Vinod Nagpal is one of the veteran actors of Hindi film and TV industries. He started his film career from Chashme Baddoor (1981) and has acted in many Hindi movies such as Karma, Bhrashtachar, Police Police, Tarkieb, Chhodon Naa Yaar, Main Meri Patni Aur Woh, Begunaah, etc. Some of his best-known works have been his characters in Luv Shuv Tey Chicken Khurana (2012), Aaja Nachle (2007) and Khosla Ka Ghosla (2006).
Vinod Nagpal is also a very popular actor in the Indian TV Industry. Hum Log, in 1984, was his first Tv serial, aired on Doordarshan. The serial was based on the story of a Middle-class Indian family and their daily struggles and aspirations. He played an alcoholic father, Basesar Ram with a sarcastic sense of humor. He became a household name and lot many people still recognize him as Basesar Ram.
Shyamlal, played by him in Buniyaad is also etched in the minds of viewers to date. Buniyaad was one of the most successful tv series of Doordarshan.
He has also been part of a few more TV series like Ek Tha Rusty, Bawandar, etc but, is best remembered for his roles in Hum Log and Buniyaad.
Vinod Nagpal is one of the extremely talented and versatile actors. Apart from being a performer, he is also humble, soft-spoken and always the one with a big smile. Singing is one of his hobbies and you will find him humming beautiful Hindi movie songs and Ghazals, even when he is walking around or getting up/down the stairs of his house. One of his favorite songs is, ‘Jaane kya tune kahi? Jaane kya maine suni. Baat kuch bani gayi.’
There is nothing other than acting that Vinod Ji loves more but one thing you might not know about him is that he loves food and is a huge foodie. Vinod Nagpal also supports women who are passionate about working and believes that they will eventually ‘Run the World’.