Zeishan Quadri Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Movies, Biography & More

Zeishan Quadri is a multitalented Indian Writer, Actor, Producer, and Director. Born in Dhanbad as Zeishan Qalim Khan, a small town in Jharkhand. He became famous all over the world by writing the story of the film Gangs of Wasseypur. Zeishan Quadri was loved by fans for his performance in Gangs of Wasseypur and his role of definite was admired by the viewers’. However, the actor-director-writer has taken some time to succeed on the raw side of his talent.

Zeishan Quadri

Early Life

Zeishan’s schooling is from Wasseypur in Dhanbad. After schooling, he did his BBA from Deendayal Upadhyay Management College, Meerut. He then started a job at a call center in Delhi. Zeeshan had told in an interview that he did not seem to mind here. There was something going on in his mind, during this time he wrote the story of Wasseypur which was only 8 pages. After this Zeeshan left the job and left Mumbai to make a career in Bollywood. Met a lot of directors here but nothing worked out.

Zeishan Quadri

Biography & Wiki

Zeishan Quadri Age, Biography & Wiki
Real Name Zeishan Qalim Khan
Nickname Zeishan Quadri, Zeishan
Profession Actor, Director, Writer, Producer
Debut Screenwriting-Gangs of Wasseypur 2012

Acting-Gangs of Wasseypur 2, in the year 2012

Production-Prague, in the year 2013

Direction-Meerutihya Gangsters, in the year 2015

Language Known Hindi & English
Date Of Birth 17 March 1983
Age (as of 2020) 37 Years
Birthplace Wasseypur, Bihar (Now in Jharkhand)
Hometown Wasseypur, Bihar (Now in Jharkhand)
Nationality Indian
Religion Islam
Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign Pisces
Zeishan Quadri Height & Physical Overview
Height in Centimeters 173 cm
Height in Meters 1.73 m
Height in Feet & Inches 5′ 8″
Weight in Kilograms 70 kg
Weight in Pounds 154 lbs
Body Measurement (approx.) Chest-40



Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Family & Relatives
Father Syed Imran Quadri
Mother Name Not Known
Sister 2

Zeishan Quadri

Brother N/A
Zeishan Quadri Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Education and School, College
Educational Qualification Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
School Not Known
College/University Not Known
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui
Actress Sridevi, Madhuri Dixit
Food Not Known
Food Habit Non-Vegetarian
Director Anurag Kashyap
Hobbies Traveling, Reading
Color White, Black, Blue
Sport Cricket
Car Collection Not Known
Holiday Destination Goa, London, Switzerland
Salary (approx.) Not Known
Net Worth (approx.) Not Known

Physical Attributes

Zeishan Quadri has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 8 inches (173 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 70 Kg (154  lbs). Zeishan Quadri always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. His chest measurement is 40 Inches, Waist is approx. 31 Inches & biceps measurement is 14 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Dark Brown Eyes.

Family Background and Relationship

Zeishan Quadri was born on 17 March 1983 in Wasseypur, Dhanbad, Bihar (now Jharkhand), India. His father Syed Imran Quadri is a civil engineer. He is the youngest and only son of his father and his two elder sisters. His family is very strict and protective so he grew up in this environment.

Zeishan Quadri


Initially, Zeishan worked in a call center (BPO) and HCL computer in Delhi for 18 months before coming to Mumbai in 2008. In the year 2009, Zeishan Quadri moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in acting. Quadri studied world cinema with filmmakers such as Majid Majidi (Iranian film director), Fatih Akin (German film director), and Akira Kurosawa (Japanese film director).

Zeishan finally met film director Anurag Kashyap. When he saw the story, he liked it very much. Anurag assured that the whole film could be made by working on it. Then the film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ was made on this eight-page story of Zeishan, that too in two parts. This film by Anurag and Zeishan has written a new history in the Indian film industry. In this film, Zeishan played the role of ‘Definite’ which was liked by the people very much. The film received a lot of praise not only in India but also abroad. His film received many awards.

Zeishan Quadri

Zeishan also worked with Kangana in the film ‘Revolver Rani’ after the success of Gangs of Wasseypur. After this, he also directed the film Meeruthiya Gangsters. In 2020, he was seen in the crime thriller web series ‘Bichoo Ka Khel’ streaming on ALTBalaji. In the web series Bichoo Ka Khel, Zeishan played the role of a foul-mouth cop who is adamant about solving many murder cases, as shown in the web series.

Zeishan Quadri Filmography – As Writer Director Actor and Producer

Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 1 (2012)
Gangs of Wasseypur – Part 2 (2012)
Revolver Rani (2014)
Meeruthiya Gangsters (2015)
Hotel Milan (2018)
Setters (2018)
Chhalaang (2020)
Halahal (2020)
Bichoo Ka Khel (2020)

Contact and Social Media Information

If you are a big fan of Zeishan Quadri and you want to know more about him so you can follow him on social media platforms such as InstagramFacebook, and Twitter. On social media platforms, you will get the latest photos, videos, and updates about him.

Zeishan Quadri at Instagram-@zeishanquadri

Zeishan Quadri at Twitter –@zeishan_quadri at Facebook-@Zeishan Quadri
Zeishan Quadri

Some Lesser Known Facts About Him

  • Does Zeishan Quadri smoke?: not known
  • Does Zeishan Quadri drink alcohol?: not known
  • His real name is Zeishan Qalim Khan.
  • After completed his early studies in Dhanbad, he moved to Meerut to pursue his graduation.
  • After graduated from college, he started working with a call center in Delhi, where he had worked almost a year and a half ago, as he had to leave due to the 2008 recession.
  • In the year 2009, he moved to Mumbai to work in the Hindi film industry, where he met Anurag Kashyap and gave him his writing sample for the film ‘Gangs of Wasseypur’. ‘
  • For his work in the film Gangs of Wasseypur, he was awarded the IIFA, Filmfare and TOIFA Awards, and the SAIFF Award for the ‘Best Dialogue Writing Awards’ in 2013.
  • Along with his friend Rohit Khaitan, who is the producer of the film ‘Prague’, he set up a production house named Friday To Friday Entertainers & Media Private Limited, which is a Private incorporated on 01 August 2013.
  • Zeishan started working as a director in the Hindi film industry with the film Meeruthiya Gangsters, which hit the screens in 2015.
  • However, with ZEE5’s latest web series Bichoo Ka Khel, Zeishan portrays the character of a rude and no-nonsense cop named Officer Tiwari.

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