Johnny Lever is an Indian film actor and the extremely noted comedians in Hindi cinema. He is India’s first stand up comedian and has a huge fan following that includes a large number of big celebrities. He was born on 14th August, 1957,in Kanigiri, Andhra Pradesh, India. He was brought up in a Telugu Christian family to Prakash Rao Janumala, who was worked as an operator in Hindustan Lever Ltd company and Karunamma Janumala. He has three sisters and two brothers, including his younger brother Jimmy Moses, who is also an Indian actor and stand-up comedian. He did his schooling from Andhra education society’s English High School till the seventh grade, later he couldn’t completed his schooling because of Financial problems and he started working odd jobs like selling pens on the streets of the Mumbai by imitating and dancing to the songs of Bollywood film stars. He also spent his early years in Yakutpura, to learn the unique style of comedy acting. He is married to Sujatha and they have two children, a daughter Jamie, who is also a stand up comedian & a son Jesse. During one of the function at Hindustan Lever Ltd, he mimicked a few senior officers and since then workers named him Johnny lever. When he later joined film industry decided to keep the name. He began performing in musical orchestras such as Tabassum Hit Parade & soon after getting fame, he enrolled himself in the group of the legendary music direction duo, Kalyanji & Anandji. With them, he did numerous stage shows as well as world tours through which he got a lot of appreciation & exposure too. The tour with Amitabh Bachchan in the year 1982, was his biggest tour. He started his acting career in the year 1984, with film ‘Tum Par Hum Qurban’ and then he was seen in ‘Dard Ka Rishta’ and Next up appeared in ‘Jalwa’ alongside Naseeruddin Shah. In the year 1986, he performed in a charity show titled ‘Hope 86’, in front of entire Bollywood industry. Since then he has worked in more than 350 films including ‘Love 86’, ‘Dulhe Raja ‘, ‘Hello Brother ‘, ‘Kunwara ‘,’ Mela’,‘Main Balwan’, ‘Jalwa’, ‘Ghar Mein Ram Gali Mein Shyam’, ‘Hatya’, ‘Kasam’, ‘Aakhri Adalat’, ‘Hero Hiralal’ ‘Tezaab’, ‘Suryaa’, ‘Mujrim’, ‘Jaadugar’, ‘Kala Bazaar’, ‘Chaalbaaz’, ‘Savior’, ‘Nayak’ ,’ Koi Mil Gaya’, ‘Phir Hera Pheri’ ,‘Khiladi 786’, ‘Housefull 2’, ‘Sandwich’, ‘Players’, ‘Tell Me O Khuda’, ‘Golmaal 3’, ‘Khatta Meetha’ , ‘Entertainment’, ‘Dilwale’ , “Housefull3’ and many more. He also worked in Tulu movie ‘Rang’ and was seen in Tamil flick like ‘Anbirkku Alavillai’ and acted in Telugu film ‘Criminal’. In addition to acting, he also appeared in a few television shows. He was seen in Zee TV’s own show called ‘Johny Aala Re’. He also appeared as a judge in stand up reality show ‘Comedy Circus(2007). He has received numerous awards for his incredible contribution to Indian film industry.
Johnny Lever Upcoming Movies In 2016 – 2017 List
Release on: 03/06/16