Om Prakash

  • Birthday: 19. December 1919
  • Birthplace: Jammu

Biography

Om Prakash (19 December 1919 – 21 February 1998) was an Indian character actor. He was born in Jammu as Om Prakash Chibber. He used to play the role of Kamla in the stage play by the famous Dewan Mandir Natak Samaj Koliwada. Starting his career in 1942, he was a popular supporting actor from the 1950s until the 1980s.

Om Prakash played the leading man in films like Dus Lakh, Annadata and Charandas 'Sadhu aur Shaitan'. His pivotal roles in the films Dil Daulat Duniya, Chupke Chupke, Julie, Joroo Ka Ghulam, Aa Gale Lag Jaa, Pyar Kiye Jaa and Buddha Mil Gaya are considered to be among his best along with Daddu in Namak Halaal and De Silva in Zanjeer. His roles in 'Sharabi', 'Bharosa', 'Tere Ghar Ke Samne', 'Mere Humdum Mere Dost', 'Loafar', 'Dil Tera Diwana' were also appreciated.

He is known for his roles in comedy films. One of his best performances in his later years were Naukar Biwi Ka, Sharaabi (1984) and Chameli Ki Shaadi, where he played a role that was pivotal for the movie.


Movies

1973 - Aa Gale Lag Jaa
1977 - Aakhri Goli
1975 - Aandhi
1972 - Aankh Micholi
1964 - Aap Ki Parchhaiyan
1981 - Aas Paas
1957 - Aasha
1977 - Aashiq Hoon Baharon Ka
1957 - Ab Dilli Dur Nahin
1977 - Alaap
1958 - Amar Deep
1972 - Amar Prem
1952 - Anhonee
1972 - Annadata
1972 - Apna Desh
1967 - Around the World
1955 - Azaad
1982 - Badle Ki Aag
1951 - Bahar
1980 - Bandish
1956 - Basant Bahar
Bees Saal Baad
1957 - Bhabhi
1961 - Bhabhi Ki Chudiyan
1986 - Bhagwaan Dada
1963 - Bharosa
1971 - Buddha Mil Gaya - 1971
1986 - Chameli Ki Shaadi
1977 - Charandas
1969 - Chirag
1974 - Chowkidar
1975 - Chupke Chupke
1960 - College Girl
1981 - Dhanwan
1975 - Dhoti Lota Aur Chowpatty
1960 - Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
1972 - Dil Daulat Duniya
1962 - Dil Tera Diwana
1980 - Do Aur Do Paanch
1974 - Do Chattane
1985 - Do Dilon Ki Dastaan
1968 - Do Kaliyaan
1980 - Do Premee
1964 - Door Ki Awaaz
1953 - Dost - 1954
1966 - Dus Lakh
1981 - Ek Aur Ek Gyarah
1972 - Ek Hasina Do Diwane
1970 - Ghar Ghar Ki Kahani - 1970
1990 - Ghar Ho To Aisa
1979 - Gol Maal
1970 - Gopi
1962 - Hariyali Aur Rasta
1987 - Hawalaat
1958 - Howrah Bridge
1987 - Imaandaar
1974 - International Crook
1960 - Jaali Note
2015 - Jahan Ara
1982 - Johny I Love You
1972 - Joroo Ka Ghulam - 1972
1975 - Julie
1986 - Kaanch Ki Deewar
Kalyug Aur Ramayan
1960 - Kanoon
1968 - Kanyadaan
1965 - Khandan
1955 - Kundan
1953 - Ladki
1991 - Lakshmanrekha
1981 - Lawaaris
1973 - Loafer - 1973
1981 - Maan Gaye Ustaad
1964 - Main Bhi Ladki Hoon
1964 - Mera Qasoor Kya Hai
1968 - Mere Hamdam Mere Dost
1957 - Miss Mary
1988 - Mohabbat Ke Dushman
1972 - Mome Ki Gudiya
1987 - Muqaddar Ka Faisla
1982 - Namak Halaal
1981 - Naram Garam
1962 - Naughty Boy
1978 - Naya Daur
1965 - Naya Kanoon
1966 - Neend Hamari Khwab Tumhare
1976 - Nehle Pe Dehla
1968 - Padosan
1971 - Parwana
1956 - Patrani
1991 - Pratikar
1982 - Prem Rog
1963 - Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya
1975 - Raaja - 1975
1964 - Rajkumar - 1964
1974 - Roti
1970 - Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi
1974 - Sagina
1977 - Saheb Bahadur
1969 - Sajan
1950 - Sargam
1962 - Shaadi
1984 - Sharaabi
1953 - Shikast
1958 - Sohni Mahiwal
1975 - Sunehra Sansar
1963 - Tere Ghar Ke Samne
1984 - Yeh Ishq Nahin Aasaan
1973 - Zanjeer