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Pankaj Kapur Birthday: Must-watch films of the actor on OTT

Pankaj Kapur turned 70 on May 29, 2024, and is celebrated as one of the most versatile actors of the Hindi film industry. 

Pankaj Kapur Birthday: Must-watch films of the actor on OTT
Pankaj Kapur

Last Updated: 04.50 PM, May 29, 2024


Veteran Bollywood actor Pankaj Kapur turned 70 years old today, on May 29, 2024. He is known as one of the most versatile actors in the Hindi film industry and has also won three National Awards for his performances. He has delivered multiple outstanding performances in films like Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron, Chameli Ki Shaadi, and shows like Karamchand, Zabaan Sambhalke, and Office Office. Today, on his birthday, let's take a look at some of his best performances that you can watch on OTT. 

Must-watch films of Pankaj Kapur on OTT

Lost on ZEE5


Directed by Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury, Lost is written by Ritesh Shah. The film revolves around a journalist who wants to find out the truth behind the mystery of the disappearance of a young activist. The film stars Yami Gautam, Pankaj Kapur, Pia Bajpayee, and Rahul Khanna, among others.

Maqbool on Prime Video

Directed by Vishal Bhardwaj, Maqbool stars Pankaj in the role of Jahangir Khan (alias Abba Ji). The film is an adaptation of Shakespeare's classic drama Macbeth. The story of the film revolves around an underworld don's henchman Maqbool (Irrfan Khan), who falls in love with his boss's mistress, Nimmi (Tabu), and they both plan to kill Nimmi's husband. 

Jersey on Disney Plus Hotstar

Directed and written by Gowtam Tinnanuri, Jersey is a sports drama that stars Shahid Kapoor, Mrunal Thakur, and Pankaj Kapur in the lead roles. The film portrays the story of a father who wants to make sure that his child gets the Indian Jersey that he asks him for by hook or crook. This emotional drama is a remake of a Telugu film of the same name starring Nani. 

Ek Doctor Ki Maut on Prime Video

Ek Doctor Ki Maut is an adaptation of Ramapada Chowdhury’s Abhimanyu. The film is directed by Tapan Sinha and stars Shabana Azmi, Pankaj Kapur, and Irrfan Khan in important roles. The story of the film revolves around a doctor and his study which gets ridiculed rather than being given credit. The film is partially based on the biography of Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay, an Indian surgeon. 

Bheed on Netflix

Directed by Anubhav Sinha, Bheed is about a police officer, who is tasked with stopping migrant workers from crossing the border during the COVID-19 pandemic. The film showcases the suffering of humanity during the tough times and how the officer handles them. The film stars Rajkummar Rao, Bhumi Pednekar, Pankaj Kapur, Ashutosh Rana, and Kumud Mishra, among others. 

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