Pankaj Kapoor and Supriya Pathak are well known actor couples. While Pankaj Kapoor has wide acclaim as both a film and television actor, Supriya Pathak has made a name for herself in television serials and her role in a few box office hits. Pankaj Kapoor and Supriya Pathak got to know each other while acting in television serials and the relationship blossomed into marriage.
Pankaj Kapoor is a famous theater, television and film actor of India. He is well known for his powerful performances in both television serials and films. The most acclaimed film roles to his name include Dr. Dipankar Roy in Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991) and `Abba ji` in Vishal Bhardwaj`s Maqbool. His sterling performances in both these roles fetched him the National Film Awards.
In the 1980s and 1990`s he became a household name through his TV series like, Karamchand, a surprisingly popular, comedy television series in the detective genre and most recently in Office Office, a comic satire on prevalent corruption.
In 1982 he made is debut in Shyam Benegal`s film Arohan (1982). Soon after he played the role of Mahatma Gandhi`s secretary Pyarelal, in the film Gandhi made by Sir Richard Attenbrough. His strong performance won him roles in several other art films of the era. These included Shyam Benegal`s Mandi, Kundan Shah`s comedy classic Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro, Saeed Akhtar Mirza`s satirical Mohan Joshi Hazir Ho!, Mrinal Sen`s Khandhar and Vidhu Vinod Chopra`s crime thriller Khamosh in 1985.
It was when he switched to television that he became a household name. His most popular serial was `Karamchand Jasoos`, a detective-comedy also starring Shushmita Mukherjee. He played lead roles in other popular TV serials, like `Kab Tak Pukaroo`, `Zabaan Sambhaal Ke`, `Lifeline` with Vijaya Mehta, `Neem ka Ped` and comic interludes in `Philips Top 10`.
Pankaj Kapoor is also renowned for his directorial skills. He has done over 74 plays and serials. These include Mohandas B.A.L.L.B, Wah Bhai Wah, Kanak Di Balli, Panchvan Savaar, Sahabji Biwiji Ghulamji and Drishtanth, and Albert`s Bridge.
Supriya Pathak is daughter of famous actress Dina Pathak. Her career began with the critically acclaimed film Kalyug in 1981. This was followed by roles in many more critically acclaimed films such as Vijeta, Bazaar, Masoom and Mirch Masala. She also acted in several television serials.
In 1984 Supriya Pathak married Pankaj Kapoor. The couple has a son named Ishaan Kapoor.
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