Manoj Kumar is an Indian actor and film director. He is best known for his roles in such films as Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi?, Himalay Ki God Mein, Do Badan, Upkar, Patthar Ke Sanam, Neel Kamal, Purab Aur Paschim, Beimaan, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, Dus Numbri, Shor, Sanyasi, and Kranti. In 1992, Kumar was awarded with the Padma Shri by the Government of India, and was honored with the prestigious Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999.
Manoj Kumar Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: July 24, 1937
Birth Place: Abbottabad, North-West Frontier Province, British India (present-day Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan)
Birth Name: Harikishen Giri Goswami
Nickname: Bharat Kumar
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Occupation: Actor, Film director
Hair Color: Salt & Pepper
Eye Color: Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Manoj Kumar Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 170 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 77 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 1″
Height in Meters: 1.85 m
Body Build/Type: Average
Shoe Size: N/A
Manoj Kumar Family Details:
Father: H.L. Goswami
Mother: Krishna Kumari Goswami
Spouse/Wife: Shashi Goswami
Children: Kunal Goswami (Son), Vishal Goswami (Son)
Siblings: Rajiv Goswami (Brother), Neelam Goswami (Sister)
Grandchildren: Karm Goswami, Muskaan Goswami, Vansh Goswami
Manoj Kumar Education:
Sainik School Tilaiya
Hindu College University Of Delhi
Manoj Kumar Facts:
*He was born on July 24, 1937 in Abbottabad, North-West Frontier Province, British India.
*He earned a degree from Hindu College at the University of Delhi.
*He admired actors Dilip Kumar, Ashok Kumar and Kamini Kaushal while he was young.
*He named himself Manoj Kumar, after Dilip Kumar’s character in Shabnam.
*He was popularly known as “Mr Bharat” as he made movies on patriotism and was a thorough patriot.
*He won Best Movie, Best Director and Best Story Awards for his work in the film Upkaar.
*He had two sons, Kunal and Vishal, with his wife Shashi Goswami.