Wednesday, December 11, 2013

MOTILAL

Motilal Rajvansh, who became popular as Motilal was born on Dec 4 1910 in Simla.He is remembered as one among the first natural actor of Hindi Cinema.
His father died when he was just one year old and he was brought up by his uncle.
He studied at Delhi and after his studies went to Bombay and got the hero role in the film 'Shaher Ka Jadoo' in 1935.
His movies 'Jagirdar,(37), Hum Tum Aur Woh(38),Arman(42), Taqdeer(43),Kaliyan(47)Paigham,Jagte Raho' were all well noted films of acclaim.
He acted in the main roles of several films of late 30's and 40's like 'Shaher Ka Jadoo,Silver King,Do Diwane,Dilawar,Teen Sau Din Ke Baad,Hum Tum Aur Woh' and many more.
In the film 'Do Diwane' which was written by K.M.Munshi, and directed by






Chimanlal Luhar, he acted as Dr.Mohanlal and Shobhana Samardh was the heroine.
In the film 'Teen Sau Din Ke Baad'(1938) he acted as a Millionaire who go out in to the world without taking any money with him and survive for 300 days.
In the film 'Hum Tum Aur Woh' directed by Mehboob Khan two girls love the hero character 'Moti'.
He acted as the hero in the 1949 film 'Ek Thi Larki ' and Meena Shorey was the heroine.Bharat Bhushan,I.S.Johar,Agha also acted in it.
Along with Raj Kapoor and Nargis, he acted in Dhoon(1953) in character role.
In the 1955 blockbuster film of Dilip Kumar and Vyjayantimala 'Devdas' he acted in a significant role as 'Seth Sewakram'.
In the 1957 film 'Ab Dilli Door Nahin' Motilal acted in the main role as 'Hari Ram'
In the 1959 film 'Anari' directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee, he acted in an important role with Raj Kapoor and Nutan.
In the 1960 film 'Parakh' which was a hit film at the box office he was the hero and acted opposite Sadhana. He acted as an innocent  labourer who was accused of a murder.It was directed by Bimal Roy.
Selected Filmography
Vatan Parasta
Shaher Ka Jadoo
Silver King
Dr.Madhurika
Do Ghadi ki Mauj
Lagna Bandhan
Do Diwane
Dilawar
Capt.Kirtikumar
Teen Sau Din Ke Baad
Hum Tum Aur Woh
Sach Hai
Aap Ki Marzi
Holi
Achhut
Shaadi
Sasural
Pardes
Armaan
Tasveer
Aage Kadem
Umang
Raunag
Mujrim
Dost
Phoolwari
Do Dil
Hanste Aansoo
Hamari Beti
Mr.Sampath
Apni Izzat
Ek Do Teen
Dhoon
Savdhan
Devdas
Jagte Raho
Guru Ghantal
Bandhan
Ab Dilli Door Nahin
Paigham
Anari
Yeh Raste Hain Pyar Ke
Leader
Waqt
Yeh Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai
Chimni Ka Dhuan





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