People Info
Manoj Kumar

Timeline

July 24, 1937 - PRESENT

Reference

Database

Role

Movies

Songs

Actor

54

143

Director

7

54

Singer

1

1

Music Director

0

0

Lyricist

11

37


Fame
Famous as Mr Bharat for his patriotic performances, Manoj Kumar became a star with Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962) and made several blockbuster movies, both as an actor and as a director. Is known to hide the side of his face with his palm during certain situations in his movies. Had a successful association with Sohanlal Kanwar and Shankar-Jaikishan thru 70s.
Years
1957 - 1999
Often Works With
Sadhana
Hema Malini
Asha Parekh
Mala Sinha
Waheeda Rehman
Trivia
After the viewing of Shaheed, prime minister Lal Bahadur Shastri asked him to make a movie based on -Jai Jawan Jai Kisaan- slogan, which led to making of Upkar (1967).
Best Movies
Hariyali Aur Rasta (1962)
Woh Kaun Thi (1964)
Shaheed (1965)
Himalay Ki Godmein (1965)
Gumnaam (1965)
Upkar (1967)
Purab Aur Pachhim (1970)
Be-Imaan (1972)
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)
Dus Numbri (1976)
Filmy Family
Son
Kunal Goswami
Brother
Rajiv Goswami
Son
Vishal Goswami
Cousin
Lekhraj Bhakri

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