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Birth of Danny Denzongpa
Born on February 25, 1948, Danny completed his schooling from Nainital and since his early childhood he loved horse. It is to be noted that his family is into horse breeding.
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Danny Denzongpa’s Career
Danny Denzongpa’s acting career took of from 1970s and since then he has acted in a number of bollywood films. In some as supporting actors and some as villains as well.
Danny Denzongpa’s singer career took a take off when he recorded songs with some legends such as Lata Mangeshkar and Mohd. Rafi.
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he won best supporting actor award and also the Padmashree Award in the year 2003.
Danny Denzongpa is an actor of Bollywood films. He has acted in innumerous Hindi films. He is popular for playing characters having negative shades. He has also acted in international films. In the film “Seven Years in Tibet” he has acted alongside Hollywood actor Brad Pitt. He was awarded the Padmashree by the Government of India in 2003 for his contribution in the field of cinema.
Born on February 25, 1948, Danny completed his schooling from Birla Vidya Mandir, Nainital in 1964. Since his early childhood he loved horse. It is to be noted that his family is into horse breeding.
He had the dream to join the Indian army. He won the best cadet award from West Bengal and had participated in Republic day parade. He joined the Film and Television Institute, Pune where his classmate was film actor Jaya Bhaduri. It was Jaya who changed his name from Tshering Phintso Denzongpa to a simpler Danny. He is married to Gawa Denzongpa, a Sikimese princess.
Danny is popular for playing characters having negative shades. He started with movies such as “Zaroorat”, and did famous roles in “Mere Apne”, “Kala Sona” and “Dhund’,
His role in “Sanam Bewafa” and “Khuda Gawah” are his notable performances.
The role of “Gabbar Singh” in “Sholey” was earlier offered to him.
His character role in “Hum” against Amitabh Bacchan has been critically acclaimed.
He has also acted in the Nepali film “Saino” and Tamil film “Enthiran”.
His most popular roles are played in the films like “Sanam Bewafa”, “Khuda Gawah”, “Devtaa”, “Kanoon Kya Karega”, “Agneepath”, “Hum”, “Krantiveer”, “Vijaypath”, “Barsaat”, “Ghatak”, “Acid factory”, “Luck”, “16 December”, “Lajja”, “Asoka”, “Pukar”, “Kohram”, “China Gate”, “1942: A Love Story”, “Dhartiputra”, “Pyar Jhukta Nahi”, “Andha Kanoon”, “The Burning Train”, “Phir Wahi Raat”, “Lahu Ke Do Rang”, “Devta”, “Fakira”, “Kalicharan”, “Laila Majnu”, “Dharmatma”, “Kala Sona’, “Ponga Pandit” etc.
Danny is also a singer. He has sung with Lata Mangeskar, Mohammed Rafi and Asha Bhosle. He has also sung for Nepalese movies. He sang the title song of the Nepali film “Saino” in which he also acted.
Danny is also a painter, writer and sculptor.
Danny was awarded the Padmashree by the Government of India in 2003 for his contribution in the field of cinema. He was the recipient of the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for the film “Sanam Bewafa” in 1992 and “Khuda Gawah” in 1993.