Some lesser known facts about Pankaj Kapur
- Does Pankaj Kapur smoke?: No
- Does Pankaj Kapur alcohol?: No
- Pankaj appeared on the silver screen in the Academy Award winning film “Gandhi” as Mahatma Gandhi’s second secretary, Pyarelal Nayyar.
- He was a bright student and completed his engineering before moving to acting school.
- He received his first National Film Award in 1989 with film “Raakh”, which also includes Aamir Khan.
- During his movie career, he shifted towards TV serials because he was frequently getting offers of actress’s brother or a villain’s role, which he wanted to avoid.
- He considers his character in ” Neem ka Ped” to be the most challenging role for him.
- He won Filmfare Critics Award and National Film Award for his solid performance in “Maqbool.”
- His father-in-law, Baldev Pathak was a renowned tailor of his times and used to stitch Rajesh Khanna’s dresses.