Prem Chopra – Profile – Actor, Villain
Prem Chopra was born to a Hindu Punjabi personal in Lahore on 23 September 1935 to Ranbirlal, then Roopa Rani Chopra. He was brought up in Shimla. His father desired him to be an IAS officer. But Chopra pursued performing arts in College and graduated from Punjab University. Shimla had a strong theatre movement in 1957-1961 and also Chopra revelled in it.
He watched many Hindi and English movies and, after graduation, came to Bombay in the early 1960s and also joined the Times of India’s. Circulation department due to his art gradation. Instantaneously, he kept visiting studios and tried to get a break in films.
After implementation his graduation, he came to Mumbai. He stayed at various guest-houses in Collabra, after which he got a job in the circulation department of a publication house, TOI.
After his college days, Prem Chopra was intense on taking up acting. After working on a paper. He got his break in a Punjabi film, which twisted out to be a huge hit.
Born: Z 23 September 1935 Lahore. Punjab, British India
Parents: Z Rooparani Chopra, Ranbirlal Chopra
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inches
Lists of the Hindi Movie of the 70s and 80s of Prem Chopra
Prem Chopra was among the first to announce the concept of attractive villains and was among the insufficient who set a trend of the villain is not just one who spews the typecast venom or mouths the expected dialogues, seething with anger and grinding his teeth.
His earliest works include Shaheed (1965), Upcaar (1967), and Teesri Manzil. After these movies. He was offered a villain role in several films. Some of his works that deserve reference remain the Filmfare Greatest Secondary Actor Award for Do Anjaane.
Beginning of Prem Chopra Career Took Part in College Dramatics.
During the shooting of Main Shadi Karne Chala, the director said Prem that he had developed an anti-hero, as fewer people wanted to play the nasty, and competition faded beyond Pran and Jeevan.
Following foot-steps of villainous types played earlier by Pran and Jeevan in the 1960s, both of whom had a habit of introducing some subtle humour into their evil roles. Prem Chopra from 1966, decided to follow the concept of a villain who makes you laugh without losing the actual depth of his evil designs.
Prem played positive roles with ample screen space in a few films in the ’60s to ’90s like in Shaheed, Kuwari, Samaj Ko Badal Dalo, Hulchul, Jadu Tona, Prem Pratigya. Gandhi Ko Nahin Mara, Dhamaal, Rocket Singh, Delhi 6, Daddy Cool needed him in encouraging roles.
Even in the 1990s, he played the role of the main villain to fresher group stars like in Jagriti to Salman Khan, in Aflatoon to Akshay Kumar in Anari no. 1 and also Dulhe Raja to Govinda, and also advanced occupy yourself a villain in Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi! In 2005 anywhere Shahid Kapoor was the hero.
From the late ’60s, after Teesri Manzil and also Who Kaun Thi. Many magazine covers came with a title next to Prem Chopra’s image –Man with a hero’s face becomes a villain.
Awards During the shooting of Main Shadi Karne Chala.
Prem Chopra – After the success of his lead Punjabi role in Chaudhry Karnail Singh, Sapna then formerly tasted success in character roles in Hindi in Woh Kaun Thi, Nishan. Sikandar E Azam so with positive parts in Shaheed and also then started becoming more and also more generally as the ‘bad’ guy with Sunil Dutt-Sadhna starer Mera Saaya (1966), Teesri Manzil, Manoj Kumar’s Upkar (1967).
Becoming successes Only from 1966. He developed famous as the bad guy in films among the producers and directors who decided that for evil man’s role. Prem must be regularly preferred from 1967.
Hindi films debut remained with Mud Mud Ke Na Dekh starring Bharat Bhushan in the lead, a flop. But he became recognized with Punjabi hit films like his debut Punjabi film. The General Reward Winner Chaudhry Karnail Singh in 1960, and also the hit picture Sapni in 1963. He decided to be an actor for whole his life.
Prem Chopra privileges with the “Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award” in 1998. The “Lions Weapon Award,” “Ashoka Award,” “Ashirwad Award and also the “Punjabi Kala Sangam Award.” In 2004. Prem Chopra attained the “Legend of Native American Film” Prize at Atlantic City (United States).
Truthfully, Prem Chopra needs no overview. Though the meaning of his name is love. He spewed hate on-screen and invited it off-screen as well. As an actor, that only authorized his authenticity. That he made husbands anxious and wives run for cover is just an extended compliment to his craft. A select interview with the bad boy of Bollywood who enjoys ageless admiration.