Himanshu Rai (1892–1940)

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Himanshu Rai was born into a wealthy Bengali family. He studied Law at the University of Calcutta and studied with Tagore at Shantiniketan. While training as a lawyer in London in the early 1920s, he began acting in plays, amongst them the talented playwright Niranjan Pal's, The Goddess and Prem Sanyas. In London Rai had met Devika Rani who ... See full bio »



(age 48) in Bombay, British India

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A Throw of Dice Producer
Shiraz Producer
Achhut Kanya Producer
Prem Sanyas Producer


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 1940 Azad (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1940 Bandhan (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1940 Punar Milan (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1940 Vilayati Babu (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1940 Indian lady (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1940 Bemisal (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1939 Chhotisi Duniya (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1939 Durga (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1939 Navjeevan (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1939 The Bangle (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1939 Naya Zamana 1939 (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1938 Bhabi (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1938 Nirmala (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1938 Vachan (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1938 Lahore To Calcutta (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1937 Jeevan Prabhat (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1937 Prem Kahani (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1937 Savitri (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1937 Izzat (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1936 Achhut Kanya (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1936 Always Tell Your Wife (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1936 Buddha 1936 (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1936 Mamta (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1936 Miyaa Biwi (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1936 Janmabhoomi (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1936 Jeevan Naya (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1935 Jawani Ki Hawa (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1935 Karma 1935 (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1933 Fate (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1929 A Throw of Dice (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1928 Shiraz (producer - as Himansu Rai)
 1925 Prem Sanyas (producer - as Himansu Rai)
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