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
Actor Rajit Kapoor at Kashish Film Festival 2011
Actor Rajit Kapoor at Kashish Film Festival 2011
Born Rajit Kapur
(1960-05-22) 22 May 1960 (age 55)
Amritsar, Punjab, India
Residence Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actor, Director
Years active 1988–present
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.

Career[edit]

Filmography[edit]

In reverse chronological order

Key
Films that have not yet been released Denotes films that have not yet been released
Title Year Credited as Notes Ref.
Actor Director Role
Phir Se... 2015 Yes Supporting role
Roy 2015 Yes Supporting role
Dishkiyaoon 2014 Yes
Kick 2014 Yes Dr. Jayant Verma
Singh Saab the Great 2013 Yes
Mishor Rohoshyo 2013 Yes
Kalpvriksh 2012 Yes
Life's Good 2011 Yes
Shaitan 2011 Yes

Plays[edit]

  • Love Letters
  • Class of '84
  • Larins Sahib
  • Are There Tigers in the Congo?
  • Mister Behram
  • Six Degrees of Separation
  • Pune Higway
  • Me Kash and Cruise
  • Flowers

TV Series[edit]

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