Neeraj Vora

About Neeraj Vora

Who is it?: Actor, Writer, Director
Birth Day: January 22, 1963
Birth Place:  Bhuj, Gujarat, India, India
Occupation: Director, writer, actor, producer
Years active: 1984–2016
Parent(s): Pandit Vinayak Rai Vora Premila Vora

Neeraj Vora

Neeraj Vora was born on January 22, 1963 in  Bhuj, Gujarat, India, India, is Actor, Writer, Director. Neeraj Vora was born on January 22, 1963 in Bhuj, Gujarat, India. He was an actor and writer, known for Hera Pheri (2000), Khiladi 420 (2000) and Baazi (1995). He died on December 14, 2017 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
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As per our current Database, Neeraj Vora has been died on 14 December 2017(2017-12-14) (aged 54)\nMumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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When Neeraj Vora die, Neeraj Vora was 54 years old.

Popular As Neeraj Vora
Occupation Actor
Age 54 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born January 22, 1963 ( Bhuj, Gujarat, India, India)
Birthday January 22
Town/City  Bhuj, Gujarat, India, India
Nationality India

🌙 Zodiac

Neeraj Vora’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, the presence of Aries always marks the beginning of something energetic and turbulent. They are continuously looking for dynamic, speed and competition, always being the first in everything - from work to social gatherings. Thanks to its ruling planet Mars and the fact it belongs to the element of Fire (just like Leo and Sagittarius), Aries is one of the most active zodiac signs. It is in their nature to take action, sometimes before they think about it well.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Neeraj Vora was born in the Year of the Rabbit. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Rabbit enjoy being surrounded by family and friends. They’re popular, compassionate, sincere, and they like to avoid conflict and are sometimes seen as pushovers. Rabbits enjoy home and entertaining at home. Compatible with Goat or Pig.

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Awards and nominations:

2000: Screen Award for Best Screenplay - Khiladi 420
2000: Screen Award for Best Dialogs - Khiladi 420

2000: Screen Award for Best Screenplay - Hera Pheri
2000: Screen Award for Best Dialogs - Hera Pheri
Lions Gold award
Pearls Ratna Awards



Vora was born in Bhuj in a Gujarati family in 1963. But he grew up in Santacruz, a suburb of Mumbai. His father, Pandit Vinayak Rai Nanalal Vora was a classical musician and a proponent of Tar- Shehnai. His father popularised Tar-Shehnai as the solo instrument for classical music.


During his college days, he started working professionally as an actor and he received intercollegiate awards for drama. In 1984 he worked for a film Holi by Ketan Mehta and later did a television show Choti Badi Baatien, Circus.


His 1992 Gujarati play Aflatoon which was a superhit was adopted by Rohit Shetty for Golmaal. The play was written and directed by Neeraj Vora. It was adapted from Harsh Shivsharan's original Marathi play Ghar-Ghar.


After circus in 1993, Neeraj Vora, Ashutosh Gowarikar and Deepak Tijori got together and made Pehla Nasha with Deepak Tijori as lead actor. Neeraj Vora was the Writer and his he along with his brother directed music as Neeraj-Uttank. Later his career in writing took off after he wrote for Rangeela and then Akele Hum Akele Tum, Josh, Badshah, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Awara Paagal Deewana, Deewane Huye Paagal, Ajnabee and Hera Pheri, Phir Hera Pheri among many others. Vora’s work has always been appreciated by the critics. For Phir Hera Pheri, film critic Taran Adarsh said, "Vora's dialogues, as always, are outstanding!"


2000: Screen Award for Best Screenplay - Hera Pheri 2000: Screen Award for Best Dialogs - Hera Pheri Lions Gold award Pearls Ratna Awards


Vora was slated to direct Hera Pheri III, but ultimately was replaced by Ahmed Khan following the departure of actors John Abraham, Abhishek Bachchan and Sunil Shetty due to conflicts with Vora. Vora was retained as the film's executive Producer, but following his stroke in October 2016, and his death, the film is likely to be shelved.


Luckily, a lot of Gujarati drama stalwarts followed his father’s work and knew him personally following which he got inclined towards Gujarati theatre. His love for theatre began at the age of 6, and when his father discovered this at the age of 13 he supported Vora and asked him to follow his passion.

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