Mir Afsar Ali

Mir Afsar Ali or Mir is an Indian radio jockey, television anchor, singer, comedian and actor. He is the host of Mirakkel, a Comedy show on Zee Bangla and Hi Kolkata on Radio Mirchi. He also appears on a show in which suspenseful stories are read named Sunday Suspense on Radio Mirchi [1]

Mir
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Mir at the Kolkata Book Fair 2014
Born
NationalityIndian
Other namesMir
Alma materUmes Chandra College
University of Calcutta
OccupationRadio Jockey, actor, comedian, Singer, News Anchor
Known forMirakkel, Sunday Suspense, Hi Kolkata (Previously Hello Kolkata)
AwardsKalakar Awards

Early and personal lifeEdit

He is from a brilliant Bengali Muslim family with strict disciplinarian parents in Azimgunj, Murshidabad district.[2] He would listen to the radio for hours during his childhood. Television was not allowed into the house before he completed his junior school. His entry into show business happened by chance. On a rainy evening in 1994 when Mir was in his first year of college (Umes Chandra College), he was on his way home from the laundry and happened to read a six-day-old newspaper in which the washer-man had wrapped his clothes. His eyes fell upon an advertisement which said that auditions were being held for radio jockeys for a radio station to be launched soon in Kolkata. Apart from making people laugh with his jokes on the radio, Mir explored his comic side by competing events. When he finally made an appearance on TV, it was as a news reader on Khaash Khobor, a news programme on DD Bangla. Since then, Mir's career in television has seen several highs, with television shows including Hao Mao Khao, and Beta Betir Battle to his credit. With the TV show Mirakkel on Zee Bangla, he came to be known as the comedy king of the city.

TelevisionEdit

FilmographyEdit

Year Films Role Language Notes
1988 Thanthram Gopi Malayalam
1988 Anuragi Diwakar Malayalam
1989 Ramji Rao Speaking Ashraf Malayalam
1993 Dhruvam Ashif Malayalam
2016 Colkatay Columbus Columbus Bengali
2018 Aranyadeb Deb Bengali [3]

Dubbed VoiceEdit

Mir Afsar Ali gives voices in Bengali, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam languages.

Year For Role Language Film
2012 Aditya Pancholi Anjali's Brother Bengali Idiot
2013 Tanikella Bharani Krishna Bengali Rangbaaz
2016 Sabyasachi Chakrabarty Veera Kuttiyum Machineni Malayalam James & Alice
2016 Nassar Hari's father Bengali Haripada Bandwala
2017 Eduardo Munniz Ankoma Bengali Amazon Obhijaan
Pradeep Rawat Surya Bengali Noor Jahaan
2018 Raghu Babu Surendra Bengali Raja Rani Raji
2018 Sayaji Shinde CM Ranjan Bengali Kabir
2018 Murali Sharma Sanjay Banerjee Bengali Haami
2018 Rao Ramesh Raja Bengali Chalbaaz
2018 Rajesh Sharma Chanchal Tamil Vada Chennai
2018 Rajatabha Dutta RDX Malayalam Ranam
2018 Sayaji Shinde Surya Bengali Girlfriend

AwardsEdit

  • Kalakar Awards[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Mukherjee, Debarati (14 March 2007). "My Fundays". The Telegraph. Calcutta, India. Retrieved 14 November 2008.
  2. ^ "'I don't think I am doing anything illegal. If he (Ghosh) feels that way, he should take it up'". The Telegraph. India. 7 December 2008. Retrieved 4 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Bengali cinema's first superhero is more human". Hindustan Times. 3 November 2016. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  4. ^ "Kalakar award winners" (PDF). Kalakar website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 April 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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