Born: Jaipur, State of Jaipur, British India
Govardhan Asrani, popularly known simply as Asrani, is an Indian actor and director whose Bollywood career has spanned five decades. He has acted in over 350 Hindi films and over 35 Gujarati. His roles include lead hero performances, character roles, comedic roles, as well as supporting parts. In Hindi films, he played comedians role from the 1966 to 2013 and played supporting actor's role as the close friend of the lead hero in many films between 1972 and 1994. In a few Hindi films like Chala Murari Hero Banne and Salaam Memsaab he played the main lead hero. In Gujarati films he played the lead hero from 1972-1984 and played character roles from 1985-2012. He also directed 6 films between 1974-1997.
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