Sujit Kumar"s screen image remains of the guy playing the mouth organ while driving a jeep as Rajesh Khanna serenaded Sharmila Tagore in the 1969 superhit, Aradhana. He was seen in many films starring Rajesh Khanna (Haathi Mere Saathi, Amar Prem, Mehbooba and Roti), Amitabh Bachchan (The Great Gambler, Adalat) and Dharmendra (Jugnu, Dharamveer, Charas, Dream Girl). He did comic as well as villain roles.
He is survived by his son Jatin Kumar and daughter Henna. A chautha ceremony (condolence meeting) take place on February 8, 2010, at the Indian Medical Association, Besides PVR Cinema, Juhu, Mumbai. Sujit Kumar belongs to a village near Varanasi, has acted in at least 150 Hindi films and over 20 Bhojpuri films. Among all his roles, more well-known role was that of a spy in Ramanand Sagar"s Aankein. He was also seen in Dev Anand"s Des Pardes.