Prem Chopra is an Indian actor in Hindi and Punjabi films who has been entertaining us for 60 long years. He is the favorite villain who has acted in around 380 films with a soft-spoken attitude in real life.
He has played some major roles in around 19 films as an antagonist and his work is just speechless. He has given us some of the best films of his times which made a particular impression of his personality on the public which is still the same. The grace and versatility depicted by Prem Chopra are unbeatable.
Prem Chopra Awards & Recognitions:
He got the Filmfare award for best-supporting actor in 1976 for his film ‘Do Anjane’. In 2004, he was awarded the legend of Indian cinema award at Atlanta city. He got Lifetime Achievement award for his extreme contribution to the Indian cinema.
He also bagged the prestigious Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini award in the year 1998. He also got many other awards like ‘Lions Club Award’, ‘Ashoka Award’, ‘Ashirwad Award’ and the ‘Punjabi Kala Sangam Award’. Prem Chopra has ruled the industry for a long time with his strong characters and precise enactment.
He was introduced to his wife Image by writer-director Lekh London. They got married in the year 1969. Uma Chopra is also the younger sister of siblings Krishna Kapoor, Prem Nath and Rajendranath.
Prem Chopra age: 83 yrs. Born on 23 September 1935
Education Qualifications: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
College: Panjab University, Chandigarh
Prem Chopra Family:
Mother: Rooprani Chopra
Brother: Kailash Chopra
Sister: Anju Chopra
Spouse: Uma Chopra
Prem Chopra Controversies:
- He played negative roles in a generation when people took the role on screen very seriously. People would hide their wives when they saw him coming. Not until they had a conversation with him did they realize that he was just the same person like us.
- When racist comments were made about Tannishtha Chatterjee on a comedy show, she wrote an open letter stating that it was unfair. Prem took a dig at her by saying that famous celebrities make fun of themselves so she got offended just to gain publicity.
- When FIR was filed against him for some kind of fraud.
Prem Chopra Net Worth: $50 Million
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