Kabir Bedi’s mother, Freda Bedi, who is also known as Gelongma Karma Kechog Palmo, is one of the most influential nun and the first western woman to be fully ordained in Tibetan Buddhism. His father is a descendant of Guru Nanakand a spiritual mystic with a practice and institutions around the world.
With a career spanning three continents in three medias; film, television and theater, Kabir Bedi is one of the most well known and acknowledged Indian actors. Bedi is one of the first international actors from India who started out in Hindi films, worked in Hollywood and became a star in Europe. He is known in Italy and Europe for his role as Sankodan in the popular Italian mini series, Sankodan. His role as the villainous Gobinda in the 1983 James Bond movie Octopussy also helped him gain recognition all over the world. Apart from starring in blockbuster movies, he is also an acclaimed stage actor. He is also a regular contributor to Indian publications, such as Times of India and Telkha. Bedi has also authored the best-selling memoir, Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Life of an Actor. The book offers a thoughtful insight on his journey from India, to Hollywood and to Europe.
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