Pankaj Kapur
Indian actor, director and story/screenwriter
Pankaj Kapur
Pankaj Kapur is an Indian theatre, television and film actor from Ludhiana, Punjab, India. He has appeared in several television serials and films. His most acclaimed film roles to date have been that of Dr. Dipankar Roy in Ek Doctor Ki Maut and Abba ji, (based on Shakespeare's King Duncan) in Vishal Bhardwaj's adaption of Macbeth; Maqbool(2003), both of which got him National Film Awards.
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Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola, Dedh Ishqiya & Daayan: Vishal Bhardwaj’s Films In 2012
Koimoi - almost 5 years
Vishal Bharadwaj’s will be a busy man this year; after all, three of his productions – Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola, Dedh Ishqiya & Daayan – are slated to hit theatres this year. Imran Khan and Anushka Sharma will be seen together in Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola. Matru Ki Bijli Ka Mandola, starring Imran Khan, Anushka Sharma and Pankaj Kapoor will wrap up in 10 days. Co-produced by Vishal Bhardwaj Productions and Fox Star Studio, the film is slated to release by the end of 2012. Naseeruddin Shah, Arshad Warsi, Madhuri Dixit & Kangna Ranaut will be seen together in Ishqiya. Dedh Ishqiya, the sequel to Vishal’s 2010 film Ishqiya, is a co–production with Shemaroo. DI, like Ishqiya, will repeat the team of director Abhishek Chaubey and actors Naseeruddin Shah and Arshad Warsi, but will also have hotties Madhuri Dixit and Kangna Ranaut joining them. Emraan Hashmi, Konkona Sensharma & Kalki Koechlin will star in the supernatural mystery thriller Daayan. Daayan, a supe ...
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Pankaj Kapoor is very proud of Shahid - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
On the brink of the release of their first film together, Mausam, the PR machinery for Pankaj and Shahid Kapoor is in full swing. With interviews lined up and TV slots marked out, the usually reserved Pankaj and often crisp Shahid are putting their ... - -
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Bollywood "Good Boy" Challenges Image with Personal Habits, Role in 'The Dirty ... - Buzzine
Google News - over 5 years
The son of Pankaj Kapoor is pitted against the brother of Ekta Kapoor. While fans will ultimately decide which Kapoor comes out on top at the box office, at least one of them took time out of his day to pen his own editorial about his goody-two-shoes
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Mumbai properties costliest, but witness lowest sales among metros in India - Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine
Google News - over 5 years
Pankaj Kapoor, managing director, Liases Foras, says prices have skyrocketed when they should have corrected over the past few months, and this is not sustainable Mumbai lags way behind other realty hotspots in terms of residential sales
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Surprised by Shahid's acting ambition: Pankaj Kapoor - NewsX
Google News - over 5 years
Even though the release of their ambitious film 'Mausam' got postponed for a week due to objections from the Indian Air force, the father son duo of Pankaj and Shahid Kapoor were in a jolly mood as they talked about each other and their film
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IAF didn't ask us to remove anything: Pankaj Kapur - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
Pankaj Kapoor's Mausam was recently in news for being denied a NOC (No Objection Certificate) from the IAF ( Indian Air Force). Following the denial Mausam was shown to the IAF that granted the film a conditional NOC asking for a change of 30 seconds ... - -
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Mausam: An open letter to Pankaj Kapoor - IBNLive.com
Google News - over 5 years
It's been eight years and I am still not able to come out of the terror that 'Abbaji' had infused in my mind. I can clearly recall the dialogue between ACP Devsare and two of his subordinates about you in 'Maqbool'. The ACP had asked them about the man
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Pankaj Kapoor set to sing live - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
After going behind the camera, Pankaj Kapoor is now ready to sing live to celebrate the success of the music of his forthcoming directorial debut "Mausam". "I am glad that the film's music has really been appreciated and we wanted to celebrate that. ... - -
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To sing live at Mausam's music bash on Wednesday - Mid-Day
Google News - over 5 years
Not only has Pankaj Kapur dabbled with direction in his maiden venture Mausam (starring his son Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor), but he has also tested his vocal chords for the first time in the movie. The actor/director has apparently sung Saj Dhaj Ke ... - -
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Shahid Kapoor's 'Mausam' will rock screens on Sep16 - TruthDive
Google News - over 5 years
The film is produced by Sunil Lulla and Sheetal Vinod Talwar, directed and written by Pankaj Kapoor who is Shahid Kapoor's father in real life. The love story in its first season starts with mere adolescent attraction between a Punjabi boy Harry,
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Bollywood goes global - Hindustan Times
Google News - over 5 years
Directorial debut of Shahid's father Pankaj Kapoor, the movie will be featured as a special presentation at this year's gala that will take place from September 8-18. Apparently, Mausam will be Shahid's second film after Dil Bole Hadippa (2009) to
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Shahid-Sonam come up with hand-written press kit - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
To give their personal touch to the press kit of Mausam, there will be hand-written personal notes by Shahid Kapoor, Sonam Kapoor and director Pankaj Kapoor. It is for the first time ever that a Bollywood film is coming out with a handwritten press kit ... - -
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3 banks under ED scanner for laundering - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
Working on a specific tip about the suspect, Pankaj Kapoor, laundering huge cash on behalf of some politicians and industrialists, ED in the last week of June searched CP Vault Pvt Ltd, owned by Kapoor and seized Rs 10 crore in cash
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Pankaj Kapoor's love collection to be called 'Mausam' - IndiaGlitz
Google News - over 5 years
Pankaj Kapoor has a unique habit; he is collector of Love Letters. Not any love letters, but his own love letters that all the women in his life have written to him. Now Pankaj Kapoor wants to do something beautiful with it, he wants to publish them as
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Sonam Kapoor gets a pen worth Rs 27 Lakh - India Today
Google News - over 5 years
While shooting for the film Mausam, Pankaj Kapoor banned Shahid and Sonam from using phone, sms or email to communicate with each other. Instead, he made them write each other letters to help spark a better chemistry between his lead couple
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'Sajh Dhaj Ke' (Extended) – Mausam - Bollywood Spice
Google News - over 5 years
By BollySpice Editors Starring the new jodi of Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor, the movie Mausam is the directorial debut of Pankaj Kapoor. Set to release September 16th, Mausam is a love story of a young couple and the changes love goes through over
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Chala Mussaddi Office Office: Movie Review - Times of India
Google News - over 5 years
Pankaj Kapoor's Office Office has been a popular sitcom for a decade now for being a social satire on how a common man is 'systematically' exploited by bureaucratic corruption and red tape-ism. The TV series highlighted the vulnerability of the ... - -
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Pankaj Kapur
    FIFTIES
  • 2006
    Age 51
    In 2006, he started to be seen again on TV.
    More Details Hide Details In the TV series, Naya Office Office, a sequel to his previous series Office Office. On 11 January 2013, the Vishal Bharadwaj directed film Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola starring Kapur was released.
  • FORTIES
  • 2004
    Age 49
    His antagonistic performance as the short-statured, potbellied, shuffle-footed Abbaji in Maqbool got him the 2004 National Film Award for Best Supporting Actor.
    More Details Hide Details Meanwhile, he released films like The Blue Umbrella (2005), Dus (2005) and Halla Bol (2007).
  • 2003
    Age 48
    In 2003 he appeared in Maqbool, Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of Shakespeare's Macbeth.
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  • 2000
    Age 45
    In 2000 he returned to television with the serial Office Office a satirical take on the prevalent corruption in India.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1991
    Age 36
    His strongest performance in the early part of his career came from his lead role of struggling scientist in the film Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991), for which he was awarded the 1991 National Film Award – Special Jury Award.
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  • 1989
    Age 34
    His first National Film Award came with the 1989 film, Raakh, which also starred Aamir Khan.
    More Details Hide Details He starred in the classic Punjabi film Marhi Da Diva (1989). He featured in the 1992 Mani Ratnam film Roja directed. (Roja was made in Tamil and later dubbed in Hindi, Marathi, Telugu and Malayalam.)
  • 1987
    Age 32
    In 1987, his comic side was visible again in the commercial action film Jalwa, also starring Naseeruddin Shah.
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  • 1986
    Age 31
    In 1986, he switched to television, with the role of Karamchand jasoos(detective) in the detective-comedy, Karamchand, also starring Shushmita Mukherjee.
    More Details Hide Details Over the years he has been seen in numerous TV serials, including, Kab Tak Pukaroon (Doordarshan) Zabaan Sambhaal Ke (a remake of the English TV series, Mind Your Language), Lifeline with Vijaya Mehta, Neem ka Ped and finally comic interludes in Philips Top 10. Meanwhile his tryst with art cinema continued, as he starred in films like Chameli Ki Shaadi (1986), Ek Ruka Hua Faisla (1986), and Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin (1987).
  • TWENTIES
  • 1983
    Age 28
    Thereafter he appeared in a string of art films that came under the parallel cinema category, with leading art films directors, starting with Shyam Benegal's Mandi (1983), Kundan Shah's comedy Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro again in 1983.
    More Details Hide Details This was followed by Saeed Akhtar Mirza satirical Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho! (1984), Mrinal Sen's Khandhar (1984), and Vidhu Vinod Chopra's suspense thriller Khamosh in 1985. He appeared in many art films, many of which went on to win National Film Awards.
  • 1982
    Age 27
    Following that he played the role of Mahatma Gandhi's second secretary, Pyarelal, in the Richard Attenborough film Gandhi in 1982.
    More Details Hide Details Later he dubbed for Ben Kingsley in the Hindi version of the film.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Born
    Born on May 29, 1954.
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