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Overview (2)

Born in Lahore, Punjab, British India
Height 6' 2¾" (1.9 m)

Mini Bio (2)

Kabir Bedi is an internationally acclaimed Indian actor. He has acted in over 60 Bollywood films and has hits like "Khoon Bhari Maang", "Kurbaan" and "Main Hoon Na". He is well-recognized for his role of Emperor Shah Jahan in "Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story".

Popularly recognized in the West for his role as a villainous 'Gobinda' in the James Bond film, "Octopussy", Kabir also played a pivotal role in the Columbia Pictures' "The Beast of War", a film on the Russian war in Afghanistan. He is best known in Europe for playing a Pirate in "Sandokan", a popular TV mini- series. He also starred in "The Bold and the Beautiful", the second most watched television show in the world. Kabir Bedi has been on air on Indian TV with his no.1 show on India's war history on the country's no.1 news channel garnering over 30 million viewers.

Kabir Bedi with his deep voice, rare wit and strong persona is known to have hosted a bevy of events, awards shows and corporate shows in India. Recently, he hosted an event for the Government of Madhya Pradesh to mark the thousandth year of the incarnation of the King of Malwa Raja Bhoj.

Lately, Kabir has also been associated with corporate shows for renowned brands like Serco, Godfrey Phillips and Business India.

Kabir has just finished working on a Tamil film titled "Aravaan", directed by Vasanthabalan. He is currently touring Canada and North America with a theatre play. 'Taj' written by Canada's renowned playwright John Murell. The play was commissioned by the Luminato Festival.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Kabir Bedi is one of India's famous international actors. His career has spanned all 3 acting mediums: film, television and theatre on 3 decades. From James Bond film "Octopussy", where he played Roger Moore's antagonist, to the smash hit Italian pirate series "Sandokan", to a year-long leading role on the "Bold and the Beautiful" watched in 146 countries, to London's West End with 'The Far Pavillions', Kabir has also done over 60 Bollywood films, including super-hit "Khoon Bhari Maang" where he starred opposite Rekha, directed by Rakesh Roshan.

During Oct-Nov 2013, he is touring Canada playing Emperor Shah Jahan in John Murrel's acclaimed play, "Taj", with Lisa Ray playing his daughter, Jahanara, directed by Tom diamond, produced by Lata Pada of Sampradaya.

Kabir is a member of the "Oscars Academy" (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences), voting for the Oscars for the last 3 decades.

In December 2010, the Italian Government bestowed him a Knighthood, "Cavaliere", its highest civilian honour, for his achievements in Italy.

Kabir also presented a weekly TV documentary series on India's wars on Indian TV channels Aaj Tak and Headlines Today, "Vande Mataram" and "Guns and Glory", in English and Hindi respectively, which can also be seen in Canada and North America. This show is the number one news show on Indian TV on Saturday night with a viewership of over 30 million

He is India's leading Presenter of Events, Columnist, Activist and Motivational Speaker. After living Holywood, London and Rome for over 20 years, Kabir is now based in India. He has now launched a film company, Pivotal Movies LLP, for the production of Indian and international films.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Office

Spouse (4)

Parveen Dusanj (15 January 2016 - present)
Nikki Bedi (1993 - 2004) ( divorced)
Susan Humphreys (1979 - ?) ( divorced)
Protima Bedi (1968 - 1973) ( divorced) ( 3 children)

Trivia (42)

Best known for appearing as the main villain's henchman, Gobinda, in the James Bond movie Octopussy and for his role as Sandokan in the mega-hit TV series broadcast across Europe and most of the Spanish speaking world.
Father of Pooja Bedi and actor Adam Bedi.
Voted the most eligible bachelor of the year by Cosmopolitan in 1978. Won 4th place in the Best Looking Indian of the Century based on a 45-day Internet survey by newspaper, The Times of India.
Speaks fluent Hindi, English and Italian. He recently completed a 200 episode Italian radio drama for the country's most listened to radio station.
In the Italian tv shows Un medico in famiglia (1998) and Vivere (1999) he plays in Italian.
Kabir Bedi was knighted by the Italian Republic he is now Cavalier Kabir Bedi.
Starring in the West End musical adaptation of M.M. Kaye's "The Far Pavilions", directed by Gale Edwards, at the Shaftesbury Theatre in London. [June 2005]
Kabir finished shooting in Rome for a 26hour TV series in Italian. [March 2007]
Toronto, Canada: Performing theatre at the Luminato Festival titled 'TAJ' based on the iconic Taj Mahal [June 2011]
Younger sister name is Gulhima Bedi. She is a famous professor in Nashua, Boston, USA. She is married to Sam Scales.
Released a album in 1977 titled " Im On My Way To Your Heart". The album consisted of 2 songs. One song was a instrumental with Kabir Bedi reciting romantic poetry.The second song was a instrumental. The album was associated with the Italian TV show Sandokan.
Former wife Susan Humphreys ( Now known as Ixchel Leigh) appeared in the American documentary "Uncommon Scents".
Cousin is Satish Kuldip Bedi (who passed away in 2011) Satish's wife's name is Anjula (Anju) Bedi. Satish Bedi is the father actress Aadya Bedi and author/professor Tarnini Bedi. He met his wife doing a comedy stage play in Jaipur way back in the day when English theatre was just beginning to gain popularity in India.
Grandfather of Aalia Furniturewala. Aalia is the daughter of Pooja Bedi and Farhan Furniturewala. Farhan and Pooja are now divorced. Farhan has married Feroz Khans daughter Laila Khan. They have a son named Zaan Furniturewala.
He also toured many cities in Canada and America 2017. The show was titled "A Tribute to Jagjit Singh with Tausif Akhtar". Kabir Bedi introduced a few songs, narrated stories and incidents about Jagit Singh. Om Puri was originally suppose to be in the show. But when he suddenly passed away, Kabir Bedi stepped in as a last minute replacement.
Kabir Bedi was ranked by Google as the no.2 most googled Bollywood Male actor in 2016!.
His niece world famous Yoga instructor and spiritual healer Brinda Maira. Brinda is married to Christopher Habetler. She is the daughter of Gulhima (Kabir Bedi' s sister) and world famous architect and artiste Shakti Maira. Brinda is based in Santa Fe, NM. She has won many awards for her work and is world renown name in the world of yoga.
Nieces name is Amarantha (Ami) Mehera (Born 1959). She is married to Sanjeev Mehera. The couple have two daughters. Diah Mehera (born 19 the November 1984) and Vedika Mehera (born 14 August 1988). Sanjeev hails from a royal family and is the son of maharaja Saroj Kumar Mehera and Savita Mehera.
Former father in law of actress Nisha Harale.
Niece is actress Adya Bedi.
Father in law of world famous makeup artiste Melissa Anne Murphy Bedi (Married to son Adam). She worked in Adult Film Industry for several years. Melissa and Adam are based in California (2017).
Brother Ranga Trilochan Bedi is married to Urmila (Urmi) Bedi. Urmila is famous for her poetry and artwork.They have a daughter who is famous producer named Seher Bedi. Seher is married to designer Tina Bedi. Together the couple has a daughter named Daria Bedi. Daria and mother Tina have a you tube baking show called "Time Out with Daria".
Nephew's name is Shiv Maira (December 1973- March 2000). He was the son of Gulhima ( Kabir Bedi's sister) and world famous architect and artiste Shakti Maira.
Niece is Producer and Fashion Designer Seher Bedi. She is married to fashion designer Tina Bedi and have a daughter named Daria Bedi. Daria has a youtube cook show called Time Out With Daria,.
Starred in the shelved movie Bollywood Eye's " A All About Her" (2006) Starring Sharbani Mukherjee,Adam Bedi,Rajat Bedi,Mukesh Rishi,Nirmal Pandey,Kabir Bedi. Directed by Rajesh Kumar Singh. The film was previously titled "Do Raha".
Grandneice is Tia Tanna. Daughter of Kabir's niece Sohni Tanna.
Niece is Sohni Tanna. She is the daughter of brother Ranga Bedi. Sohni Tanna is married to Dipak Tanna. Dipak Tanna is the owner of the company GSLOT.
Niece is Sohni Tanna. She is the daughter of brother Ranga Bedi. Sohni Tanna is married to Dipak Tanna. Dipak Tanna is the owner of the world famous and renown company GSLOT. Many awards have been won by the company. over the years.
Niece is Sohni Tanna. She is the daughter of brother Ranga Bedi. Sohni Tanna is married to Dipak Tanna. Dipak Tanna is the owner of the world famous and renown company GSLOT. Many awards have been won by the company.
Grandniece is world famous Legal Solutions Architect, Vedika Mehera. She is the daughter of Kabir's niece Amarantha (Ami) Mehera. Vedika is based in Seattle Washington. She is also a lawyer.
Grandniece is Diah Mehera. She is the daughter of Kabir's niece Amarantha (Ami) Mehera. She is the Copy Chief, of Vogue Magazine.
Grandparents names were Baba Ishwar Das Bedi and Mata Phool Kaur Bedi .
Uncle's name was Trilochan Das Bedi.
Maternal great grandfather name was Dewan Harkishan Das Dhir.
Grandniece name is Vedika Mehera. She is the daughter of Kabir's niece Amarantha (Ami) Mehera. . She is a famous lawyer.
Grandniece is a world famous Legal Solutions Architect. Her name is Vedika Mehera. She is the daughter of Kabir's niece Amarantha (Ami) Mehera.
This film Awaargi was produced by Hema Malini, her uncle was credited as producer. Hema Malini was working in a film of Mahesh Bhatt' titled Zameen starring Hema Malini, Kabir Bedi (replaced Raj Babbar), Kushboo, Brando Bakshi, Anupam Kher, produced by Johnny Bakshi. When Zameen was shelved , Hema took Mahesh Bhatt for Awargi and Marg.
After Saif Ali Khan was dropped from Bekhudi, son Siddharth Bedi was offered the film by Rahul Rawail. Siddarth did not do the film as he was not interested in joining films.
Went to the same school and grade as Amitabh's younger brother Ajitabh.
Was involved with actress Persis Khambhatta in 1978. This is when Kabir Bedi moved to Los Angeles.
Lived with Miss Australia Jaye-Leanne Hopewel in 1978. This was after she participated in the Miss World 1977 pageant. They broke up when he contract expired and she had to go back to Australia.
Was engaged to theatre artiste and Indian film costume designer Amba Sanyal in 1967.

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