Birthday: 21-10-1944
Age: 74
Star sign: Scorpio

Birthday: 21/10/1944                    

Proudly known for his role as the ingenious bald villain “Shakaal” inspired by James Bond’s Blofeld, Kulbhushan Kharbanda personifies the versatility in the Bollywood industry.

Having being born in Attock district of Punjab (now Pakistan), his family migrated to India where he completed his schooling Jodhpur, Dehradun & Aligarh. Right after his graduation from Kirori Mal College from Delhi University, a few friends of his along with him created a theater group which went by the name of “Abhiyaan.” He also conjugated with Michael Joy’s “Yatrik”, a bilingual theater, consequently also to emerge as its first paid artist. In 1972 he migrated to Kolkata, to work under director Shyamanand Jalan and join the “Padatik” theater group. He first set foot in the film industry through Sai Paranjape’s “Jadu Ka Shankh” but was first noticed Shyam Benegal’s “ Nishant” in 1974.

He also featured in Benegal’s “Manthan”, “ Bhumika”, “ Junoon”, and “Kalyug.” Coextensively, he also ventured into parallel films like “Godhuli” in 1977. However in 1980, he was presented with the role of the infamous “Shakaal” in Ramesh Sippy’s “ Shaan” which would lay concrete on his foot into Bollywood mainstream movies. He is also well known for his roles “ Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar” where he played the jubilant portrayal of a loving dad who raises his sons and the King of Champaner ‘Raja Puran Singh’ in Lagaan.

Gupt, Border, Refugee are some of the projects in which he featured. Besides, Kharbanda also ventured into art films right from Chakra in 1981, Arth in 1982, Andhi Gali in 1984 up to “Monsoon Weddings” in 2001 among many others. He also featured in Deepa Mehta’s movie trilogy “Earth”, “Fire” and “Water.” In the year 2009, he also found the opportunity to appear briefly in a German film. He also grabbed a role in the 2014 movie “ Brothers” which was a remake of the Hollywood flick “Warriors” and in “ Haider”, an adaptation of Shakespeare’s “Hamlet.” His television works include serials such as “ Shanno Ki Shaadi” and “Mahi Ve.” He has a daughter, Shruti, with wife Maheshwari Devi Kharbanda.

Kiran Kumar Hindi Actor

Kiran Kumar

Kiran Kumar is an Indian Bollywood actor who has worked in many films and Television serials. He mainly works in Hindi, Gujarati and Rajasthani movies. He was born to the actor Jeevan. His other name is Kiran Dhar. By birth, he is a Kashmiri. Kiran attended Daly College, a boarding school in Indore. Later he got enrolled in R. D. National College in Bandra, Mumbai. He also attended Film and Television Institute of India (FTTI) in Pune. In FTII, he is known as ‘Dipak Dar.’ Kiran is very passionate towards acting from childhood. He got influenced by his father to join the acting field as his father is in the same profession. Bhushan Jeevan is his sibling. He got married to a Gujarati film actress Sushma Verma, and they have two children. His daughter name is Srishti and son name is Shaurya. Shaurya is in the process to join acting field; he works with David Dhawan and Imtiaz Ali. Srishti is a mass media Graduate and helps her mother to run their business. His first film is Love in Shimla got released in the year 1960. In the year 1971, Kiran’s movie ‘Do Boond Pani’ came into the box office and it was a big hit in the silver screen. Later, he acted in several Hindi films as a leading actor but his movies didn’t work in the box office. Other major films of Kumar are Jangal Mein Mangal, Tezaab, Kala Bazar, Thanedaar, Bol Radha Bol, Game, Platform, Police Wala, Eena Meena Deeka, Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kiya, Aap Mujhe Ache Lagne Lage, Mujhse Dosti Karoge, Oops, Bobby Jasoos, Brothers and many more. Kiran has jumped from big screen to TV in the year 1992. His first television serial was Prem Kishan. Later he worked on many other television serials such as Papa, Karan: The Detective, Waaris, Aur Phir Ek Din, Agneepath and many more. He has done many negative roles and also got famous for this role. Apart from doing acting in movies and TV series, he has also done social awareness advertisements. He has involved in many cancer awareness projects and children right’s project. As Kiran is a follower of Sai Baba, he owns a production house that resemblance the name of Sai. His production house name is Sainama visions. Recently, the International Film and Television Club of the Asian Academy of Film & Television has been honored him the life membership of the Academy. Kiran has won many accolades including a Filmfare award. He is one of the brilliant and versatile actors in the Bollywood industry.  

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Kuldeep Pawar

Kuldeep Pawar was a dynamic Marathi actor who could often find the balance between comic and opposing roles and could balance between the two like a professional conjurer. Pawar was born in Kolhapur in Maharashtra. His father was a small-time actor who always used to encourage arts as a profession. Kuldeep’s grandfather used to work at an electric powerhouse, built under the rule of His Highness Shahu Maharaj. After completing his education at St.Xavier’s school and Rajaram College in Kolhapur itself, he relocated to Mumbai, to venture into Marathi films post his unsuccessful hunt for commendable work in Karad and Pune.  He was offered the part to play the character of Sambhaji by Marathi drama director Prabhakar Panshikar in “Ithe Oshadla Mrityu”. Panshikar was a former stage actor and used to own “Natyasampada” a drama and theater organization and claimed that it was Pawar’s robust voice and personality that fetched him the role of Sambhaji in his play. Pawar earned the nickname of “Daddy” after playing the role by the same name in a play titled “Rakheli”, followed by people often referring to him by it. He has played a key role in roughly 25 movies, some of which include “Jhaatyache Jaale”, “Darodekhor”, “Bin Kamacha Navra”, “Shapit” and ”Gupchup Gupchup.” He also appeared in the Jackie Shroff starred Bollywood flick “Doodh Ka Karz” in 1990. His television exposure fetched an impetus when he starred in the Sachin Pilgaonkar directed comedy serial “Tu Tu Main Main”. Kuldeep also featured in other television projects such as Paramveer, Sansaar, Damini, and Aakrosh. In the field of theater, he was cast as Aurangzeb in “Asa Hi Ek Aurangzeb”, as Tatya Tope in “Vij Mhanali Dhartil” among many others. Pawar passed away on the 24th of March due to renal failure complications, at the Kokilaben hospital in Mumbai. Kuldeep, and his wife Nilima, who is also a theater artist, have two children Aishwarya and Samrudha.

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