Amjad Khan

  • Birthday: 12. November 1940
  • Birthplace: Peshawar, British India
  • Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor


Amjad Zakaria Khan (Urdu: امجد زکریا خان‎, Hindi: ज़कारिया अमजद ख़ान; 12 November 1940 – 27 July 1992) was an Indian actor and director.[1] He worked in over 130 films in a career spanning nearly twenty years. He enjoyed popularity for his villainous roles in Hindi films, the most famous being the iconic Gabbar Singh in the 1975 classic Sholay[2] and of Dilawar in Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978).