Aditya Lakhia Wiki, Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Last Updated on November 3, 2021

Aditya Lakhia is an Indian actor, who is known for playing the role of ‘Kachra’ in the Bollywood movie ‘Lagaan’ in 2001.

Aditya Lakhia as 'Kachra' in the movie 'Lagaan'

Aditya Lakhia as ‘Kachra’ in the movie ‘Lagaan’

Wiki/Biography

Aditya Lakhia was born on Thursday, 21 September 1967 (age 54 years; as of 2021) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. His zodiac sign is Virgo. He did his schooling at Mayo College, Ajmer and for his graduation, he went to St Xavier’s College, Ahmedabad.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Weight (approx.): 70 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Body Measurements (approx.): Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 30 Inches, Biceps: 13 Inches

Actor Aditya Lakhia

Family

Parents & Siblings

Aditya`s father`s name is Snehal Lakhia, who is an actor.

Aditya Lakhia`s father

Aditya Lakhia`s father

His mother`s name is Meera Lakhia, who is a director, and he had one brother named Ashish Lakhia, who was a famous filmmaker. His brother died due to multiple organ failure.

Aditya Lakhia`s mother

Aditya Lakhia`s mother

Aditya`s mother, brother and father

Aditya`s mother, brother and father

Career

Film

Aditya made his acting debut in 1988 as ‘Om’ in the movie ‘Om Dar-B-Dar.’

Aditya in the movie 'Om Dar-B-Dar'

Aditya in the movie ‘Om Dar-B-Dar’

He became famous for the role of ‘Kachra’ in the movie ‘Lagaan.’ Later, he became popular for appearing in the movie Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993), Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (2003), and Shootout at Lokhandwala (2007).

Aditya in the movie 'Shootout at Lokhandwala'

Aditya in the movie ‘Shootout at Lokhandwala’

In 1992, he appeared in the film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar alongside Aamir Khan.

Aditya in the movie 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar'

Aditya in the movie ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar’

In 2020, he featured in the Gujarati film ‘Khape.’

Poster of the movie 'Khape'

Poster of the movie ‘Khape’

Television

Aditya appeared as ‘Mansaram’ in the television show ‘Chotti Bahu’ in 2008.

Aditya in the show 'Chotti Bahu'

Aditya in the show ‘Chotti Bahu’

In 2009, he featured as Nanku in the television show Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo.

Aditya in the show 'Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo'

Aditya in the show ‘Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo’

Awards

In 2009, he won the Indian Television Academy Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for the show ‘Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo.’

Car Collection

He owns a Pajero car.

Aditya posing with his car

Aditya posing with his car

Facts/Trivia

  • Aditya follows a non-vegetarian diet.
    Aditya tagged in a post that reveals his eating habits

    Aditya tagged in a post that reveals his eating habits

  • Aditya was interested in acting since he was a child. He always looked forward to entertain people, so, he used to take part in cultural dramas and plays.
  • In an interview, Aditya said that while they were shooting for the film ‘Lagaan,’ he had to stay in a hut outside the village to ensure the authentic look of the village in the film.
  • In another interview, he said that people call him with the name Kachra while he is on streets. Sometime, he also responds to them. [1]
  • In an interview, when he was asked about the rough phase of his life, he said,

    It has to be the duration between the year 2013 to 2016, it was during this time when he lost his brother and he had to go to Ahmedabad after this news. During that time his father was also very ill. It was quite a challenging face for the actor. But the actor said difficulties are the part and parcel of life and he had overcome that phase.”

  • In one of his interviews, he said that many actors like Naseeruddin Shah, Smita Patil, Ketan Mehta, used to visit his house as his mo0ther was a director.
  • In an interview, he talked about his role as ‘Kachra,’ and said,

    Though every character was equally brilliant, but my character stood out because of the issue of untouchability, a man with a polio-affected hand. Then I take the hattrick. I also give Aamir the last batting stance in winning. Though I had three major scenes, there were a lot of highs in my character. My batting and bowling stance and my hand position were designed. But the acting bit in my first scene wasn’t. There, I performed. I was so into the character.”

  • He is an avid dog lover and often posts photos of them on social media.
    Aditya with a dog

    Aditya with a dog

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