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Amjad Khan

Born:12 Nov 1940

Amjad Khan filmography (Most recent movies)

Sholay 3D (2014)Actor

Aatank (1996)ActorBuy

Drishti (1995)Actor

Do Fantoosh (1994)ActorBuy

Dil Hi To Hai (1993)ActorBuy

Jaan Pe Khel Kar (1993)ActorBuy

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Amjad Khan was born on 12 November 1940 in Hyderabad. He was the son of legendary actor Jayant. He was the brother of actor Imtiaz Khan and Inayat Khan. For Amjad theatre was his first love. His first film was as a child artist was at the age of 17 in the film Ab Dilli Dur Nahin (1957). He had assisted K. Asif in the film Love and God in the late 1960s and had also made a brief appearance in the film which would have been his official film debut. But the film was left incomplete after K. Asif's death in 1971 and it ended up releasing in 1986. He worked in over 130 films in his film career spanning nearly twenty years. He enjoyed iconic popularity for his villain roles in Hindi language films — he is most famous for playing the role of the dacoit Gabbar Singh in Sholay (1975).After ...By mithun» read full biography

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A post-graduate in Philosophy, Amjad Khan had command over English, Persi and Urdu. After visiting him in the hospital, Satyajit Ray remarked," If there is no Amjad Khan, there is no Wajed Ali Shah in Satranj Ke Khilari". Satyajit Ray even made him sing a gazal( Jab chhor ayi Luchnow nagari..) in his film. Amjad staged a play "Chun Chun Karti Ayee Chiria"adopted from Hollywood classic "One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest".The grim-jawed Gabber can become gleeful constable in Love Story.By Dipen Guha

Javed Akhtar wanted to remove Amjad Khan from Sholay as he felt Amjad had a weak voice for a villainBy Divya Solgama

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