Hussain Kuwajerwala is an Indian actor, anchor and dancer. Hussain was born and raised in Mumbai, India to Sakina & Kayyam Kuwajewala. His father died when he was 12 years old, after a long illness. Hussain has claimed that because of his father's death he didn't have a very memorable childhood. Hussain is the youngest of three children. His brother, Qaeed Kuwajewala, is a director and his sister, Nafisa, resides in the United States. Hussain attended Fatima High School in Mumbai and received his BSc degree from Jai Hind College in Mumbai.
Hussain married his college sweetheart Tina Darira on 21 December 2005, which was also the same date that they first met. Their courtship lasted nine years before marrying.
During his high school years Hussain had no desire to become an actor and preferred to stay out the public eye. Rather Hussain kept close with his family who also attended the same school as he did. After appearing in a few college theater productions Hussain became more open to options in the media. Hussain did several modeling campaigns and commercials. Hussain has done advertisements for Close Up, Noga Juice, Leher Kurkure, Perk, Gillette, Priya Gold, Rexona, RMD Pan Masala, United Cookers, Seylon Tea, Harpic and Supreme Detergent, Relispray and Swarup TMT Saria.
After several modeling assignments, Hussain landed a role in the long running Indian soap Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi. Although Hussain played a supporting role, he was recognized and noticed and then offered the lead male role of Sumit Wadhwa in Bag Telefilms soap Kumkum, which has been his longest-running and most successful soap to date. Along side acting Hussain has also anchored several successful shows like Shabaash India, Kisme Kitna Hai Dum, Kuch Kar Dikhana Hai and Khullja Sim Sim (Season - 2), Indian Idol 3, Nach Baliye 3, Indian Idol 4, Dance Premier League and Indian Idol 5. Hussain also participated and won the reality show Nach Baliye 2, along with his wife Tina. In early 2009 he signed to his debut Bollywood film called But Adi Loves Sanjana Yaar, but the project has been delayed due to production problems. In early 2010, Hussain signed the first-ever Bollywood musical, Zangoora: The Gypsy Prince at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon. Hussain will play the lead opposite Gauhar Khan and Kashmira Irani.
1. In 2003, Favorite Devar award at Star Parivaar Awards.
2. In 2004, Favortie Pati award at Star Parivaar Awards.
3. In 2005, Favorite Pati award at Star Parivaar Awards.
4. In 2006, Favorite Pati award at Star Parivaar Awards.
5. In 2006, Favorite Bhai award at Star Parivaar Awards.
6. In 2007, Favorite Pati award at Star Parivaar Awards.
7. In 2007, Style Icon of the Year award at Indian Telly Awards.
8. In 2007, Best Anchor award for Sabaash India at Star Gold Awards.
12th October 1977
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