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Satyen Kappu (1931 – 27 October 2007), also credited as Satyen Kappoo, was an Indian character actor in Bollywood films. He has acted in 390 films. His most remembered role is Ramlal in the movie Sholay (1975) and as Amitabh Bachchan's father in Yash Chopra's Deewaar. His other notable films are Kati Patang, Anuraag, Amar Prem, Yaadon Ki Baraat, Khote Sikkay, Don, Chhoti Bahu, Benaam, Zanjeer, Avishkaar, Majboor, Namak Halaal, Kaala Patthar, Angaaray, Mr. Natwarlal, Red Rose, Naya Kadam and Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ram Avtar.[1]

Satyen Kappu
Born
Satyendra Sharma

1931 (1931)
Died27 October 2007(2007-10-27) (aged 75–76)
Years active1952–2007
Signature
Satyen Kappu Autograph.jpg

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CareerEdit

Satyen Kappu started his career as a stage actor in 1952 with the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) in Mumbai.[2] His career spanned from the early 1960s to the early 2000s with over 390 films to his credit. He mostly played supporting roles of a father, relative, uncle, police officer, doctor and villainous roles. His work in many films with Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Jeetendra, Mithun Chakraborty in the lead were noteworthy.

He was a resident of Sunder Nagar, Mumbai. He died on 27 October 2007 in Mumbai following a cardiac arrest. He was 76 and is survived by his wife and four daughters.[3]

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1960's
1961 Kabuliwala Manoj Mukherjee
1962 Prem Patra Aslam
1965 Dak Ghar Madho
1968 Sapno Ka Saudagar Peter D'Souza
1970's
1970 Khilona Public Prosecutor
Kati Patang Dr. Kashinath
1971 Lal Patthar Tourist/Narrator
Rakhwala Police Inspector
Chhoti Bahu Vedji Avtar
Jaane-Anjaane Ramu's lawyer
1972 Amar Prem Vijay
Jawani Diwani Mamaji
Apna Desh Chanda's Brother
Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche
Naag Panchami Vishwavardhan
Raaste Kaa Patthar Mr. Kapoor
Seeta Aur Geeta Badrinath
Anuraag (1972 film) Dr. Sunil
1973 Zanjeer Police Inspector
Anhonee Manager
Gaddar Dr. Mathur
Hanste Zakhm Inspector Kumar
Hindustan Ki Kasam
Keemat Inspector Deshpande
Yaadon Ki Baaraat Jack
1974 Majboor Narendra Sinha
Benaam Inspector Jadhav
Bidaai Prabhakar/Parvati's husband
Avishkaar Taxi-driver
Haath Ki Safai Usmanbhai Bombay
Kasauti Sapna's foster father
Doosri Sita
Aap Ki Kasam Dr. Harish
Dost Father Rebello
Alingan
Dil Diwana Jamal Khan
Imaan
Khhotte Sikkay Judge
Shatranj Ke Mohre
1975 Sholay Ramlal
Kala Sona Police Officer
Pratiggya Inspector D'Souza
Qaid Inspector L.G. Kaushik
Dharmatma Anokhelal's brother
Aakhri Daao Reena's dad
Deewaar Anand Verma – Father
Dhoti Lota Aur Chowpatty
Khel Khel Mein Lecturer
Mutthi Bhar Chawal
Rani Aur Lalpari Ramlal
1976 Udhar Ka Sindur Bishambernath
Fakira School Master
Khaan Dost Jailor Sharma
Harfan Maulaa
Jeevan Jyoti Somnath
Lagaaam
Maha Chor Thakur Ajay Singh
Mera Jiwan
Santaan Sita Ram
Sikka
1977 Doosara Aadmi Ram Prasad Saxena
Jay Vejay Shambu
Dhoop Chhaon Dulare
Immaan Dharam Prosecuting Lawyer (in Jamuna Das's Case)
Chala Murari Hero Banne
Dream Girl Colonel
Videsh Robert
Vishwasghaat Mack
1978 Saajan Bina Suhagan Dr. Malhotra
Phandebaaz
Anjane Mein Manohar Lal
Bhola Bhala Mr. Kapoor
Don Inspector S. Verma
Bandie Maharaj Brajbhan Singh
Ganga Ki Saugand Pandit Kashinath
Darwaza Ganga
Vishwanath D.P. Lal
Kaala Aadmi
Kanchan Ane Ganga
Sawan Ke Geet
Nalayak Ram Narayan
1979 Kartavya
Kaala Patthar Raghunath – Miner
Manzil Mr. Khosla
Dhongee Mr. Kapoor
Jhoota Kahin Ka Pinto
Sarkari Mehmaan
Aakhri Kasam Jagga
Dada Dharamdas
Mr. Natwarlal Mickey
1980's
1980 Andhera
Jyoti Bane Jwala Parvati's husband
Red Rose Anand's foster father
The Burning Train Madhu's dad
Chunaoti Thakur Shamsher Singh 'Kaka'
Patthar Se Takkar Inspector Kulkarni
1981 Shama Maulvi Karrimudin
Shakka Satyan
Sahhas Vijay Kumar
Ek Duuje Ke Liye Jagannath
Laawaris Kailash Nath
Rocky Ram Avtar
Khoon Aur Paani Shakal
Kudrat Paro's Father
Naseeb Lottery winner
Main Aur Mera Haathi
Professor Pyarelal Police Commissioner Albert D'Souza
Waqt Ki Deewar Anokhilal
1982 Raksha Dr. Srivastava
Anokha Bandhan
Dard Ka Rishta Chhaubey Kaka
Teri Maang Sitaron Se Bhar Doon Anand's Father
Dharam Kanta Harnam Singh
Teesri Aankh Kailash Nath
Ashanti Police Commissioner
Johny I Love You Inspector Mohan
Khud-Daar Barman
Namak Halaal Girdar
Samraat Kartar Singh
Yeh To Kamaal Ho Gaya Shankar Chander
1983 Jamuna Kinare
Coolie Aslam
Qayamat Senior Police Inspector
Justice Chaudhury Dr. Murthy
Woh Jo Hasina
Jeet Hamaari Raju's Father
Lovers Shambu
Himmatwala Dharam Murti
Souten
Mangal Pandey Suraj Singh
Chor Police I.G.
Do Gulab Steven
Kaise Kaise Log Mr. Khanna
Main Awara Hoon Dinanath Kumar
Pukar Gopal
Shubh Kaamna Bansi
1984 Love Marriage Monty' Mafatlal
Karishmaa Nisha's Father
Naya Kadam Master Srikant
Duniya Jagdish
Laila Ram Singh
Haisiyat
Inteha
Zameen Aasmaan
Baazi Police Commissioner
Dil Kaa Heera Satyam Malhotra
Inquilaab Political Candidate Girdhari Lal
Bindiya Chamkegi SP Ajay Kumar
Aaj Ka M.L.A. Ram Avtar Digvijay Singh
Divorce Seema's dad
Ek Naya Itihas
Grahasthi Col. Verma
Kaamyab
Mera Faisla Dhawan
Shapath Police Commissioner
Sharaabi Govardhandas
Yeh Desh Rehman
1985 Mard Jamuna's Husband
Alag Alag Ramu
Lallu Ram Bhiku
Geraftaar Mr. Kapil Kumar Khanna
Bepanaah
Wafadaar Advocate Mahesh Patel
Yudh Jaichand
Ramkali Villager
Zamana Sheetal's Father
Jawaab Murthy
Sarfarosh Singer in song 'Yaad Rakhna
Mera Jawab D'Souza
Saaheb Natasha's Dad
Aaj Ka Daur Mr. Kapoor (Pratap's dad)
Aakhri Chaal TV movie
Bond 303 Dr
Paisa Yeh Paisa Professor
Phaansi Ke Baad Sukhdev Walia
Teri Meherbaniyan Sunder
Uyarukm Njan Nadaake
1986 Saveray Wali Gaadi Guptaji
Waapsi
Krishna-Krishna Prachandev
Naseeb Apna Apna Ramlal (Chanda's dad)
Palay Khan Ganga Din
Sajna Saath Nibhana Juman
Asli Naqli Seth Laxmi Narayan
Pyaar Ke Do Pal Viren Thakur
Pyar Kiya Hai Pyar Karenge Shobha's dad
Naache Mayuri
Kala Dhanda Goray Log I.G.P. Shukla
Muddat Dayaram
Tan-Badan Karim Ali
Chameli Ki Shaadi Bhajandas
Swarag Se Sunder Rahim Chacha
Angaarey Ravi's father
Jeeva Judge
1987 Khudgarz Dayal
Jawab Hum Denge D.I.G.
Imaandaar Dr. Saxena
Muqaddar Ka Faisla Chaganlal
Insaf Ki Pukar Dada
Himmat Aur Mehanat Madhav – Madan's servant
Kudrat Ka Kanoon Justice Mathur
Satyamev Jayate Chandra Prakash
Majaal The Judge
1988 Zalzala Police Commissioner
Sagar Sangam Binu Kaka
Qatil Police Commissioner
Sone Pe Suhaaga Dinu Kaka
Gharwali Baharwali Hariprasad Dhabawala
Jeete Hain Shaan Se Advocate Verma
Mar Mitenge Master Shrikant Verma
Kab Tak Chup Rahungi
Pyaar Mohabbat Chaudhary Gulab Rai
Khatron Ke Khiladi Police Inspector Narayan
Tamacha Binu Kaka
Charnon Ki Saugandh D.P. Saxena
Mohabbat Ke Dushman Guest Appearance
Hatya Father Joseph Sebastian
Biwi Ho To Aisi Jagat Dada
Do Waqt Ki Roti Dashrath
Zakhmi Aurat Shanti's father
Agnee Bhargav
1989 Kanoon Apna Apna Editor Ramprasad
Jaadugar Police Commissioner
Daata Barkat
Anjaane Rishte Bhushan
Touhean Dr. Chopra
Gair Kanooni Nathulal
Joshilaay Nathulal
Gharana Rahim
Jaaydaad Ramu
Khuli Khidki S.K. Dharampal
Mohabat Ka Paigham Dinu
Tujhe Nahin Chhodunga
Nache Nagin Gali Gali
1990's
1990 Dil Girdharilal
Hum Se Na Takrana Ramji
Naaka Bandi Mehar
Aandhiyan Judge
Awaaz De Kahan Hai
Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin Nandkishore Sharma
Ghar Ho To Aisa Dwarkaprasad
Jawani Zindabad Gopinath Srivastav
Kaaranama
Pyar Ka Devta Sangeeta's father-in-law
1991 Jhoothi Shaan Mahindranath
Phool Aur Kaante College Principal
Dharam Sankat Sardar
Pratikar Narayan Srivastav
Karz Chukana Hai Ramnath
Yeh Aag Kab Bujhegi
Paap Ki Aandhi Karim Miyan
Gunehgar Kaun SP
Saugandh Ganga's father-in-law
Fateh Maria's dad
Qurbani Rang Layegi Hamid
1992 Dil Aashna Hai Rajlaxmi's dad
Heer Ranjha Sage
Khule-Aam Viasaki Lal
Inteha Pyar Ki Dhanraj
Dil Ka Kya Kasoor Kaka
Beta Shyamlal
Khel Sinha – Orphanage Manager
Naseebwaala Abdullah
Tirangaa Dr. Gupta
1993 Santaan Sita Ram
Dalaal Chatriprasad
Muqabla Suraj's dad
Divya Shakti Monto
Badi Bahen Shankar
Gurudev Satyen – Dev's father
Insaniyat Ke Devta Dev Dayal 'Babaji'
Sahibaan Balakram
Sangram Khuber Singh
Tahqiqaat Anthony
1994 Ghar Ki Izzat Din Dayal (Sheela's dad)
Vaade Iraade Dindayal Sidhu
Amaanat
Brahma DSP
Insaniyat Editor Tripati
Prem Shakti Shastriji
Gopi Kishan Commissioner of Police
Pathreela Raasta
1995 Haqeeqat Chief Minister L.K. Chowdhury
Hum Dono Kakaji
Taqdeerwala Gopal Kaka
Hathkadi Chandraprakash
Paappi Devataa Niranjan Das
Raja Doctor
1996 Rangbaaz Ravi
Daanveer Ramprasad – Anil's dad
Shohrat
Loafer Speaker P.L. Raghupathi C.M.
Megha Principal (uncredited)
Sautela Bhai Advocate Surendranath
1997 Ankhon Mein Tum Ho Public Prosecutor Gupta
Mere Sapno Ki Rani Rajnath Nehle
Mahaanta: The Film Edward Pinto
Dil Ke Jharoke Main Satya Pratap
Hamesha Reshma's father
Uff! Yeh Mohabbat Principal Kapoor
Virasat Shurkyen
1998 Main Solah Baras Ki
Vinashak - Destroyer Mr. Singh
Dand Nayak Principal V.Q. Ahluwala
Hatya Kaand
Hitler Daulatram
1999 Gair Judge Amarnath
Mann Raj's uncle
Anari No. 1 DhanrajSaxena
Sarfarosh-E-Hind Kamath
2000's
2000 Beti No. 1 Priya's dad
Kaali Topi Laal Rumaal Tilu
Khauff Dadu
2001 Chhupa Rustam: A Musical Thriller Sandhya's dad/Satpal's brother
2002 Akhiyon Se Goli Maare Magistrate Kapoor
2003 Raja Bhaiya Khan chacha
2005 The Film Guruji
2006 Sarhad Paar Taya

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