Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Assistant director, Dialogue writer
Born: Abbottabad, Pakistan
Manoj Kumar (born Harikrishna Giri Goswami on 24 July 1937) is an award-winning Indian actor and director in Bollywood. He is remembered for his films Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi?, Himalaya Ki God Mein, Do Badan, Upkar, Patthar Ke Sanam, Neel Kamal, Purab Aur Paschim, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, and Kranti. He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and has been given the nickname Bharat Kumar.In 1992, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India. Indias highest award in cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, was bestowed him in 2016.
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