Virendra Saxena Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, Biography & More


Virendra Saxena is an Indian theater, film and television actor. He is a graduate of the National School of Drama. Saxena is known for his character roles as well as his unique voice. He has appeared in more than 80 Indian films and some English-language films such as White Rainbow, Cotton Mary and In Custody.

Nickname Veeru
Profession Actor
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.) in centimeters– 175 cm
in meters– 1.75 m
in feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.) in kilograms– 65 kg
in pounds– 143 lbs
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper
Debut Film: Uljhan (1975)
TV: Raag Darbari (1986-1987)
Personal Life
Date of Birth 25 November 1960
Age (as in 2018) 57 Years
Birthplace Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Sagittarius
Nationality Indian
Hometown Mathura, Uttar Pradesh, India
College/University Agra University, Agra, Uttar Pradesh
Educational Qualification Graduate
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Travelling, Listening to Music
Relationships & More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known
Wife/Spouse Samta Sagar (Writer)
Children None
Parents Father– Swarup Saxena (Stenographer, Died)
Mother– Name Not Known (Died)
Siblings Brother(s)– Rajendra Swarup Saxena & 2 more

Sister– 1 (Name Not Known, Elder)

Favourite Things
Favourite Actor(s) Amitabh BachchanDilip Kumar
Favourite Singer Atif Aslam
Favourite Cricketer Virat Kohli

Interesting Facts About Virendra Saxena

  • Does Virendra Saxena smoke ?: Not known
  • Does Virendra Saxena drink alcohol ?: Yes
  • Virendra Saxena started his career as a theater artist in Delhi.
  • He learned acting at the National School of Drama in New Delhi.
  • He made his Bollywood debut in 1975 with the film “Uljhan”.
  • In 1990 Virendra appeared as a street singer in the song “Tu Meri Zindagi Hai” from Mahesh Bhatts film “Aashiqui”.
  • He has also appeared in some short films like The Mechanic (2013), The Idiot (2017) etc.
  • In addition to Bollywood, he has also appeared in several English-language films such as “In Custody” (1993), “Cotton Mary” (1999), “White Rainbow” (2004) etc.
  • Virendra Saxena has been featured in several television commercials such as Asian Paint Tractor Emulsion, etc.
  • He also worked as a play singer for the film “Tarpan” (1994).
  • He and his wife have no child. They even tried to adopt a child but were unsuccessful.


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