Deepak Tijori is a well-known actor, director, and producer in India. He predominantly works in the Bollywood, Gujarati, and Nepali film industry. He is known for his supporting roles in many popular movies like “Aashiqui” and “Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar”.
Deepak is mostly known for the negative roles he played in so many popular movies in Hindi, Gujarati, and Nepali cinema. He made the headlines when he got separated from his wife and was alleged by his wife of having an extramarital affair with his yoga instructor.
Deepak Tijori Wiki/Biography
Born on 28 August 1961, Deepak Tijori’s age is 59 years as of 2020. He was born and brought in a middle-class family from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
He completed his early schooling from Jamnabai Narsee School, Mumbai. After that, he enrolled himself at Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics from where he completed his graduate course in Commerce.
Since childhood, Deepak was inclined towards acting and filming and has always wanted to pursue his career in the entertainment industry as a successful actor and director.
Family, Girlfriend & Relationships
Deepak Tijori belongs to a middle-class Hindu family from Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His nationality is Indian and he follows the Hinduism religion. Moreover, he is Brahmin by caste and his zodiac sign is Virgo. His father is a businessman by profession and his mother is a homemaker.
Deepak Tijori’s marital status is divorced. He was married to Shivani Tijori who is a known fashion designer in the industry. The couple dated each other for a long time after which they got married in a private ceremony in the presence of their family members.
After a few years of marriage, the couple got separated in the year 2017 due to some personal reasons. The couple also got blessed with a baby girl named Samara Tijori.
Deepak Tijori is a good looking man with an attractive personality. He owns a strong body build up with impressive body measurements and a strong physique. He is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and his body weight is around 80 Kg.
His hair color is black and his light brown color eyes add to his personality. There is no tattoo inked on his body.
Deepak Tijori started his career as an actor with his debut appearance on the big screen with the movie “Tera Naam Mera Naam” in the year 1988 in a supporting role. After that, he made his prominent appearances in small roles in many popular movies “Parbat Ke Us Paar” and “Main Tera Dushman”.
After that, he played many popular negative roles in the movies like “Kroadh”, “Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar”, “Pehla Nasha”, “Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa”, “Ghulam”, “Raja Natwarlal”, “Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge”, and many more popular movies. His first important role came with his appearance in the blockbuster movie “Aashiqui” in the year 1990.
Along with his appearance in the Hindi movies, he also made his debut in the Gujarati cinema with his appearance in the movie “Hu Tu Ne Ramtudi”. After that, he worked in some other Gujarati movies. He also worked in a popular Nepali movie named “Jeevan Dan” in the year 2002. Along with his filming career, he also made his television debut with his appearance in the TV series “Bombay Blue” and also worked in a web series “Abhay” which premiered on the ZEE5 digital platform.
Along with his acting career, he also directed many popular Hindi movies like “Oops”, “Fareb”, “Tom Dick and Harry”, “Do Lafzon Ki Kahani”, and many other popular movies. He also produced some Hindi movies under his production house “Tijori Films” like “X-Zone”, “Rishtey”, “Black October”, and many other movies.
Deepak Tijori was involved in many controversies throughout his career. In the year 2012, a complaint was registered against him by his neighbors as they demanded to vacate his house at the Garden Estate Co-operative Society in Goregaon, Mumbai for his rude behavior, disrespectful attitude towards paying bills, and society’s office-bearer. Later in the year, 2014 Tijori won the case against society.
Again in the year, 2017 Tijori made the headlines when his wife Shivani Tijori threw him out of his house after she found Deepak’s affair with his yoga instructor. His wife also accused him of domestic violence and filed a divorce against him also demanding maintenance charges from him stating she is a deserted wife and Deepak will be responsible for her and her daughter’s expenses.
He also came into limelight when his directorial movie “Do Lafzon Ki Kahani” made the headlines due to the intimate scenes showed in the movie. Even the actress Kajal Aggarwal in an interview stated that she will never work with Deepak Tijori again in the future.
Facts and Information
He likes playing with dogs and owned two dogs named Frazer and Muffin. He also likes watching movies and using social media websites during his free time.
His close friends are Aamir Khan, Ashutosh Gowariker, Paresh Rawal, and Vipul Shah. They were together since their college days and these were the peoples those motivated Tijori to pursue his career as an actor.
He also worked as a space seller in Cineblitz magazine and also a front office manager in hotel Searock, Mumbai before entering into the entertainment industry. In an interview, he also revealed that he almost quit the acting but he got a new lifeline in the industry with his appearance in the blockbuster movie “Aashiqui”.
He also worked as a judge in the beauty pageant “Miss India Worldwide” in the year 2006 and the year 2009. He also worked in the Hindi version of the animated series “Incredible 2” replacing Shah Rukh Khan in 2018. He also appeared in the popular TV reality show “Bigg Boss” in 2006 as a wild card entry replacing Salil Ankola.
In 2009, his daughter Samara Tijori was kidnapped from Andheri, Mumbai when she was returning from shopping. After the incident, Deepak registered a kidnapping case in the Andheri police station but after some time his daughter flee from the kidnappers and later on the kidnappers were arrested by the Mumbai police.