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Kamal Chopra is a film veteran, working in the Bollywood film industry since 1984. Kamal Chopra has acted in nearly thirty films in supporting roles, giving quality and perfection to the character that he portrays. Noticeable films that he has taken part in includes 1989 film ‘ Parinda’, 2001 film ‘Moksha’ and ‘Singh is King’ (2008). Although he has acted in nearly thirty films, his personal favorite is the 2013 film ‘2 little Indians'.

In the movie, he portrays a retired colonel. He says that it was difficult for him to be in character since the role he plays contrasts his natural, joyful nature. The name of the character that is portrayed by him is ‘Colonel Sahib’ or ‘Moochwala Uncle’ the latter is the name given to him by the two children who are sent to stay with him during vacations. Chopra plays a strict grandfatherly role, and his temper tantrums and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder of the retired defense personnel is very lifelike and realistic.

It was a great achievement for him as he had served the industry wholeheartedly for over two decades and he believes that acting in ‘2 little Indians’ was its reward. Through the film, which was directed by Ravi Bhatia hopes to inculcate in the viewers, the feeling of patriotism and the need to inculcate discipline in one’s life. Kamal Chopra began to act in films only after a successful career in the ad-film industry.

He had acted in more than fifty advertisements, most of them portraying him in a comical or humorous manner. Chopra’s passion for the film industry is not merely a passion for acting alone. He likes to study and know about all aspects of film making, and he has proven that he is a very skilled person behind the camera, as he is in front of it since he has worked as a still photographer for the film ‘Khamosh’ and as an assistant cameraman for the film ‘Saaransh’ . Currently, Kamal Chopra hopes to find new projects that would enable him to showcase his talents.