Tej Sapru

Tej Sapru is an Indian actor. He is the son of D. K. Sapru and Hemvati, both of whom were actors in the Hindi film industry. He has appeared in a number of Bollywood films of between the 1980s and 2010s, including Gupt, Mohra, Sirf Tum and Saajan.[1][2] He is also known for his roles in popular television series such as Qubool Hai, Saat Phere, Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli and The Zee Horror Show.

Tej Sapru
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Tej Sapru in 2011
Born (1955-04-05) 5 April 1955 (age 66)
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor
Parent(s)D. K. Sapru (Father) Hemvati (Mother)
RelativesPriti Sapru (Sister),
Reema Rakesh Nath (Sister)

Tej's sisters, the actress Priti Sapru and the screenwriter Reema Rakesh Nath, are well-known names in Punjabi and Hindi cinema.

Selected filmographyEdit

Year Film Role Played
1979 Surakshaa Jackson 'Jackie'
1981 Laaparwaah
1982 Rajput Jaipal Singh's Nephew
1982 Sambandh Shakti Singh
1983 Dard-e-Dil Baanke
1984 Laal Chooda Jagirdar Jarnail P. Singh
1985 Aandhi-Toofan Balbir's man
1985 Karm Yudh Rakesh Saxena
1985 Yudh Goga (Danny's man)
1985 Insaaf Main Karoonga Captain Yunus
1986 Insaaf Ki Awaaz
1987 Anjaam Amar
1987 Aag Hi Aag Jeeva
1988 Kanwarlal Jhaanga
1988 Paap Ko Jalaa Kar Raakh Kar Doonga Tejinder
1988 Aakhri Muqabla
1989 Sachai Ki Taqat Tony Fernandes
1989 Main Tera Dushman Kaalu
1989 Kahan Hai Kanoon Bakya
1989 Purani Haveli Vikram
1989 Mujrim Lucky
1989 Jung Baaz Tej
1989 Tridev Goga
1989 Kanoon Apna Apna Prakash K. Kanhaiyalal
1990 Majboor Tejaa
1990 Izzatdaar Kubba
1990 Kali Ganga Jagga
1990 Aaj Ke Shahenshah Police Inspector
1990 Zimmedaaar Jagpal
1990 Thanedaar Peter
1990 Muqaddar Ka Badshaah Manik Singh
1991 Ajooba Prince — Udham Singh
1991 Pratikar Raghu Srivastav
1991 Kaun Kare Kurbanie Tej Singh
1991 Saajan Veera,Local Goon
1992 Insaan Bana Shaitaan Mahesh
1992 Vishwatma Bada Nilu
1992 Raat Inspector
1992 Adharm Pratap Verma
1992 Isi Ka Naam Zindagi Vijay
1992 Jeena Marna Tere Sang Gulati
1993 Muqabla Police Inspector Waghmare
1993 Sangram Jagdish Singh Rana
1993 Police Wala
1993 Jeevan Ki Shatranj Babu
1993 Gurudev Moti Pandey
1993 Gardish Billa's Henchman
1993 Chandra Mukhi Ghunga
1994 Dulaara Professor Akash Verma
1994 Saajan Ka Ghar Teja
1994 Ekka Raja Rani Aslam Billa
1994 Mohra Irfan
1994 Kashmeeram (Malayalam) Abbas Qureshi
1995 Haathkadi (1995 film) Police Inspector Prabhakar
1995 Kismat Dara
1995 Savyasachi (Kannada)
1995 Ravan Raaj: A True Story
1995 Aksharam (Malayalam) Ramji
1995 Kattumarakaran (Tamil) Raja Rajamanikkam
1995 Jallad Police Inspector
1996 Rajaputhran (Malayalam) Masood Ali Malabari
1996 Apne Dam Par Pandeyji
1996 Maahir
1996 Chhote Sarkar (1996 film)
1996 Rangoli (Kannada)
1997 Gupt: The Hidden Truth Jailor
1997 Lahoo Ke Do Rang Chinnu Shikari
1997 Tarazu Inspector Kulkarni
1997 Daadagiri Rangeela Ratan
1997 Hameshaa Banwari
1997 Mohabbat (1997 film) Dr R.C. Goyal
1998 Doli Saja Ke Rakhna Inspector Prithvi Sinha
1998 Do Numbri Tera
1998 Sher-E-Hindustan 2nd son of Choudhary
1998 Mafia Raaj Police Inspector Ghag
1999 Sirf Tum Nirmal
2000 Rahasya
2000 Sultaan Police Inspector V V Rokade
2000 Baaghi Randir Kanojia
2000 Billa No. 786 Kaalu Ragda
2000 Gaja Gamini Tansen
2001 Officer Police Officer Pradhan
2001 Khatron Ke Khiladi
2002 Inth Ka Jawab Patthar Inspector Pratap
2003 Raja Bhaiya Forest Officer
2004 Suno Sasurjee Shera's younger brother
2004 Asambhav General
2005 Dhadkanein
2006 Alag Dr. Manke
2008 Pehli Nazar Ka Pyaar
2011 Jihne Mera Dil Luteya Pritpal Singh
2012 Rebel (Telugu) Nanu
2013 Rangeelay
2018 NOTA (Tamil-Telugu) Swamiji
2020 Guns of Banaras

Television careerEdit

Sapru has acted in several daily soaps like Qubool Hai, Saat Phere, Tumhari Pakhi, Yahaaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli and Palampur Express. He is known for his portrayal of Amatsya Rakshas in the Dangal TV/Imagine TV historical series Chandragupta Maurya, which depicts the life of Indian emperor Chandragupta Maurya. He also played the role of Greek king Seleucus I Nicator in the Colors TV serial Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat.[3][4] and the role of Chanakya in ABP News TV series Bharatvarsh in 2016. He also portrayed as Md. Ali jinnah in the television series - Pradhanmantri.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tej Sapru". imdb.com. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Tej Sapru Filmography". OneIndia. Retrieved 22 March 2014.
  3. ^ The story of Emperor Ashoka comes alive on television
  4. ^ Ashoka: Five reasons to catch the TV show