Neeraj Vora Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Neeraj Vora

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BIRTHDAY 22 January, 1963
BIRTH PLACE Bhuj , Gujarat
AGE (in 2017) 54 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 6”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 86 kg
in Pounds- 189.6 lbs
Last Updated on : December 14, 2017

Appearance: Bollywood

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

Neeraj Vora was 54 years, 10 months & 23 days old age.

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Neeraj Vora was born on 22-01-1963 in Bhuj in the state of Gujarat, India. He is an Indian Film Director, Film Producer, Film Actor, Screenwriter and Comedian.


Neeraj Vora was a famous director, actor, writer and composer from the Indian Film industry. Though he was born in Bhuj, he was brought up in the city of dreams ‘Mumbai’. He already had a musical background in his family being the son of a famous personality of the music industry Pandit Vinayak Rai Nanalal Vora. His father was popular for the solo instrument ‘Tar-Shehnai’.Being from the family with classical music background, he was not allowed to watch Bollywood movies and listen to film music. But his mother Premila Ben was interested in movies. She used to accompany him to movies.
He studied at Pupils' Own School with Tina Munim, Falguni Pathak and Kinjal Bakshi as his compatriots. Most of the students from his school used to learn classical music from his father whereas he used to teach them Bollywood songs on harmonium. He was inclined to Gujarati theatre. It all started when he was just 6 years old. His father identified his talent and supported him to perceive his dreams. He was active in intercollegiate events and started working as a professional actor when he was in college.
He started his career as an actor in Ketan Mehta’s film ‘Holi’ in 1984.He was featured in television serial ‘Choti Badi Baatien’ and ‘Circus’. He got the name with his performance in ‘Rangeela’. Later he was approached by Priyadarshan and Anil Kapoor for ‘Virasat’ and later for another Aamir Khan’s film ‘Mann’.His play ‘Aflatoon ‘ was hit and later it was adopted by director Rohit Shetty for the movie ‘Golmaal’. He worked as a writer and director of the play.
After circus in 1993, he came together with Deepak Tijori and Ashutosh Gowarikar and the trio made a film ‘Pehla Nasha’ casting Deepak Tijori in a lead role. The script was written by Neeraj and even his brother directed music for the film along with him. His career as a writer took off and he wrote many of the popular movies such as Rangeela, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Ajnabee, Josh, Hera Pheri, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Deewane Huye Paagal, Awara Paagal Deewana, Phir Hera Pheri etc.
He made his directional debut with a movie ‘Khiladi 420’. Later he focused on production and came up with ‘Familywala’.He directed Phir Hera Pheri, Shortkut, Hera Pheri 3 and Familywala. He had acted in many super hit movies including Hello Brother, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega, Dhadkan, Maine Dil Tujhko Diya, Khatta Meetha, Department, Bol Bachchan and Welcome Back. He had a brain stroke in 2016 and was in a coma. He had his last breath on December 14, 2017.    

Death Info

Neeraj Vora died on 14-12-2017 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India at the age of 54. He was suffering from brain stroke from October 2016. 

14 December, 2017 Mumbai, Maharashtra India

Family Relatives and Relation

He was born to Late Pandit Vinayak Rai Nanalal Vora and late Pramila Ben. 

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Bhuj
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Listening to Music and Reading
Marital Status Married
Debut As an Actor - Holi (1984), As a Writer - Daud (1997), As a Director - Khiladi 420 (2000)
Best Movies Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995), Mann (1999) and Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa Ghar (2001)
Best Friends Sahid Nadiadwala


Favorite Actor Akshay Kumar

Shocking / Interesting Facts

  • Actor Govinda had slapped him in anger when he was executing one scene with Govinda and Aryan Vaid.
  • A popular film director and a good friend of his Firoz Nadiadwala took care of him when he suffered a stroke and was in a coma.
  • Nadiadwala even turned one of room at his house into Intensive Care Unit for Neeraj.

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