Dinyar Contractor

  • Actor

Jan 23, 1941  in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dinyar Contractor was an Indian actor and comedian who was renowned for his work in Gujarati and Hindi TV serials and films. He acted in several Gujarati, Hindi, and English stage productions as well as Hindi movies. Though he started acting when he was a schoolboy, he began as a professional in 1966. Initially, he was seen on television programs with Adi Marzban when Mumbai Doordarshan launched the DD-2 channel with Aao Marvao Meri Saathe (1972), a Parsi Gujarati comedy show. Dinyar Contractor featured in Bollywood films like Khiladi (1992), Baazigar (1993), Baadshah (1999), Jhankaar Beats (2003), and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) among others.