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Habib Tanvir (1923–2009)

Habib Tanvir was born on September 1, 1923 in Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India. He was an actor and writer, known for Gandhi (1982), TV teatar (1956) and Prahaar: The Final Attack (1991). He was married to Moneeka Misra. He died on June 8, 2009 in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. See full bio »

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Gandhi Indian Barrister
TV teatar Writer
Hero Hiralal Actor


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 2008/I Black & White
Quazi Saab
 2005 Mangal Pandey
Bahadur Shah Zafar (as Tanveer Habib)
 1993 The Burning Season
Raja Sahib
 1991 Prahaar: The Final Attack
John D'souza
 1988 Hero Hiralal
 1987 Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin
Akhtar Baig
 1986 Man-Eaters of India (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Masterpiece Theatre: Lord Mountbatten - The Last Viceroy (TV Mini Series)
Hindu Head Man
- Episode #1.1 (1986) ... Hindu Head Man
 1982 Gandhi
Indian Barrister (as Habib Tanveer)
 1980 Staying on (TV Movie)
Dr Mitra
 1975 Charandas Chor
The Judge
 1953 Foot Path
 1953 Rahi
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 1983 TV teatar (TV Series) (by - 1 episode)
- Kradljivac Caran (1983) ... (by)
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 1983 TV teatar (TV Series) (stage director - 1 episode)
- Kradljivac Caran (1983) ... (stage director)

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Alternate Names:

Tanveer Habib | Habib Tanveer


Moneeka Misra

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He was a pioneer of Indian contemporary theater. He brought the stories, music, and dialect of folk theater to the stage. He often used non-professionally-trained village performers in his works. See more »

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