Freddy Daruwala – best known for his negative role in Holiday: A Soldier is never off duty – was blessed with a baby boy on February 03, 2019. The 34-year old actor while sharing the news with a media house mentioned that because it’s their [wife Crystal Variava] first child, they are quite excited about it.
Quite a popular face in the B-town, Freddy is known for his antagonist roles that he plays on the silver screen. He has shared the screen space with prominent actors such as John Abraham, Salman Khan, and Akshay Kumar. Some of his movies include Power Unlimited 2, Suryansh, Race 3, Holiday, etc. He also did a cameo in Force 2.
Here are some cool and interesting facts about Freddy that you must know.
He is a Gujarati
Freddy was born in Surat, Gujarat. He was raised in the same city and even completed his schooling and MBA from Surat. In fact, he still regularly visits Gujarat owing to his local professional commitments.
Began Career as a Model
Like many hopefuls in the Bollywood industry, Freddy began his career as a model. He even participated in Hayward’s Mr. India World where he was bestowed with the title of 1st runner-up. Freddy is one of the favourite models of Manish Malhotra, an eminent Indian fashion designer.
His Bollywood Journey
Mummy Punjabi (2011) was the first movie in his portfolio. Apart from Hindi films, Freddy also has a few Punjabi, Gujarati, and Telugu movies to his name. However, Race 3 was a big let-down for him, as he hardly got any screen-time opposite established actors like Salman Khan and ‘jhakaas’ Anil Kapoor.
A Renowned Face in the TV Commercials
Freddy Daruwala is also a popular face in the TV advertisement industry. He has appeared in the commercials of brands such as Nivea, Tic-Tac, Reliance, Raymond, etc.
Bikes and Music Enthusiast
A large collection of bikes undoubtedly makes Freddy a biking freak. His collection also includes vintage cruisers. In the year 2013, however, Freddy was brutally injured in a motorcycle accident as he was not wearing a helmet. It took months for him to recover completely.
When it comes to music, his favourite genre is rock music and his favourite bands include Metallica and Maiden.
Freddy Daruwala’s Wife
For Freddy, it’s a love marriage. He took the marital vows with his long-time girlfriend, Crystal Variava.