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|Also Known As||:||Not-Known|
|Date of Birth||:||12 November 1940|
|Height||:||in centimeters- 178 cm|
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5 ’10"
|Eye Colour||:||Black and Brown|
|Hair Colour||:||Brown and Black|
|Born In||:||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Siblings||:||Imtiaz Khan, Inayat Khan|
|Son||:||Shadaab jhan,Seemaab khan|
|Spouse / Partner :||:||Shaila Khan (m. 1972–1992)|
Favorites, Social Links, Money Factor, Etc.
|Favorites||:||Favorite Food |
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Amrish puri
Favorite Actress Madhubala
Favorite Sports Cricket
|Famous As||:||Actor and Director|
Biography & Biodata
Amjad Zakaria Khan was an Indian actor and director. He has worked in over 130 films in a career spanning nearly twenty years. He enjoyed popularity for his nasty roles in Hindi films, the most famous being the iconic Gabbar Singh in the 1975 classic Sholay and Dilawar in Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978).
Amjad Khan was born in Peshawar, British India, to the legendary actor Jayant in a Pashtun family
His brothers are actors Imtiaz Khan and Inayat Khan. Inayat acted in a single film, but Imtiaz acted in a little more.
Khan was educated at St. Andrews High School in Bandra. He attended R D National College where he was the Secretary General, the highest elected representative of the student body.
Before Amjad Khan came to the movies, he was a theater actor. His first role was in the movie Nazneen (1951). His next role was at the age of 17 in the movie Ab Dilli Dur Nahin (1957). He made appearances in minor roles with Father Jayant in a few films. He attended K. Asif in Love And God in the late 1960s and made a brief appearance in the film. The film was left unfinished after Asif's death in 1971, and it eventually came out in 1986. In 1973, he made his debut as an adult in Hindustan Ki Kasam.
In 1975, he was offered the role of dacoit Gabbar Singh for the film Sholay by Salim Khan, who is one of the authors. In preparation for the role, Amjad read Abhishapth Chambal, a book about Chambal dacoits written by Taroon Kumar Bhaduri (the father of actress Jaya Bhaduri). Amjad turned to stardom with the movie. His portrayal of Gabbar Singh is considered by many to be the first representation of pure evil in Indian cinema. His mannerisms and dialogues have become part of the Bollywood lexicon and have spawned many parodies and parodies. Sholay became a blockbuster. Although he boasts of a set of superstars including Dharmendra, Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar, who was nominated this year for the Best Actor Filmfare Award, Amjad stole the show with his unorthodox dialogue delivery and strange. Even today, people remember her dialogues and her ways. He later appeared in commercials like Gabbar Singh endorsing Britannia Glucose Biscuits (popularly known as Gabbar Ki Asli Pasand), the first incidence of a villain used to sell a popular product.
After the success of Sholay, Khan continued to play negative roles in many subsequent Hindi films in the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s - supplanting in terms of popularity and demand, the previous Indian actor Ajit. He has often acted wickedly against Amitabh Bachchan as a hero. His role in Inkaar was also presented in a terrifying way. He made his presence felt in Pardes, Nastik, Satte Pe Satta, Dada, Chambal Ki Kasam, Ganga Ki Saugandh, Hum Kisise Kum Nahin and Naseeb.
Khan has also been acclaimed for playing many unconventional roles. In the critically acclaimed film Shatranj Ke Khiladi (1977) (based on the novel of the same title), by Munshi Premchand and directed by Satyajit Ray, Khan played helpless and disrupted monarch Wajid Ali Shah, whose kingdom, Avadh, is targeted by the British colonialists of the British East India Company. This is the only movie in which he has dubbed a song. He has played many positive roles in films such as Yaarana (1981) and Laawaris (1981) as a friend and father of Amitabh respectively. In the art film Utsav (1984), he played Vatsayana, the author of the Kama Sutra. In 1988, he appeared in the English film The Merchant-Ivory The Perfect Murder as a Don underworld. He excelled at playing comic characters in such films as Qurbani (1980), Love Story and Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986). In 1991, he resumed his role as Gabbar Singh in Ramgarh Ke Sholay, a parody of the legendary film that included look-alikes of Dev Anand and Amitabh Bachchan.
He ventured into management for a brief period in the 1980s, directing and starring in Chor Police (1983), which was a success, and Ameer Aadmi Gareeb Aadmi (1985) who was a blockbuster in box- office.
Amjad was the president of the Actors Guild Association. He was respected in the film industry. He would intervene and negotiate disputes between actors and directors / producers. One of these conflicts has occurred.
In 1972, he married Shehla Khan and the following year, she gave birth to their first child, Shadaab Khan, who plays in a few films. He also had a daughter, Ahlam Khan, and another son, Seemaab Khan. Ahlam married popular acting actor Zafar Karachiwala in 2011.
In 1976, Amjad Khan had a serious accident on the Mumbai-Goa highway that left him with broken ribs and a perforated lung. He was going to participate in the filming of The Great Gambler, with Amitabh Bachchan. Due to serious injuries, he almost fell into a coma, but fortunately he recovered quickly. The drug given during his surgery made him gain a lot of weight, which led to other health complications. Due to his growing weight, he died in 1992 after suffering heart failure at the age of 51. Many of the films he had finished were released after his death, until 1996. His funeral procession passed from his house in Pali Hill to the Muslim burial in Bandra East.