Suresh Oberoi is a well-known Indian actor, voice artist, and politician. He is known for his work in Hindi, Kannada, French, and Telugu films. He started his career in radio shows, and till now he has worked in more than 100 films. Oberoi is a recipient of the 1987 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
Suresh Oberoi was born in a Hindu family on 17 December 1946 in Quetta in the state of Balochistan, Pakistan. He was born to Anand Sarup Oberoi, a businessman, and Kartar Devi. After partition, he along with his family moved to Hyderabad where they started a chain of medical stores. In 1974, Suresh Oberoi married Yashodhara who belonged to Tamil Nadu. The couple is blessed with 2 children, son Vivek Oberoi, a well-known actor, and daughter Meghna Oberoi.
Suresh Oberoi Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Suresh Oberoi|
|Nick Name||Not Known|
|Age||(as in 2020) 74 Years|
|Debut||• Film: Jeevan Mukt (1977)|
• TV: Dhadkan (2002)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Sagittarius|
|Birth Place||Quetta, Baluchistan, Pakistan|
|Date of Birth||17 December 1946|
|Residence||Golden Beach, Juhu, Mumbai|
|Home Town||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Reading Newspaper, Watching Movies with Family, Writing Poetry|
|Mother's Name||Kartar Devi|
|Father's Name||Anand Sarup Oberoi|
|Brother||• Krishnan Oberoi|
• Jagmohan Oberoi
Marital Status, Wife and Children
|Marriage Date||1 August 1974|
|Children||• Son- Vivek Oberoi (Actor)|
• Daughter- Meghna Oberoi (Singer, Painter)
|School||St. George's Grammar School, Hyderabad|
|Educational Qualification||High School|
|Brands Endorsed||• Lifebuoy Soap|
• Charminar Cigarette
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 173 cm|
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet inches- 5’ 8”
|Weight (Approx.)||in kilograms- 80 kg|
in pounds- 176 lbs
|Chest Size||42 inches|
|Biceps Size||13 inches|
|Waist Size||36 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Hindu|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||9 US|
|Car Collection||• Mercedes SUV Gifted By Vivek Oberoi|
• Mahindra Thar
|Favourite Food||Not Known|
|Favourite Actors||Akshay Kumar, Govinda|
|Favorite Film||Raja Hindustani (1996)|
Suresh Oberoi completed his schooling at St. George’s Grammar School. Oberoi was swimming and Tennis champion during school days and even as a Boy Scout won the President’s Award. After his father’s death when Oberoi was just completed high school, he, along with his brother, continued running his pharmacy chain.
In the early 1970s, due to his keen interest in acting and drama by having a good voice, he got entry into radio shows and stage shows, prompting him to audit the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune. Oberoi’s prior radio program experience and his well-received voice retained him moving and his links with advertising agencies started to him being picked up as a model for Lifebuoy soaps and Charminar cigarettes, making him one of the leading models by the late 1970s.
Suresh Oberoi Net Worth
Suresh Oberoi has an estimated net worth of INR 6 crores.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||INR 6 crore|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actor, Model|
In late 1977 Suresh Oberoi made his debut with Jeevan Mukt. Oberoi did a lead role in the movie Ek Baar Phir in 1980, but the movie was not commercially successful. Later he was part of the radio show Mukaddar Ka Sikandar. Then he acquired character roles in Ek Baar Kaho, Kartavya, Khanjar, and Surraksha between 1979-80, which were commercially successful.
Oberoi gained further recognition nationally for his supporting character as a Police Inspector Sharma in the 1980 movie Phir Wahi Raat, starring Rajesh Khanna. In the year 1981, then he got the chance to do Laawaris, which brought him a nomination for Filmfare Best Actor in Supporting Role. Some of his acts, as little supporting roles that made a large impact, came in movies such as Kaamchor, Namak Halal, and Vidhata.
After this little works, Oberoi got an offer to star as the lead actor in B. R. Chopra’s Mazdoor, co-starring with Dilip Kumar. Oberoi’s best appearance as a character artist came in Awaaz, a 1984 movie starring Rajesh Khanna and directed by Shakti Samanta, where he portrayed the role of Police Inspector Amit Gupta.
Since 1984, Suresh Oberoi constantly kept getting good roles in movies including Kanoon Kya Karega, Ek Nai Paheli, Sharabi, Bepanaah, Aeitbaar, and Jawab. He won National Award for Best Supporting Actor for his appearance in Mirch Masala in the year 1985. His performances in movies including Dacait, Palay Khan, the Telugu film Marana Mrudangam, Do Qaidi, Tezaab, Parinda, Aaj Ka Arjun, Mujrim, Tiranga, Pyar Ka Devta, Vijaypath, Anari, Masoom, Soldier, Raja Hindustani, Pyar Tune Kya Kiya, Safari, Lajja, Gadar Ek Prem Katha, and 23 March 1931 Shaheed were praised by the fans.
Thereafter, till the early 2000s, Oberoi emerged on average in 4-5 movies per year. In 2004, Suresh Oberoi joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a primary member.
|1978||Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastan|
|1980||Pyaara Dushman |
Phir Wohi Raat
Ek Baar Phir
Ek Baar Kaho
Saajan Ki Saheli
Main Aur Mera Haathi
Teri Meri Kahani
Taqdeer Ka Badshah
Patthar Ki Lakeer
Johny I Love You
|1983||Rishta Kagaz Ka|
Jeena Hai Pyar Mein
|1984||Zindagi Jeene Ke Liye |
Mujhe Shakti Do
Kanoon Kya Karega
Ghar Ek Mandir
Ek Nai Paheli
Ek Din Bahu Ka
Raahi Badal Gaye
Ek Daku Shaher Mein
Dekha Pyar Tumhara
Bhai Ka Dushman Bhai
Aag Aur Shola
Tera Karam Mera Dharam
Saat Saal Baad
Naam O Nishan
Dil Tujh Ko Diya
Mohabbat Ke Dushman
Khoon Baha Ganga Mein
Bhai Ka Dushman Bhai
|1989||Tujhe Nahin Chhodunga |
Manika, une vie plus tard
Kasam Suhag Ki
Apna Desh Paraye Log
Aaj Ka Arjun
|1991||Sadhu Sant |
Pyar Ka Devta
Kasam Kali Ki
Jeene Ki Sazaa
Jaan Ki Kasam
|1992||Zindagi Ek Juaa|
Kis Mein Kitna Hai Dum
Dil Ka Kya Kasoor
Khoon Ka Sindoor
Aasoo Bane Angaarey
Meri Mohabbat Mera Naseeba
Diya Aur Toofan
Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhutha
Lahu Ke Do Rang
Puraido: Unmei no toki
Aakrosh: Cyclone Of Anger
2001: Do Hazaar Ek
|2001||Shirdi Sai Baba |
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya
Hum Ho Gaye Aapke
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
Dal: The Gang
|2002||Raat Ke Saudagar |
23rd March 1931: Shaheed
|2003||Yeh Dil |
Talaash: The Hunt Begins...
|2005||Socha Na Tha|
|2009||World Cupp 2011|
Karma Aur Holi
Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi
PM Narendra Modi
Facts About Suresh Oberoi
- Does Suresh Oberoi drink alcohol?: No
- Does Suresh Oberoi smoke?: No
- Oberoi follows the principles of great spiritualist Sri Ravi Shankar.
- His acting in the drama movie Lawaaris gave him a nomination for the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award.
- In the early 1980s, Oberoi modified his surname from ‘Uberoi’ to ‘Oberoi’ after someone advised him from the cinema industry.
- In the year 1984, Oberoi was nominated for his outstanding performance in the film Ghar Ek Mandir at Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor.
- Oberoi has also engaged in some sessions of Brahma Kumaris, starring BK Shivani.
- He was given the role of Baji Rao II in an Indian classic biographical movie Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi, which is based on the story of Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi.
Is Suresh Oberoi the owner of Oberoi Hotels?
No. Suresh Oberoi is a well-known Indian actor who mainly performs in Bollywood films. On the other side, Oberoi Hotels are managed by EIH Ltd.
Why didn’t Suresh Oberoi become a famous actor in Bollywood during those times?
That was a time of monopoly of the Indian film industry. Only some actors choose what people require despite there were lots of multitalented artists in Bollywood. They had no option so the character of paying what is taken by them, Mr. Suresh Oberoi also takes that way to survive and doesn’t get admiration for his acting.
What is the age of Suresh Oberoi?
74 years (17 December 1946)
Who is the son of Suresh Oberoi?
Vivek Oberoi (Actor).