Hemant Birje

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Hemant Birje
Birje in 2007
Years active1985–present

Hemant Birje is an Indian actor who works primarily in Hindi language films. In 1985, he debuted as Tarzan in Babbar Subhash's Adventures of Tarzan, also starring Kimi Katkar.[1] He has had mixed success in later films. He was a regular actor in Mithun Chakraborty films. In 2005, Birje appeared in Garv: Pride and Honour, starring Salman Khan.[1] He has also appeared in Malayalam and Telugu movies.

Personal life[edit | edit source]

After his film career came to a trickle and he had financial difficulties, he had limited onscreen presence in Bollywood or media. He was ordered by the court in 2015 to vacate the home he had rented and was occupying illegally after the tenancy agreement had expired.[2] Mid Day reported in 2017 that his daughter, Soniya Birje, is taking first steps towards acting by being part of a play Hello Darling which also features Vindu Dara Singh, Sheeba, Payal Goga Kapoor (daughter of Goga Kapoor) and Shaad Randhawa.[3]

Partial filmography[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Bollywood's Tarzan is back!". Rediff.com Movies. 7 February 2008.
  2. "Desi Tarzan Hemant Birje homeless". www.mid-day.com. 7 April 2016. Retrieved 28 September 2017.
  3. "Daughter of 'Tarzan' actor Hemant Birje set to debut in Bollywood". www.mid-day.com. 29 April 2017. Retrieved 28 September 2017..

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