Kiran Shah

Kiran Shah

Kiran Shah (born September 28, 1956) is an actor and a stuntman.

Shah was born in Nairobi, Kenya. He lived in Kenya until he was twelve years old, when he moved to India with his family. While living in India, he became interested in films, and when his family moved to London, he became involved in the show business. His first film was the 1977 movie Candleshoe, as a stand-in for a girl called Sara Tamakuni, and when stunt coordinator Bob Anderson asked him to do her stunts as well, his career was started.

Kiran is often confused with Deep Roy; they are both dwarf Kenyan actors of Indian descent who got their starts in film and television in the late 70s.

Films

He has been in several blockbuster movies since, such as Superman (1978), Superman II (1980), The Dark Crystal (1982), Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983), Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), Legend (1985), Aliens (1986), le signe des quatre (1987), Titanic (1997), and the three The Lord of the Rings movies: The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002) and The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003), where he was the scale double for Elijah Wood, and The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, where he played the dwarf Ginarrbrik. He also portrayed an aboriginee in a Sherlock Holmes film, The Sign of Four. A favorite movie role is when he played the monster who came out of a painting and attacked Natasha Richardson in the 1987 film Gothic. He has also recently been Martin Freeman's scale double in "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey"

Poetry

In addition to being an actor and a stuntman, Kiran is also a poet. His poetry has been published in Great Britain and the U.S., and is based on his personal thoughts, feelings, and experiences.

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Kenya Movies

Mapenzi - Part 2

Mapenzi - Part 2

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Mapenzi - Part 1

Mapenzi - Part 1

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Dracula

Dracula

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Dracula 2

Dracula 2

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Nateseka Sana 2

Nateseka Sana 2

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Nateseka Sana

Nateseka Sana

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Kisonoko

Kisonoko

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Kisonoko 2

Kisonoko 2

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Sijapoteza 2

Sijapoteza 2

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Sijapoteza

Sijapoteza

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Inplant from Hell

Inplant from Hell

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Mtaani Kwetu

Mtaani Kwetu

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Twisted

Twisted

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Stella

Stella

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Omega Confusion

Omega Confusion

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Fiona

Fiona

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Samira

Samira

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Shaymaa

Shaymaa

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Basilisa

Basilisa

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Wake Up 2

Wake Up 2

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Omega Confusion Part 3

Omega Confusion Part 3

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Omega Confusion Part 2

Omega Confusion Part 2

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Wake Up

Wake Up

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Omega Confusion

Omega Confusion

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Muuza Uchafu 2

Muuza Uchafu 2

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Muuza Uchafu

Muuza Uchafu

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Samira Part 4

Samira Part 4

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Mama Lishe

Mama Lishe

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Samira Part 3

Samira Part 3

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Mahabusu 2

Mahabusu 2

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