Emraan Hashmi

Emraan Hashmi is a famous Bollywood actor who has been working in the industry for nearly 2 decades. His full name is Syed Emraan Anwar Hashmi. Before beginning his career as an actor, Hashmi had worked as an Assistant Director for the movie, Raaz, released in 2002 under the horror genre. Since 2004, Emraan became an acting, having played many roles over the years.

Wiki – Biography

Real Name: Syed Emraan Anwar Hashmi
Age: 40 years
Height: 1.68 meters
Son: Ayaan Hashmi
Profession: Actor/Model

Childhood & Early Life

Emraam Hashmi grew up in Mumbai. He completed his schooling and higher education from the same city. He was brought up by a Christian mother and a Muslim father. He states that he was brought up with firm beliefs about God, in Islamic religion.

Emraan Hashmi Family And Marriage Details

Emran Hashmi’s father was a businessman, and his mother was a home-maker. His mother’s name is Maherahh Hashmi, and father’s name is Anwar Hashmi. Even though he primarily is a businessman, he has acted in a movie in the late 1960s. Anwar Hashmi’s mother was an actress, as well. Emraan was quite close to his mother. However, she passed away in 2016 due to cancer. He also has a brother, whose name is Calvin Hashmi.

On his grandmother’s side, Emraan Hashmi is also related to director brothers Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt. Emraan Hashmi’s grandmother’s sister, Shirin Mohammad Ali is the Bhatt brothers’ mother. Alia Bhatt, the famous young Bollywood actress, is not only Mahesh Bhatt’s daughter, but also Emraan’s cousin, along with Pooja and Rahul Bhatt and Mohit Suri.

Apart from this, Emraan’s family got extended post his marriage. He is married to Parveen Shahani. They got married in 2006. They have a son together, Ayaan.


He completed his high school from Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai. After this, he went on to complete his college degree from Sydenham College in Mumbai, and University of Mumbai.


Emraan Hashmi’s career started at a very young age with many advertisements, while he was still in school. Post this, his entry into Bollywood films was as an assistant director for the hit horror movie, Raaz which starred Bipasha Basu. Post that, Emran Hashmi started his acting career from Footpath, a movie directed by Vikram Bhatt. It could not flourish in the box office. However, Hashmi was encouraged to move forward with acting as his talent was recognized. From the following years he made his entry as a successful actor in hit movies such as Murder, Zeher, Aashiq Banaya Aapne and Gangster. He was appreciated for his skills and became well-known by that time.

Emraan made his biggest win with Jannat, and Jannat 2 which were released in 2008. Since then Emraan was recognized for his acting skills as well as the kind of movies he did. He was also

Some Interesting Facts Abot Emraan

  • He does not smoke.
  • He is married to his long time partner, Parveen.
  • Emraan is very selective about the advertisements he does. He has acted in many commercials in his childhood.
  • He likes to keep his private life out of the spotlight.
  • He has a bachelor’s degree in Commerce.
  • His child was a cancer victim in the young age of only 3 years.
  • He has written his autobiography in the year 2016. It is named “The Kiss of Life”.
  • Not many people know this, Emraan’s nickname is Emmi.

Emraan Hashmi News And Updates

Despite his series of many failures at the box office after having done movies which were unsuccessful, Emraan continues to act in movies. He is also believed to be working on two projects currently, a horror movie which is a remake of a Malayalam movie and another is a Netflix show, to be released really soon.
Emraan Hashmi is known for being straightforward and outspoken. In the popular show, Koffee With Karan, where Karan Johar, the famous Bollywood director is the host, Emraan blatantly called Aishwarya Rai Bachchan as being “Plastic” and Aamir Khan as “Boring”. Even though many safeguard the actor, saying this was only for the “Hamper” which is the prize for winning the Rapid Fire round, his answers did cause quite a stir.

A few years ago, Emraan had also filed a case against a property owner in Pali Hill area of Mumbai. He stated that the property owner did not want to sell his property to him after knowing his religion was Islamic. Later, the owner claimed that he did not wish to sell the property because his son was going to return to the country from abroad. So, that is why he decided to keep his property to himself.

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