Emraan Hashmi (born 24 March 1979) is an Indian film actor who appears
mainly in Hindi language films. Before starting his career as an actor,
Emraan Hashmi worked with Vishesh Films as an assistant director
on Vikram Bhatt's Raaz (2002).
Critics, however, labelled him as a "one note actor" and criticized his
repetitive roles. These characters also earned him the "serial kisser" title
and gained him the title of "Hit Machine".
He married his long-time girlfriend Parveen Shahani in 2006 and became
father to a son, Ayaan Hashmi, in 2010.
1.Footpath (crime thriller) –flop
Co-starring- Aftab Shivdasani and Bipasha Basu
He portrayed the role a gangster. His performance in the film was appreciated by
Gaurav Malani described him as the "scene-stealer" and praised his
1. murder(erotic thriller ) –hit
screen awards- best villain (nominated)
Anurag Basu's erotic thriller Murder with Mallika Sherawat and Ashmit Patel.
Taran Adarsh of Bollywood Hungama said about his performance, "Emraan
Hashmi is fantastic in a role that seems tailormade for him.
Murder emerged as a financial success, with a domestic total of 250
million (US$3.8 million), becoming the ninth-highest grossing film of the year in
2. tumsa nahin dekha(romance)- flop
Flop though A review of his performance in BBC Online noted that he was
"becoming fabulous with every film.
1. zeher(suspense )- semi hit
Hashmi appeared in Mohit Suri's romantic thriller Zeher, co-starring Shamita
Shetty and Udita Goswami.
Patchy N of Rediff.com wrote, "Emraan Hashmi has done a passable job, except
for the scenes where his character gets angry. The young man yells so loudly
that he could well compete with a Sunny Deol!".
The film emerged as a moderate success, earning over 100
million(US$1.5 million) in India.
2. aashiq banaya aapne(thriller)- semi hit
3. chocolate (flop)
Hashmi then took a supporting role in Mohit Suri's thriller Kalyug.
Based on the sex industry, the film depicted the devastating effect that non-
consensual pornographic films have on the subjects and had garnered him
positive reviews for his role.
1. gangster(crime thriller) – semi hit
filmfare –best performance in negative role(nominated)
iifa- best performance in negative role (nominated)
The film, which emerged as an economic success, grossing over 190
million (US$2.9 million) in India.
Hashmi positive reviews for his portrayal of an undercover detective. "His
character is an understated one, and Hashmi manages to keep it that way.
There is no unnecessary bluster or melodrama, and he does a believable job.
Hashmi's first film in 2006 was Anant Mahadevan's thriller Aksar with Udita
Goswani and Dino Morea. The film was a profitable production, but met with
negative reviews from critics.
4. dil diya hai
He then acted in the crime thriller The Killer (adapted from the 2004
film Collateral) and the romance Dil Diya Hai. Both these films failed critically and
Although the film underperformed a the box office, it opened to positive reviews
and Hashmi's performance was well received by critics.
Subhash K Jha wrote, "... Emraan Hashmi [is] an actor who conceals more than
he reveals on screen. There is an inherent pain in his personality that this film
taps better than anything he has done earlier.
Only Awarapan was a both commercial and critical success becoming the best
film of his career.
2. the train
3.good boy bad boy
1. jannat(crime romance )- super hit
Taran Adarash commented that "[t]he actor displays the gamut of emotions with
aplomb, he changes expressions like a chameleon changes colors.
Jannat is yet another turning point in his career." The film emerged as a
commercial success in India, with revenues of over 420 million (US$6.4 million).
1. raaz the mystery continues (horror)– semi hit
The film's domestic collection exceeded 340 million (US$5.2 million), and
emerged as the first hit of the year.
Emraan Hashmi is fast emerging as the Colin Farrell of Indian cinema:
completely mercurial, eclectic and unpredictable. As the brooding, prescient
painter, who paints death on his canvas and falls in love with one of subjects, he
is suitably aggrieved, desperate and afraid.
1.once upon a time in Mumbaai
filmfare awards- best supporting actor(nominated)
screen awards –best villain (nominated)
zee cine- best supporting actor in male (nominated)
stardust- best actor in an ensemble act (nominated)
iifa- best supporting actor(nominated) , best performance in negative role
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards-best actor in supporting
role(nominated), best actor for negative role (nominated)
Komal Nahta remarked, "This is easily Emraan's best performance so far. If he
is cute in the romantic scenes, he is believably tough in the action and dramatic
The film fared poorly and was panned by critics.
1. dil to baccha hai ji
The film underperformed and received mixed reviews from critics, as did Hashmi's performance.
2. murder 2
stardust- best actor (nominated)
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards- best actor in a
leadin role (nominated)
The film, as well as his performance generated mixed reviews from critics.
Murder 2 was a major success; with a worldwide revenue of 690
million (US$11 million), the film emerged as a blockbuster earning .
3.the dirty picture(biographical picture)
iifa – best supporting actor(nominated)
Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards- best actor in supporting
The film opened to critical acclaim and Hashmi's performance was appreciated.
1. jannat 2(crime romance)
The film generated mixed reviews from critics, though was a success at the box
an adaptation of writer Vassilis Vassilikos's novel Z and the 1969 French film of
the same nameThe film opened to critical acclaim.
and Hashmi received unanimous praise for his portrayal of Joginder Parmar,
a videographer who sometimes shoots porn films.
He received his second Best Supporting Actor nomination at the 58th Filmfare
Awards for his performance
Though a commercial success, the film and his performance received mostly
1.ek thi daayan(horror)
Hashmi was first seen in Ekta Kapoor and Vishal Bhardwaj's supernatural
thriller Ek Thi Daayan, alongside Konkona Sen Sharma, Huma Qureshi and
Whilst critical opinion on the film was mostly positive, Hashmi's performance also
Saibal Chatterjee of NDTV mentioned that Hashmi "gives the character of the
haunted magician just that – a haunted feel that is just apt,.
2. ghanchakkar(suspense comedy)
Critics were divided in their judgment of the film, as well as Hashmi's
performance. Sneha May Francis of Emirates 24/7 wrote that "Emraan Hashmi
spins one of his acting career’s most understated, yet imposing performances.
Rajeev Masand was more critical of his performance, reflecting that he "struggles
to shine under the limited scope of his role.”
Future projects- ungli, badtameez dil, shaatir ,white lies etc .
He has finished work on Karan Johar's Ungli and Academy
Award winning director Danis Tanovic's White Lies, and is
currently filming for Kunal
Deshmukh's Shaatir oppositePakistani actress Humaima Malick.
He will also feature alongside Kareena Kapoor in Ekta Kapoor
and Karan Johar's romantic drama Badtameez Dil, Mohit
Suri's Hamari Adhuri Kahaani with Vidya Balan and Vikram
Bhatt's Mr. X opposite Amyra Dastur.