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also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Bengali
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a Hindi & Punjabi fim actor since 1980. He is an alumnus of the 1975 batch of National School of Drama.He is an actor known for his style of acting. There are various movies are under his name. Despite his acting capability, he didn't earn the super-star image in Indian cinema. He started opposite one of the well known actress of that time; Reena Roy in Hindi film Sau Dina Saas Ke (100-days of mother-in-law). Later he nailed the stake in ground by a very well played horrific negative role in B.R. Chopra's Insaaf Ka Tarazu (Balance of justice), which starred highly acclaimed female stars: Zeenat Aman and Padmini Kohlapure. He became a consistent player on B.R. Chopra's films; Nikaah with Deepak Parashar and Salma Agha, Aaj Ki Aawaz with Smita Patil whom he married despite being married with two children. He worked with top banners and top stars of his era.
He was selected for the Indian Revenue Service in 1988 and served as the Dy, Commissioner, Joint Commissioner and Addl. Commissioner of Income Tax at New Delhi. On 24 November, 2007 he resigned from the government service and formed a political party namely Indian Justice Party. He is a prominent activist working on behalf of India's Dalits, also known as untouchables. After his conversion to Buddhism on November 4, 2001, he changed his name, following the tradition of Dalit intellectual and activist B. R. Ambedkar, who spearheaded the Dalit Buddhist movement. He is married to Seema Raj and they have two children Abhiraj and Saveri.