Date of Birth January 13, 1926
Date of Death April 09, 2009
Identity Indian film director and producer
Special Achievements / Events
  • He founded Shakti Films in 1957, which is most known for many blockbuster films such as Howrah Bridge, China Town, Kashmir Ki Kali, An Evening in Paris, Kati Patang and Amar Prem.
  • He received Filmfare Awards for Best Film for Aradhana, Anuraag and Amanush. Amanush was also made in Bengali language.
  • He made six films in Bangali language, including an Indo-Bangladesh joint production in 1984.
  • He has also received several Lifetime Achievement awards.
  • Some of his films have been shown at international festivals in Berlin, Tashkent, Moscow, Cairo and Beirut.
  • He was President of the Indian Motion Pictures Producers Association for 5 years, Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) for 7 years and was Chairman of the Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute, Kolkata for 2 years.
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