Born: January 25, 1979
Birthplace : Malad, Mumbai
Spouse: Nasreen Hashmi
Bio – Sharib Hashmi is an Indian actor from Bollywood, who has worked in the Oscan winning film called Slumdog Millionaire in the year 2008. He was also seen playing the role of SRK’s friend in Jab Tak Hai Jaan released in the year 2012. His latest film as lead role of Sunny in Filmistaan just released has been appreciated a lot. He has garnered a good applaud and appreciation. He acting and performance has been flawless and that’s why he was appreciated in his recent release – Filmistaan.
As far as his early life is concerned, he is born in the year 1979 on 25th January Mumbai and brought in its western suburbs of Malad. He comes from a middle class family with no Bollywood background. His father Z A Johar was a popular film journalist, while he did his school from St. John’s Model English High School in Bombay and went for his graduation in commerce from Bhavans College, Mumbai. His father being the film journalist led him many opportunities to visit different movie premieres and film sets, which imbibed in him the desire to become a film actor. However, due to his small height (5,4’) he gave up the idea to enter in the film. However, luck has its own plan, which eventually brought him to the acting world.
As far as his career is concerned, he started his career as Assistant director in movies and then headed to writing a number of leading shows for various TV channels. He was soon hired in MTV as an in house script writer, while later he turned a freelancer to contribute for a number of anchor scripts for different reality shows. Later, he got the chance to work with the Oscar winning movie Slumdog Millionaire in the year 2008, which is supposedly his first role in film acting. This gave him chance to work with the movie Filmistaan as the lead character in 2012, which, however, got released in its release, eventually working out in June 2014. He also played the character of Zain in Jab Tak Hai Jaan who happens to be SRK’s friend in the movie. Besides he has also played a small role in the movie called Haal–E–Dil.
Apart from acting in the film and writing scripts for different channels, he has also the passion for music. He love singing though has not got the chance to show his singing or music talent in any movie or TV shows. He also likes to sketch though never has tried things professionals. His hobbies include listening music, reading books and sketching at times. He married to Nasreen Hashmi a housewife with two kids.