Aruna Irani is a well-known Hindi cinema actress and TV actor. She has played a variety of roles on the big screen as child actor, comedian, villain, heroine, character actress. Aruna Irani has acted in more than 300 Hindi films and TV shows so far in acting.
Aruna Irani was born on 3 May 1952 in Mumbai. He has one brother – film director Indra Kumar.
Aruna Irani Wedding
Aruna Irani is married to Hindi film director Kuku Kohli. He is the established producer-director of Hindi cinema.
Aruna Irani Career
Aruna Irani started her career as a child artist in the film Ganga Jamuna. She was just nine years old at the time. In this she played the childhood role of the character actress Azra and she was also among the children singing along with her Guruji in Hemant Kumar’s song “Insaaf Ki Dagar Pe Chhon Dikhlo Chalke”.
‘Chhoti Resham Lagta Hai’, ‘Chadati Jawani Meri Chal Mastani’, ‘Dilbar Dil Se Pyare’, ‘Main Shire To Nahin’ are those superhit songs from Bollywood films that are also famous for Aruna Irani’s dance. She has appeared in successful films like ‘Jahan Ara’ (1954), ‘Farz’ (1967), ‘Upkar’ (1967), ‘Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke’ (1969), ‘Caravan’ (1971). The songs of this film ‘Chadhati Jawani Meri Chal Mastani’, ‘Dilbar Dil Se Pyare’ were very popular due to Aruna’s dance.
The turning point in Aruna’s career came in 1971 with “Caravan”. In this superhit musical film, he showed his acting skills as well as dancing talent while playing the memorable role of the fast-paced Banjaran.
With songs like “Dilbar Dil Se Pyare” and “Chadati Jawani Meri Chal Mastani”, he got his iron out. Producers found them suitable for roles that put some negativity and scope for a few dances.
Meanwhile, Aruna got the role of a heroine in Mahmood’s “Bombay to Goa” (1972). The hero was Amitabh Bachchan who was a struggling artist till then. “Bombay to Goa” was a hit, but Aruna could not make a career as a heroine. Yes, she also overshadowed the heroine, playing a supporting role in several films.
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In 1973, he made his mark in a brief but interesting role in Raj Kapoor’s “Bobby”. After that she steadily cemented her position as a strong character actress.
“Khel-Khel Me”, “Miley”, “Laila Majnu”, “Shalimar” etc. were his important films. In “Qurbani” she made her presence felt in the role of Feroz Khan, Vinod Khanna, Zeenat Aman, Amjad Khan in the role of a woman blazing in revenge.
She was fully immersed in her character as Deven Verma’s wife in Gulzar’s classic comedy “Angoor”. She received the Filmfare Best Co-Actress Award in 1984 for “Pet, Pyaar Aur Paap”.
In the nineties, Aruna Irani started playing mother roles in films like “Beta” and “Raja Babu”. In “Son”, he once again got his talent ironed and won the Filmfare Award.
During her career, Aruna Irani has also done several Marathi films. Not only this, he tried his luck on the big screen as well as the small screen. In 2000, she made her acting debut on the small screen with the serial ‘Zamana Badla Gaya’. ‘Kahani Ghar Ghar Ki‘ (2006-2007), ‘Jhansi Ki Rani‘ (2009-2011), ‘Dekha Ek Khwab‘ (2011-2012), ‘Parichay‘ (2013-2013), ‘Sanskar Dharohar Apano Ki’ ( 2013-14) Aruna has played an important role in many TV shows.