Gufi Paintal is an actor who appeared in some notable Bollywood movies in the 1980s, as well as television serials and plays.
Initially trained as an engineer, he would go on to follow his younger brother into acting. Arriving in Bombay in 1969 and Gufi took up modelling, worked as an assistant director for movies like Laila Majnu and acted in various movies and serials. His most well-known role is that of Mama (Maternal Uncle) Shakuni in the Mahabharat adaptation by B.R. Chopra and his son Ravi Chopra which Paintal himself recognizes as his best role.
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