Remembering Hindi cinema’s yesteryear actor Kamal Kapoor, on his 9th death anniversary today.

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Remembering Hindi cinema’s yesteryear actor Kamal Kapoor, on his 9th death anniversary today.

Prithviraj Kapoor’s cousin brother, the blue-eyed Kamal Kapoor was a versatile actor in Hindi cinema who has not only remained underrated but is also almost forgotten.

In his career spanned over five decades he played different kinds of roles from a gangster to the police officer and made his mark in Hindi cinema as a suave villain. His green eyes and fair skin made him look more dangerous than his contemporaries.

Back in 1946, Kamal started off with ‘Door Chalen’ as the leading man. However, with little success coming his way as a protagonist in the 1940s and 1950s, he turned the table and switched to playing the antagonist. Kamal acted in over 100 films spanning across three languages including Hindi, Punjabi, and Gujarati.

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