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Om Shivpuri Hindi Actor
  • DOB : 1937
  • Date of death: 15-10-1990
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Om Shivpuri is an Indian theater actor who was seen playing both good and bad character in Hindi cinema. He began his career in All India Radio of Jaipur where he met Sudha Shivpuri Sudha Shivpuri was born on 17th July 1937 in the s >> Read More... ( later became his wife), and both of them joined National School of Drama in New Delhi Sudha Shivpuri was born on 17th July 1937 in the s >> Read More... to take a chance in acting. After completion of the course, they opened NSD Repertory Company, which recently celebrated Golden Jubilee. The actor held a position as chief of the company till 1976. Before that, his talent was noticed by Gulzar, who featured him in his subsequent films such as Koshish, Achanak, Mausam, Khushboo, Meera, etc.

But this actor made his debut in Mani Kaul's film ‘Ashadh Ka Ek Din’ in 1971. After this, he was selected as a supporting actor in films of Gulzar, Hrishikesh Mukherjee Hrishikesh Mukherjee is a film director, writer an >> Read More... or Shakti Samanta Shakti Samanta, an eminent Indian film director, w >> Read More... . However, he came to prominence with Amitabh Bachchan’s ‘ Don Click to look into! >> Read More... ’ where he effectively played the role of Vardhan Bio coming soon... >> Read More... ( the Don).

Later, he was seen in many Amitabh Bachchan’s films like ‘Great Gambler’(CID Head), ‘Andha Kanoon’( police commissioner), ‘Geraftaar’( police commissioner), ‘Aakhree Rasta’( DIG Police), etc. With a deep and resonant voice, the actor has gained the reputation of a respected and uncompromising actor and perhaps best known for his chilling performance as ‘Vardhan’ ( film Don). Although he began with serious films of Gulzar like Aandhi and Koshish, he is only of the actor of his generation to have starred in so many films. Although most notable for playing a cameo or special appearances in some movies, Om Shivpuri has portrayed varied characters on screen, most of which were villains too. This elegant and handsome National School of Drama actor also had acted in many plays and theaters with notable personalities such as Girish Karnad Born on 19th May 1938, Girish Raghunath Karnad is >> Read More... , Vijay Tendulkar Vijay Tendulkar was born on 6th January 1928 in Mu >> Read More... , and Mohan Rakesh. Om Shivpuri’s wife Sudha Shivpuri is also a renowned TV actress who had performed the role of ‘Baa’ in TV series Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi.

His daughter Ritu Shivpuri Ritu Shivpuri was born in 1975 to veteran acting c >> Read More... is also an actor; Om Shivpuri died of heart attack at a young age of 51 in Mumbai on October 15, 1990. This actor was born in Jaipur.