Tej Sapru

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Tej Sapru
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Tej Sapru in 2011
Born (1955-04-05) 5 April 1955 (age 65)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Parent(s)D. K. Sapru (Father) Hemvati (Mother)
RelativesPriti Sapru (Sister),
Reema Rakesh Nath (Sister)

Tej Sapru is an Indian actor. He is the son of D. K. Sapru and Hemvati, both of whom were actors in the Hindi film industry. He has appeared in a number of Bollywood films of between the 1980s and 2010s, including Gupt, Mohra, Sirf Tum and Saajan.[1][2] He is also known for his roles in popular television series such as Qubool Hai, Saat Phere, Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli and The Zee Horror Show.

Tej's sisters, the actress Priti Sapru and the screenwriter Reema Rakesh Nath, are well-known names in Punjabi and Hindi cinema.

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Played
1979 Surakshaa Jackson 'Jackie'
1981 Laaparwaah
1982 Rajput Jaipal Singh's Nephew
1982 Sambandh Shakti Singh
1983 Dard-e-Dil Baanke
1984 Laal Chooda Jagirdar Jarnail P. Singh
1985 Yudh Goga (Danny's man)
1985 Aandhi-Toofan Balbir's man
1985 Insaaf Main Karoonga Captain Yunus
1986 Insaaf Ki Awaaz
1987 Aag Hi Aag Jeeva
1988 Bees Saal Baad Badal
1989 Purani Haveli Vikram
1989 Tridev Goga — Amrish Puri's son
1989 Kanoon Apna Apna Prakash K. Kanhaiyalal
1990 Muqaddar Ka Badshaah Manik Singh
1991 Ajooba Prince — Udham Singh
1991 Vishwatma Bada Nilu
1992 Isi Ka Naam Zindagi Vijay
1993 Sangram Jagdish Singh Rana
1994 Saajan Ka Ghar Teja
1994 Mohra Irfan
1994 Kashmeeram (Malayalam) Abbas Qureshi
1995 Kismat
1995 Savyasachi (Kannada)
1995 Aksharam (Malayalam) Ramji
1995 Kattumarakaran (Tamil) Raja Rajamanikkam
1995 Jallad Police Inspector
1996 Rajaputhran (Malayalam) Masood Ali Malabari
1996 Apne Dam Par Pandeyji
1996 Rangoli (Kannada)
1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth Jailor
1997 Lahoo Ke Do Rang Chinnu Shikari
1998 Doli Saja Ke Rakhna Inspector Prithvi Sinha
1998 Do Numbri Tera
1998 Sher-E-Hindustan 2nd son of Choudhary
1998 Mafia Raaj Police Inspector Ghag
1999 Sirf Tum Nirmal
2000 Billa No. 786 Kaalu Ragda
2001 Khatron Ke Khiladi
2002 Inth Ka Jawab Patthar Inspector Pratap
2003 Raja Bhaiya Forest Officer
2004 Suno Sasurjee Shera's younger brother
2004 Asambhav General
2005 Dhadkanein
2006 Alag Dr. Manke
2008 Pehli Nazar Ka Pyaar
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Pritpal Singh
2012 Rebel (Telugu) Nanu
2013 Rangeelay
2018 NOTA Swamiji
2020 Guns of Banaras

Television career[edit]

Sapru has acted in several daily soaps like Qubool Hai, Saat Phere, Tumhari Pakhi, Yahaaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli and Palampur Express. He is known for his portrayal of Amatsya Rakshas in the Dangal TV/Imagine TV historical series Chandragupta Maurya, which depicts the life of Indian emperor Chandragupta Maurya. He also played the role of Greek king Seleucus I Nicator in the Colors TV serial Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat.[3][4] and the role of Chanakya in ABP News TV series Bharatvarsh in 2016. He also portrayed as Md. Ali jinnah in the television series - Pradhanmantri.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tej Sapru". imdb.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Tej Sapru Filmography". OneIndia. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  3. ^ The story of Emperor Ashoka comes alive on television
  4. ^ Ashoka: Five reasons to catch the TV show