Bejan Jehanjir Daruwalla was a renowned Indian Professor and Astrologer. He was born on 11 July 1931 in a Parsifamily in Mumbai. Bejan Daruwalla was a passionate devotee of Lord Ganesha. He was adept in various astrological techniques, including Vedic Astrology, Western Astrology, I-Ching, Tarot Reading, and Palmistry.
He completed his schooling at St. Xavier’s High School, Mirzapur, Ahmedabad, followed by graduation from S.N.D Arts College Ahmedabad. He completed his further studies at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad. His wife, Late Gooli Daruwalla, was also a tarot card reader. He had two sons, Nastur and Fardun, and also a daughter Nazreen. Nastur is following the path of his parents and is also an astrologer.
|Real Name||Bejan Jehanjir Daruwalla|
|Date of Birth||11 July 1931|
|Date of Death||29 May 2020|
|Place of Death||Apollo Hospital, Ahmedabad|
|Age (at the time of death)||89 Years|
|Death Cause||He was on a ventilator for a week in Apollo Hospital before his death. It was rumored that he was Covid positive, but his son Nastur denied such news and said that he died of pneumonia and lack of oxygen supply to the brain.|
|School||St. Xavier’s High School, Mirzapur, Ahmedabad|
|Collage||S.N.D Arts College Ahmedabad|
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad
|Education Qualification||PHD in English|
|Height (approx)||in centimetres- 180 cm|
in meter- 1.80 m
in feet & inches- 5’11”
|Hair Colour||White (Semi-Bald)|
He started working as an English Professor in Ahmedabad. In 1966, he shifted his interest towards astrology and started working as an astrologer. He was connected with several newspapers, television channels, and publishing houses around the world.
He made a lot of popular predictions throughout his life. Some of them are
- The accident of Sanjay Gandhi
- Indira Gandhi’s assassination
- The Victory of Narendra Modi, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, and Moraji Desai as the Prime Minister
He received “The Lifetime Achievement Award” by Ahmedabad Parsi Panchayat and “Eminence awards 2019” by the Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay Rupani. He was also honored with the “Best Astrologer Award” by the Russian Society of Astrologers of St. Petersburg. A lot of celebrities, including Prince Lakshyaraj Singh Mewar of City Palace Udaipur, were his clients. In “The Millennium Book of Prophecy,” he was listed as one of the 100 great astrologers in the past 1000 years. He has written and published a lot of books on astrology and predictions.
Family, Parents, Siblings
|Marital Status||Widower (at the time of death)|
|Wife/ Spouse||Late Gooli Daruwalla (Tarot card reader)|
His favorite actors were Amitabh Bachchan and Salman Khan, while his favorite actress was Karishma Kapoor. His favorite singers were Bhimsen Joshi and Pandit Jasraj. He had diabetes, so he avoided eating sweets. He had a cheerful personality and loved listening to music. In one of his interviews, he said that one of his most heart-warming experiences was when the 14th Dalai Lama asked him to put his hand on Dalai Lama’s head at the Indian International Centre, Delhi. He predicted in April 2020 that the Corona pandemic would end from the world between June 2020 and September 2020.
Bejan Daruwalla passed away on 29 May 2020. He was 89 years old when he took his final breath. He was on a ventilator for a week in Apollo Hospital before his death. It was rumored that he was Covid positive, but his son Nastur denied such news and said that he died of pneumonia and lack of oxygen supply to the brain. His motto in life was to leave the world a better place for all to stay in. He left his mark on the world, and his legacy will continue to be carried forward by his sons.