Who doesn’t know the Virus from 3 idiots? Yeah, Boman Irani is the so-called ‘Virus’ who is a versatile Indian actor who has worked for Bollywood as well as various film industries, in theatres, and as a voice-over artist.

Let’s know more about this superstar who has achieved and procured his name in the industry.

About Irani


Boman Irani is a well-known face in the film industry who started his career as an actor giving his first debut in 2003 for a horror movie. But he had initially started as a minor in acting in 2001. Being Mr.Mittal was his first piece of work in the drama and comedy ‘Everybody Says I’m Fine!’. Since then he has worked for over 100 motion pictures, presently working in the Hindi Motion Pictures. He is a very good screenplay mentor and a photographer with a blend of technical skills.

Early Life And Family

The Irani Zoroastrian is Boman Irani’s descendant and was born on December 2, 1959. In the same year in June, his father passed away, before he was born. His mother, Jerbanoo Irani, had taken care of him since then all by herself. She used to suggest Boman watch films, especially in the cinema hall named Alexander Cinema where he actually inculcated camera work, filming, artisan.

The child who went through dyslexia, Boman is a superstar today. At St. Mary’s School, he completed his voluntary training followed by attending Mithibai College, Mumbai for a two years course. To do a polytechnic-supported course he joined Taj Mahal Palace as a waiter but soon his post got updated to a server at the hotel’s French cuisine side, Rendezvous. He also specialized in baking confectioneries with the help of his mother as she learned it from her husband. He made and sold potato chips with tea.

He met Zenobia’s(wife) mother, his mother-in-law, while he was at his shop, between the area of Novelty Cinema and Apsara Cinema.He was fluent in Hindi, Gujarati, English, and Bengali.Danesh and Kayoze were Boman and Zenobia’s children.

Career And Milestones


As we have already come to know, he has worked as a waiter, photographer,staff organizer and in theatre.He later gave entry to the film industry and got highlighted through ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S’.After this he starred in various famous films. PK and 3 idiots were his most successful and famed movies.

‘Filmfare Award’ for the Star Screen Award in 2010 was his. In the same year he won the ‘IIFA Award’. Although he mostly performed as a supporting character, he also screened a character for a Novel of his own.He is a legendary artist in the film industry.

Things you didn’t know about Boman

“Splendid Wafers” was his father’s business, later on continued by him and his mother.
As he was a photographer he continued to gain more of it by designing his own studio. But later on started an acting career.
Boman was 42 when he gave his first shot at acting.
He promotes famous brands like Panasonic,Havells and Ambuja Cement.

Net Worth

Bomans net Worth is estimated to be $75 million.He owns a substantial house along with his expensive cars Jaguar and Mercedes in Mumbai.