Johnny Lever

One of the most noted comedians in the Hindi film industry, Johnny Lever has received thirteen Filmfare Awards nominations in Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role, and has won the award twice, for his work in Deewana Mastana (1997) and Dulhe Raja (1998).

Born on August 14th, 1957, Johnny began his career in 1984, and has acted in more than three hundred Bollywood films. He was born in a Telugu Christian family and was brought up in Mumbai's King's Circle area (Dharavi). His mother tongue is Telugu. Lever started to perform stand-up comedy in musical shows (orchestras), Tabassum Hit Parade and after earning fame, joined the group of Kalyanji-Anandji, a legendary music direction duo. Even before joining Hindustan Lever, he was giving stage performances. Because of his growing absenteeisms and since he was earning well from stage shows, he quit HLL in the...

  • D.O.B : 1957-08-14
  • Parents : Prakash Rao Janumala (Father), Karunamma Janumala (Mother)
  • Famous For : Baazigar, Hadh Kar Di Apne, Dulhe Raja, Judaai
  • Siblings : Jimmy Moses (Brother)
  • Upcoming Movies : N/A
  • Net Worth : $30 million

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