Iftekhar

  • Birthday: 22. February 1920
  • Birthplace: Sialkot, British India (now Pakistan)

Biography

Iftekhar Khan, often mononymously credited as Iftekhar (इफ्तिखार) (22 February 1920 – 4 March 1995) was a character actor in Bollywood films, especially known for his roles as police officers.

Iftekhar made his acting debut in 1937, with the film Qazzak Ki Ladki. He acted in over 400 films in a career that spanned from the 1950s through to the early 1990s.

The Real Police Man of Bollywood industry. Like many of the older character actors who populated the Bollywood universe of the 1960s and 70s, Iftekhar had been a lead actor in his youth during the 'golden age' of Bollywood in the 1940s and 50s. His roles ranged from father, uncle, great-uncle, grandfather, police officer, police commissioner, courtroom judge and doctor. He also did negative roles in Bandini, Sawan Bhadon, Khel Khel Mein and Agent Vinod.


Movies

1974 - 36 Ghante
1969 - Aadmi Aur Insaan
1975 - Aakhri Daao
1957 - Ab Dilli Dur Nahin
1977 - Abhi To Jee Lein
1973 - Achanak
1977 - Agent Vinod
1981 - Agni Pareeksha
1973 - Anamika
1986 - Angaaray
1978 - Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se
1977 - Apnapan
1964 - Apne Huye Paraye
1972 - Apradh
1963 - Bandini
1981 - Baseraa
1974 - Benaam
1978 - Besharam
1970 - Bhai-Bhai
1954 - Biraj Bahu
1973 - Black Mail
1980 - Bombay 405 Miles
1985 - Bond 303
1974 - Call Girl
1977 - Chandi Sona
1981 - Chehre Pe Chehra
1974 - Chor Chor
1975 - Chori Mera Kaam
1988 - Commando
1973 - Daag: A Poem of Love
1975 - Deewaar
1985 - Dekha Pyar Tumhara
1955 - Devdas - 1955
1984 - Dharm Aur Qanoon
1975 - Dharmatma
1958 - Dilli Ka Thug
1968 - Do Dooni Char - 1968
1979 - Do Ladke Dono Kadke
1978 - Don
1977 - Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye
1972 - Ek Bar Mooskura Do
1956 - Ek Do Teen
1971 - Elaan
1971 - Gambler - 1971
1963 - Grahasti
1967 - Hamraaz - 1967
1981 - Harjaee
1985 - Hum Dono - 1985
1984 - Inquilaab
1970 - Insaan Aur Shaitan
Insaniyat Ke Dushman
1969 - Intaqam
1974 - Ishq Ishq Ishq
1969 - Ittefaq
1975 - Jaan Hazir Hai
1985 - Jaanoo
1971 - Jal Bin Machhli Nritya Bin Bijli
1977 - Janam Janam Na Saath
1972 - Jawani Diwani - 1972
1974 - Jeevan Sangram
1979 - Jhoota Kahin Ka
1970 - Johny Mera Naam
1973 - Joshila
1979 - Kaala Patthar
1960 - Kanoon
1980 - Karz
1969 - Khamoshi
1978 - Khatta Meetha
1975 - Khel Khel Mein
1978 - Khoon Ka Badla Khoon
1978 - Khoon Ki Pukaar
1992 - Khule-Aam
1981 - Krodhi
1976 - Laila Majnu
1981 - Laparwah
1973 - Loafer - 1973
Main Tere Liye
1974 - Majboor
1984 - Maqsad
1987 - Marte Dam Tak
1984 - Mashaal
1975 - Mazaaq
1971 - Mehboob Ki Mehndi
1954 - Mirza Ghalib
1979 - Mr. Natwarlal
1970 - My Love
1987 - Nazrana
1982 - Nikaah
1973 - Nirdosh
1979 - Noorie
1988 - Paap Ko Jalaa Kar Raakh Kar Doonga
1977 - Paapi
1972 - Parchhaiyan
1966 - Phool Aur Patthar
1974 - Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye
1962 - Professor
1972 - Pyaar Diwana
1969 - Pyar Ka Mausam
1959 - Raat Ke Rahi
1969 - Rahgir
1972 - Rani Mera Naam
1981 - Rocky
1960 - Rungoli
1975 - Saazish
1964 - Sangam
1970 - Sawan Bhadon
1971 - Sharmeelee
1964 - Shehnai
1979 - Shikshaa
1990 - Shiva
1955 - Shree 420
1962 - Soorat Aur Seerat
1982 - Sun Sajna
1968 - Sunghursh
1979 - Surakshaa
1979 - Surakshaa
1988 - Tamacha
1966 - Teesri Kasam
1978 - Tere Pyar Mein
1980 - The Burning Train
1979 - The Great Gambler
1978 - Trishul
1970 - Tum Haseen Main Jawaan
1981 - Wardat
1972 - Yeh Gulistan Hamara
1984 - Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan
1985 - Yudh
1973 - Zanjeer
1974 - Zehreela Insaan
1986 - Zindagani
1976 - Zindagi
1972 - Zindagi Zindagi