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Om Prakash Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 20, 2018

Short Biography

Om Prakash was born on 19-12-1919 in Jammu in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, India. He was an Indian Film Actor & Comedian who best known for his work in Bollywood films.

Other Name: Om Prakash Chibber
Other Professions: Comedian
Appearance: Bollywood

Om Prakash Complete Bio & Career

Om Prakash after completing studies started working in the AIR (All India Radio) on a monthly salary of merely Rs 25 in the year 1937. He was remembered as “Fateh Din”, a radio celebrity and his presentations made him famous all over Punjab as well as in Lahore.Very interestingly he made his debut in the Lahore film industry as an instance he was entertaining people at a marriage and the same moment the renowned filmmaker of Hindi films Dalsukh Pancholi saw his act in that ceremony and he asked to meet him in his office situated in Lahore.

Pancholi gave him his first break in the film Daasi as a hero. Despite the film gained him the kind of attention that gave him a medium of sustenance for life. He caught his excellent work in Daasi and also inAayee Bahar as well as in Dhamki for Pancholi’s productions. He came to Delhi after the Partition and later he moved to Bombay. BR Chopra was the first person in the Industry who noticed his talent when he urged him to move on with his career in acting.

He had to face the struggle in the initial phase of his career in film industry .His first debut film was Lakhpati in which he played a role of a villain. It gained him recognition and became a benchmark for getting the roles in the films such as Char Din, Raat Ki Rani, and Lahore. His destiny supported him when he signed the film Sargam along with Raj Kapoor, Azaad with the legendary Dilip Kumar,  and with Kishore Kumar, he signed  Miss Mary, Pehli Jhalak, Bahar, and Asha.

He was also fortunate to work with Dada Muni Ashok Kumar in Howrah Bridge  and with Dev Anand he worked in  Tere Ghar Ke Samne. He had developed his own, style which placed and earned him huge popularity as a supporting actor as well as a comedian in the '50s to '70s. Om Prakash had exceptional compatibility with Amitabh Bachchan and both worked together in various successful and hit films such as Zanjeer and Sharaabi.As a producer he produced films such as Gateway of India-1957, Sanjog (1961), and Jahan Ara (1964). On 21 February 1998,he died in Mumbai due to massive heart attack.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Om Prakash died on 21-02-1998 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He suffered from a heart attack in home and immediately has taken to Lilavati Hospital. He again suffered from a heart attack in Hospital and had gone into a coma.

DEATHDAY 21 February,1998 (Saturday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Om Prakash Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He had a brother named Pachhi is an actor. He was married to Prabha Chibber.

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42`
Biceps Size 15
Waist Size 32
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Om Prakash

  • His most notable work in the films such as Howrah Bridge, 10 lakh, Padosan, Chupke Chupke, Namak Halal, Golmal, Chameli Ki Shaadi, Sharaabi, and Lavaris.
  • As a producer, he produced films such as Gateway of India-1957, Sanjog-1961, and Jahan Ara-1964.
  • He started working in the AIR (All India Radio) on a monthly salary of merely Rs 25 in the year 1937.
  • He had a successful duo pair with Amitabh Bachchan such as Sharaabi and Zanjeer.
  • He acted over 307 films.
  • BR Chopra was the first person in the Industry who noticed his talent.
  • His first break as an actor in the film Daasi by the Lahore filmmaker Dalsukh Pancholi.
  • He was paid only Rs 80 for his role in the film Daasi.

Om Prakash Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Om Prakash was 78 years 2 months & 2 days old age.