Legendary stage and screen actor known for his critically acclaimed roles in Raakh, Ek Doctor Ki Maut, and the Shakespearean adaptation Maqbool.
After graduating from the National School of Drama, he spent the first four years out of school working on the stage. He then earned his big break in the Richard Attenborough film Gandhi.
In 1998, he made his directorial debut in Mohandas B.A.L.L.B. and followed in 2011 with Mausam.
In the 2015 romantic comedy Shaandaar, he starred alongside his son, Shahid, and Alia Bhatt.