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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 02 Apr 2011

    Rajkumar Hirani, very commonly known as Raju Hirani, was born in Nagpur to a Sindhi family.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 02 Apr 2011

    His father Mr Suresh Hirani ran a typing institute in Nagpur.

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    Hirani family migrated to India after Partition of India when his father Suresh Hirani was only 14 year old.

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    Rajkumar Hirani studied in St. Francis De'Sales High School, Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 02 Apr 2011

    Rajkumar did not have enough marks to get admission in either engineering or medical courses so he did his graduation in commerce.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 02 Apr 2011

    Rajkumar Hirani helped his father in his business of typing institute, but he wanted to be actor in Hindi films.

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    In college days he was involved with Hindi theatre.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 02 Apr 2011

    Hirani’s father got his son's photographs shot and packed him off to an acting school in Mumbai. But Raju could not blend in and returned to Nagpur after three days.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 02 Apr 2011

    His father had asked Raju to apply to the Film and Television Institute of India in Pune, but the acting course had shut down by then and chances of admission to the directorial course looked slim as there were way too many applicants. So Raju opted for the editing course. He earned a scholarship, thereby reducing the load on his father's shoulders.

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    Mitesh Shahwrote on 02 Apr 2011

    After FTII Rajkumar tried his luck as film editor for many years. Bad experiences forced him to shift to advertising and gradually established himself as a director and producer of advertising films.

 

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