Anonymous wrote on Oct 29 2009 2:27PM
"A Serial KISSER"
Born March 24, 1979 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India), is a Filmfare Award-nominated Indian actor. He has delivered musical, critically acclaimed and commercially hits.
Born as Emran Anwar Hashmi to a Shia Muslim father and a Christian mother. He later changed his name to Farhan Hashmi and then reverted to his original name with an extra 'a'
He graduated from Sydenham College in Mumbai, India. Actress turn director Pooja Bhatt, director Mohit Suri and actress Smiley Suri (Kalyug) and RamsEz Baluch (Naseem Ismail) , are his cousins. Director, writer, producer Mahesh Bhatt and producer Mukesh Bhatt are his uncles.
Hashmi made his debut with Footpaath. The film was critical and commercial failure, but the music was appreciated. In 2004 He had two releases. The first was Murder which catapulted him to stardom and the other was Tumsa Nahin Dekha which was a failure. 2006 was a disappointing year as most of films had flopped except Gangster opposite Kangana Ranaut. Emraan's first release of 2007 Good Boy Bad Boy was a failure as well as The Train: Some Lines Should Never Be Crossed. Awarapan was a critically acclaimed film and was moderately successful. His only release in 2008 was Jannat which was critically and commercially successful. Also his only release in 2009 Raaz - The Mystery Continues opposite Kangana Ranaut was the biggest hit ever for Emraan Hashmi. Emraan Hashmi's upcoming films in 2009 are Tum Mile, Raftaar 24 x 7, and Once Upon a Time in Mumbai.
Apart from the music made that his career sparkle, it is also his kissing scenes. Though uncommon, that is the reason other films have included scenes with kisses. Nicknamed the 'serial kisser' of Bollywood, he has expressed his desire to discontinue kissing and to be known as a mature actor. Throughout his film career, he has kissed his heroines except in Footpath, Chocolate: Deep Dark Secrets, Kalyug, Awarapan, The Killer, Dil Diya Hai, Good Boy Bad Boy and Raaz- The Mystery Continues