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Actor

Gender

Male

Date of Birth

1931-07-02

Location

Punjab, India

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Satyendra Kapoor

Biography

Satyendra Kappu (born Satyendra Sharma; also credited as Satyen Kappu; 7 February 1931 – 27 October 2007), was an Indian character actor in Bollywood films. He has acted in 390 films. His most remembered role is Ramlal in the movie Sholay (1975) and as Amitabh Bachchan's father in Yash Chopra's Deewaar.

 

 His other notable films are Kati Patang, Anuraag, Amar Prem, Yaadon Ki Baraat, Khote Sikkay, Don, Chhoti Bahu, Benaam, Zanjeer, Avishkaar, Majboor, Namak Halaal, Kaala Patthar, Angaaray, Mr. Natwarlal, Red Rose, Naya Kadam, and Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ram Avtar.

 

Satyen Kappu started his career as a stage actor in 1952 with the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) in Bombay (present-day Mumbai). His career spanned from the early 1960s to the early 2000s with over 390 films to his credit.

 

 He mostly played supporting roles of a father, relative, uncle, police officer, doctor, and villainous roles. His work in many films with Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Jeetendra, and Mithun Chakraborty in the lead was noteworthy.

 

He was a resident of Sunder Nagar, Mumbai. He died on 27 October 2007 in Mumbai following a cardiac arrest at the age of 76.

Actor
1994

Prem Shakti as Shastriji

1993

Muqabla as Suraj's dad

1991

Saugandh as Ganga's father-in-law

1975

Sholay as Ramlal