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Emraan Hashmi
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Emraan Hashmi|

Hashmi at the Filmfare magazine launch in Mumbai, October 2012| Born| Emraan Anwar Hashmi
24 March 1979 (age 33)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
Occupation| Actor|
Years active| 2003–present|
Spouse(s)| Parveen Shahani (m. 2008)|
Children| 1|
Emraan Hashmi (born 24 March 1979[1]) is an Indian film actor who appears in Hindi language films. Before starting his career as an actor, Hashmi worked with Vishesh Films as an assistant director on Vikram Bhatt's Raaz (2002). In 2003, he made his acting debut with Bhatt's Footpath and followed it with the commercially successful romantic thriller Murder (2004). Hashmi subsequently appeared in several commercially successful films, mostly under the production of Vishesh Films. The critics, however, labelled him as a "one note actor" and criticized his repetitive roles. These characters also earned him the "serial kisser" title. Hashmi eventually garnered wide critical acclaim for his performances in Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai (2010), The Dirty Picture (2011) and Shanghai (2012). He has established himself has a leading contemporary actor of Hindi cinema.[2] Hashmi has received three Filmfare Awards nominations in his career. He is considered as one of the most popular celebrities in India. He married his long-time girlfriend Parveen Shahani in 2008 and became father to a son, Ayaan Hashmi, in 2010.[3][4] Contents  [hide]  * 1 Early life and background * 2 Career * 2.1 2003–2007: Debut and breakthrough * 2.2 2008–present: Commercial success * 3 Personal life * 4 Filmography * 4.1 Films * 4.2 Television * 5 Awards * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links| -------------------------------------------------

[edit]Early life and background
Emraan Hashmi was born on 24 March 1979 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, to Anwar Hashmi and Maherahh Hashmi. He is the nephew of director and producer Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh Bhatt. He is the cousin of director Mohit Suri actress and director Pooja Bhatt, actor Rahul Bhatt, and actressAlia Bhatt. Hashmi studied at Sydenham College, Mumbai and University of Mumbai. -------------------------------------------------

[edit]Career
[edit]2003–2007: Debut and breakthrough
Hashmi made his acting debut in 2003, with Vikram Bhatt's thriller Footpath. Co-starring alongside Aftab Shivdasani and Bipasha Basu, he portrayed the role of Raghu Shrivastav, a gangster. His performance in the film was appreciated by critics; Gaurav Malani described him as the "scene-stealer" and praised his mannerisms.[5] The following year he featured in Anurag Basu's romantic thriller Murder with Mallika Sherawat and Ashmit Patel. Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama said about his performance, "Emraan Hashmi is fantastic in a role that seems tailormade for him. Enacting the role of an obsessive lover with flourish, there's no denying that the narrative gets a major impetus thanks to Emraan's performance."[6] Murder emerged as a commercial success, with a domestic total of 25 crore (US$4.55 million), becoming the ninth-highest grossing film of the year in India.[7] Hashmi next starred in Anurag Basu's romance Tumsa Nahin Dekha – A Love Story opposite Dia Mirza. While shooting the film Basu was diagnosed with blood cancer, hence producer-directorMahesh Bhatt completed it.[8] Although the film did not succeed at the box office,[9] his portrayal of Daksh Mittal (a young millionaire who falls in love with a bargirl) was generally well received. A review of his performance in BBC Online noted that he was "becoming fabulous with every film."[10] In 2005, Hashmi appeared in Mohit Suri's romantic thriller Zeher, co-starring Shamita Shetty and Udita Goswami. His portrayal of Siddharth Mehra (a chief of police who is jealous of his wife's professional success) met with negative reviews from critics. Patchy N...
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