Friday, March 7, 2014

MASTER VINAYAK

Master Vinayak was a famous actor and director who worked mainly in Marathi and Hindi films during 1930's and 40's.
He was well talented and his contributions to Indian cinema is still  remembered.
Master Vinayak was born on 19 January 1906 in Kolhapur, Maharashtra and his real name was Vinayak Damodar Karnataski.
He was father of well known Bollywood actress Nanda and brother of Cinematographer Vasudev Karnataki.
He was stepbrother of actor Baburao Pendharkar(1896-1967).
Master Vinayak was a good friend of Mangeshkar family and he introduced Lata Mangeshkar to the film industry in his movie 'Pahilee Mangalagaur'.
He is best remembered for his movie 'Brahmachari' a Marathi film which he directed in 1938.
Master Vinayak died at the age of 41, on 19 Aug 1947.
Selected Films as an actor
Maya Machindra
Ayodhyecha Raja
Sinhagad
Sairandhri
Bhikharam



Chhaya
Jwala
Brahmachari
Ghar Ki Rani
Ardhangi
Amrit
Dr Kotnis ki Amar Kahani
Films as a Director
Dharam Veer
Chhaya
Jwala




Nanda

Brahmachari
Devta
Ghar ki Rani
Ardhangi
Amrit
Badi Maa
Subhadra
Jeevan Yatra
Mandir

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