Danny Denzongpa

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Birthday
25, 1948
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
25, 1948 (age 70)
Birthplace
India

About

Famous for his Filmfare Award-winning roles in the Bollywood features Sanam Bewafa and Khuda Gawah, Denzongpa also played villainous character roles in movies such as Dhundh, Kanoon Kya Karega, and Andar Baahar. A singer as well as an actor, he recorded two 1970s hits: "Chiso Chiso Hawama" and "Manko Kura Lai Bandhi Narakha."

Before Fame

Before enrolling at India's Film and Television Institute, he had planned to study at the Indian Armed Forces Medical College.

Trivia

He was a 2003 recipient of India's prestigious Padma Shree honor.

Family Life

He grew up in Sikkim, India, as a member of a Buddhist family. He later settled in Mumbai with his wife Gawa and children Rinzing and Pema.

Associated With

He and American film star Brad Pitt were both in the 1997 feature Seven Years in Tibet.

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