It takes guts to get up, go out and make everybody laugh. Often unnamed but definitely not unnoticed, Johnny Lever celebrates his birthday today. This stupendous actor turns 57 today and we totally appreciate everything he does to make sure his audience have a great laugh.
Johnny Lever did not have a very rosy childhood. Financial constraints forced the actor to leave studies and hunt for petty jobs to support his family and himself.
However, during his struggle, Johnny realized where his strength lies. He figured where he would channel all his energies and talents. He took up acting, to be specific- comedy, and went on to do various stage plays.
It was Sunil Dutt who recognized his potential and offered him a role in one of his films Dard Ka Rishta. From here on, one by one, Johnny began getting cast in films and then started his amazing journey of being the industry’s top entertainer.
He went on to act in numerous films as a supporting actor. His brilliant comic sense and comic timing was impressive. Some of his characters like Chota Chatri, Albela, Aslam Bhai, Babulal etc are famous till date.
He had done memorable roles in Khiladi, Baazigar, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Judaai, Yes Boss, Ishq, Dulhe Raja, Anari No. 1, Hello Brother, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega, Awara Paagal Deewana, Housefull 2, Khiladi 786 etc..
His humor is fabulous and he can make his audience laugh effortlessly. He does stage plays and films simultaneously, although now he has reduced his work. He also appeared on a show of his own on TV.