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Sheikh Mukhtar (1914–1980)

Sheikh Mukhtar was the son of a railway police inspector. He made is film debut in the 1939 Mehboob Khan film Ek Hi Raasta playing an anti-hero. A towering figure who stood 6 feet 2 inches tall with a shoe size 12 UK (13 US), he was Hindi cinema's first anti-hero and tough guy. He starred in 3 Mehboob Khan classics: Ek Hi Raasta (1939), Bahen (... See full bio »

Died:

(age 65) in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

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Known For

Smuggler
Smuggler Inspector Rajan
(1966)
Begunah
Begunah Shankar
(1970)
Badal
Badal Sheru
(1966)

Filmography

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 1992 Dilli Ka Dada
 1971 Daku Mansingh
 1971 Kahin Aar Kahin Paar
Man with the Dog
 1971 Gehra Raaz
Sheru
 1971 Ustad Pedro
 1970 Begunah
Shankar
 1970 Insaan Aur Shaitan
Demon Chaudhary aka Shola
 1970 Mangu Dada
 1969 Do Bhai
Jwala Singh
 1969 Gunda
 1969 Mera Dost
 1969 Ustad 420
Ustad 420 / Maestro 420
 1969 Badmash
 1969 The Killers
 1968 Ek Raat
Balraj Sharma
 1968 Nadir Shah
 1967 Gunehgar
Shanker
 1967 Noorjehan
Sher Afgan
 1967 Sardar
 1967 Shamsher
 1967 Raat Andheri Thi
Kedarnath
 1967 Shamsheer
 1966 Badal
Sheru
 1966 Lal Bangla
Mangoo Alias Seth Din Dayal
 1966 Shera Daku
 1966 Smuggler
Inspector Rajan
 1966/II Spy in Goa
 1966/I Spy in Goa
 1965 Faisla
Fazlu
 1965 Hum Sab Ustad Hain
Radha's husband
 1965 Nishan
Sangram Singh
 1965 Baghi Haseena
 1965 Sab Ka Ustad
 1964 Shabnam
Khalifa Haroon (as Shaikh Mukhtar)
 1964 Birju Ustad
 1963 Ustadon Ke Ustad
Mangal Singh
 1962 Dilli Ka Dada
 1962 Burmah Road
Colonel Shamsher Jung Bahadur (as Shaikh Mukhtar)
 1962 Gangu
 1962 Jadoo Mahal
 1961 Bada Aadmi
 1961 Oomar Qaid
 1961 Ramu Dada
 1961 Tel Malish Boot Polish
Santa
 1960 Barood
 1960 Dr. Shaitan
 1959 Do Ustad
Jagannath
 1959 Duniya Na Mane
Jaggu Bihari / Rattan Lal
 1959 Qaidi No. 911
Birju
 1958 Ten O'Clock
 1958 Do Mastane
 1957 Changez Khan
Changez Khan
 1956 Mr. Lambu
 1955 Deewar
 1954 Baadbaan
 1954 Daku Ki Ladki
 1954 Mangu
 1953 Char Chand
 1952 Annadata
 1951 Ghayal
 1948 Anokha Pyar
 1948 Toote Tare
Swaroop
 1946 Bhookh
 1943 Nai Zindagi
 1942 Roti
Balam
 1941 Bahen
Amar
 1939 Ek Hi Raasta
Mangoo
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Shaikh Mukhtar

Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Has a son named Moinuddin and a daughter named Mariam. See more »

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