Satyen Kappu Bio - Biography

Name Satyen Kappu
Naionality Indian
Date of Birth 1931
Place of Birth
Famous for Acting
Satyen Kappu (1931 – 27 October 2007), also credited as Satyendra Kapoor, was an Indian character actor in Bollywood films. His most remembered role is Ramlal in movie Sholay (1975) and as Amitabh Bachchan's father in Yash Chopra's Deewaar. His other notable films are, Kati Patang, Mausam, Yaadon Ki Baraat, Don, Raaste Ka Patthar, Benaam, Zanjeer, Namak Halaal, Kaala Patthar, and Mr. Natwarlal.

Satyen Kappu started his career as a stage actor, in 1952 with the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) in Mumbai. His career spanned from the early 1960s to the early 2000s with over 270 films to his credit. He mostly played supporting roles of a father, relative, uncle, police officer, doctor and villainous roles.

He was a resident of Sunder Nagar, Mumbai. He died on Saturday 27 October 2007 in Mumbai following a cardiac arrest. He was 76 and is survived by his wife and four daughters.