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  • Gohar Kayoum Mamajiwala

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     1'''Gohar Kayoum Mamajiwala''' (1910-85) 
     2Mainly silent Hindi actress often billed as the 
     3Glorious Gohar. Born in Lahore. Daughter of 
     4actress; started on the stage as a child. Major 
     5star at Kohinoor. Left with Chandulal Shah 
     6to form Jagdish Film and then Ranjit. Her first 
     7hit was Homi Master’s Lanka Ni Laadi. 
     8Acted in several Master films in roles especially 
     9scripted for her by Mohanlal Dave with strong 
     10roots in popular Gujarati serial novels. Shah 
     11later used her screen persona for his famous 
     12satires on Gujarat’s urban business 
     13communities in Gohar’s best-known silents, 
     14Typist Girl/Why I Became a Christian and 
     15Gunsundari/Why Husbands Go Astray. 
     16Some later films, esp. those alongside Raja 
     17Sandow, developed mythological associations, 
     18e.g. Betaab’s scripts (Sati Savitri, 
     19Vishwamohini). Other films, in which she plays 
     20the upper-class socialite opposite the suave 
     21heroics of the brothers Bilimoria (Toofani 
     22Taruni, Barrister’s Wife) were important 
     23items in Ranjit’s popular film-novelettes. 
     24 
     25''' 
     26FILMOGRAPHY''': 1925: Baap Kamai; Ghar 
     27Jamai; Lanka Ni Laadi; 1926: Briefless 
     28Barrister; Lakho Vanjaro; Mumtaz Mahal; 
     29Prithvi Putra; Ra Kawat; Samrat Shiladitya; 
     30Sati Jasma; Shirin Farhad; Telephone Ni 
     31Taruni; Delhi No Thug; Typist Girl; Mena 
     32Kumari; 1927: Bhaneli Bhamini; 
     33Gunsundari; Sati Madri; Sindh Ni Sumari; 
     341928: Grihalakshmi; Vishwamohini; 1929: 
     35Bhikharan; Chandramukhi; Pati Patni; 
     36Rajputani; 1930: Pahadi Kanya; Raj Lakshmi; 
     37Diwani Dilbar (all St); 1931: Devi Devayani; 
     381932: Radha Rani; Sati Savitri; Sheilbala; 
     391933: Miss 1933; Vishwamohini; 1934: Tara 
     40Sundari; Toofani Taruni; Gunsundari; 1935: 
     41Barrister’s Wife; Desh Dasi; Keemti 
     42Aansoo; 1936: Prabhu Ka Pyara; Sipahi 
     43Ki Sajni/Sipahini Sajni; 1937: Pardesi 
     44Pankhi; 1940: Achhut. 
     45 
     46[[Actor]]