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Pankaj Kapur

Pankaj Kapur
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Nationalité Inde
Naissance 29 mai 1954 (68 ans) à Ludhiana (Inde)

Pankaj Kapur, né le 29 mai 1954 à Ludhiana (au Punjab, en Inde) est un acteur indien.


Pankaj Kapur have a son from his first wife Neelma Azim, who is also a very famous Bollywood actor named Shahid Kapoor.

Pankaj Kapur first studied Engineering in New Delhi and completed the course in 1973, topping his college. Thereafter, he joined National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi and graduated in 1976; here, he received the Best Actor Award.

After graduating from National School of Drama, he did theatre for next four years, until he was offered a role in Gandhi by Richard Attenborough. Over the years, as a director, he has done over 74 plays and serials, including Mohandas B.A.L.L.B., Wah Bhai Wah, Sahabji Biwiji Ghulamji and Drishtanth, Kanak Di Balli, Albert's Bridge and Panchvan Savaar.

He made his film debut with Shyam Benegal's film Arohan (1982). Following that he played the role of Mahatma Gandhi's second secretary, Pyarelal, in the Richard Attenborough film Gandhi in 1982. Later he dubbed for Ben Kingsley in the Hindi version of the film.

Thereafter he appeared in a string of art films that came under the parallel cinema category, with leading art films directors, starting with Shyam Benegal's Mandi (1983), Kundan Shah's comedy Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro again in 1983. This was followed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza satirical Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! (1984), Mrinal Sen's Khandhar (1984), and Vidhu Vinod Chopra's suspense thriller Khamosh in 1985. He appeared in many art films, many of which went on to win National Film Awards.

In 1986, he switched to television, with the role of Karamchand jasoos(detective) in the detective-comedy, Karamchand, also starring Shushmita Mukherjee. Over the years he has been seen in numerous TV serials, including, Kab Tak Pukaroon (Doordarshan) Zabaan Sambhaal Ke (a remake of the English TV series, Mind Your Language), Lifeline with Vijaya Mehta, Neem ka Ped and finally comic interludes in Philips Top 10.

Meanwhile his tryst with art cinema continued, as he starred in films like Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986), Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986), and Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin (1987). In 1987, his comic side was visible again in the commercial action film Jalwa, also starring Naseeruddin Shah.

His first National Film Award came with the 1989 film, Raakh, which also starred Aamir Khan, in a breakthrough performance.

He starred in the classic Punjabi film Marhi Da Diva (1989). He featured in the 1992 critically acclaimed Mani Ratnam film Roja directed. (Roja was made in Tamil and later dubbed in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu and Malayalam.)

His strongest performance in the early part of his career came from his lead role of struggling scientist in the film Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991), for which he was awarded the 1991 National Film Award – Special Jury Award.

In 2000 he returned to television with the serial Office Office a highly acclaimed satirical take on the prevalent corruption in India.

In 2003 he appeared in critically acclaimed Maqbool, Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Maqbool got him the 2004 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor. Meanwhile, he released films like The Blue Umbrella (2005), Dus (2005) and Halla Bol (2007). In 2006, he started to be seen again on TV. In the TV series, Naya Office Office, a sequel to his previous hit series Office Office.

On 11th January 2013, the Vishal Bharadwaj directed film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola was released to critical acclaim,in particular, the acclaim was directed more towards Kapur's performance in the film.

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Filmographie de Pankaj Kapur (41 films)

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Happi (2019)
, 2h15
Genres Drame, Comédie
Acteurs Pankaj Kapur, Supriya Pathak, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Tejaswini Kolhapure, Manoj Pahwa
Rôle Happi
Note74% 3.70623.70623.70623.70623.7062
Happi is a comedy drama that tells the amazing story of survival of a social misfit set in Mumbai. The film is all about a man, who is content with what he earns as his needs are few and thus, he is comfortable being a misfit. He earns by making people laugh as well as by singing at Cafe Bombay.
Shaandaar (2015)
, 2h24
Réalisé par Vikas Bahl
Origine Inde
Genres Drame, Comédie, Comédie romantique, Romance
Acteurs Shahid Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Govinda, Pankaj Kapur, Sanjay Kapoor, Sushma Seth
Rôle Bipin Arora
Note36% 1.807641.807641.807641.807641.80764
Alia a été adoptée enfant dans des circonstances jamais éclaircies. Elle conserve un lien très fort avec son père adoptif, dans la famille Arora sous la coupe de la mère et de la femme de celui-ci. Sous des dehors très riches, la famille espère se sauver de la banqueroute en mariant Eesha, la sœur d'Alia, à une famille qui roule sur l'or. Les deux familles se retrouvent dans un château au Royaume-Uni pour la cérémonie, arrangée par un certain JJ, qui comme Alia, est insomniaque. La famille du fiancé, les Fundwani, arrive dans des scintillements d'or, mais s'avère dans une aussi mauvaise posture financière que les Arora et souhaite ce mariage pour les mêmes raisons cachées.
Finding Fanny, 1h41
Réalisé par Homi Adajania
Genres Drame, Comédie, Aventure, Romance
Thèmes Transport, Road movie
Acteurs Deepika Padukone, Arjun Kapoor, Naseeruddin Shah, Dimple Kapadia, Pankaj Kapur, Ranveer Singh
Rôle Don Pedro Cleto Colaco
Note56% 2.8497952.8497952.8497952.8497952.849795
Un homme se lance dans un road trip pour retrouver son amour perdu.
Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola
Réalisé par Vishal Bhardwaj
Genres Drame, Comédie
Acteurs Pankaj Kapur, Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma, Aarya Babbar, Shabana Azmi, Ranvir Shorey
Rôle Harry Mandola
Note56% 2.8007352.8007352.8007352.8007352.800735
The film tells the story of three individuals, Harphool Singh Mandola a.k.a. Harry (Pankaj Kapur), his daughter, Bijlee Mandola (Anushka Sharma) and Hukum Singh Matru (Imran Khan) known in short as 'Matru'. Harry is a wealthy, cynical businessman who dreams of turning the Mandola village (named after his family) into a shining example of his success and a microcosm of a fledgeling economy in itself. But this dream can only be realised if the villagers agree to sell their land to the government at unfairly low rates in order for the land to be converted into a Special Economic Zone.
Mausam (2011)
, 2h47
Réalisé par Pankaj Kapur
Origine Inde
Genres Drame, Romance
Thèmes La musique, Transport, Aviation, Musique, Bollywood
Acteurs Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shayan Munshi, Pankaj Kapur, Supriya Pathak
Note48% 2.4041852.4041852.4041852.4041852.404185
En 1992 dans un petit village du Punjab, tandis qu'il attend sa lettre d'engagement dans l'armée indienne, Harry fait la connaissance d'Aayat, une jeune réfugiée cachemiri. Mais alors que leur amour éclot à peine, les affrontements inter religieux provoqués par la destruction de la Babri Masjid amènent Aayat à partir brusquement pour Bombay cependant qu'Harry rejoint l'armée.
Chala Mussaddi - Office Office
Genres Drame, Comédie
Acteurs Pankaj Kapur, Deven Bhojani, Sanjay Mishra, Manoj Pahwa, Asawari Joshi, Makarand Deshpande
Rôle Mussaddi Lal Tripathi
Note61% 3.0528353.0528353.0528353.0528353.052835
Retired schoolmaster Mussaddi Lal Tripathi (Pankaj Kapoor), the quintessential "Common Man" troubled by his wife's serious illness takes her to the hospital where the utter negligence and vested interests of the doctors result in her untimely death. Mussaddi then along with his young unemployed, drifter son, Bunty (Gaurav Kapoor) he sets out for his pilgrimage to the four Holy sites for the immersion of his wife's ashes. In his absence, pension officers arrive at Mussaddi's house to enquire his status. Musaddi's neighbour Gupta tells them that Mussaddi has gone far away, and the Pension Officers interpret that Mussaddi Lal has expired, and report him dead in their files. When Mussaddi returns he discovers to his utter shock that he is dead according to Government Files. He tries his heart out to make the Pension Office staff believe that he is alive, but they are not convinced at all as they want proper proof.
Halla Bol
Halla Bol (2008)
, 2h30
Réalisé par Rajkumar Santoshi
Genres Drame
Thèmes La télévision
Acteurs Ajay Devgn, Vidya Balan, Pankaj Kapur, Darshan Jariwala, Sanjay Mishra, Anupam Shyam Saikia
Rôle Siddhu
Note59% 2.998342.998342.998342.998342.99834
Ashfaque (Ajay Devgn) is a small town boy aspiring to be a film star in the Hindi film industry. He joins a street theatre group run by a reformed dacoit Sidhu (Pankaj Kapoor), who uses street theatre as a medium to bring about an awakening in the masses. Ashfaque struggles to give a creative vent to the actor in him in order to realise his dreams. Ashfaque's determined struggle pays off and he gets a break in films. He gets a new screen name – Sameer Khan. With the passage of time, he moves up the success ladder in a very short time.
Blood Brothers, 13minutes
Réalisé par Vishal Bhardwaj
Thèmes Maladie, Sida
Acteurs Siddharth, Ayesha Takia, Pankaj Kapur, Pavan Malhotra, Mukti Mohan, Chandra Mohan
Rôle Dr. Bhootnath
Note80% 4.00244.00244.00244.00244.0024
The film revolves around a successful advertising campaign manager named Arjun Dutt (Siddharth). During a routine medical check-up, he discovers that he is HIV positive. He is totally devastated. Instead of facing the truth and telling his pregnant wife and son, he runs away from his home and job.
Dharm (2007)

Genres Drame, Historique
Thèmes Religion
Acteurs Pankaj Kapur, Hrishitaa Bhatt, Supriya Pathak, Pankaj Tripathi, K. K. Raina, Daya Shankar Pandey
Rôle Pandit Chaturvedi
Note79% 3.9813253.9813253.9813253.9813253.981325
The story is based in Benares and is about Pandit Chaturvedi (Pankaj Kapoor), a highly revered and learned Brahmin priest. A baby is abandoned by a woman and brought to his house by his daughter. He agrees to adopt the child due to requests from his wife (Supriya Pathak). Life takes a turn when the boy's mother returns: The family finds out that the boy is Muslim after they have become attached to him. The family gives back the boy to his mother. Chaturvedi engulfs himself in purification processes to cleanse his body, mind, and soul due to contact with a Muslim soul. By the time Chaturvedi thinks he is fully purified, the child reappears — seeking refuge, due to Hindu-Muslim riots. This is when Chaturvedi realizes that the true religion is humanity.
Dus (2005)
, 2h22
Réalisé par Anubhav Sinha
Origine Inde
Genres Drame, Thriller, Action, Policier
Thèmes La musique, Le terrorisme, Musique, Bollywood
Acteurs Sanjay Dutt, Abhishek Bachchan, Suniel Shetty, Zayed Khan, Esha Deol, Shilpa Shetty
Rôle Jamwal
Note55% 2.7508452.7508452.7508452.7508452.750845
Siddhant Dheer est le chef d'une cellule anti-terroriste qui apprend qu'un attentat particulièrement meurtrier, dont l'organisateur serait un certain Jambwal, est projeté le 10 mai. Informé par Neha, un de ses agents, qu'un complice de Jambwal est incarcéré au Canada, il y envoie son frère afin qu'il l'enlève et l'interroge. Mais au fur et à mesure que l'enquête mouvementée progresse, les suspects se suicident les uns après les autres, les agents doubles se multiplient et les coupables ne sont pas ceux qu'on croit.
The Blue Umbrella, 1h30
Réalisé par Vishal Bhardwaj
Genres Drame
Thèmes Films pour enfants
Acteurs Pankaj Kapur, Deepak Dobriyal, Shreya Sharma, Shriya Saran, Rahul Kumar, Dolly Ahluwalia
Rôle Nandakishore 'Nandu' Khatri
Note72% 3.643983.643983.643983.643983.64398
The story is set in a small village near Banikhet, Himachal Pradesh and revolves around a young girl Biniya and village's only shop owner Nand Kishore Khatri. Biniya lives with her mother and elder brother. One day she comes across a blue color Japanese umbrella while herding her family cows. The umbrella is revealed to be belonging to a group of Japanese tourists. Biniya develops a liking for the umbrella and trades it with her bear claw necklace called Yantra with the Japanese tourists. Wearing a bear claw necklace is considered to be auspicious and bring good luck. For that she is scolded by her mother. Everyone in the village is amazed by the beauty of the umbrella and Biniya acquires a celebrity like status. This makes some people jealous of her. The shopkeeper Khatri and Lajvanti (wife of village school teacher) covet for such an umbrella but find themselves unable to buy due to its high cost. Lajvanti even hints toward the possibility of stealing Biniya's umbrella. Khatri tries to buy it from Biniya but she refuses.
Sehar (2005)

Réalisé par Kabeer Kaushik
Genres Thriller, Action
Acteurs Arshad Warsi, Mahima Chaudhry, Sushant Singh, Pankaj Kapur, Suhasini Mulay, Rajendra Gupta
Rôle Professor Bhole Shankar Tiwari
Note76% 3.844363.844363.844363.844363.84436
The movie starts with a TV crew interviewing Prof. Tiwari (Pankaj Kapur) about the events that had occurred in reference to the movie shootouts and eradication of organized crime in Lucknow and surrounding areas. Since a young age, Ajay Kumar (Arshad Warsi) has been traumatized by the death of his army officer father, who killed himself with his service revolver when accused of being a deserter, leaving his widow Prabha (Suhasini Mulay) to bring up Ajay on her own. Ajay grows up, studies hard and successfully becomes an Indian Police Service officer with the title of Senior Superintendent of Police of Lucknow. Due to his honesty, he gets transferred to various states in India, around 14 times in eight years. At his new posting in Uttar Pradesh, he comes to terms with a new criminal boss and ruthless killer, Gajraj Singh (Sushant Singh). Ajay engineers the setting up of a Special Task Force to deal with Gajraj. However, he also runs into problems as Gajraj is politically well-connected. Gajraj continues to elude the Task Force, using more modern technology such as the use of cell phones. But the Task Force recovers and is able to monitor Gajraj's cell phones with the help of Prof. Tiwari. They find out that Gajraj is planning to contest the elections and if he wins, no police officer of any rank, even the Task Force, would then dare to arrest him or even consider him a suspect, which may well result in the Task Force being mere paper tigers. They have a final confrontation inside a train which leaves from Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station. All the officers in the Task Force as well as members of Gajraj's gang kill each other in the fight, leaving Prof. Tiwari as the only witness.
Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
Réalisé par Sooraj R. Barjatya
Origine Inde
Genres Drame, Comédie romantique, Musical, Romance
Thèmes La musique, Musique, Bollywood
Acteurs Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor, Abhishek Bachchan, Pankaj Kapur, Himani Shivpuri, Reema Lagoo
Rôle Satyaprakash Kapoor, père de Sanjana
Note38% 1.908781.908781.908781.908781.90878
M. et M Kapoor souhaitent marier Sanjana, leur benjamine, et quand leur fille aînée leur annonce le retour dans leur petite ville d'un riche immigré aux États-Unis, Prem, ils voient en lui le parti idéal. Ils accueillent chaleureusement le jeune homme qui tombe immédiatement sous le charme de Sanjana qui, d'abord réticente, répond finalement à son amour. Tout semble aller pour le mieux quand les Kapoor apprennent que celui qu'ils ont accueilli, Prem Kishen, n'est que l'employé du riche immigré qu'ils attendaient, Prem Kumar. Rejeté par la famille Kapoor et par loyauté pour son patron, Prem Kishen se retire mais Sanjana ne se résout pas à perdre celui qu'elle aime.
Maqbool (2003)
, 2h12
Réalisé par Vishal Bhardwaj
Origine Inde
Genres Drame, Action, Policier
Thèmes La musique, Théâtre, Musique, Politique, Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre, Adaptation d'une pièce de théâtre de William Shakespeare, Bollywood, Gangsters, Royauté
Acteurs Irrfan Khan, Tabu, Pankaj Kapur, Om Puri, Naseeruddin Shah, Masumeh Makhija
Rôle Jahangir Khan (Abbaji)
Note79% 3.997183.997183.997183.997183.99718
Dans la mafia de Bombay, Maqbool (Irrfan Khan) est un des hommes les plus fidèles au chef, Abbaji (Pankaj Kapur). Cependant, cette loyauté cache un amour du pouvoir mais également un amour pour la maîtresse de celui-ci, Nimmi (Tabu). Cette dernière le suppliant de prendre le pouvoir de la mafia et ainsi, être également libre d'avoir une relation avec elle, il va comploter et réussir le meurtre d'Abbaji à l'aide de sa secrète amante. Cependant, le remords va vite suivre, ainsi qu'un lent chemin vers la folie.
Rui Ka Bojh, 1h57
Genres Drame
Acteurs Pankaj Kapur, Reema Lagoo, Raghubir Yadav
Rôle Kishan Shah
Note80% 4.048544.048544.048544.048544.04854
Kishan Shah, a self-respecting, wise old man who, divides his property amongst his family and decides to stay with his youngest son, Ram Sharan. But he is not able to get along with his son and daughter-in-law for long. Not being able to bear the humiliation he snaps all ties with the family and renounces the world forever to spend the rest of his life in a temple.