Indian actor best known for his roles in Hindi films of the late 50's through the early 70's, such as Tumsa Nahin Dekha and Junglee.
He was a theatre actor who joined his father's theatrical company Prithvi Theatres.
He won numerous awards including Filmfare Awards for Best Actor, Best Supporting Actor, and Lifetime Achievement.
He married Neila Devi on January 27, 1969.
He co-starred with Sharmila Tagore in 1967's An Evening in Paris.