Vinod Nagpal was born on Thursday, 26 September 1940 (age 83 years; as of 2022) in Lahore, Punjab, British India (now in Pakistan). His zodiac sign is Libra. After attaining his formal education, he went on to pursue his acting career.
Height (approx.): 5′ 6″
Weight (approx.): 70 kg
Hair Colour: Salt & Pepper
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about his parents and siblings.
Wife & Children
Vinod Nagpal got married to Kavita Nagpal, who died in November 2021. Kavita was a writer for Hindustan Times and Asia Aid. She also worked as a theatre critic and director. Vinod and Kavita have a daughter named Tanvi Nagpal.
He follows Hinduism.
In 1981, Vinod Nagpal began his acting career in the debut film ‘Chashme Buddoor,’ in which he played the role of a ‘Music Instructor.’
In 1986, he acted in two films back-to-back: ‘Karma,’ in which he played ‘Tripathi Ji,’ and ‘Nache Mayuri,’ in which he played ‘Advocate Gyaneshwar Prasad.’ He made appearances in several well-received movies including Bhrashtachar (1989), Paappi Devataa (1995), Dance of the Wind (1997), Tarkieb (2000), Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh (2005), Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012),
Pink (2016), Jolly LLB (2017), and Namaste England (2018). Additionally, Nagpal has five appearances in English-language movies, like ‘The Perfect Murder’ (1988) in which he played the role of ‘Minister,’ followed by ‘The Curse of King Tut’s Tomb’ (2006), ‘The Last Days of The Raj’ (2007), ‘The Cheetah Girls: One World’ (2008), and ‘Tigers’ (2014).
In 2008, Vinod Nagpal played the leading role of ‘Madan Mohan Khullar’ in the short film ‘Good Night.’ The film was very well received by the audience and won the Best Film Award at the MIAAC Film Festival in the United States.
In 1984, Vinod Nagpal made his debut in the television industry in the series “The Far Pavilions,” in which he played Gabind Dass. He portrayed the part of ‘Basesar Ram’ in the serial ‘Hum Log’ (1994) through which he gained immense love from the audience. In 1987, he played ‘Syamlal’ in the serial ‘Buniyaad.’
Vinod Nagpal is a trained classical singer who has sung numerous songs in Hindi theater. In 2006, he sang Marathi theater songs with his group at Shishir Manch on the occasion of Natya Shod Sansthan’s silver jubilee celebration.
- Color: Dark Blue
- Actor: Amitabh Bachchan
- Movie: Black (2005)
- Sport: Cricket
- Vinod loves to read books in his leisure time and has a collection of books of all genres.
- He is fond of classical music and can spend the entire day listening to classical music. India Today
- Serial Hum Log (1994), starring Vinod Nagpal, was one of his most successful serials. In an interview, Vinod shared about the success of ‘Hum Log’ and said,