″ tall and weighs 71 kg.

Naseeruddin Shah’s Career and Awards

Reputed Shah has played a lot of films like “Nishant”, “Aakrosh”, “Mirch Masala”, “Albert Pinto Ko Gussa Kyon Ata hai”, “Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro”, and more. He started his career in 1975 and began to become known to public from his movie Hum Paanch (1980). After two long years, he acted in “Dil Akhir Dil Hai” of Ismail Shroff which was shot in St Joseph’s College of Nainital. He also played a lot of other movies which was successful like “Karma” with Dilip Kumar, “Ijaazat” in 1987, “Jalwa” and “Hero Hiralal”. In the year 1998, he also appeared in an English movie called “The Perfect Murder”. He has also acted with Aditya Pancholi in “Maalamaal” in 1988 and “Game” in 1993.

Later he started acting in multi-starer films of Bollywood like “Ghulami” in 1985, “Tridev” in 1989, “Vishwatma” in 1992. He played the role of a villain in the film “Mohra”, the 100th successful film. He had a dream to play in any film as Mahatma Gandhi and fulfilled it by playing the movie “Hey Ram” of Kamal Hassan; which was the story of the assassination of Gandhi.

In 2001, he started international projects such as Monsoon Wedding and Hollywood comic adaption. 2 years later, He acted in the league of an extraordinary gentleman in 2003 starring Sean Connery, with the role of Captain Nemo. In addition to this his other movies are “Maqbool”, “Asambhav”, “the Great New Wonderful”, “The Dirty Picture”, “The Blueberry Hunt and waiting”, and so on.

In regards with his directing career, he shot films in New Delhi, Mumbai, Banglore, Lahore and many more places. He has directed with help of written scripts of “Saadat Hasan Mantho”, “Ismat Chughtai”, and “Lavender Kumar”.One of his best directed movie is “Yun Hota To Kya Hota”. In 2006, starring several actors such as Ifran Khan, Paresh Rawal, Konkona Sen Sharma, Ayesha Takia, also his son Imaad Shah and friend Ravi Baswani. With such high status in career of directing and actor, he has been successful in gaining lots of awards; 2 times from national film award for best actor and best-supporting actor, 3 from Filmfare awards for best actor thrice, once in Dubai International Film Festival, once in Bombay International Film Festival, once in International Indian Film Academy for Best performance in negative role.  Also other more awards like Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, International Indian Film Acadamy Awards, Life membership of international film and television club of Asian Academy of Film and Television.

Naseeruddin shah’s net worth

63 years old Naseeruddin Shah is estimated to have a net worth of  $ 30 million. He earns 25 Lakhs to 75 Lakhs from every movie he does. Such Tireless director earns this lot by working hard in his career of directing and acting in Bollywood Movies.

Shah owns two cars, both second hand Premier Padmini in different color variation and specs. He is extremely fond of his car and is often seen in his cars.