Kiran Kumar is a Mumbai-based Indian actor of Kashmiri descent. He has worked in a number of Hindi and Gujarati films, usually playing character roles in the former and leads in the latter.
He starred in `Do Boond Pani` in 1971, and went on to play the villain in several films. His was noted in the role of `Lothia Pathan` in Tezaab. Sunil Mehta's `Prem Kishan ` was his first television serial. He went on to work for many other television serials including `Zindagi`, `Ghutan`, `Sahil`, `Manzil`, `Katha Sagar`, `Aur Phir ek Din` and `Papa` (B4U).
Recently, Kiran Kumar was honoured with the life membership of International Film And Television Club of Asian Academy Of Film & Television by the President of the society, Sandeep Marwah.
Son of veteran character actor, Jeevan, and Kashmiri by birth, he has ties with the Royal Family by virtue of being the grandson of the Vazir-e-Vazarat of Gilgit. Kiran attended Daly College, a boarding school in Indore. He enrolled at R. D. National College in Bandra, Mumbai, and later joined the Film and Television Institute of India (FTTI) in Pune.