Manoj Kumar Biography, Facts & Life Story

Manoj Kumar Indian Actor, Director

Quick Facts

Nickname:Bharat Kumar

Full Name:Harikrishna Giri Goswami (birth name)

Profession:Actor, Director

Nationality:Indian

Age:83 years old (in 2020)

Date of Birth:24 July 1937

Birthplace:Abbottabad, North-West Frontier Province, British India (now in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan)

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height:5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m)

Weight:85 kg (187 lbs)

Chest:40 Inches

Waist:35 Inches

Biceps:12 Inches

Hair Color:Salt & Pepper

Eye Color:Black


Facts You Never Knew About Manoj Kumar!

    • Manoj kumar known for his patriotic films is one of the finest actors Bollywood has ever produced.
    • He may be known as ‘Bharat Kumar’but the actor was born in Pakistan on July 24 in 1937, here are more interesting facts about theactor who is celebrating his 77th birthday.
    • Harikrishna Giri Goswamiis Manoj Kumar’s real name. He was born in to a Brahmin family in Abbottabad, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa in Pakistan which was part of India before the partition happened.
    • At the age of 10 he moved with his family to Delhi and initially lived as refugees. Later did his graduation from Hindu College, Delhi University.
    • In 1957 he made his debut in a film titled ‘Fashion’.He played the role of 80 year old beggar.
    • Former Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri once requested Manoj Kumar to make a film on the Jai Jawan Jai Kissan slogan. He went on to make ‘Upkar‘ which turned to be his directorial debut.

Manoj Kumar Education

Qualification: Graduation

School: Not Available

College: Hindu College, University of Delhi

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Manoj Kumar Career

Profession: Actor, Director

Debut TV Series/Movie: Film: Fashion (1957)
Directorial: Upkaar (1967)

Salary: Not Available

Net Worth: Not Available

Family & Relatives

Father: H.L. Goswami

Mother: Krishna Kumari Goswami

Brother(s): Rajiv Goswami

Sister(s): Neelam Goswami

Marital Status: Married

Wife/Girlfriend: Shashi Goswami

Son(s): Vishal Goswami, Kunal Goswami

Daughter(s): None

Ex Girlfriends:

Not Known

Manoj Kumar Favorites

Hobbies: Listening to music, Singing

Favorite Actor: Dilip Kumar, Ashok Kumar

Favorite Actress: Kamini Kaushal

Favorite Food: Not Available

Favorite Color: Salt & Pepper

One comment

  1. Bhai Manoj, I have been your fan since 1962. Like other millions of your fans I wish you long and healthy life, I want to hug you some day.

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