Feroz Khan

Actor, Director, Writer, Producer

Born: Bangalore, Kingdom of Mysore, British India

BIOGRAPHY

Feroz Khan (25 September 1939 – 27 April 2009) was an Indian actor, film editor, producer and director in the Hindi film industry. He was popular for his flamboyant style, with cowboyish swagger, and cigar toting persona; this revolutionised the style quotient of the otherwise conventional "filmi" hero. He is known as the "Clint Eastwood of Bollywood" for introducing Western cowboy & dacoit style films. He appeared in over 51 films in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, and became one of Bollywood's popular style icon. Khan is best remembered for his films Khotte Sikkay, Kala Sona, Dharmatma and Qurbani. Later he directed and acted in more films like ' Janbaaz (1986), 'Dayavan (1988) and 'Yalgaar' (1992). He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Aadmi Aur Insaan in 1970, and was honoured with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000.

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