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Ram Gopal (I) (1917–2003)

Ram Gopal was born on November 20, 1917 in Bangalore, Karnataka, British India as Bissano Ram Gopal. He is known for his work on The Purple Plain (1954), Outpost in Malaya (1952) and Navy Heroes (1955). He was married to Edith Alexander. He died on October 12, 2003 in Croydon, London, England. See full bio »

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 1955 Navy Heroes
Dr. Tigara
 1954 The Purple Plain
Mr. Phang
 1954 Rheingold Theatre (TV Series)
Daya Ram
- Leave to Die (1954) ... Daya Ram
 1952 Outpost in Malaya
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 1954 Elephant Walk (choreographer)
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 1973 V.I.P.-Schaukel (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #3.2 (1973) ... Himself (scenes deleted)
 1957 Chelsea at Nine (TV Series)
- Episode dated 26 November 1957 (1957) ... Himself
 1950 Hindustan Hamara (Documentary)
 1948 Lord Siva Danced (Documentary short)
Himself - Dancer

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He performed in the ballet, "Ram Gopal and His Dancers and Musicians," at the Queen's Theatre in London, England with Malika Devi, Zohra Segal, Manjulika Bhandari, Tazi Sheharazad, Surinder Sandhu, and Anura in the cast.

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Named a Fellow of Sangeet Natak Akademi, the national dance academy at New Delhi in 1990. See more »


The Nijinsky of India

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