Gulshan Kumar is Bollywood’s most sought-after villain who did over 400 films in his career till date. He was born on September 21, 1955. He is one of the actors who made a switch from Bollywood to Hollywood.
He worked in Hollywood projects such as Marigold, Desperate Endeavors, Braking Waves, Blind Ambition and Sweet Amerika. For his performance in the Desperate Endeavors, he got the best actor award in Houston Film festival. He is one of the few villain actors who despite having cast in stereotype roles, switched to playing some meaningful characters in Indian cinema. For his role as Bhati for ‘I am Kalam’, he was awarded Star Dust best actor award but lost the award in supporting role although he as nominated for the same in the national film festival.
The good-looking actor did not have a villain look at all and hence he acted in numerous good movies (although as a baddie in Arth, Earth,
Hera Pheri, Sadma, Avtaar, Lajja,
Agent Vinod and many more movies. The actor is currently involved in an Indo- Iranian project to be directed by Iranian film-maker Qorban Mohammadpur.
This actor was also currently seen in
Beeba Boys, directed by
Deepa Mehta which fetched him again international recognition. The acted started his debut as an actor from Hum Paanch in 1980. Today, this 60- year old “bad man of Bollywood’ has approached Prince Charles to allow him shoot in Dummies House and Prince Charles too had welcomed him as a guest in the Dumfries House, which is a 19th Century Robert Adam designed stately home.
The actor is also busy now with a Hollywood role for film
Jungle Book 2 which can make a difference in his career in the UK now. This versatile actor was born on September 21, 1955. In 2001, he won the BBC award for his contribution to Indian cinema. He was associated with Little Theatre Group before making