He was born on 12 November 1940 and he died on 27 July 1992. He worked in more than 130 movies. He is known as villain of the Indian cinema. He is known for his roles in the movies like: Gabbar Singh in the 1975 classic Sholay and of Dilawar in Muqaddar Ka Sikandar (1978). He was born in Peshawar. He was the son of legendary actor Jayant. He was also the brother of fellow actor Imtiaz Khan and Inayat Khan who acted in one film. He completed her education from St. Theresa's High School, in Bandra, Mumbai and R D National College. He started his career with theatre and then he got his first movie Nazneen’. His next role was Ab Dilli Dur Nahin (1957). His role as Gabbar in the film ‘Sholay’ stole hearts of millions. He then did movies like: 'Des Pardes', 'Nastik', 'Satte Pe Satta', 'Dada', 'Chambal Ki Kasam', 'Ganga Ki Saugandh', 'Hum Kisise Kam Nahin', and 'Naseeb'. He married to Shehla Khan and had a daughter Shadaab Khan. He also had two children: Ahlam Khan and another son Seemaab Khan. He died in a car accident. He died in the age of 51. Check out this page for more updates on Amjad Khan.