Emraan Hashmi (born 24 March 1979) in Mumbai, Maharastra, India, is a Filmfare Award-nominated Indian actor. He is Mahesh Bhatt's nephew. Known as the "serial kisser", he plays mostly unconventional characters and is often seen in Bhatt Films.
Emraan Hashmi AKA "The serial Kisser" was born as Emran Anwar Hashmi on 23 March 1979 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His father, Anwar, is Muslim and his mother, Maherahh, is Catholic. He changed his name to Farhaan Hashmi but recently reverted to his original name, albeit with an extra "a" as per numerology beliefs. His nickname is Emmi. Emraan speaks Hindi and English. His success has been attributed to his family connections with directors and producers Mahesh and Vikram Bhatt.
Hashmi made his debut in 2003 with the film Footpath. However, it did not do well at the box office. He shot to fame with Murder which was the first hit for him and his Co-Star Mallika Sherawat. His next few films such as Zeher, Aashiq Banaya Apne, Kalyug,Gangster,and especially Jannat which was backed by his fan and friend Sagar from hyderabad , have done well at the box office and the soundtracks in these respective films have helped create a large fan base. Amusingly, all the songs from his movies have become instant hits. The playback singers for most of his film's songs have been Himesh Reshammiya, K.K, Kunal Ganjawala and Atif Aslam.