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     1'''Babubhai Mistri (b. 1919)''' 
     2 
     3 
     4Hindi and Gujarati director and cameraman 
     5born in Surat, Gujarat; also worked in Telugu 
     6film. India’s first and most influential specialeffects 
     7expert. Early career in Prakash Pics 
     8(1933-7) and Filmco (1938-45). Then went to 
     9Madras to work on Ellis Duncan’s Meera 
     10(1945). Returned to Bombay and, as director 
     11and art director, helped establish Homi 
     12Wadia’s Basant Studio (1942). Made a crucial 
     13contribution to the iconography of the postwar 
     14B-movie mythological, e.g. the miracle 
     15sequences of Nanabhai Bhatt and Wadia 
     16films (Jungle Princess, 1942; Husn Ka Chor, 
     171953; Hatimtai, 1956). Pioneering special 
     18effects include the invisible man in Vijay 
     19Bhatt’s Khwab Ki Duniya (1937) and the 
     20travelling matte shots showing the genie lifting 
     21the palace and flying through the air in 
     22Nanubhai Vakil’s Alladdin (1945). These 
     23sequences were admired by Pudovkin when he 
     24visited the studio. Also worked as art director at 
     25CIRCO. Directed several mythologicals and the 
     26stunt classic King Kong. Later films often 
     27feature wrestler Dara Singh. Continued 
     28working as a special-effects consultant for 
     29many productions, including the mammoth TV 
     30serial Ramayan (1986-8). 
     31''' 
     32 
     33FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1942: Muqabala; 1943: 
     34Mauj; 1945: Ji Haan; 1953: Nav Durga; 1954: 
     35Tilottama; 1955: Shri Krishna Bhakti; 1956: 
     36Sati Naagkanya; 1957: Naag Lok; Pawan 
     37Putra Hanuman; 1958: Maya Bazaar; 
     38Samrat Chandragupta; 1959: Bedard Zamana 
     39Kya Jaane; Chandrasena; Madari; Veer 
     40Ghatotkajan; 1960: Hanuman Pathal Vijayan; 
     41Maya Machhindra; 1961: Sampoorna 
     42Ramayan; 1962: King Kong; Maya Jaal; 
     431963: Kan Kan Mein Bhagwan; Parasmani; 
     44Sunehri Nagin; 1964: Magic Carpet; 1965: 
     45Bharat Milap; Mahabharat; Sangram; 1967: 
     46Sardar; Shamsheer; 1968: Har Har Gange; 
     471969: Anjaan Hai Koi; Sansar Leela; 1970: 
     48Bhagwan Parashuram; Naag Lok; 1971: 
     49Brahma Vishnu Mahesh; Saat Sawaal; Shri 
     50Krishna Arjun Yudh; Daku Mansingh; 1972: 
     51Naag Panchami; 1973: Ranakdevi; 1974: 
     52Hanuman Vijay; Harishchandra Taramati; 
     531975: Maya Machhindra/Alakh Niranjan; 
     541976: Veer Mangdavalo; 1978: Jai Mahakali; 
     55Amar Suhagin; 1979: Pati Parmeshwar; Har 
     56Har Gange; Amarsinh Rathod; 1980: 
     57Mahabali Hanuman; 1982: Sati Naagkanya; 
     581983: Sant Ravidas Ki Amar Kahani; 
     59Kurukshetra; Sampoorna Mahabharat; 1984: 
     60Maya Bazaar; Gangavatarana; 1987: Kalyug 
     61Aur Ramayan; 1990: Hatimtai; 1991: 
     62Mahamayi. 
     63 
     64[[Director]] 
     65 
     66[[Camera]]