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Motilal (I) (1910–1965)


Motilal was born on December 4, 1910 in Shimla, Punjab, British India as Motilal Rajvansh. He was an actor and director, known for Devdas (1955), Parakh (1960) and Anari (1959). He died on June 17, 1965 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. See full bio »

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Known For

Devdas
Devdas Chunni Babu
(1955)
Parakh
Parakh Sir J.C. Roy / Jagdish Chandra Roy / Haradhan
(1960)
Anari
Anari Seth. Ramnath Sohanlal
(1959)
Waqt
Waqt Actor
(1965)

Filmography

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 1965 Waqt
 1965 Chhoti Chhoti Baatein
Motilal
 1964 Ji Chahta Hai
 1964 Leader
Acharya
 1963 Yeh Rastey Hain Pyar Ke
Prosecutor Ali Khan
 1960 Parakh
Sir J.C. Roy / Jagdish Chandra Roy / Haradhan
 1960 Mukti
 1959 Anari
Seth. Ramnath Sohanlal
 1959 Paigham
Seth Sewakram
 1958 Hathkadi
 1957 Ab Dilli Dur Nahin
Hariram Jayram
 1956 Bandhan
 1956 Guru Ghantal
 1956 Jagte Raho
Singing drunk
 1956 Lalten
 1954 Khushboo
 1954 Mastana
 1954 Savdhan
 1953 Dhoon
 1953 Paheli Shaadi
 1953 Ek Do Teen
 1952 Apni Izzat
 1952 Betaab
 1952 Kafila
 1952 Mr. Sampat
Mr. Sampat
 1950 Hamari Beti
Husband
 1950 Hanste Aansoo
 1949 Lekh
 1948 Aaj Ki Raat
 1948 Mera Munna
 1948 Gajre
 1947 Do Dil
 1946 Phoolwari
 1945 Bisvi Sadi
 1945 Moorti
Shree Babu
 1945 Pahali Nazar
 1945 Piya Milan
 1944 Dost
 1944 Mujrim
 1944 Raunaq
 1944 Umang
 1943 Aage Kadam
 1943 Muskurahat
 1943 Prarthana
Kedar
 1943 Taqdeer
Babu
 1943 Tasveer
Jayant
 1943 Vijay Lakshmi
 1942 Armaan
Kanwal
 1941 Pardesi
 1941 Sasural
Vinod
 1941 Shaadi
 1940/II Achhut
Ramu
 1940/I Achhut
Ramu
 1940 Diwali
Dr. Kailas
 1940 Holi
Chand
 1939 Aap Ki Marzi
 1939 Sach Hai
Chandan
 1937 Jagirdar
Ramesh
 1937 Kokila
 1937 Kulvadhu
 1936 Dilawar
 1936 Jeevan Lata
 1936 Lagna Bandhan
Indrajit / Prince Shatrajit
 1935 Dr. Madhurika
Narendra
 1935 Silver King
Ajit / Silver King
 1934 Vatan Parasta
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Personal Quote:

[On his screen career] Married a 100 times, died almost twice, never born but always brought down aby a parachute.

Trivia:

Motilal was involved with actress Nadira, and later actress Shobhana Samarth after she separated from her husband Kumarsen Samarth. He played the role of Samarth's real-life daughter Nutan's father in Hamari Beti, Shobhana's launch movie for Nutan. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his natural style of acting

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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