Anwar Hussain

Actor, Music director

Born: Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India


Anwar Hussain (1925 – 1 January 1988) was an Indian actor and producer. He was a popular character actor in the 1940s–1982 and acted in over 200 Bollywood films. Some of his best known roles are from Ab Dilli Dur Nahin, Gunga Jumna (1961), Shaheed, Baharaon Ke Sapne, Victoria No. 203 (1972), Chori Mera Kaam, Loafer, Gaddar , Rafoo Chakkar, Jail Yatra. He was the son of singer-turned director Jaddanbai and, thus, maternal half-brother to noted actress Nargis Dutt and Akhtar Hussain, whose daughter Zahida Hussain was also a film actor.Hussain is best known for his roles in Gunga Jumna (1962) and Rocky (1981) with his nephew Sanjay Dutt.

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