Indian actor and director who played memorable roles in Inspector, Haiwan, and Love in Tokyo. He also starred in Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon and Ziddi.
His acting debut came in 1960 with the film, Love in Simla.
With the exception of 1962's Ummeed, every film in which he starred from 1960 to 1968 was a box office smash.
He was survived by his wife, Neelam Mukherjee, his two sons, and his daughter.
His uncle was actor Ashok Kumar.