Born and brought up in Assam, Adil Hussain, a famous theatre and film personality is currently stays in New Delhi. Since childhood, he was interested in acting and appeared in a lot of plays. Later, he also did a lot of films, television shows, stand-up comedy performances and radio plays. He pursued his studies at National School of Drama, a very prestigious institution where budding actors learn the fine nuances of acting and several other creative arts. He also underwent training at Drama Studio on London. Shaupon Boshu and Khalid Tayabji have played a vital role in his grooming and his career as an actor.