Anwar Hussain was an Indian actor and producer. He was a popular character actor from the 1940s to 1982 and acted in over 200 Bollywood films. Some of his best known roles are from Ab Dilli Dur Nahin, Gunga Jumna, Shaheed, Baharaon Ke Sapne, Victoria No. 203, Chori Mera Kaam, Loafer, Gaddar, Rafoo Chakkar and Jail Yatra. He was the son of singer-turned director Jaddanbai and thus, maternal half-brother to noted actress Nargis Dutt and Akhtar Hussain.