Anoop Kumar

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Anup Kumar
Born
Kalyan Kumar Ganguly

(1926-03-24)24 March 1926
Died20 September 1997(1997-09-20) (aged 71)
OccupationActor, painter
Years active1950–1995
RelativesSee Ganguly family

Anup Kumar (Bengali: অনুপ কুমার Hindi: अनूप कुमार, 24 March 1926 – 20 September 1997), born Kalyan Kumar Ganguly (Bengali: কল্যাণ কুমার গাঙ্গুলী) was an Indian film actor who appeared in over seventy-five Bollywood films.

Personal life[edit]

Kalyan was born into a Hindu Bengali Brahmin family in Khandwa, Central Provinces and Berar (now in Madhya Pradesh). His father Kunjalal Ganguly (Gangopadhya) was a lawyer and his mother Gouri Devi came from a wealthy family. Anoop Kumar was the second-youngest of four siblings, the other three being Ashok Kumar (the eldest), Sati Devi and Kishore Kumar (the youngest).

Career[edit]

Anoop Kumar is best remembered for his role in the movie Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • Rock Dancer (1993)
  • Aasoo Bane Angaarey (1991)
  • Maut Ki Sazaa (1990)
  • Bheem Bhavani (TV Series) (1989)
  • Mamata Ki Chhaon Mein (1989)
  • Clerk Mukherjee (1987)
  • Jawab Hum Denge (As Prosecuting Attorney, Jagmohan) (1987)
  • Parivaar (As Dinesh) (1987)
  • Gayak (1986)
  • Bhim Bawani (TV Movie) (1984)
  • Love Marriage (As Chaurangi) (1983)
  • Kaya Palat (1982)
  • Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi (1982)
  • Tumhare Bina (As Mr. Divakar) (1980)
  • Neeyat (1978)
  • Anmol Tasveer (1978)
  • Chor Ho To Aisa (As Havaldar) (1978)
  • Chor Ke Ghar Chor (As Police Inspector) (1977)
  • Proxy (1977)
  • Mrigayaa (1976)
  • Kitne Paas Kitne Door (1976)
  • Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1975)
  • Mutthi Bhar Chawal (1975)
  • Chori Mera Kaam (As Constable) (1974)
  • Nirmaan (1974)
  • Majboor (Guest Appearance) (1973)
  • Anhonee (As Inmate) (1972)
  • Rakhi Aur Hathkadi (As Vikram) (1972)
  • Victoria No. 203 (As Havaldar Murali) (1972)
  • Amar Prem (1970)
  • Prem Pujari (As Truck driver) (1969)
  • Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool (As Shyam Rao) (1968)
  • Dil Aur Mohabbat (As Anoop) (1967)
  • Hum Do Daku (1967)
  • Jab Yaad Kisi Ki Aati Hai (1967)
  • Raat Aur Din (As Dr. Kumar) (1965)
  • Bahu Beti (As Gurudas) (1965)
  • Bheegi Raat (As Kunwar) (uncredited) (1965)
  • Mahabharat (As Uttara's brother) (1965)
  • Shreeman Funtoosh (As Ranjan) (1964)
  • Kashmir Ki Kali (As Chander) (1962)
  • Bezubaan (1961)
  • Jhumroo (As Ramesh) (1961)
  • Junglee (As Jeevan) (1961)
  • Kismet Palat Ke Dekh (1961)
  • Dark Street (1961)
  • Krorepati (As Diwan Himmat Rai) (1959)
  • Naach Ghar (1959)
  • Nai Raahen (1959)
  • Fashionable Wife (As Natwar) (1959)
  • Chacha Zindabad (1958)
  • Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (As Jagmohan 'Jaggu' Sharma) (1958)
  • Lukochuri (as Anup Ganguly) (1957)
  • Bandi (1957)
  • Dekh Kabira Roya (As Mohan) (1957)
  • Jeevan Saathi (1957)
  • Sheroo (1956)
  • Sajni (1954)
  • Samaj (1953)
  • Firdaus (1952)
  • Vidyasagar (1950)
  • Gauna (1950)
  • Khiladi (1950)

Television[edit]

  1. Dada Dadi Ki Kahaniyan
  2. Ek Raja Ek Rani (1996) as Shopkeeper (Guest Appearance)
  3. Bheem Bhawani as Bhawani... along with his elder brother Ashok Kumar

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Making of Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi | Whistling Woods International Blog". Whistlingwoodsinternational.wordpress.com. 19 February 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-25.

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