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Suresh Oberoi Bio, Age, Movies, Son, Family, Net Worth & Wiki

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

Suresh Oberoi

Suresh Oberoi Wiki/Bio

Birth NameSuresh Oberoi
Nick NameNot Known
Age(as in 2020) 74 Years
ReligionHinduism
Debut• Film: Jeevan Mukt (1977)
• TV: Dhadkan (2002)
Sun Sign/Zodiac SignSagittarius
Birth PlaceQuetta, Baluchistan, Pakistan
Date of Birth17 December 1946
NationalityIndian
ResidenceGolden Beach, Juhu, Mumbai
Home TownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesReading Newspaper, Watching Movies with Family, Writing Poetry

Family

Mother's NameKartar Devi
Father's NameAnand Sarup Oberoi
Brother• Krishnan Oberoi
• Jagmohan Oberoi
SisterNot Known

Girlfriends/Affairs

Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known

Marital Status, Wife and Children

Wife/SpouseYashodhara Oberoi
Suresh Oberoi Wife

Suresh Oberoi Wife

Marriage Date1 August 1974
Children• Son- Vivek Oberoi (Actor)
• Daughter- Meghna Oberoi (Singer, Painter)
Suresh Oberoi Son

Suresh Oberoi Son

Education

SchoolSt. George's Grammar School, Hyderabad
College/UniversityNot Known
Educational QualificationHigh School
ProfessionActor, Model
Brands Endorsed• Lifebuoy Soap
• Charminar Cigarette
Career ManagerNot 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

Figure Measurements

Chest Size42 inches
Biceps Size13 inches
Waist Size36 inches

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / EthnicityHindu
Hair ColorGrey
Eye ColorDark Brown
S*xual OrientationStraight
Dress SizeNot Known
Shoe Size9 US

Style Quotient

Car Collection• Mercedes SUV Gifted By Vivek Oberoi
• Mahindra Thar

Favourite Things

Favourite FoodNot Known
Favourite ActorsAkshay Kumar, Govinda
Favorite FilmRaja Hindustani (1996)
Favourite SportWhite
ControversiesNot Known

Life Journey

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 SalaryUnder Review
Income SourceActor, Model

Career

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.

Movies List

1977Jeevan Mukt
1978Arvind Desai Ki Ajeeb Dastan
1979Surakshaa
Kartavya
Kala Patthar
1980Pyaara Dushman
Phir Wohi Raat
Morcha
Khanjar
Ek Baar Phir
Ek Baar Kaho
1981Shradhanjali
Saajan Ki Saheli
Raksha
Naari
Main Aur Mera Haathi
Lawaaris
Haqdaar
1982Vidhaata
Tumhare Bina
Teri Meri Kahani
Taqdeer Ka Badshah
Patthar Ki Lakeer
Namak Halaal
Kaamchor
Johny I Love You
Aagman
1983Rishta Kagaz Ka
Mazdoor
Jeena Hai Pyar Mein
Hero
Ghungroo
Coolie
1984Zindagi Jeene Ke Liye
Sharaabi
Mujhe Shakti Do
Kanoon Kya Karega
Grahasthi
Ghar Ek Mandir
Gangvaa
Ek Nai Paheli
Ek Din Bahu Ka
Awaaz
Aagaman
1985Surkhiyaan
Ramkali
Raahi Badal Gaye
Phul Debi
Mirch Masala
Jawaab
Grahasthi
Ek Daku Shaher Mein
Dekha Pyar Tumhara
Bepanah
Aitbaar
1986Zindagani
Triveni
Swarthi
Panchvati
Palay Khan
Mazloom
Main Balwan
Jwala
Dilwaala
Bhai Ka Dushman Bhai
Amma
Aag Aur Shola
1987Wahem
Thikana
Tera Karam Mera Dharam
Saat Saal Baad
Naam O Nishan
Itihaas
Insaaf
Dil Tujh Ko Diya
Dacait
Kaal Chakra
1988Tezaab
Shoorveer
Aakhri Muqabla
Mulzim
Mohabbat Ke Dushman
Marana Mrudangam
Khoon Baha Ganga Mein
Kaal Chakra
Dharam Yudh
Bhai Ka Dushman Bhai
1989Tujhe Nahin Chhodunga
Rakhwala Ranjeet
Parinda
Mujrim
Manika, une vie plus tard
Kasam Suhag Ki
Do Qaidi
Daata
Apna Desh Paraye Log
Andhergardi
Aakhri Muqabla
1990Sailaab
Panchavati
Kali Ganga
Halaat
C.I.D.
Aaj Ka Arjun
1991Sadhu Sant
Pucca Badmash
Pyar Ka Devta
Numbri Aadmi
Kasam Kali Ki
Jeene Ki Sazaa
Jaan Ki Kasam
Iraada
Inspector Dhanush
Fateh
Deshwasi
Dastoor
1992Zindagi Ek Juaa
Tirangaa
Kis Mein Kitna Hai Dum
Indira
Dil Ka Kya Kasoor
Apradhi
Abhi Abhi
1993Santaan
Pratimurti
Pardesi
Khoon Ka Sindoor
Gardish
Game
Dhartiputra
Bhookamp
Anari
Aasoo Bane Angaarey
1994Vijaypath
Suhaag
Kranti Kshetra
Gopi Kishan
Dilbar
1995Suraksha
Raghuveer
Meri Mohabbat Mera Naseeba
Kismat
Jai Vikranta
Diya Aur Toofan
Dilbar
Anokhi Chal
1996Raja Hindustani
Masoom
Jaan
Himmat
Ajay
1997Suraj
Prithvi
Kaun Sachcha Kaun Jhutha
Lahu Ke Do Rang
1998Surviving Sabu
Soldier
Puraido: Unmei no toki
Khote Sikkey
Aakrosh: Cyclone Of Anger
2001: Do Hazaar Ek
1999Sautela
Safari
2000Khauff
2001Shirdi Sai Baba
Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya
Moksha: Salvation
Lajja
Kaala Mandir
Hum Ho Gaye Aapke
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
Dal: The Gang
Asoka
2002Raat Ke Saudagar
Deewangee
23rd March 1931: Shaheed
2003Yeh Dil
Talaash: The Hunt Begins...
2005Socha Na Tha
2009World Cupp 2011
Karma Aur Holi
2013Attahasa
2019Kabir Singh
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.

FAQs

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).