A. K. Hangal Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

A. K. Hangal

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BIRTHDAY 1 February, 1914
BIRTH PLACE Sialkot , Punjab
COUNTRY Pakistan
AGE (2012) 98 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 60 kg
in Pounds- 132.28 lbs
Last Updated on : January 31, 2018

Other Name: Avtar Kishan Hangal, Padmabhushan Avtar Krishna Hangal
Appearance: Bollywood

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A. K. Hangal was 98 years, 6 months & 25 days old age.

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Avtar Kishan Hangal was born on 1st February 1914, in Sialkot, Punjab, British India. He was referred as A. K. Hangal. He was an Indian Freedom Fighter, Theatre Artist, and a Hindi Film Actor.


A. K. Hangal is best known for his roles in movies like Aaina, Shaukeen, Namak Haraam, Sholay, Manzil and Prem Bandhan to name a few. In a career spanning 40 years, he has acted in some 225 films. Hangal actively took part in the Indian freedom movement.
While he was a student, he challenged the massacre at Jallianwala Bagh. He then moved to Karachi, where he was sentenced three years in prison, for showing discontent against British rule. He was a relative of India's first Prime Minister, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. PanditNehruji’s wife, Kamla Nehru, was the first cousin of Hangal's mother.
After doing theaters for almost 30 years, he finally started his Hindi film career by debuting at the age of 50 with Basu Bhattacharya's TeesriKasam, which released in 1966. After which he went on to portray as the man of principles, by playing the on-screen uncle or father of the leading actor/actresses in the films for next 40 years.

Awards Receipt

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2006 Arts

Death Info

He had chest and breathing problems, for which he was put on life support.  But his condition kept on worsening and he died on 26th August 2012, at the age of 98.
26 August, 2012 Mumbai, Maharashtra India

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