Saturday, March 7, 2015

SUJIT KUMAR

Sujit Kumar was a Bollywood actor and producer who worked in character and villain roles of numerous films and produced popular films like 'Aasman se Ooncha,Khel,Champion' etc.He directed a film 'Paan Khaye Saiyan Hamaar' in 1984.He was the first super star of Bhojpuri Cinema who acted in several pictures in this language.He produced Bhojpuri film 'Topaye Sindura Dipata Shankha' in 1984.
He also acted in main roles of a few Bollywood films like 'Sab Ka Ustad'(65),Gunda, and 'Lal Bangla'(66).
In 'Sab Ka Ustad' Helen,Kumkum,Sheikh Mukhtar etc acted along with him,In Gunda Surjit Kumar,Sheikh Mukhtar,Helen and Jayanti were the main actors,  and in the film Lal Bangla, Sujit Kumar,Pritviraj Kapoor and Jayanthi acted in the main roles.
He acted along with Rajesh Khanna in many films.He portrayed roles as Police Inspector,S.P.,D.C.P.,D.S.P, C.B.I Chief,Prosecuting Attorney,Legal Adviser etc in many films and received accolades.
In the film 'Aulad' in which Jeetendra nd Babita Kapoor acted in lead roles he acted as Dr.Mohan.
In the blockbuster film 'Aradhana' directed by Shakti Samanta,  he acted as 'Madan Verma',  the friend of Rajesh Khanna.
In the film 'Ittefaq' directed by Yash Chopra in 1969 Sujit Kumar acted as Inspector Diwan.Rajesh Khanna and Nanda were the lead actors.
In the film 'Amar Prem' directed by Shakti Samanta in 1972, he acted along with Rajesh Khanna and Sharmila Tagore in the role as 'Nandu's(Vinod Mehra) father.
In the super hit film of Rajesh Khanna 'Hathi Mere Sathi' directed by M.A.Thirumugham, he acted as 'Gangu'.
Sujit Kumar played the role as 'Zamindar' in the Rajendra Kumar-Mumtaz film 'Tangewala'.
In the Rajesh Khanna-Tanuja film 'Mere Jeewan Saathi' he acted as 'Captain Vinod'.
In the film 'Dream Girl' in which Dharmendra and Hema Malini acted in lead roles, he acted as 'Sardar of the gypsies'.
In the film 'Trishna' he acted as husband of Vidya(Bindu) who was a Retd.Army Major.Shashi Kapoor, Rekha etc were the main actors.
In the film 'The Burning Train (1980) along with Dharmendra,Jeetendra and Vinod Khanna, Sujit Kumar played the roles as a Catholic Priest and a Police Inspector.
He was Police Inspector in films 'Takkar' as well as in  another film 'Patita' in 1980.
In the film Boxer, along with the leads Mithun Chakraborty and Tanuja, he acted as Inspector Khatau.
Sujit Kumar portrayed  Police Inspector roles  in the films  'Qaidi' of 1984 and
'Kali Basti' of 1985.
In the film "Kala Dhanda Goray Log' he depicted Inspector Shiv Singh.
In the film 'Aakhri Bazi' he acted along with Shatrughan Sinha,Moushumi Chatterjee,Govinda etc as 'Police Commissioner'.
He acted in many Bhojpuri films like 'Sampurna Teerth Yatra,Aaeel Basant Bahar,Nag Panchami,Ganga Hamar Hai' etc.
Sujit Kumar produced films like
Anubhav-86 (Shekhar Suman,Padmini Kolhapure,Padma Khanna)
Aasman Se Ooncha (Govinda,Sonam)
Khel- 92 (Anil Kapoor,Madhuri Dixit)
Daraar-96(Arbaaz Khan,Juhi Chawla,Rishi Kapoor)
Champion-2000 (Sunny Deol,Manisha Koirala)
Aetbaar-2004 (Amitabh Bachchan,John Abraham,Bipasha Basu).

Sujit Kumar died on 5th February 2010.

















Selected Filmography
Honey Moon
China Town
Mere Sapne

Kohra
Sabka Ustad
Aradhana
Gunda
Maa Aur Mamta
Aan Milo Sajna
Naya Rasta
Geet
Hathi Mere Sathi
Putlibai
Amarprem
Lalkar
Yeh Gulistan Hamara
Mere Jeevan Sathi
Vishnu Puran
Shararat
Tangewala
Jugnu
Janwar Aur Insan
Raja Rani
Wahi Raat Wahi Awaz
Suraj Aur Chanda
Hamrahi
Chhalia
Yauwan
Aakraman
Badnam
Fauji
Aadalat
Ladki Jawan Ho Gayi
The Burning Train
Trishna
Charas
Zamanat
Khwab
Insaf Ka Tarasu
Mehbooba
Hum Tere Ashiq Hain
Shaan
Takkar
Boxer
Qaidi
Avtaar
Dost Garibon Ka
Haqeeqat
Dak Bangla
Hirasat
Dosti Ki Saugandh
Krantiver
Mohre
Waqt Ki Raftar
Inteqam 

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