Goga Kapoor

Ravinder Kapoor (15 December 1940 – 3 March 2011), popularly known as Goga Kapoor, was an Indian film actor, who appeared mostly in Bollywood films. He has acted in over 120 films, majorly known for playing supporting roles of that of villain's henchmen or that of gangster. He is also remembered for portraying the role of Kans in the popular TV serial Mahabharat, Daku Shaitan Singh in the film Toofan, Dinkar Rao in the 1990 film Agneepath and as the Don in the film Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. His other notable works include films such as Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and Run.[1][2]

Goga Kapoor
Born
Ravinder Kapoor

(1940-12-15)15 December 1940
Died3 March 2011(2011-03-03) (aged 70)
OccupationActor
Years active1971– 2007

Acting careerEdit

Kapoor has worked in many English plays while he started his career. While working in English plays he gradually became a theatre actor. Later when his acting skills got the recognition, he was offered a small but crucial role in Jwala, which was released in 1971. Soon, he started receiving many regional film offers, but later he stopped working in regional films. After two years, he came back to Bollywood with the film Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara in which he again played a negative role. After this, he mainly portrayed villainous roles. He has also acted in a successful epic serial Mahabharat. His last film was Darwaaza Bandh Rakho.

DeathEdit

Kapoor died on 3 March 2011 in Mumbai, aged 70 following a prolonged illness. He is survived by his wife and three daughters.

Partial filmographyEdit

TelevisionEdit

Year Serial Role Channel Notes
1984 The Far Pavilions
1986-87 Buniyaad Aatmaraman DD National
1988 Mahabharat Kans
1994-2001 Zee Horror Show 1994 Aafat 5 Episodes/Madhumati 6 Episodes/ 1996 Chandalika 7 Episodes/1997 Ittefaq 5 Episodes/1998 Dayan 4 Episodes Zee TV
1997 Shiv Mahapuran Ravana
1997 Shaktimaan Bilas Rao DD National
1999 Jai Ganesha Daityaraj Tarakasura Zee TV
2007 Chandramukhi DD National

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Actor Goga Kapoor passes away - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Actor Goga Kapoor dead". Sify. Retrieved 16 March 2019.

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