A.K. Hangal, full name Avtar Kishan Hangal, born in the year of 1917 at Sialkot, Punjab, Pakistan is a well known character actor of Indian Hindi films.
He has a son, and after the death of his wife, he lives alone in his flat in Santa Cruz, Mumbai. His son Vijay has been a still photographer in Bollywood.
The Government of India awarded him the prestigious Padma Bhushan for his contribution to Hindi Cinema in 2006.
Till date he has acted in more than 125 films so far. He has played a very large number of character roles, mostly positive.
He was first seen in the movie “Zindagi” which was released in the year of 1940 directed by P.C.Barua & Ravi Tandon.
Then he started his Hindi film career after a long gap of 25 years at the very late age of his 30 with ...» read full biography