Famous people who served in the Indian Armed Forces

    The Indian Armed Forces It remains one of the most powerful companies in the world and Indian film industry It is one of the most lucrative industries in the world. Everyone wants to be a part of any of them but did you know that there are some celebrities who have been lucky to work in both fields? Continue reading:

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    Gufi Paintal was in the army before the cinema
    Gufi Paintal was in the army before the cinema | Photo: TOI

    Gufi Paintal is a great Indian actor who played prominent roles in 80’s Bollywood films as well as TV series and gained popularity from an unforgettable legendary series. Mahabharata. role play Chaconi Mama in the series. In an interview with Dainik Bhaskar, Gufi told that when he was studying engineering the war between India and China started in 1962 and at that time there were direct recruitments starting from college. Gufi always wanted to join the army. So he took the opportunity and was deployed to the army artillery on the border of China.

    Anand Bakshi

    Anand Bakshi was in the army
    Anand Bakshi was in the army | Photo: Spotify

    One of the best and most successful singer-songwriter in Indian cinema. Anand Bakshi has written more than 3000 songs for nearly five decades And some of the most popular and most successful songs are like “Achha to hum chalte hain” (Aan Milo Sajna, 1970), “Do lafzon ki hai” (The Great Gambler, 1979), and the legendary “Kuchh to log kahenge” (Amar Prem, 1972). ) and many more. But did you know before he started his Bollywood journey Bakshi joined the Royal Indian Navy in 1944 But after the partition, his family moved to India at that time Join the Indian Army And served the nation until 1956? He had always wanted to be a lyricist and had continued to write poetry from a young age. He often used his song and lyrics in army programs that were associated with the Indian Army. He died in 2002 at the age of 71.

    Bikramjeet Kanwarpal

    Bikramjeet Kanwarpal was in the Indian Army
    Bikramjit Kanarpal was in the Indian Army | Photo: Secene from Invasive Attack

    Actor Bikramjit Kanwarpal has appeared in films like Page 3, 2 States, 24 as well as some popular TV series like “Adaalat”. Kanwarpal was born into a military family and after completing his education he also joined the Indian Army in 1989 and retired from the army in 2002 with the rank of major. He made his acting debut in 2003 after retiring from the Indian Army but unfortunately, he At the age of 52 years old Due to complications related to the Coronavirus in May 2021.


    Rahman was the Royal Indian Air Force
    Rehman Kahn Royal Indian Air Force Photo: Sinistan

    Rahman was an Indian film actor whose career spanned from the 1940s to the late 1970s. He is best known for his amazing performance in films like Pyar Ki Jeet (1948), Badi Behen (1949), Pardes (1950), and Waqt (1965) and was also among the celebrities who served the nation. Rahman was a pilot in the Royal Indian Air Force but quit his job to try his luck in the acting world, and the decision was not unfortunate as he has hosted people for nearly three decades.

    Rudrashish Majumdir

    Rudrashish Majumder Retired Army Officer
    Rudrashish Majumder Retired Army Officer | Photo: Instagram / Rudrashish Majumder

    Rudrashish Majumder has acted in many Bollywood movies like Chhichhore, Hawa Singh, Mrs Undercover, Jersey and also appeared in many commercials like Coca-Cola and MG Hector but not many know that this talented actor also joined the Indian Army. Majumdar is a graduate of the National Defense Academy and the Indian Military Academy (Dehradun). Majumder joined the force in 2011 and retired as a major in 2018. He was recently seen in the movie Jersey with Shahid Kapoor.

    Achyote Potdar

    Achyote Potdar
    Achyut Potdar was in the Indian Army | Photo: Twitter

    Remember the teacher in 3 Idiots who taught the machines and his dialogue “Are, kiehna kia chaat ho?” that became viral? Yes, we are talking about Achyut Potdar who has given noteworthy performances in films like Dabangg 2, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Parineeta and many more for four decades. Before starting his Bollywood career, Achyut started his career as a professor in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh later served the nation as a captain in the Indian Army and retired in 1967. He started his career in the film industry at the age of 44.

    Muhammad Ali Shah

    Muhammad Ali Shah was in the Indian Army
    Muhammad Ali Shah was in the Indian Army | Photo: Twitter

    Indian actor Muhammad Ali Shah is the nephew of veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah who has worked in service films such as Agent Vinod, Haider and Yara but before acting in Bollywood, Shah served the Indian Army and was deployed to the Indo-Pakistan border for two years and also fought the insurgency in the Northeast for three years long. In fact, he got his role as an army officer in Haider movie because of the time he spent serving the nation.

    Source – Nav Bharat Times, Postoast, Mensxp

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