Manoj Kumar Net Worth

Manoj Kumar Net Worth is
$20 Million

Manoj Kumar Biography

Manoj Kumar Net Well worth: Manoj Kumar can be an Indian actor and director in the Bollywood film market who includes a net well worth of $20 million. Harikrishna Giri Goswami (known publically as Manoj Kumar) was created July 13, 1937 in Abbottabad, Pakistan. Kumar’s picture as the patriotic hero began with the 1965 film Shaheed, predicated on the life span of Bhagat Singh, the most influential Indian groundbreaking. Piya Milan Ki Aas and Reshmi Roomal implemented, setting up the stage for the Vijay Bhatt-directed Hariyali Aur Raasta (1962) contrary Mala Sinha. In 1992, he was honored with the Padma Shri by the federal government of India. He’s known for performing in and directing movies with patriotic designs and was aptly nicknamed “Bhaarat Kumar”. As a youth, he admired Bollywood superstar Dilip Kumar and made a decision to mention himself Manoj Kumar after Dilip’s personality in Shabnam (1949). After making a little-observed début popular in 1957, Manoj landed his first leading function in Kaanch Ki Gudia (1960) contrary Sayeeda Khan., Himalaya Ki God Mein, Perform Badan, Upkar, Patthar Ke Sanam, Neel Kamal, Purab Aur Paschim, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, and Kranti. His trademark hand-covering-the-face was extremely popular and is still the butt of jokes of stand-up comedians. Manoj Kumar and Raj Khosla repeated their effective actor/director partnership with the film Perform Badan, which was observed for Raj Khosla’s great path, Manoj Kumar and the heroine Asha Parekh’s exceptional display of histrionics, a superb musical rating by Ravi, immortal music by the lyricist Shakeel Badayuni, among other characteristics. He’s known for his movies Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi? Following the Indo-Pakistani Battle of 1965, Primary Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri asked Kumar to make a film structured on the favorite slogan Jai Jawan Jai Kissan (hail the soldier, hail the farmer). The mid-’70s noticed Kumar superstar in three hit movies: Roti Kapda Aur Makaan (1974),Amitabh Bachchan, which gained him his second Filmfare Award for Greatest Director, Sanyasi (1975) and Dus Numbri (1976). Kumar after that made an appearance with Sadhana in Raj Khosla’s Woh Kaun Thi (1964), and reunited with Vijay Bhatt and Mala Sinha in Himalaya Ki God Mein (1965). A global known Actor Manoj Kumar born on Thursday, September 21, 1978

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Quick Facts

Full NameManoj Kumar
Net Worth$20 Million
Date Of BirthJuly 24, 1937
Height1.89 m
ProfessionScreenwriter, Lyricist, Film producer, Film director, Actor, Film Editor, Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal, Mehboob Mere, Mere desh Ki Dharti
EducationHindu College, University of Delhi
SpouseShashi Goswami
ChildrenKunal Goswami, Vishal Goswami, Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal, Mehboob Mere, Mere desh Ki Dharti
ParentsH.L. Goswami, Krishna Kumari Goswami, Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal, Mehboob Mere, Mere desh Ki Dharti
SiblingsRajiv Goswami, Neelam Goswami, Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal, Mehboob Mere, Mere desh Ki Dharti
AwardsDadasaheb Phalke Award, Filmfare Award for Best Actor, Filmfare Award for Best Director, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, Padma Shri, Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue, Filmfare Award for Best Story, Filmfare Award for Best Editing, National Film Award for Second Best Feature Film, Guild Award for Lifetime Achievement, Screen Lifetime Achievement Award, Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal, Mehboob Mere, Mere desh Ki Dharti
NominationsFilmfare Award for Best Film, Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor, Tauba Yeh Matwali Chaal, Mehboob Mere, Mere desh Ki Dharti
MoviesTauba Yeh Matwali Chaal, Mehboob Mere, Mere desh Ki Dharti, Patthar Ke Sanam, Upkar, Kranti, Purab Aur Paschim, Woh Kaun Thi?, Sanyasi, Shor, Dus Numbri, Shaheed, Do Badan, Gumnaam, Pehchan, Be-Imaan, Neel Kamal, Mera Naam Joker, Roti Kapada Aur Makaan, Himalay Ki God Mein, Aadmi, Sawan Ki Ghata, Santosh, Sajan, Hariyali Aur Rasta, Yaadgaar, Shirdi Ke Sai Baba, Kalyug Aur Ramayan, Deshwasi, Ghar Basake Dekho, Apne Huye Paraye, Dr. Vidya, Amaanat, Anita, Maidan-E-Jung, Banarsi Thug, Poonam Ki Raat, Phoolon Ki Sej, Shaadi, Balidaan, Clerk, Malik Ek, Suhag Sindoor, Painter Babu, Honeymoon, I Love You Da, Aamne Samne, Raju Bhai, Jai Hind, Sri, Baava Baamaida, Raj Kapoor Forever, Jatt Punjabi, Osai

Interesting Facts

1 Cousin of Cinematographer Raj Kumar Bhakri (Brother of Lekhraj and Mulkraj).
2 It was R.K. Nayyar who gave Ravi Tandon his first break as an assistant in films, with Sahara starring Manoj Kumar and his own wife Sadhana. The film, unfortunately for me was shelved after nearly three reels were canned.
3 Starred in the shelved Punjabi film "Ik Onkaar" (2005). It was a emotional story of a grandfather and his grandfather .This was to be directed by Iqbal Channa.
4 Announced several films he was going to direct, but none got made. "Gangajal" in 1997, "With Love From India"in 2004, "Socho" in 2001.
5 During his childhood, his mother and his 2 month year old brother were admitted to a hospital. When riots broke out, the doctor's and nurses all fled the hospital. As his mother lay in pain, his baby brother passed away.
6 Son Kunal Goswami is married to Ritee Goswami.
7 His son Vishal is married to Pria Goswami.
8 Starred in the shelved movie Balbirmajornanda Films "John Chacha" starring Manoj Kumar, Amrita Singh,Jay Mehta, Chandni,Rohiini Hattangadi,A.K.Hangal, Music by Triveni- Bhavani, Directed by P.R.Chatterjee, Arceemajor Nanda.
9 Sister's name is Neelam.
10 Parents name is H.L. Goswami and Krishna Kumari Goswami.
11 Grandaughter Muskaan works as a assistant to Manish Malhotra.
12 His son Vishal Goswami released a Ghazal album in 1992 called Surahi. He sang all the songs on the album. The album was released by T Seirs.
13 Upcoming director Sidhant Goswami is his nephew. Sidhant is the son of Manoj Kumar's cousin Manish Goswami.
14 Uncle to director Mohan Bhakri ( Mulk Raj Bhakri's son).
15 Had a complicated working relationship with actress Asha Parekh. In their third film together, Manoj was not only the hero of Upkar (1967) but also the writer and director. He shushed Asha when she complained about the number of takes for a very early morning shot. She got upset and stopped talking to him. She didn't attend the film's premiere, even though the film's critical and box office success raised her asking price. However, she agreed to act with Manoj in their last film together Sajan (1969) at which time they started talking again. In 2009, she referred to him as a "very intelligent person". And in 2012, he attended her 70th birthday party.
16 Grand uncle to actress Sheeba Bhakri aka Deeksha ( Lekh Raj Bhakri is her grandfather).
17 Writer Mulkraj Bhakri is Lekhraj Bhakri's brother.
18 Uncle to director Subhash Bhakri ( Lekhraj Bhakri 's son).
19 Discovered Bollywood actress Anita Hassandani ( Natasha). He was to start a film with her but the film got shelved. Afterwards Manoj Kumar recommended her name to several people including Ekta Kapoor.
20 Partner of Shashi Goswami.
21 Nephew of producer R.N. Goswami ( His dad's brother). R.N produced Upkar and is the father of actor, producer Manish Goswami.
22 Cousin of Bollywood Actor, Producer Manish Goswami ( Their father's are brother's). Manish acted in Doordarshans TV Serial "Bharat Ke Shaheed" along side producer Nitin Manmohan. Manish went on to produced the TV Serial's " Kitty Party" and " Parampara".
23 Cousin of writer Mulkraj Bhakri.
24 Vishal Goswami finally decided to turn actor after years of resistance. He was to star in Kewal Kashyaps film Bhagat Singh- The Shaheed. But due to so many films on Bhagat Singh being made, Kewal shelved the film.
25 Eldest son Vishal Goswami sang all the playback songs in his brothers (Kunal) film Ricky.
26 Grandchildren are Vansh Goswami, Muskaan Goswami (Children of Vishal Goswami) and Karam Goswami (Child of Kunal Goswami).
27 Brother of Bollywood actor/Producer Rajiv Goswami. Rajiv debuted in 1983 with Painter Babu.
28 Was known as "Mr Bharat" as he made movies on patriotism and was a thorough patriot.
29 Father of Kunal Goswami.
30 Cousin of Lekhraj Bhakri.


1 While acting in certain situations, Manoj Kumar is well known for covering the side of his face with his hand.

Won Awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Dadasaheb Phalke Award National Film Awards, India Dadasaheb Phalke Award
2010 Lifetime Achievement Award Bombay International Film Festival
1999 Lifetime Achievement Award Filmfare Awards
1975 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Director Roti Kapada Aur Makaan (1974)
1973 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Actor Be-Imaan (1972)
1968 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Film Upkar (1967)
1968 Filmfare Award Filmfare Awards Best Director Upkar (1967)



Maidan-E-Jung 1995 Master Dinanath
Deshwasi 1991 Sangram Singh
Clerk 1989 Bharat
Santosh 1989 Santosh Singh
Kalyug Aur Ramayan 1987 Pawan Putra (Shri Hanuman)
Aamne Samne 1982
Kranti 1981 Bharat / Kranti
Jatt Punjabi 1979 Jatt Punjabi
Shirdi Ke Sai Baba 1977 Devotee
Amaanat 1977 Deepak
Dus Numbri 1976 Arjun
Sanyasi 1975 Ram Rai
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan 1974 Bharat
Be-Imaan 1972 Mohan
Shor 1972 Shankar
Balidaan 1971
Pehchan 1970 Gangaram 'Ganga' Ramkishan
Purab Aur Pachhim 1970 Bharat
Yaadgaar 1970 Bhanu
Mera Naam Joker 1970 David
Sajan 1969 Ashok
Aadmi 1968 Dr. Shekhar
Neel Kamal 1968 Ram
Anita 1967 Neeraj
Patthar Ke Sanam 1967 Rajesh
Upkar 1967 Bharat
Do Badan 1966 Vikas
Picnic 1966 Vinod
Sawan Ki Ghata 1966 Gopal
Bedaag 1965 Rajesh (as Manoj)
Himalay Ki Godmein 1965 Dr. Sunil Mehra
Poonam Ki Raat 1965
Gumnaam 1965 Anand (as Manoj)
Shaheed 1965 Shaheed-E-Azam Bhagat Singh / Allaudin Khan
Apne Huye Paraye 1964 Dr.Shankar
Phoolon Ki Sej 1964 Nirmal Verma
Woh Kaun Thi? 1964 Dr. Anand
Ghar Basake Dekho 1963 Kumar
Grahasti 1963 Mohan
Banarasi Thug 1962 Shyam
Dr. Vidya 1962
Hariyali Aur Rasta 1962 Shanker
Ma Beta 1962 Rameshwar / Keshav
Naqli Nawab 1962 Yusuf
Shaadi 1962 Raja / Amrit Babu
Apna Banake Dekho 1962
Kanch Ki Gudiya 1961
Reshmi Rumal 1961 Shyam
Suhag Sindoor 1961 Ratan
Piya Milan Ki Aas 1961 Maji
Honeymoon 1960
Chand 1959
Panchayat 1958 Gopal
Sahara 1958 Shyam (as Manoj)
Fashion 1957


Jai Hind 1999 screenplay / story
Clerk 1989 written by
Kalyug Aur Ramayan 1987 written by
Kranti 1981 dialogue
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan 1974 written by
Shor 1972 written by
Purab Aur Pachhim 1970 written by
Yaadgaar 1970 written by
Mera Naam Joker 1970 David's dialogue - uncredited
Upkar 1967 written by


Jai Hind 1999 producer
Clerk 1989 producer
Painter Babu 1983 producer
Kranti 1981 producer
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan 1974 producer
Shor 1972 producer
Purab Aur Pachhim 1970 producer
The Train 1970 associate producer - as Manoj R. Kumar


Jai Hind 1999
Clerk 1989
Kranti 1981
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan 1974
Shor 1972
Purab Aur Pachhim 1970
Upkar 1967


Jai Hind 1999
Clerk 1989
Kalyug Aur Ramayan 1987
Kranti 1981
Roti Kapada Aur Makaan 1974
Shor 1972

Music Department

Malik Ek 2010 lyricist
Ashok Chakra: Tribute to Real Heroes 2010 lyricist
Clerk 1989 lyricist


Clerk 1989 lyrics: "Chup chup janab aap rahetey hain", "Batao tumhey pyar kaise karun, mujhey pyar karne ki adat nahin", "Tun tun tun tun, kisi mah ik gun, tara mah sau gun, kanh karke sun le mahiya"
Kranti 1981 lyrics: "Kranti, Kranti" Part I, "Durga Hain Meri Maa", "Kranti, Kranti" Part II

Assistant Director

Satyam Shivam Sundaram: Love Sublime 1978 assistant director


Shaheed 1965 presenter


Tees Maar Khan 2010 special thanks
Mera Naam Joker 1970 acknowledgment


Raj Kapoor 1987 Himself (during funeral)
Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye 1983 Himself

Archive Footage

Film Hi Film 1983 uncredited

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