Om Shivpuri

  • Birthday: 30. November 1937
  • Birthplace: Rajasthan, India

Biography

Om Shivpuri (Hindi: ओम शिवपुरी; died 15 October 1990) was an Indian theatre actor-director and character actor in Hindi films.

A National School of Drama, New Delhi alumnus, Om Shivpuri became the first chief of the National School of Drama Repertory Company (1964) and one of its actors; he later founded an important theatre group of its era, in New Delhi: Dishantar.

Born in Rajasthan, Om Shivpuri started his career by working at Jaipur Radio Station, where Sudha Shivpuri (who later became his wife) was working at the time.

Later, they joined National School of Drama, New Delhi and were trained under theatre doyen Ebrahim Alkazi. After graduating in 1964, they joined the newly formed, NSD Repertory Company as actors. Om Shivpuri was also the first chief of the NSD Repertory Company and remained so till 1976, when Manohar Singh followed him.

Meanwhile, Om Shivpuri and Sudha Shivpuri got married in 1968 and started their own theatre group, Dishantar, which went on to become one of Delhi pioneering important theatre groups of its era[3] and produced many plays with him as a director, the most important being Aadhe Adhure, a classic Hindi play written by Mohan Rakesh; Khamosh! Adalat Jari Hai, Hindi version of Vijay Tendulkar's Marathi play Shantata! Court Chalu Aahe (Silence! The Court is in Session), with his wife Sudha Shivpuri in the lead role; and their most famous production, Girish Karnad’s historical play Tughlaq, which was performed at ridges of Talkatora Gardens, New Delhi.


Movies

1974 - 27 Down
1989 - Aag Ka Gola
1984 - Aaj Ka MLA Ram Avtar
1990 - Aaj Ke Shahenshah
1984 - Aaj Ki Awaaz
1986 - Aakhree Raasta
1979 - Aakhri Kasam
1975 - Aandhi
1985 - Aandhi-Toofan
1990 - Aandhiyan - 1990
1977 - Aap Ki Khatir
1980 - Aap To Aise Na The
1979 - Aatish
1973 - Achanak
1985 - Adventures of Tarzan
1978 - Amar Shakti
1983 - Andha Kanoon
1978 - Ankh Ka Tara
1982 - Arth
1984 - Asha Jyoti
1979 - Aur Kaun?
1976 - Balika Badhu
1982 - Bemisal
1978 - Bhakti Mein Shakti
1976 - Bhala Manus
1979 - Bhayaanak
1977 - Bhumika
1988 - Biwi Ho To Aisi
1977 - Chhailla Babu
1977 - Chor Sipahee
Clerk
1988 - Commando
1981 - Dahshat
1987 - Dance Dance
1981 - Dard
1982 - Daulat
1985 - Dekha Pyar Tumhara
1984 - Dharm Aur Qanoon
1977 - Dhoop Chhaon
1978 - Dil Se Mile Dil
1982 - Disco Dancer
1978 - Don
1976 - Dus Numbri
1988 - Ek Naya Rishta
1977 - Farishta Ya Qatil
1981 - Fiffty Fiffty
1981 - Gehra Zakhm
1985 - Geraftaar
1987 - Hawalaat
1979 - Heera-Moti
1985 - Hum Dono - 1985
1977 - Hum Kisise Kum Naheen
1979 - Hum Tere Aashiq Hain
1977 - Immaan Dharam
Insaaf Main Karoonga
1987 - Insaf Ki Pukar
Jai Shiv Shankar
1977 - Jallian Wala Bagh
1977 - Jay Vejay
1982 - Jeeo Aur Jeene Do
1976 - Jeevan Jyoti
1974 - Jeevan Sangram
1979 - Jhoota Kahin Ka
1988 - Khatron Ke Khiladi
1975 - Khushboo
1977 - Kinara
1972 - Koshish
1981 - Kudrat
1982 - Lakshmi
1980 - Lootmaar
1989 - Love Love Love
1977 - Maha Badmaash
Main Tere Liye
1981 - Mangalsutra
1984 - Maqsad
1985 - Masterji
1975 - Mausam
1979 - Meera
1981 - Meri Aawaz Suno
1973 - Namak Haraam
1981 - Naseeb
1978 - Naukri
1984 - Naya Kadam
1987 - Nazrana
Paisa Yeh Paisa
1978 - Pati Patni Aur Woh
1980 - Phir Wahi Raat
1979 - Prem Bandhan
1982 - Rajput
1979 - Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin
1990 - Sailaab
1979 - Sargam
1979 - Sarkari Mehmaan
1981 - Shakka
1986 - Shatru
1987 - Sitapur Ki Geeta
1978 - Swarg Narak
1976 - Tapasya
1979 - Tarana
1980 - The Burning Train
1979 - The Great Gambler
1977 - Tinku
1978 - Tumhare Liye
1975 - Umar Qaid
1984 - Wanted: Dead or Alive
1984 - Yeh Desh
Zakham
1984 - Zakhmi Sher
1977 - Zamaanat
1981 - Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai
1992 - Zulm Ki Hukumat