Pankaj Kapur is an Indian theatre, television and film actor. He is the father of actor Shahid Kapoor with his first wife, Neelima Azeem. He has appeared in several television serials and films. His most acclaimed film roles to date have been that of Inspector P.K. in Raakh (1989), Dr. Dipankar Roy in Ek Doctor Ki Maut (1991) and Abba ji, in Vishal Bhardwaj's adaptation of Macbeth; Maqbool (2003), all three roles which got him National Film Awards.