One of the most loved actors, the popularly known “Circuit’ from the Munnabhai series Arshad Warsi started his career as an assistant director to Mahesh Bhatt in Kaash (1987) and also choreographed a song in Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (1993). Warsi made his acting debut in 1996 with ABCL’s Tere Mere Sapne, which was a box office success. His portrayal of Circuit in the comedy film Munna Bhai M.B.B.S. (2003), and its sequel Lage Raho Munna Bhai (2006) for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role marked a turning point in his career.
Arshad has been part of very successful films including Hulchul (2004), Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005), Salaam Namaste (2005), Golmaal: Fun Unlimited (2006), Dhamaal (2007), Krazzy 4 (2008), Golmaal Returns (2008), Ishqiya (2010), Golmaal 3 (2010), F.A.L.T.U (2011), Double Dhamaal (2011), Jolly LLB (2013), Golmaal Again (2017) and Total Dhamaal (2019), and received critical recognition for his work in films including Sehar (2005), Kabul Express (2006), Dedh Ishqiya (2014) and Guddu Rangeela (2015).
The actor who celebrated his birthday recently had garnered praise from Naseeruddin Shah said that: “He is easily the best all-round actor in this generation”, and Vidya Balan who said of Warsi: “He reminds me of the great European actors who can fit into any role. But he is completely under-utilised”. Arshad was last seen in Durgamati opposite Bhumi Pednekar where he plays a wily politician.
The actor shared a poignant post on the importance of holding on and staying home safe during these times.
So let’s all just hold on… stay home & stay safe… pic.twitter.com/QgfdzoaW4a
— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) April 22, 2021