Mahendra Sandhu

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Mahendra Sandhu
Born Mahendra Sandhu
{18 April 1947}
Patiala, Punjab, India
Occupation Film actor, director
Years active 1973–1992, 2004
Children cheena Rajen, Jassi Sandhu

Mahendra Sandhu (born 18 April 1947) is an Indian film actor, who worked in Hindi film and Punjabi films, most known for Agent Vinod (1977) produced by Rajshri Pictures.[1]


Mahendra Sandhu started his career in 1973 with Khoon Khoon, a movie inspired by Dirty Harry. He has acted in 17 films, most famously in Agent Vinod (1977) produced by Rajshri Pictures. He had impressed Tarachand Barjatya with his performance in Khoon ki Keemat and was offered two movies. He refused those, but agreed to work in Agent Vinod.[2]

Directorial career[edit]

Mahendra Sandhu directed the movie Kisme Kitna Hai Dum in 1992.

Later career[edit]

Mahendra Sandhu made an appearance in the 2004 film Mitter Pyare Nu Haal Mureedan Da Kehna but was credited as 'Mohinder Sandhu'. He later purchased land in Boisar, about 90 minutes from Mumbai airport and is currently building weekend homes.

He was approached for a cameo role in Agent Vinod in 2011, but it did not work out. However, there is a dialogue in the film that is a tribute to him . When Saif Ali Khan's character is being interrogated at a base in Pakistan/Afghanistan, he reveals the identity of Ravikishan's character as an Indian spy named Major Mahendra Sandhu.

After his film career Sandhu started a real estate business, and divided time between Mumbai and Punjab.[3]



Film Year Role
Khoon Khoon 1973 Anand
Joshila 1973
Madhosh 1974
Khoon Ki Keemat 1974
Goonj 1974
Agent Vinod 1977 Agent Vinod
Vidhesh 1977 CBI Agent Vinod
Khoon Ka Badla Khoon 1977
Guru Ho Ja Shuru 1979 Mohan/CBI Inspector Suraj
Chambal Ki Rani 1979
Main Aur Mera Hathi 1981
Khoon Ki Takkar 1981
Jwala Daku 1981 Jwala
Meharbaani 1982
Yahan Se Shehar Dekho 1983
Inteqam Ki Aag 1986
Kaun Kitney Pani Mein Hain 1987
Kisme Kitna Hai Dum 1992
Mitter Pyare Nu Haal Mureedan Da Kehna 2004

Ek Aur Sangram

1982 Paanch Quaidi Mahendra Sandhu, Amjad Khan, Girish Karnad, Shakti Kapoor


Film Year
Kisme Kitna Hai Dum 1992

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