Rajit Kapur

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This article is about film, television and theater actor Rajit Kapur. For the Bheja Fry actor-director, see Rajat Kapoor.
Rajit Kapur
रजित कपुर
Kapur at Kashish Film Festival 2011
Kapur at Kashish Film Festival 2011
Born Rajit Kapur
(1960-05-22) 22 May 1960 (age 56)
Amritsar, Punjab, India
Residence Mumbai
Nationality India Indian
Other names Rajit Kapur, Rajit Kapoor
Occupation Actor, director, writer and producer
Known for Byomkesh Bakshi, The Making of the Mahatma, Agnisakshi

Rajit Kapur (Hindi: रजित कपूर, Punjabi: ਰਜੀਤ ਕਪੂਰ) is an Indian film and theatre actor as well as director. He is known for his award-winning portrayal of Mahatma Gandhi in the 1996 film, The Making of the Mahatma, of the protagonist Unni in the Malayalam film Agnisakshi, and of the fictional detective Byomkesh Bakshi[1][third-party source needed] in the eponymous television series directed by Basu Chatterjee and broadcast on Doordarshan. His debut film was Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (1992) directed by Shyam Benegal.



Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Title Year Credited as Notes
Actor Director Role
Anna 2016 Yes
Ki & Ka 2016 Yes Mr. Bansal Supporting role
Uvaa 2015 Yes The principal Supporting role
Phir Se... 2015 Yes Supporting role
Roy 2015 Yes Detective Wadia Supporting role
Dishkiyaoon 2014 Yes
Kick 2014 Yes Dr. Jayant Verma
Singh Saab the Great 2013 Yes
Mishor Rohoshyo 2013 Yes Al Mamun
Kalpvriksh 2012 Yes
Life's Good 2011 Yes
Shaitan 2011 Yes


  • Love Letters
  • Class of '84
  • Larins Sahib
  • Are There Tigers in the Congo?
  • Mr. Behram
  • Six Degrees of Separation
  • Pune Highway
  • Me Kash and Cruise
  • Flowers
  • A Walk In The Woods
  • One on One Part 2
  • The Siddhus of Upper Juhu
  • Mahua (as director)

TV Series[edit]

In reverse chronological order

Title Year Credited as Notes
Actor Director Role
Bang Baaja Baaraat (Web series) 2015 Yes Supporting role
Samvidhaan 2014 Yes Alladi Krishnaswamy Iyer Supporting role
Star Bestsellers (Episode unknown-'Tripti') 1999 Yes Yes Also, writer and producer
Star Bestsellers (Episode 12-'Prayas') 1999 Yes
Star Bestsellers (Episode 8-'Shuruaat') 1999 Yes Yes Also, producer
Junoon 1997-98 Yes
Byomkesh Bakshi (Season 2) 1997 Yes Byomkesh Bakshi Lead role
Yugantar 1995-96 Yes
Byomkesh Bakshi (Season 1) 1993 Yes Byomkesh Bakshi Lead role
Kshitij Ye Nahi 1991 Yes
Ghar Jamai 1986 Yes



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