Actor, Film actor
Who is Paintal?
Kanwarjit Paintal, better known as Paintal, born in a Sikh family, started off as an Indian comic actor and moved on to teaching the art of acting. He has extensively worked not only in numerous movies but also television.
He lived his early life with his family members in Sadar Bazaar, Delhi. Paintal learnt acting at the Film and Television Institute of India and in 2008 was the Head of the Acting Department of FTII. He came to Bombay in 1969. His brother Gufi Paintal played Shakuni in Mahabharat. His son, Hiten Paintal, is also an actor, who worked in movies such as Dil Maange More and Bachna Ae Haseeno.
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- Also known as
- K. Paintal
- Kanwarjit Paintal
- Kanwarjeet Singh Paintal
- Kanwarjit Singh Paintal
- Indian people
- Film and Television Institute of India
on July 23, 2013