Bhagwan Dada

  • Birthday: 01. August 1913
  • Birthplace: Mumbai, India

Biography

Bhagwan Dada (1 August 1913 – 4 February 2002), also credited as Bhagwan, was an Indian actor and film director who worked in Hindi cinema. He is best known for his social film Albela (1951) and the song "Shola Jo Bhadke".

Bhagwan Dada was born in 1913 as Bhagwan Abhaji Palav. He was the son of a textile mill worker but was obsessed with films. He worked as a labourer but dreamt of films. He got his break with bit roles in silent films and got totally involved with the studios. He learnt film making and at one stage used to make low-budget films (in which he arranged for everything including the design of costumes and arranging meals for the cast) for Rs. 65,000 .


Movies

1970 - Aag Aur Daag
1972 - Aan Baan
1979 - Ahinsa
1951 - Albela - 1951
1975 - Andhera
1974 - Balak Dhruv
1957 - Bhabhi
1980 - Chambal Ki Kasam
1978 - Darwaza
1969 - Intaqam
1975 - Jaggu
1980 - Jazbaat
1955 - Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje
1982 - Kaamchor
1978 - Kasme Vaade
1964 - Main Bhi Ladki Hoon
1978 - Phandebaaz
1980 - Phir Wahi Raat
1981 - Professor Pyarelal
1972 - Raaste Kaa Patthar
1975 - Rafoo Chakkar
1971 - Saaz Aur Sanam
1976 - Shankar Shambhu
2015 - Tangewala
1979 - Tarana
1975 - Toofan Aur Bijlee