Kulbhushan Kharbanda

  • Birthday: 21. October 1944
  • Birthplace: Hasan Abdal, British India (now Pakistan)
  • Awards: 1986:Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award-Ghulami: Nominated

Biography

Kulbhushan Kharbanda is an Indian actor, who worked in Hindi and Punjabi films. He is better known for his role as antagonist Shakaal in Shaan (1980) inspired by the character of Blofeld from James Bond movies. Starting with Delhi-based theatre group Yatrik in the 1960s, he moved to films with Sai Paranjpye's Jadu Ka Shankh in 1974, he worked in several parallel cinema films, before working in mainstream Bollywood. He later appeared in Mahesh Bhatt's classic, Arth (1982), Ek Chadar Maili Si (1986), and in all three parts of Deepa Mehta's Elements trilogy, Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005). After nearly two decades he was seen on the theatre stage in Padatik Theatre, Kolkata's production, Atmakatha, directed by Vinay Sharma.


Movies

Antarnaad
1982 - Arth
1991 - Ayee Milan Ki Raat
1991 - Banjaran
2016 - Bekhudi
1977 - Bhumika
1980 - Chakra
1993 - Damini
Dilbar
1986 - Ek Chadar Maili Si
1993 - Ek Hi Raasta
1991 - Farishtay
1985 - Geraftaar
1990 - Ghayal
1991 - Henna
1993 - Izzat Ki Roti
1987 - Jaan Hatheli Pe
1992 - Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
1989 - Joshilaay
1978 - Junoon
1981 - Kalyug
1989 - Main Tera Dushman
1988 - Main Zinda Hoon
1976 - Manthan
1987 - Marte Dam Tak
Mohabbat Ki Kasam
1981 - Nakhuda
New Delhi Times
1975 - Nishant
1976 - Nishant
1988 - Paap Ko Jalaa Kar Raakh Kar Doonga
1990 - Pratibandh
1982 - Prem Rog
1991 - Raeeszada
1985 - Ram Teri Ganga Maili
1992 - Sahebzaade
1990 - Sailaab
1979 - Sampark
1980 - Shaan
1982 - Shakti
1981 - Silsila
1979 - Solva Sawan
1988 - Veerana
1990 - Veeru Dada
1991 - Vishnu-Devaa
1988 - Waaris
1988 - Yateem
1985 - Zabardast
1985 - Zamana