Anwar Hussain (actor)

Anwar Hussain (11 November 1925 – 1 January 1988) was an Indian actor and producer. He was a popular character actor from the 1940s to 1982 and acted in over 200 Bollywood films. Some of his best known roles are from Ab Dilli Dur Nahin, Gunga Jumna (1961), Shaheed, Baharaon Ke Sapne, Victoria No. 203 (1972), Chori Mera Kaam, Loafer, Gaddar, Rafoo Chakkar and Jail Yatra. He was the son of singer-turned director Jaddanbai and thus, maternal half-brother to noted actress Nargis Dutt and Akhtar Hussain.[1][2]

Anwar Hussain
Born(1925-11-11)11 November 1925
Died1 January 1988(1988-01-01) (aged 62)
OccupationActor, Producer
Years active1940–1981
Parent(s)Ustaad Irshad Meer Khan (father)
Jaddanbai (mother)
RelativesJaved Hussain (Son) Muskaan Hussain (granddaughter) Dutt family

Hussain is best known for his roles in Gunga Jumna (1962) and Rocky (1981) with his nephew Sanjay Dutt.[3]

Selected filmographyEdit

Film Year Language
Sanjog 1943 Hindi
Pehle Aap 1944 Hindi
Humlog 1951 Hindi
Jhamela 1953 Hindi
Footpath 1953 Hindi
Yahudi 1953 Hindi
Bhabhi 1957 Hindi
Ab Dilli Dur Nahin 1957 Hindi
Amar Deep 1958 Hindi
Gunga Jumna 1961 Hindi
Shehar Aur Sapna 1963 Hindi
Laagi Nahi Chhute Ram 1963 Bhojpuri
Guide 1965 Hindi
Shaheed 1965 Hindi
Hamraaz 1967 Hindi
Raat Aur Din 1967 Hindi
Nai Roshni 1967 Hindi
Chand Par Chadayee 1967 Hindi
Anokhi Raat 1968 Hindi
Yakeen 1969 Hindi
Aadmi Aur Insaan 1969 Hindi
Dastak 1970 Hindi
Balidaan 1971 Hindi
Upaasna 1971 Hindi
Pyar Ki Kahani 1971 Hindi
Dushman 1971 Hindi
Zindagi Zindagi 1972 Hindi
Annadata 1972 Hindi
Ek Bechara 1972 Hindi
Asli-Naqli 1962 Hindi
Kankan De Ohle 1972 Punjabi
Victoria No. 203 1972 Hindi
Mehmaan 1973 Hindi
Loafer 1973 Hindi
Jheel Ke Us Paar 1973 Hindi
Gaddar 1973 Hindi
Jaise Ko Taisa 1973 Hindi
Dost 1974 Hindi
Bidaai 1974 Hindi
Aag Aur Toofan 1975 Hindi
Lafange 1975 Hindi
Rafoo Chakkar 1975 Hindi
Jaggu 1975 Hindi
Chori Mera Kaam 1975 Hindi
Adalat 1976 Hindi
Shankar Shambhu 1976 Hindi
Kaala Aadmi 1978 Hindi
Heera-Moti 1979 Hindi
Nauker 1979 Hindi
Jail Yatra 1981 Hindi
Rocky 1981 Hindi


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sanjay Dutt visits birthplace of his mother". The Hindu. 26 April 2009. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  2. ^ "I want to be a bankable actor: Nilesh Sahay (Interview)". Sify.com. 9 February 2011. Retrieved 21 December 2012.
  3. ^ The unknown brother'n sisters of B'wood 9 August 2006.

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