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Yusuf Khan (actor)

Yusuf Khan, popularly known as Zebisko from Amar Akbar Anthony, was a well-known Indian character actor in Hindi language films. Although Khan acted in 34 films and remained popular as a rather sympathetic villain through the 1970s and 1980s with films like Amar Akbar Anthony (1977), Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978) and Disco Dancer (1982), he is mostly remembered for his role of Zebisko, the bodyguard of Parveen Babi's character in Manmohan Desai's blockbuster Amar Akbar Anthony (1977).

Yusuf Khan
Born Yusuf Khan
Hyderabad, India
Died 1984
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actor
Years active 1969–1984
Family Faraaz Khan (son) Actor

Personal life and careerEdit

Khan was born in Hyderabad. He came to Mumbai and became a Bollywood actor. He is the father of Bollywood actor Faraaz Khan. He also used the screen name Yash Raj (Bombay To Goa) in the early part of his career. His filmography is often mixed up with Pakistani actor Yusuf Khan. He died in 1984 from a massive heart attack.

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1969 Jungle Ki Haseena Hero
1971 Haatim Tai
1972 Bombay to Goa Boxer Pedro
1972 Garam Masala Motu Uncredited
1973 Naina Tony
1974 Do Phool Smuggler's Chief Uncredited
1974 Duniya Ka Mela
1975 Dharmatma Bandit
1976 Harfan Maulaa
1977 Chhailla Babu Man who tried to trick Pratap
1977 Amar Akbar Anthony Zebisko Praveen Babi's bodyguard
1977 Hum Kisise Kum Naheen Henchman
1977 Parvarish Mangal's Henchman
1977 Chandi Sona George
1978 Vishwanath Henchman
1978 Don Vikram Uncredited
1978 Des Pardes Goon
1978 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar Seth Paul
1980 Dhan Daulat Goon
1980 Aap Ke Deewane Yusuf
1980 Karz Roxi
1981 Naseeb Zabisco Don's Son
1981 Hotel Abdul
1981 Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai Maulha
1981 Professor Pyarelal Sammy's Associate
1982 Dial 100 Goon
1982 Ashanti Johnny
1982 Khud-Daar Killer/Molester
1982 Disco Dancer Vasco
1982 Main Intequam Loonga Boxer Gopinath
1983 Mangal Pandey Peter
1983 Nastik Goon
1984 Boxer Goon
1985 Bond 303 Henchmen
1986 Inteqam Ki Aag Henchman

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