Anang Desai

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Anang Desai
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Anang Desai with his wife at Colors Indian Telly Awards
Born Anang Desai
(1953-05-04) 4 May 1953 (age 62)
Ahmedabad, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor

Anang Desai[1] is an Indian film and television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of the character Tulsidas "Babuji" Parekh in the Star Plus TV series Khichdi, which was also later made into a feature film Khichdi: The Movie. He has worked in over 80 television shows, with notable roles in the serials Akbar-Birbal, Imtihan, Tenali Rama, Sparsh, Mahayagya & Jasuben Jayantilal Joshi ki Joint Family among others.He has also done few roles in Shyam Benegal's TV Series Bharat Ek Khoj including Ibrahim Lodi, Raja Ram Mohan Roy.

Career[edit]

After graduating from the National School of Drama, Delhi in 1978, he was associated with the professional repertory company of the institute for almost 8 years, working with important national & international theatre directors. He first appearance in films was as J.B Kriplani in Sir Richard Attenborough's Gandhi (1982). His first television serial was Raj Se Swaraj in 1987. In his career, he has worked with leading Indian directors like Shyam Benegal, Subhash Ghai, Mahesh Bhatt and Satish Kaushik. He has also won 2 Star Parivar Awards for his role as Babuji in Khichdi.

Personal life[edit]

Anang Desai is settled in Mumbai with his wife Chitra Desai, a lawyer and has two sons.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes Ref.
2012 Kevi Rite Jaish Ishwarbhai Patel Gujarati Won Best Supporting Actor at 12th Transmedia Awards
2010 Khichdi: The Movie Tulsidas "Bapuji" Parekh Hindi Based on the sitcom Khichdi
1996 Bal Bramhachari Hindi
2007 Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love Mr Raina Hindi
2002 Pyaasa Mr Thakur Hindi
2005 7½ Phere Hindi
2002 Shararat Mr Sengupta Hindi
1990 Jurm Inspector Narayan Hindi
2006 Sandwich The plastic surgeon Hindi
1993 Sir The doctor Hindi
2001 Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai Chandan Shrivastav Hindi
2002 Maa Tujhe Salaam Hindi
1993 Gumrah Ahuja
1993 Gunaah Rai Hindi
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai Hindi
2001 Yaadein L.K. Malhotra Hindi
2001 Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love Brij Hindi
1989 Parinda Inspector Mirani Hindi
2003 Tere Naam The doctor Hindi
1992 Junoon Hindi
1982 Gandhi Acharya Kripalani English
2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai Moses D'Souza Hindi
2002 Raaz Mr. Dhanraj Hindi
1990 Aashiqui Mr. Paul Hindi
2004 Madhosi Hindi
2002: Na Tum Jaano Na Hum Hindi
1986 New Delhi Times Hindi
2003 Raja Bhaiya Hindi
2006 Utthaan Hindi
2004 Uuf Kya Jaadoo Mohabbat Hai Hindi
2011 Warning Hindi
2005 Yakeen (2005 film):
2004: Agnipankh
2003: Baghban (film)
1999: Dahek
2006: Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai
2003: Maa Santoshi Maa
1999: Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
2010 Khichdi: The Movie (2010)- Tulsidas 'Babuji' Parekh
2008 Ek Vivaah... Aisa Bhi (2008)- Natasha's dad
2007 Good Boy, Bad Boy (2007)- Mr. P.K. Malhotra
2007 Salaam-E-Ishq (2007)- Mr. Raina
2006 Sarhad Paar (2006)- R. K. Gupta, Home Secretary
2006 Utthaan (2006)- Chaudhary
2006 Sandwich (2006)- Plastic Surgeon
2006 Humko Tumse Pyaar Hai (2006)- Raj's Father
2005 7 1/2 Phere: More Than a Wedding (2005)- Suresh Joshi
2005 Yakeen (2005)- Doctor
2004 Madhoshi (2004)- Oberoi
2004 Uuf Kya Jaadoo Mohabbat Hai (2004)
2003 Raja Bhaiya (2003)
2003 Baghban (2003)- Mr. Desai (Kapil's dad)
2003 Tere Naam (2003)- Doctor
2003 Ishq Vishk (2003)
2003 Dum (2003)- Leader
2002 Pyaasa (2002)- Dharam
2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai (2002)- Moses D'Souza
2002 Na Tum Jaano Na Hum (2002)- Akshaye's dad
2002 Raaz (2002)- Aditya's Father
2001 Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai (2001)- Chandan Shrivastav
2001 Yaadein (2001)- Lalit Kumar Malhotra
2001 Ek Rishtaa: The Bond of Love (2001)- Brij
2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2000)- Avinash's father
1999 Dahek: A Burning Passion (1999)- Javed Bahkshi
1998 Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (1998)- Mr. Sharma
1996 Bal Bramhachari (1996)- Prof. Vijay Tripathi
1995 Dil Ka Doctor (1995)- Mehboob Sahle
1995 Tarpan (The Absolution) (1995)- Pratap Singh
1994 Dilwale (1994)- Dr. Deshpande
1993 Gunaah (1993)- Rai
1993 Amok (1993) (French film)- Le chauffeur French
1993 Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (1993)- Jamuna's father
1993 Gumrah (1993)- Ahuja
1993 Sir (1993)- Doctor
1993 Lootere (1993)
1992 Junoon (1992)- Dr. Desai
1992 Angaar (1992)- Doctor at State Mental Aslyum uncredited
1990 Aashiqui (1990)- Mr. Paul
1990 Jurm (1990)- Inspector Narayan
1990 Kroadh (1990)- Jailor Aslam Khan
1989 Parinati (1989)- Lachman
1989 Parinda (1989)- Inspector Meerani
1988 Falak (The Sky) (1988)- Doctor
1988 Bharat Ek Khoj (1988)- Raja Ram Mohan Roy
1982 Gandhi J.B. Kripalani English

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