The well-known artist and theater director of India celebrates today, that is, on May 29, his 68th birthday. Let us tell you that Pankaj was born in 1954 in Ludhiana, Punjab. Pankaj not only showed his talent in Bollywood movies but also presented his best performance in TV series. Also included is the recently released movie ‘Jersey’. In this film, Pankaj Kapoor shared the screen with his son Shahid Kapoor. By the way, although Pankaj is famous for his serious acting, he also remains in the spotlight about his personal life.
First marriage at age 21: Pankaj Kapur had his first marriage to Neelima Azim at the age of 21. Pankaj and Neelima met when he was working in theater and Neelima wanted to make a name for herself in the world of dance. Pankaj Kapoor and Neelima became good friends from the first meeting and little by little this friendship turned into love and they both decided to get married. Pankaj Kapur married Nilima in the year 1975. At that time, Neelima was only 16 years old.
Divorced after 9 years: Neelima and Pankaj divorced after 9 years of marriage in 1984, when Neelima Azim and Pankaj Kapur separated, Shahid Kapoor was only three and a half years old at the time. Neelima raised Shahid Kapoor alone. Neelima had left Pankaj Kapoor and started living in Delhi.
Humsafar found at Supriya Pathak: Pankaj met Supriya Pathak in 1986 during the filming of the movie ‘Mausam’ after divorcing his first wife. The film was never released, although it changed both their lives forever. Like Pankaj, Supriya was also trying to recover from her failed marriage and after 4 years of divorce, the actor married Supriya Pathak.
National Award received three times: Pankaj Kapur received the National Award for Best Supporting Actor in 1989 for the film starring Aamir Khan ‘Raakh’ for his best performance. Pankaj played the role of Inspector PK in this film. He got the second prize for the movie ‘Doctor Ki Maut’ in 1990. Not only this, his performance in Mani Ratnam’s movie ‘Red’, which was released in 1992, was also highly appreciated. The movie ‘Dus’ also received the Filmfare Award for Best Negative Role.