8 films that made Pankaj Kapur great

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Pankaj Kapur, the veteran actor

Pankaj Kapur, father of Shahid Kapoor, is one of the most treasured Bollywood actors. His most acclaimed roles include Inspector PK in Raakh and Dr Dipankar Roy in Ek Doctor Ki Maut.

Jersey (2022)

Headlined by Shahid Kapoor and Mrunal Thakur, Jersey arrived in cinemas in April 2022. In the sports film, Pankaj Kapur was seen playing the role of coach Murthy.

Maqbool (2003)

Jahangir Khan (Pankaj Kapur) rules over Mumbai’s underworld. Among those who support him is Maqbool (Irrfan Khan). However, Maqbool is in love with Jahangir's mistress Nimmi (Tabu).

Raakh (1989)

This film went on to win three National Awards, including Best Supporting Actor (Pankaj Kapur). He played the tough and morally nuanced Inspector PK and gave a powerful performance.

Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1990)

Kapur’s portrayal of a struggling scientist in the film, for which he received the 1991 National Award - Special Jury, was one of the best performances in his career.

Bheed (2023)

This film, which starred Rajkummar Rao, is based on the problems faced by people during the Covid lockdown. Kapur is seen as Balram Trivedi, a watchman who wishes to return to his hometown.

The Blue Umbrella (2005)

Biniya (Shreya Sharma) receives a valuable blue umbrella as a gift from a few Japanese tourists. Soon after knowing this, Nandakishore (Kapur) tries to take possession of the umbrella.

Roja (1992)

In the Mani Ratnam directorial, which released in Tamil, Pankaj Kapur portrayed the role of Liaqat, a militant leader. The film revolves around a woman, whose husband is kidnapped by militants.

Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro (1983)

In this film, Pankaj Kapur portrayed the crafty and dishonest builder Tarneja. The film highlights the effects of corruption in the Indian political sphere.