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Anup Kumar (Bengali: অনুপ কুমার Hindi: अनूप कुमार, 24 March 1926 – 20 September 1997), born Kalyan Kumar Ganguly (Bengali: কল্যাণ কুমার গাঙ্গুলী) was an Indian film actor who appeared in over seventy-five Bollywood films.

Anup Kumar
Born
Kalyan Kumar Ganguly

(1926-03-24)24 March 1926
Died20 September 1997(1997-09-20) (aged 71)
OccupationActor, painter
Years active1950–1995
RelativesSee Ganguly family

Personal lifeEdit

Kalyan was born into a Hindu Bengali family in Khandwa, Central Provinces and Berar (now in Madhya Pradesh). His father Kunjalal Ganguly (Gangopadhya) was a lawyer and his mother Gouri Devi came from a wealthy family. Anoop Kumar was the second-youngest of four siblings, the other three being Ashok Kumar (the eldest), Sati Devi and Kishore Kumar (the youngest).

CareerEdit

Anoop Kumar is best remembered for his role in the movie Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi.[1]

FilmographyEdit

  • Rock Dancer (1993)
  • Aasoo Bane Angaarey (1991)
  • Maut Ki Sazaa (1990)
  • Bheem Bhavani (TV Series) (1989)
  • Mamata Ki Chhaon Mein (1989)
  • Clerk Mukherjee (1987)
  • Jawab Hum Denge (As Prosecuting Attorney, Jagmohan) (1987)
  • Parivaar (As Dinesh) (1987)
  • Gayak (1986)
  • Bhim Bawani (TV Movie) (1984)
  • Love Marriage (As Chaurangi) (1983)
  • Kaya Palat (1982)
  • Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi (1982)
  • Tumhare Bina (As Mr. Divakar) (1980)
  • Neeyat (1978)
  • Anmol Tasveer (1978)
  • Chor Ho To Aisa (As Havaldar) (1978)
  • Chor Ke Ghar Chor (As Police Inspector) (1977)
  • Proxy (1977)
  • Mrigayaa (1976)
  • Kitne Paas Kitne Door (1976)
  • Ek Se Badhkar Ek (1975)
  • Mutthi Bhar Chawal (1975)
  • Chori Mera Kaam (As Constable) (1974)
  • Nirmaan (1974)
  • Majboor (Guest Appearance) (1973)
  • Anhonee (As Inmate) (1972)
  • Rakhi Aur Hathkadi (As Vikram) (1972)
  • Victoria No. 203 (As Havaldar Murali) (1972)
  • Amar Prem (1970)
  • Prem Pujari (As Truck driver) (1969)
  • Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool (As Shyam Rao) (1968)
  • Dil Aur Mohabbat (As Anoop) (1967)
  • Hum Do Daku (1967)
  • Jab Yaad Kisi Ki Aati Hai (1967)
  • Raat Aur Din (As Dr. Kumar) (1965)
  • Bahu Beti (As Gurudas) (1965)
  • Bheegi Raat (As Kunwar) (uncredited) (1965)
  • Mahabharat (As Uttara's brother) (1965)
  • Shreeman Funtoosh (As Ranjan) (1964)
  • Kashmir Ki Kali (As Chander) (1962)
  • Bezubaan (1961)
  • Jhumroo (As Ramesh) (1961)
  • Junglee (As Jeevan) (1961)
  • Kismet Palat Ke Dekh (1961)
  • Dark Street (1961)
  • Krorepati (As Diwan Himmat Rai) (1959)
  • Naach Ghar (1959)
  • Nai Raahen (1959)
  • Fashionable Wife (As Natwar) (1959)
  • Chacha Zindabad (1958)
  • Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (As Jagmohan 'Jaggu' Sharma) (1958)
  • Lukochuri (as Anup Ganguly) (1957)
  • Bandi (1957)
  • Dekh Kabira Roya (As Mohan) (1957)
  • Jeevan Saathi (1957)
  • Sheroo (1956)
  • Sajni (1954)
  • Samaj (1953)
  • Firdaus (1952)
  • Vidyasagar (1950)
  • Gauna (1950)
  • Khiladi (1950)
  • Do Anjaane (1976) (Amit's co-worker)

TelevisionEdit

  1. Dada Dadi Ki Kahaniyan
  2. Ek Raja Ek Rani (1996) as Shopkeeper (Guest Appearance)
  3. Bheem Bhawani as Bhawani... along with his elder brother Ashok Kumar

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The Making of Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi | Whistling Woods International Blog". Whistlingwoodsinternational.wordpress.com. 19 February 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2012.

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