Iftekhar was an Indian film actor who predominantly worked in the Hindi cinema for over six decades. He was best known for portraying the role of a police officer in Bollywood films. Some of his acting credits include Bandini (1963), Sangam (1964), Ittefaq (1969), Joroo Ka Ghulam (1972), Zanjeer
(1975), Agent Vinod (1977), Don (1978), Trishul
(1978), Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se
(1978), Kaala Patthar (1979), Karz (1980), Dostana (1980), Meri Jung (1985) and Shiva (1989). Apart from Hindi movies, he also appeared in English films like Bombay Talkie (1970) and City of Joy (1992). Iftekhar passed away in March 1995.