The veteran actor Puneet Issar is most famous for his role as Duryodhana in the TV adaptation of the Mahabharata. He appeared in the hit war film Border. In 1982 he was involved in an on-shoot incident with Amitabh Bachchan.

Career:- Issar starred as a villain in several movies (over 150 Hindi films and 100 regional) during the 1980s and 1990s, like Zakhmi Aurat, Jagruti, Kal Ki Aawaz, Palay Khan, Teja, Prem Shakti and many more, which include the Mohanlal starrer, Yodha and Pingami, Salman Khan starrers Sanam Bewafa, Chandramukhi and Suriyavanshi, Akshay Kumar starrer Aashant and multi-starrers like Kshatriya. He also played a villain in the Shahrukh Khan starrer Ram Jaane.

He as well has directed garv: Pride and Honour (2004) starring Salman Khan. He was born 6 November 1959 in Punjab, India.  His other notable roles are in Border, 1997 war film, directed by J. P. Dutta and second lead in the cult Indian horror film Purana Mandir in 1983.