Iconic Hindi actor who had more than 100 leading roles and received a Lifetime Accomplishment Award through the International Indian Film Academy. Many critics respect him as the utmost influential professional in the annals of Indian movie theater. He earned a qualification in English Books from Government University. He created and starred in the 1965 crisis feature Information, which earned the Country wide Film Prize for Greatest Feature Film in Hindi in 1965. He wedded Kalpana Kartik in 1954. His brothers Vijay and Chetan had been also filmmakers and his nephew Shekhar Kapur became an effective movie director. Indian film icon Ashok Kumar provided him his initial break, casting him as the business lead in the 1948 film Ziddi.