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Bhimsain (1936–2018)

Considered as India's animation pioneer and avant-garde film maker, Bhimsain is one of the pioneers of parallel cinema movement in India of the 70s. Born in Multan (now Pakistan) in 1936, Bhimsain moved to Lucknow after the partition. Belonging to family of artists, he gravitated to arts and music early, studying fine arts and learning classical ... See full bio »


(age 81) in Mumbai, India

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Known For

Orchestra Director
Gharaonda Director
The Fire Director
Locked Director


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 2004 Rajjobaji (TV Movie) (as Bhimsain Khurana)
 2001 Orchestra (Short)
 1998 Golden Temple (Documentary)
 1997 Locked (Short)
 1997 Common Man (TV Movie)
 1994 Vartmaan (TV Series)
 1992 Lok Gatha (TV Series)
 1989 Kathni Karni Ek Si (Documentary)
 1988 Roshni (Documentary)
 1987 Setu (Documentary)
 1986 Chhoti Badi Baatein (TV Series)
 1983 Tum Laut Aao
 1982 Jivan Rahasya
 1982 Shadi Shadi
 1979 Dooriyaan
 1977 Gharaonda
 1975 Munni
 1974 Ek Anek Aur Ekta (Short)
 1972 Mehmaan
 1972 The Fire
 1971 Ek Do
 1971 Naa
 1970 The Climb
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Show Show Special effects (2 credits)
Show Show Art department (2 credits)
Show Show Music department (2 credits)
Show Show Visual effects (1 credit)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Bhimsain Khurana | Bhim Sain


Neelam  (his death)  (2 children)

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Son Jatin age 22 and Filmfare editor Rauf Ahmed daughter Simrita age 19, tragically died in a car accident in 1992.

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