Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Kulbhushan Kharbanda

  • Born on
    • October 21st, 1944
Kulbhushan Kharbanda is an Indian actor who works in Hindi and Punjabi films. He is best known for his role as the antagonist Shakaal in Shaan (1980), inspired by the character Blofeld from James Bond movies. Starting off with the Delhi-based theatre group 'Yatrik' in the 1960s, he moved to films with Sai Paranjpye's Jadu Ka Shankh in 1974. He worked in several parallel cinema films before working in the mainstream Hindi film industry. He appeared in Mahesh Bhatt's classic Arth (1982), Ek Chadar Maili Si (1986), and in all three parts of Deepa Mehta's Elements trilogy: Fire (1996), Earth (1998), and Water (2005).

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Acting (61 Credits)

2021Pashmeena as Baba
2019Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi as Dixit Ji
2019Khandaani Shafakhana as Mamaji
2018Soorma as Chairman of Indian Hockey Federation
2018Mirzapur as Satyanand Tripathi / Bauji
2015Beeba Boys as Mr. Johar
2014Haider as Hussain Meer
2009Aloo Chaat as Puroshottum
2009Kurbaan as Mansoori
2008Jodhaa Akbar as Raja Bharmal
2007Manorama: Six Feet Under as Minister P.P. Rathore
2006Carry On, Munna Bhai as Kkhurana
2006Umrao Jaan
2006Fight Club: Members Only as Suhas
2005Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero as Uttamchand Malhotra
2005Water as Sadananda
2004I - Proud to be an Indian as I's father
2004Pride and Honour as Judge
2003Pinjar as Mohanlal
2003Chori Chori as Mr. Malhotra
2002Bollywood/Hollywood as Mr. Singh
2001Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India as Raja Puran Singh
2001Monsoon Wedding as C L Chadda
2000Hera Pheri
2000Bulandi as Ramsingh Thakur
1998China Gate as Maj. Kailashnath Gupta
1998Earth as Imam Din
1998Major Saab as Raja Thakur
1997Yes Boss as Siddharth Chaudhary's Father in Law
1997Border as Pagheeram
1997Gupt: The Hidden Truth as Dr. Gandhi
1996Fire as Ashok
1996Maachis as Commander
1996Loafer as Vidyapathi Kumar
1995Veergati as Havaldar
1995Baazi as Commissioner Mazumdar
1995Coolie No. 1
1994Mohra as Jailer (Roma's dad)
1993Damini as Mr Gupta
1992Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar as Ramlal Sharma
1991Banjaran as Rana Uday Ban Singh Sesodia
1990Ghayal as Police Commissioner Ashok Pradhan
1988Veerana as Thakur Mahendra Pratap
1986Janbaaz as Mr. Rai
1985Ram Teri Ganga Maili as Jeeva Sahay
1985Ghulami as Havaldar Gopi Dada
1983Mandi as Mr Gupta
1982Arth as Inder Malhotra
1982Prem Rog as Chote Thakur Virendra 'Vir' Singh
1982Shakti as K. D. Narang
1981Silsila as Inspector Kulbhushan
1980Shaan as Shakal
1976Manthan as Sarpanch

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