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Niranjan Pal (I) (1889–1959)

Niranjan Pal was the son of Indian nationalist Bipin Chandra Pal. In his teens he was attracted to the young extremist movement in Calcutta, and in an altercation with a British officer, beat him up and stole his gun. With an arrest warrant out on him, he escaped to London, where he was lived with nationalists Veer Savarkar and Madanlal Dhingra (... See full bio »

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 1937 Savitri
 1937 Izzat (screen play)
 1936 Achhut Kanya (dialogue) / (screenplay) / (story)
 1936 Janmabhoomi
 1936 Jeevan Naya
 1935 Jawani Ki Hawa (screenplay) / (story)
 1931 A Gentleman of Paris (novel "His Honor The Judge")
 1929 Shiraz (play)
 1929 Throw of the Dice (story)
 1925 Prem Sanyas
 1915 The Vengeance of Allah (Short) (story)
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Novel: "His Honor The Judge" (filmed as A Gentleman of Paris (1931))

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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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His father, Bipin Chandra Pal was one of India's most important nationalist leaders - part of the Lal-Bal-Pal trio. Niranjan Pal was himself a fugitive from the law for several years for pulling a gun on a British officer in his youth. His son, Colin Pal, was a leading film publicist in India. See more »

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