23 Facts About Aftab Shivdasani


Aftab Shivdasani was born on 25 June 1978 and is an Indian actor, producer and model known for his works in Bollywood and working for Tamil and Kannada film industry.


Aftab Shivdasani made his debut in Kannada cinema with the commercial hit movie Kotigobba 3.


Aftab Shivdasani was born in Mumbai in a Sindhi Hindu Family to Prem and Putli Aftab Shivdasani.


Aftab Shivdasani studied at St Xavier's High School, located at Lokamanya Tilak Marg in Mumbai.


Aftab Shivdasani was selected as the Farex baby at age 14 months and from that point on he appeared in many TV commercials.


Aftab Shivdasani made his Bollywood debut as a child actor in Mr India, then appearing in films such as Awwal Number, Shahenshah, ChaalBaaz and Insaniyat.


Aftab Shivdasani made his debut as an adult opposite Matondkar in Mast.

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In 2001, Aftab Shivdasani made his comeback to acting with his second film, Vikram Bhatt's Kasoor opposite the debutant Lisa Ray.


Aftab Shivdasani played a negative role and shot to instant fame with his portrayal of Shekhar Saxena, a well-known journalist, who murders his wife.


Aftab Shivdasani's characterisation is dissimilar from the one he played in his debut-making venture Mast.


Aftab Shivdasani's performance was applauded by Taran Adarsh and considered to be better than the other two heroes.


Aftab Shivdasani has an edge over the other two heroes because his character is mass appealing.


In 2002, Aftab Shivdasani's first two films Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe opposite debutant Esha Deol was a failure but Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai opposite Ameesha Patel was successful at the box office.


Aftab Shivdasani had some failures in 2003 with the multi-starrer Darna Mana Hai, which was a commercial failure at the box office but it was critically successful.


In 2005, Aftab Shivdasani's films included Mr Ya Miss opposite Antara Mali and Koi Aap Sa opposite Anita Hassanandani Reddy and Dipannita Sharma.


Aftab Shivdasani found failures with multi-starrer films in 2007 and 2008.


In 2009, Aftab Shivdasani acted in Aao Wish Karein, the first film produced under his production company, Rising Sun Entertainment.


Aftab Shivdasani helped co-write the script and played the lead character, Mickey.


In 2011, Aftab Shivdasani played the lead role in the comedy film Bin Bulaye Baraati opposite Priyanka Kothari.


Aftab Shivdasani's next film Grand Masti, a sequel to the 2004 blockbuster Masti was a huge success like the original grossing over 100crores at the box office.


In January 2016 part 3 of the hit franchise Kyaa Kool Hai Hum was released where Aftab Shivdasani starred alongside Tusshar Kapoor the film was a hit at the box office.


In 2021, Aftab Shivdasani starred as Vijay Kumar, a RAW officer in Special Ops 1.5: The Himmat Story, the sequel to Neeraj Panday's hit series Special Ops on Disney+ Hotstar.


Aftab Shivdasani's performance received commercial and critical appreciation from all and was hailed as the surprise package of the second season.