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Chandrashekhar

Biography

A prolific Bollywood professional, he starred in movies such as for example Surang (1953), Cha Cha Cha (1964), and Kaali Topi Lal Rumaal (2000) and portrayed Sumantra within the 1980s tv series Ramayan. He produced his cinematic debut within the 1947 feature Arsi. Later in his profession, he was ensemble in a little role in this year’s 2009 humor film 3 Idiots. His boy Ashok Shekhar got a successful profession as a tv manufacturer, and his grandson Shakti Arora became a Television professional. He and Amitabh Bachchan both performed major roles within the 1984 Hindi film Sharaabi.

Quick Facts


Date Of Birth July 7, 1923
Place Of Birth India
Profession Movie Actor
Education University Of Allahabad
Nationality American, British Raj, Indian
Spouse Susan Clarke
Parents Chandrasekhara Subrahmanya Ayyar, Sitalakshmi
Awards Nobel Prize in Physics, Padma Vibhushan, Copley Medal, Royal Medal, Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society, Bruce Medal, Henry Draper Medal, National Medal of Science for Physical Science, Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, Rumford Prize, Adams Prize
Movies Kaali Topi Laal Rumaal, Sharaabi, 3 Idiots, Cha Cha Cha, Basant Bahar, Bara-Dari, Kati Patang, Surang, Ajanabee, Barsaat Ki Raat, Baat Ek Raat Ki, Palaivana Solai, Nizhalgal, Edakallu Guddada Mele, Namak Halaal, Tel Malish Boot Polish, Sanyasi, Sansar, Qahar, Shakti, Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul, Disco Dancer, Apna Khoon, Jahan Ara, Alag Alag, Sitapur Ki Geeta, Dance Dance, Dhanwan, Aaj Ka Ye Ghar, Love Love Love, John Jani Janardhan, Nazrana Pyar Ka, Ranga Khush, Sabse Bada Rupaiya, Aaj Ki Awaaz, Saajan Bina Suhagan, Hulchul, Zulm Ka Badla, Hira Aur Patthar, Pathreela Raasta, Prateeksha, Humshakal, Shukriyaa, Harfan Maulaa, Vamsha Vriksha, Yeh Desh, Khoon Ki Pukaar, Guru Ho Jaa Shuru, The Burning Train, Badi Bahen, Rustom-E-Baghdad
Star Sign Cancer

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#Fact
1Grandfather to actor Shakti Arora.
2Grandfather of ad filmmaker Vishal Shekhar ( Not to be confused with music directors Vishal Shekhar).
3Father of Ashok Shekhar. Ashok has been a producer in Television and films for many years.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cha Cha Cha1964Puranchan Kashmiri (as Chandra Shekhar)
Birju Ustad1964
Awara Abdulla1963
Rustom-E-Baghdad1963Shehzada Salim
Ankh Micholi1962Police Inspector
Baat Ek Raat Ki1962Ranjan
Gangu1962
King Kong1962Badal (as Chandra Shekhar)
Mall Road1962
Sapne Suhane1961Dilip
Tel Malish Boot Polish1961Raja (as Chandra Shekhar)
Angulimaal1960Maruti - Mahamantri's Son
Barsaat Ki Raat1960Inspector Shekhar (as Chandra Shekhar)
Shan-E-Hind1960
Nache Nagin Baje Been1960
Jagga Daku1959
Kali Topi Lal Rumal1959
Keechak Vadha1959/II
Kaatil Kaun1959
Baghi Sipahi1958as Chandrasekhar
Bhala Aadmi1958
Jung Bahadur1958
Sachche Ka Bol Bala1958
Taxi Stand1958
Fashion1957
Gateway of India1957Chandan
Khuda Ka Banda1957
Laxmi1957
Chamak Chandni1957
Bajrang Bali1956
Basant Bahar1956Emperor (as Chandra Shekhar)
Passing Show1956
Zindagi Ke Mele1956
Basre Ki Hoor1956
Panna1956
Roop Kumari1956
Bara-Dari1955Vijay Singh (as Chandra Shekhar)
Son of Ali Baba1955
Tatar Ka Chor1955
Aurat Teri Yehi Kahani1954
Mastana1954
Meenar1954
Farmaish1953
Nirdoshi1951
Arsi1947
Namak1947
3 Idiots2009Airline Ground Staff 2
Taqdeer ka Sikander2002
Zakhmi sherni2001
Kaali Topi Lal Rumaal2000Fakir
Khauff2000
Amruta1999
Dil Ke Jharoke Main1997Doctor
Qahar1997Judge
Duniya Ke Rangeen Raatein1997
Loafer1996Judge
Janam Kundli1995Surinder Mehra
Kaala Sach1995
Pathreela Raasta1994as Chandra Shekhar
Ghar Ki Izzat1994Ram's Household Attorney
Meri Aan1993Nadir's Father
Prateeksha1993
Gurudev1993Commissioner of police
Badi Bahen1993Principal, Kasturba Vidya Mandir
Naseebwaala1992Shekhar (as Chander Shekhar)
Humshakal1992Prosecuting Lawyer (as Chandra Shekhar)
Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul1992S.K. Menon (Amar's boss)
Devi Aur Durga1992
Maut Ki Sazaa1991as Chandra Sekhar
Swarg Jaisaa Ghar1991
Pratikar1991Bihari
Nachnewala Gaanewale1991Host of 'Miss India' party
Dushman Devta1991Police Inspector
Begunaah1991Doctor
Insaaf Ka Khoon1991Judge
Trinetra1991Police Inspector
Ghar Ho To Aisa1990Doctor
Jawani Zindabad1990Mr. Bhatnagar
Kanoon Ki Zanjeer1990
Mera Pati Sirf Mera Hai1990Sharda's prospective father-in-law (as Chandra Shekhar)
Zakhmi Zameen1990Mouni Baba
Shiva1990Lecturer (as Chandrasekar)
Nyay Anyay1990College Principal
Aaj Ke Shahenshah1990
Gunahon Ka Devta1990
Kroadh1990Public Prosecutor (as Chandra Shekhar)
Love Love Love1989Harishchandra (as Chandershekhar)
Kala Bazaar1989Police Commissioner
Shiva1989Professor (as Chandrasekar)
Elaan-E-Jung1989
Toofan1989Doctor
Tridev1989Laxmandas - Politician
Do Yaar1989
Clerk1989Chief of Intellegence (as Chandra Shekhar)
Kasam Suhaag Ki1989Thakur Kishan Singh
Dav Pech1989Police Commissioner
Lahu Ki Awaz1989
Akhri Muqabla1988Police Commissioner
Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswathi1988Police Commissioner (uncredited)
Khatron Ke Khiladi1988DCP Harish Thakur (as Chandra Sekhar)
Shukriyaa1988Khanna
Tamacha1988Advocate Lakhawala (prosecuting lawyer) (uncredited)
Anokha Chamatkar1988
Gharwali Baharwali1988Umesh Khanna (as Chandra Shekhar)
Gulami Ki Zaanjeerein1987
Naam O Nishan1987The Judge (as Chandra Shekhar)
Sitapur Ki Geeta1987Bandit who supported Geeta
Avam1987Retd. General Shivkumar
7 Saal Baad1987Police inspector A. V. Singh (as Chandra Shekhar)
Hiraasat1987Police Commissioner
Dance Dance1987S.K. Arora (as Chander Shekhar)
Imaandaar1987Shekhar
Sansar1987Jagmohan Das (as Chandra Sekhar)
Pyaar Karke Dekho1987Doctor who treats Ravi
Insaniyat Ke Dushman1987Inspector Verma
Suhagan1986
Allah-Rakha1986Dr. Chandrashekhar (uncredited)
Bandhan Anjana1985
Haqeeqat1985Police Inspector
Salma1985Thakur Balwant Singh (as Chander Shekhar)
Zulm Ka Badla1985Colonel Rajesh
Insaaf Main Karoonga1985Jaggan
Alag Alag1985Jamul Rajasthani
Chaar Maharathi1985
Durgaa1985Prosecute Lawyer
Ram Tere Kitne Nam1985Judge
Raja Aur Rana1984Police Commissioner (as Chandrasekhar)
Yeh Desh1984Chief Minister
John Jani Janardhan1984Madhu's dad (as Chandrasekhar)
Aaj Ki Awaz1984Police Commissioner Sathe (as Chandra Shekhar)
Sharaabi1984Advocate Saxena
Humdum1984
Lalach1983
Coolie1983/IRailway Minister
Bandhan Kuchchey Dhaagon Ka1983Poojary
Mangal Pandey1983Havaldar Rajnath Pandey - Mangal's & Deepa's father (uncredited)
Sumbandh1982Principal Chandra Shekhar (as Chandra Shekhar)
Disco Dancer1982Mayor Khandelwal (as Chandra Shekhar)
Ayaash1982Adalat
Shakti1982Senior Police Officer (as Chandra Shekhar)
Nikaah1982Mr. Kaleem Ahmed (Wasim's father) (as Chander Shekher)
Heeron Ka Chor1982
Namak Halaal1982Mehta (Lawyer)
Dial 1001982as Chandra Shekhar
Gopichand Jasoos1982Guest Appearance
Guru Suleman Chela Pahelwan1981Amirchand / Diwan Singh
Kahani Ek Chor Ki1981
Laparwah1981
Maan Gaye Ustaad1981Kishan's brother (uncredited)
Palaivana Solai1981Shekar (as Chandrasekhar)
Shakka1981Police Inspector (as Chandra Shekhar)
Khuda Kasam1981Police Inspector (as Chandra Shekhar)
Dhanwan1981
Barsaat Ki Ek Raat1981D.S.P.
Naari1981
Farz Aur Pyar1981
Mera Salaam1981
Nizhalgal1980as Chandrasekhar
Taxi Chor1980
Morchha1980
The Burning Train1980Railway Board Member
Beqasoor1980Police Commissioner (as Chandra Shekhar)
Nazrana Pyar Ka1980Judge
Guru Ho Jaa Shuru1979Prem's Associate
The Great Gambler1979K-2 plan demonstrator (uncredited)
Atmaram1979
Bhayaanak1979
Anjaam1978Shekhar
Karmayogi1978
Khoon Ki Pukaar1978
Saajan Bina Suhagan1978Kapoor
Apna Khoon1978Inspector Anand Chauhan
Anpadh1978Laxmi Narayan
Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan1978Lawyer (uncredited)
Do Musafir1978
Atyachaar1978
Chaalu Mera Naam1977
Duniyadari1977
Gayatri Mahima1977
Hira Aur Patthar1977Murli (as Chandra Shekhar)
Aaj Ka Ye Ghar1976Sajjan's Boss
Shankar Dada1976Mr. Verma
Mehbooba1976Thakur Himmat Singh
Sabse Bada Rupaiya1976Doctor (as Chandrashekar)
Harfan Maulaa1976Ghanshyamdas
Noor E Ilaahi1976
Dafaa 302: Indian Penal Code Section 302 (Section of Murder)1975Doctor
Mutthi Bhar Chawal1975
Sanyasi1975Police Inspector Shekhar (as Chandra Sekhar)
Vardaan1975
Awara Ladki1975
Ranga Khush1975Police Inspector
Charitraheen1974
Chattan Singh1974
Jeevan Rekha1974
Ajanabee1974Badal (as Chandra Shekhar)
Do Chattane1974Abdul
Jab Andhera Hota Hai1974Inspector Sangli
Do Phool1974Police Inspector Madhusudan Apte (as Chandra Shekhar)
Apradhi1974Bhagat Singh
Anamika1973as Chander Shekhar
Dharma1973as Chandra Shekhar
Nafrat1973Shekhar
Sabak1973Inspector Shekhar
Gehri Chaal1973
Jangal Mein Mangal1972Boatman
Putlibai1972
Hulchul1971Shekhar (as Chandra Shekhar)
Hum Tum Aur Woh1971Vikram
Vamsha Vriksha1971as Chandrasekhar
Kati Patang1970Police Inspector Tiwari
Dagabaaz1970
Badmash1969
Kanyadaan1968Stage actor
Chale Hain Sasural1966
Street Singer1966
Ajnabi1966
Hum Diwane1965as Chandrasekhar
Dooj Ka Chand1964
Jahan Ara1964Dara (uncredited)

Assistant Director

Assistant Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Allah-Rakha1986assistant director
Mausam1975assistant director
Khushboo1975assistant director - as Chandra Shekhar
Aandhi1975assistant director
Achanak1973assistant director - as Chandrasekhar
Koshish1972assistant director
Parichay1972assistant director - as Chandra Sheker

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Street Singer1966
Cha Cha Cha1964dialogue - as Chandra Shekhar / screenplay - as Chandra Shekhar / story - as Chandra Shekhar

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Street Singer1966
Cha Cha Cha1964as Chandra Shekhar

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Street Singer1966producer
Cha Cha Cha1964producer - as Chandra Shekhar

Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Patthar Aur Payal1974production assistant
Shatranj1969production assistant - as Chandra Shekhar

Visual Effects

Visual Effects

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Khakee2004visual effects compositing artist

Costume Department

Costume Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Purana Purush1978costume assistant - as Chandra Sekhar

Editorial Department

Editorial Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Reshma Aur Shera1971assistant editor

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Indian Artists in the U.S.S.R.1955Documentary short as Chandrasekhar

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