Indra Kumar is a prominent award-winning Indian film actor, producer, and director. He has appeared in several Gujarati films as a comedian and protagonist. He is the brother of Aruna Irani, Adi Irani, and Firoz Irani, who all worked in the same field. In 1985, Indra has co-produced the Bollywood film, Mohabbat, with Anil Kapoor and Vijeta Pandit in the lead roles. He started to direct films in the year 1990 with the Hindi romantic drama film, Dil. It stars Madhuri Dixit, Anupam Kher, Aamir Khan, and Saeed Jaffrey in pivotal roles. The film earned the Best Film Award at the 36thFilmfare Awards, while Aamir Khan and Anupam Kher received the Best Actor and Best Supporting Actors Award respectively.

In 1992, he directed and co-produced the Bollywood drama film, Beta. Indra won another Best Film Award at the 38th Filmfare Awards while the lead actors, Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit also received the Best Actor and Best Actress Awards respectively. This was followed by another award-winning film entitled Raja, with Madhuri Dixit in the lead role. The film earned seven nominations at the Filmfare including the Best Movie and Best Director. In 1997, Indra also helmed the comedy-drama film, Ishq and the Hindi romantic film, Mann, in 1999. In the year 2001, he directed the box-office hit Bollywood film, Aashiq. The film is the remake of the Telugu film, Gulabi (1995) and it stars Karisma Kapoor and Bobby Deol in the lead roles.

He is also the man behind the success of the Bollywood film, Rishtey, in 2002. In 2004, Indra worked in the very popular Bollywood black comedy film, Masti, with Vivek Oberoi, Ritesh Deshmukh, and Aftab Shivdasani in the lead roles. The three reprised their roles in the film’s sequel entitled Grand Masti in 2013 and Great Grand Masti in 2016. Indra directed the Bollywood comedy film, Dhamaal, in 2007. The film is the remake of the American comedy film, It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963) and it stars Sanjay Dutt in the lead role. In 2011, a sequel to the film was released, which was entitled as Double Dhamaal. In 2014, he helmed the drama film, Super Nani, which stars Rekha, Anupam Kher, Rajesh Kumar, and more. This film was based on the Gujarati play titled Baa Ae Maari Boundary. Indra Kumar is the father of Shweta Kumar, who was debuted in the film,Karzz, opposite Himesh Reshammiya.

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