Dinesh Thakur

  • Birthplace: Jaipur
  • Awards: Filmfare Award for Best Story - 1979

Biography

Dinesh Thakur (1947 – September 20, 2012) was a noted Indian theatre director, actor in theatre, television and Hindi film, where most notably he appeared as one of the leads in Rajnigandha 1974 and directed by Basu Chatterjee, which won both Filmfare Best Movie Award and the Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie. He was the founder-director of ANK productions, a Mumbai-based theatre company, established in 1976.

Though he mainly appeared as character roles in Hindi films, as a screenwriter and story writer, he is known for writing the story and screenplay of Ghar (1978), which won him the 1979 Filmfare Best Story Award.

He died on September 20, 2012 due to kidney failure


Movies

1984 - Aaj Ki Awaaz
1982 - Aamne Samne - 1982
1981 - Agni Pareeksha
1971 - Anubhav
1974 - Faslah
1993 - Geetanjali
1978 - Ghar
1990 - Hum Se Na Takrana
1978 - Madhu Malti
1979 - Meera
1971 - Mere Apne
1974 - Parinay
1974 - Rajnigandha
1980 - The Burning Train