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Himansu Rai (1892–1940)

Himansu Rai was born in 1892. He was a producer and actor, known for A Throw of Dice (1929), Prem Sanyas (1925) and Shiraz (1928). He was married to Devika Rani. He died on May 18, 1940 in Bombay, British India. See full bio »



(age 48) in Bombay, British India

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A Throw of Dice
A Throw of Dice Producer
Prem Sanyas
Prem Sanyas Producer
Shiraz Producer
Karma Producer


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 1939 Kangan (producer)
 1937 Jeevan Prabhat (producer)
 1937 Izzat (producer)
 1937 Savitri (producer)
 1936 Janmabhoomi (producer)
 1936 Jeevan Naya (producer)
 1936 Achhut Kanya (producer)
 1935 Jawani Ki Hawa (producer)
 1933 Karma (producer)
 1929 A Throw of Dice (producer)
 1928 Shiraz (producer)
 1925 Prem Sanyas (producer)
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The advent of World War II meant that the studio's German technicians as well as director Franz Osten were interned by the British, which crippled the studio. Overwork and mental strain eventually took its toll on Rai, who suffered a nervous breakdown which he never recovered from, and he died in 1940. See more »

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