Remembering THAKUR of Bollywood , The actor who play Versatile Roles of Grand Father on one Hand & Simultaneously playing Lover Boy on the other hand. Also He has made his iconic image in playing Comedy Roles that too Double Role in Angoor. He is None other then Sanjeev Kumar who is Probably known as THAKUR Of Bollywood
That ‘s what Acting is actually, One has to be ready to play any kind of character weather its comedy or serious , Also in terms in Old or Young. Sanjeev Kumar gave more then 100 good films which can be defined as Cinema in a short span of time . He left us at early age of 47
Sanjeev Kumar started his acting career as stage actor, starting with IPTA in Mumbai and later he joined the Indian National Theatre. Even as a stage actor, he had a penchant for playing older roles; at age 22, he played an old
man in an adaptation of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons. This was when director Gulzar first spotted him; later he was to cast Kumar in the roles of older man in Koshish (1973), Aandhi (1975), Mausam (1975). In the following year, in a play “Damru”
directed by AK Hangal, he again played the role of a 60-year-old with six children.
Also never Hesiatated to play Thakur in SHOLEY opposite Hearthrobs Dharmendra and Amitabh Bachchan, which became an Inconic Role in History of Indian Cinema and longest running movie even till today.
We Salute you Sanjeev Kumar for your Versatile Contribution to Indian Cinema & Remember you as a Tribute to acting which is inspiration to many Upcoming Actors