Hussain Kuwajerwala

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Hussain Kuwajerwala
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Hussain Kuwajerwala
Born12 october 1977 Age(36)
Mumbai, India
OccupationActor, Anchor and Model
Spouse(s)Tina Kuwajerwala
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Hussain Kuwajerwala
Hussain Kuwajerwala still.jpg
Hussain Kuwajerwala
Born12 october 1977 Age(36)
Mumbai, India
OccupationActor, Anchor and Model
Spouse(s)Tina Kuwajerwala

Hussain Kuwajerwala (Marathi: हुसैन कुवाजेर्वाला,Bengali language;হুসেইন কুওয়াজেরওয়ালা(born 12 October 1977) is an Indian actor, anchor and dancer. His most prominent roles to date have been Sumit Wadhwa in the soap Kumkum (TV series) Chirag Virani in Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi and Zangoora in the Musical play Zangoora The Gypsy Prince

Early life and education[edit]

Hussain was born and raised into a Muslim family in Mumbai, India to Kayyam and Sakina Kuwajewala. His father died when he was 12 years old, after a long illness. Hussain has claimed that because of his father's death he did not have a very memorable childhood.[citation needed] He is the youngest of three children. His brother, Qaeed Kuwajewala, is a director of Television serials in Mumbai [1] and his sister, Nafisa Kuwajerwala Goswami MD is a surgeon in Troy,Michigan,United States.[2] [3] Hussain a very family oriented person His brother, his sister are his best friends.He is also close to his brother's wife,sister's husband, niece and nephews. Loves playing with them. Hussain attended Fatima High School in Mumbai and received his Bcom degree from Jai Hind College in Mumbai.It was Hussain's father's dream that out of his 3 children one would become a doctor, one pilot and one actor. Hussain feels very happy that he has fulfilled his father's dream by becoming an actor. Hussain has said that during his high school years he had no desire to become an actor and preferred to stay out the public eye. Rather he kept close with his family who also attended the same school as he did. After appearing in a few college theater productions Hussain became more open to options in the media.


After several modeling campaigns and commercials Hussain landed a role in the long running Indian soap Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Although Hussain played a supporting role, he was recognized and noticed and then offered the lead male role in Bag Telefilms soap Kumkum (TV series), which has been his longest-running and most successful soap to date. Alongside acting Hussain has also anchored several successful shows like Shabaash India, Kisme Kitna Hai Dum, Kuch Kar Dikhana Hai and Khullja Sim Sim (second season), Indian Idol 3, Indian Idol 4, Dance Premier League and Indian Idol 5. Hussain has done advertisements for Close Up, Noga Juice, Leher Kurkure, Perk, Gillette, Priya Gold, Rexona, RMD Pan Masala, United Cookers, Seylon Tea, Harpic and Supreme Detergent, Relispray and Swarup TMT Saria. In early 2009 he signed to his debut Bollywood film called But Adi Loves Sanjana Yaar, but the project has been delayed due to production problems.

In early 2010, Hussain signed the first-ever Bollywood musical, Zangoora: The Gypsy Prince at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon. Hussain will play the lead opposite Gauhar Khan and Kashmira Irani.[4] Zangoora has been running successfully for 4 years, and is compared to the likes of Broadway. It's the first live musical show, with 4D effects and you can watch it at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon.


Star Parivaar Awards






Indian Telly Awards[5]


Star Gold Awards



Hum PaanchGattu (In Ep 185, 187)Zee TV
RishteyBugs (Ep 11: Bugs Bunny), Amaal (Ep 81: Ek Ghar Yeh Bhi)Zee TV
AashirwadDineshZee TV
KanyadaanDhruvSony TV
SarhadeinAamanZee TV
KanganHimanshuStar Plus
Sony TV
Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu ThiChirag ViraniStar Plus
KumkumSumit WadhwaStar Plus
Krishna ArjunArjun NandaStar Plus
Yeh Hai JalwaTeam Leader of Kal Ke Kalakar9X

Shows Hosted

Kisme Kitna Hai DumStar Plus
Kuch Kar Dikhana HaiStar Plus
Khullja Sim SimStar Plus
Shabaash IndiaZee TV
Indian Idol 3Sony TV
Nach Baliye 3Star Plus
Indian Idol 4Sony TV
Dance Premier LeagueSony TV
Indian Idol 5Sony TV
Indian Idol 6Sony TV


Zangoora - The Gypsy Prince

Special Appearances

Parde Ke Peeche - Interview with Sweta Keswani and Romanchak

Jodi Kamaal Ki on 11 March 2006 with wife Tina - Star Plus [8]

Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai on 16 Dec 2006 - Zee TV

Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star with Kumkum co-star Juhi Parmar - Star Plus

Kaho Na Yaar Hai on 14 March 2008 with wife Tina & friend Shakti Anand - Star Plus

Saas v/s Bahu to support Juhi Parmar - Sahara One

Comedy Circus - Chinchpokli To China on 31 Jan, 2009 - Sony TV

Oye! It's Friday! on 13 Feb 2009 - NDTV Imagine

Danced and judged an episode of Boogie Woogie on 10 July 2009 - Sony TV

Celebrity Guest couple in Star Vivaah on 22 May 2009 - Star Plus


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Indiantelevision dot com's : An Interview with director Qaeed ...
  2. ^ Nafisa K Kuwajerwala, Breast Care Center - Surgery Doctor in Troy, MI K Kuwajerwala is a practicing Surgery doctor in Troy, MI.
  3. ^
  4. ^ Rai, Ruchika (Sep 18, 2010). "Kingdom of Dreams formally opens to public". The Times of India. 
  5. ^ "The Seventh Indian Telly Awards Winners List". 
  6. ^ "Gold Awards 2007 Winners List". 
  7. ^ "Shabaash India". 
  8. ^ "Rangeela Jodees". 

Official Social Links[edit]

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