Aruna Irani Biography, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, & More

Aruna Irani, born on 3 May 1946, is a prolific Indian actress who has made appearances in more than 500 films. She is the sister of renowned filmmaker Indra Kumar and is married to film director Kuku Kohli. She swiftly embarked on her acting journey in Bollywood, initially taking on smaller roles in movies such as ‘Jahan Ara’, ‘Farz’ (1967), ‘Upkar’, and ‘Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke’.

Aruna Irani Biography

She is a highly popular film actress and director known for her versatility. She has predominantly portrayed supporting and character roles, often portraying the roles of mothers and mothers-in-law. Her exceptional performances have earned her two Filmfare Awards for Best Supporting Actress, which she won for her roles in “Pet Pyaar Aur Paap” (1985) and “Beta” (1992). Aruna continued to work in films, consistently choosing and excelling in character-driven roles throughout her career.

Aruna Irani Picture
Aruna Irani Picture

Personal Information

Real name Aruna Irani
Nickname AKA Aruna
DOB (Date of Birth) 18 August 1946
Age 77 Years
Birth Place Bombay, British India
Zodiac Sign Leo
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mumbai
Religion Hindu
Address 603, B-Gazdar Apartments, Near Juhu Hotel, Juhu, Mumbai 400049

Education/ Qualifications

School N/A
College /University Did not Attend
Qualification 6th Standard

Physical Stats


Feet & Inches 5’ 3”
Meter 1.60 m
Centimeters 160 cm
Weight 55kg, 120lbs
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Salt & Pepper
Figure Measurements N/A

Family Information

Father Name Faridun Irani
Mother Name  Shaguna
Brother Firoz Irani,  Indra Kumar, Adi Irani,  Balraj Irani, Ratan Irani
Sister Surekha Irani
Chetna Irani
Marital Status Married
Husband Kuku Kohli
Children N/A


Boyfriend  Mehmood Ali


Profession Actress and Film Director
Net Worth $30 million


color Black
Food Mutton Akhni Briyani
Dessert Ice cream
Actor/Actress Mehmood, Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor
Movie Deool Band
Destination France, South Africa
Hobbies Reading, Cooking, Picnic
Aruna Irani Young Age Picture
Aruna Irani Young Age Picture
Aruna Irani with her Husband (Kuku Kohli)
Aruna Irani with her Husband (Kuku Kohli)
Aruna Irani Brother (Firoz Irani)
Aruna Irani Brother (Firoz Irani)
Aruna Irani with her Brothers
Aruna Irani with her Brothers
Aruna Irani Brother (Ratan Irani)
Aruna Irani Brother (Ratan Irani)
Aruna Irani with her Boyfriend (Mehmood Ali)
Aruna Irani with her Boyfriend (Mehmood Ali)


Her father, Faridun Irani, is associated with the company Drama. She is the daughter of Shaguna Irani and has two sisters, Surekha Irani, and Chetna Irani, as well as five brothers named Firoz Irani, Indra Kumar, Adi Irani, Balraj Irani, and Ratan Irani. Apart from her family ties, Aruna Irani has established herself as a prominent actress in the industry.


At the age of 40, Aruna Irani married Kuku Kohli in 1990. In a previous interview with Filmfare, Aruna openly talked about her relationship with Kuku and how she came to accept his decision to continue his marriage with his first wife. Despite being married to Kuku, Aruna made the personal choice of not having any children.


She was born on 18 August 1946 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Now she is 77 years old.


Her level of education is 6th Standard. She is wed to Bollywood filmmaker Kuku Kohli.

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Aruna Irani is predominantly known for her character and supporting roles in films. She made her debut in the film “Gunga Jumna” in 1961. Along with Hindi films, she has also established herself as a talented Marathi film actress. Throughout her career, she has appeared in over 500 films, both in Indian cinema and regional films.

Aruna Irani initially took on smaller roles in movies like “Jahanara” (1964), “Farz” (1967), “Upkar” (1967), and “Aaya Sawan Jhoomke” (1969). Some of her popular songs, such as “Main Shayar To Nahi” from the film “Bobby,” and “Dilbar-Dil-Se Pyare,” have become memorable hits.

Net Worth

Aruna Irani is indeed an acclaimed Bollywood actor and filmmaker. While there is no official confirmation of her exact net worth, it is believed to be in the range of $30 million.

Film List

Complete list of movies by Actress Aruna Irani including First Movie, Latest movies information details Below the table.

  • Zulm Ko Jala Doonga (1988)
  • Zindagi (1976) as Sudha N. Shukla
  • Upkar (1967)
  • Tumse Accha Kaun Hai (1969)
  • The Train (1970)
  • Surakshaa (1979) as Ruby
  • Spy in Goa (1966) as Lilli
  • Shanti Kranti (1991)
  • Shalimar (1978)
  • Shahenshah (1988)
  • Sangram (1976)
  • Samay Bada Balwan (1969)
  • Safar (1970)
  • Roti Kapda Aur Makaan (1974)
  • Rangaa Aur Raja (1977)
  • Ranga Khush (1975)
  • Qurbani (1980)
  • Prem Nagar (1974)
  • Phool Aur Kaante (1991)
  • Phir Wohi Raat (1980) as Shobha
  • Patthar Ke Sanam (1967)
  • Naya Zamana (1971)
  • Morcha (1980)
  • Mili (1975)
  • Mere Baad (1988)
  • Mera Muqaddar (1988) as Shanti
  • Man Mandir (1971)
  • Majboor (1990)
  • Laila Majnu (1976)
  • Khoon Pasina (1977)
  • Khoon Ki Pukaar (1978)
  • Karz (1980)
  • Kartavya (1979) as Lachhi
  • Kali Ghata (1980) as Pinky
  • Kalapi (1966)
  • Jwalamukhi (1980 film)
  • Jungle Love (1990)
  • Judaai (1980) as Miss Lily, dancer
  • Johar Mehmood in Hong Kong (1971)
  • Jaani Dushman (1979)
  • Inteqam (1988)
  • Insaniyat Ke Dushman (1987)
  • Humjoli (1970)
  • Hum Paanch (1980) as Nishi
  • Har Har Mahadev (1974)
  • Gungi Ladki (1961)
  • Gol Maal (1979)
  • Garam Masala (1972)
  • Ganga Ki Lahren (1964)
  • Farz (1967)
  • Fakira (1976)
  • Ek Paheli (1971)
  • Ek Naari Ek Brahmchari (1971)
  • Ek Gadi Baaki Anadi (1988)
  • Duniyadaari (1977)
  • Doodh Ka Karz Hindi and Marathi (1990)
  • Do Phool (1973)
  • Do Jasoos (1975)
  • Do Chehere (1977)
  • Dharam Jeet (1975) double role in a Punjabi movie
  • Deewaar (1975) (uncredited)
  • Dayavan (1988)
  • Charas (1976)
  • Changu Mangu (1990)
  • Chaalbaaz (1989)
  • Caravan (1971) as Nisha
  • Buddha Mil Gaya (1971)
  • Brahmarshi Vishwamitra (1991)
  • Bombay to Goa (1972)
  • Bobby (1973)
  • Bhanwar (1976)
  • Beqasoor (1980 film)
  • Bees Saal Baad (1988)
  • Bandh Darwaza (1990) Mahua Daayan Kunka
  • Aya Sawan Jhoom Ke (1969)
  • Aulad (1968)
  • Apnapan (1977)
  • Anokhi Raat (1968)
  • Anjaan Hai Koi (1969)
  • Andaz (1971)
  • Aan Milo Sajna (1970)

Television List

Here is a complete television list of actress Aruna Irani.

Show Year Category
Vaidehi 2006  
Naaginn 2008 Best Actress in a Supporting Role
Maayka 2007 Best Actress in a Negative Role
Des Mein Niklla Hoga Chand 2003 Best Weekly Show
    Program of the Year
    Best Director
  2004 Best Actress in a Supporting Role

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