He has acted in numerous Hindi films and has also starred in some international projects, the most famous being Seven Years in Tibet where he acted alongside Hollywood actor Brad Pitt. In 2003, Denzongpa was awarded the Padmashree, India's fourth highest civilian honour. Denzongpa is noted for his roles as a villain.
The actor will now make his debut in Tamil as a villain in the Rajini-Aishwarya Bachchan starrer, Endhiran which is directed by Shankar.
After speculations about the villain for Rajini's next, with names ranging from J.D. Chakravarthy to Suman, it is Danny Denzongpa, the famous Bollywood actor who will play the bad man opposite our superstar!