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Chaturbhuj Anandji Doshi

Hindi and Gujarati director born in Kathiawar, Gujarat. Journalist for progressive daily Hindustan (1926) under editor Indulal Yagnik. Silent era scenarist (1930) for Jayant Desai, Nandlal Jaswantlal, Nanubhai Vakil etc. Wrote several Ranjit films. One of the top Gujarati scenarists; scripted the key Punatar productions that launched a Gujarati film industry (Gunsundari, Nanand Bhojai, both 1948) and Raskapur’s Mehndi Rang Lagyo (1960); at times considered a successor to scenarist Mohanlal Dave. As film-maker, he is known for devising a more rationalist interpretation of the mythological.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1938: Gorakh Aya; Secretary; 1939: Adhuri Kahani; 1940: Musafir; 1941: Pardesi; Sasural; 1942: Bhakta Surdas; Dhiraj; Mehmaan; 1943: Chhoti Maa; Shankar Parvati; 1944: Bhartrahari; 1945: Murti; 1946: Phulwari; 1947: Bela; Kaun Hamara; 1948: Jesal Toral; Karaiyavar; Sati Sone; 1949: Bhakta Puran; Vevishal; 1950: Akhand Saubhagya; Kisi Ki Yaad; 1954: Aurat Teri Yahi Kahani; 1956: Aabroo; Dassehra; 1957: Khuda Ka Banda; Shesh Naag; 1958: Sanskar.