Amrit Pal was an Indian actor and film director, mostly remembered for playing negative roles in movies like Woh Kaun Thi (2001), Border (1997), and Zanjeer (1973). Born in 1941, the veteran star had more than 80 projects to his name. On 19th June 2017, he lost his life in Mumbai due to liver cirrhosis. He has a son and two daughters; his wife died even before him. Prakash Mehra's movie Zanjeer, starring , brought Amrit into the spotlight for the very first time. After that, he worked in quite a few movies and with renowned stars like Jeetendra, Dharmendra,
. In 2001, he directed as well as acted in the film Who Kaun Thi.
starrer comedy Phillauri (2017) was his last project as an actor.