Raju Hirani

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Raju Hirani or Rajkumar Hirani
Rajkumar Hirani on the SINDHIAN magazine cover
Rajkumar Hirani Receiving Sahyog Sahyadhri Award from L.K.Advani

Rajkumar Hirani (born 20 November 1962) is an Indian director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006), 3 Idiots (2009) and PK (2014). All the films directed by him went on to become huge successes at the box office. He has also won 11 Filmfare Awards.


Rajkumar Hirani was born on 20 November 1962 in Nagpur to a Sindhi family. His father Suresh Hirani ran a typing institute in Nagpur. Hirani family migrated to India from Mehrabpur, Sindh (now Pakistan) during Partition of India in 1947 when Suresh Hirani was only 14-year-old.