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Rajkumar Hirani Biography For Students

Rajkumar Hirani

Rajkumar Hirani (born 1965) is a National Award and Filmfare Award winning Indian Director, screenwriter and film editor of Hindi films, best known for the films Munna Bhai MBBS (2003), Lage Raho Munnabhai (2006) and 3 Idiots (2009). Early Life & Education of Rajkumar Hirani: Rajkumar Hirani was born in Nagpur to a Sindhi family. His father Mr Suresh Hirani had …

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Shashi Kapoor Biography, Film Career & Personal Life

Shashi Kapoor

Shashi Kapoor was born Balbir – Raj Prithviraj Kapoor on 18 March 1938 in Kolkata. He is an award winning Indian film actor and producer and a member of the Kapoor family, a film dynasty in India‘s Bollywood cinema, is the younger brother of Raj Kapoor and Shammi Kapoor, the son of Prithviraj Kapoor, the widower of Jennifer Kendal, and …

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Raj Kapoor Biography For Students

Raj Kapoor Biography For Students

Raj Kapoor (December 14, 1924 – June 2, 1988) was a legendary Indian actor, director, and producer of Bollywood movies. Raj Kapoor began his career as a clapper boy assisting Kidar Sharma. At age eleven, he appeared in films for the first time, in the 1935 film Inquilab. Raj Kapoor’s big break, however, came when he played the hero’s role …

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Kishore Kumar Biography For Students And Children

Kishore Kumar

Born: Abhas Kumar Ganguly 4 August 1929 Khandwa, Madhya Pradesh, India Died: 13 October 1987 (aged 58) Bombay, Maharashtra, India (present-day Mumbai) Occupation: Singer, Lyricist, Composer, Actor, Film Producer, Film Director, Screenwriter Years active: 1946 – 1987 Kishore Kumar was one of the most popular play back singer in Hindi films. He was not only a singer but also an …

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Rahul Bose Biography For Students and Children

Rahul Bose

Rahul Bose was born on 27 July 1967. He is an Indian actor, screenwriter, director, social activist, and rugby union player. Bose has appeared in Hindi films such as Pyaar Ke Side Effects and Jhankaar Beats. Time magazine named him “the superstar of Indian arthouse cinema” for his work in parallel cinema films like English August and Mr. and Mrs. …

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Kangana Ranaut Biography For Students

Kangana Ranaut

Real Name: Kangana Amardeep Ranaut (Nicknames – Arshad, OTA (One take actor)) Father: Amardeep Ranaut (Businessman and Contractor) Mother: Asha Ranaut (Teacher) Siblings: Brother Akshit Ranaut; Sister Rangoli Ranaut Birth: 23 March 1986 Bhambla, Himachal Pradesh, India Debut Film: Gangster (2006) Occupation: Actress, Film Director Education: N.A. Awards: 3 National Awards; 4 Filmfare Awards; 3 International Indian Film Academy Awards …

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Girish Karnad Biography For Students, Children

Girish Karnad Biography For Students, Children

Full Name: Girish Raghunath Karnad Born: 19 May 1938 Matheran, Bombay Presidency, British India (now in Maharashtra, India) Died: 10 June 2019 (aged 81) Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Occupation: Playwright, Film Director, Film Actor Notable Works: Tughalak 1964, Taledanda Girish Raghunath Karnad was an Indian actor, film director, Kannada writer. He is the recipient of Jnanpith Award for Kannada, the highest literary …

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Aamir Raza Hussain Biography For Students

Aamir Raza Hussain

Name: Aamir Raza HussainBorn: 6 January 1957, Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)Spouse: Viraat Talwar (m. 1993)Education: St. Stephen’s College, DelhiMovies: KhoobsuratProfession: Actor, Director Aamir Raza Hussain is an Indian theatre actor and director, noted for his large outdoor stage productions like The Fifty Day War (2000), based on the Kargil War and The Legend of Ram (2004), based on the epic Ramayana. He …

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V. Shantaram Biography For Students, Children

V Shantaram Biography For Students, Children

Born: 18 November 1901, Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India Died: 30 October 1990, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Children: Rajshree, Kiran Shantaram, Madhura Pandit Awards: Padma Vibhushan, Dadasaheb Phalke Award Spouse: Sandhya Shantaram (m. 1956–1990), Jayashree V. Shantaram (original name Shantaram Rajaram Vankudre and fondly called Annasaheb)  (1901-1990) was a legendary filmmaker from whose sensitive imagination, some indelible images of Indian cinema came. His …

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Gulzar Biography For Students And Children

Gulzar - Biography Life, Works, Poetry

Born: Sampooran Singh Kalra 18 August 1934 Dina, Punjab, British India (now in Punjab, Pakistan) Nationality: Indian Occupation: Film director, lyricist, screenwriter, producer, poet, author Years active: 1971 – 99 (as director) (retired); 1956 – present (as lyricist) Spouse: Raakhee (m. 1973) Children: Meghna Gulzar Parents: Makhan Singh Kalra and Sujan Kaur Awards: Padma Bhushan (2004), Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2013), …

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