Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Homi Master


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Jun 26, 2012, 6:08:37 PM (8 years ago)
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     1'''Homi Master (?-1949)''' 
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     4Top Kohinoor director in the 20s, esp. 1924-6: 
     5Lanka Ni Laadi, Fankdo Fituri, The 
     6Telephone Girl were big silent hits. Joined 
     7leading Parsee theatre company Baliwala aged 
     813; became very popular stage actor, notably in 
     9Pakzaad Parveen. Employed briefly at 
     10sent abroad to market Phalke’s films in 
     11Europe. Joined Kohinoor as actor (he played 
     12Duryodhan in Bhakta Vidur, 1921; the lead in 
     13Kala Naag, 1924) and as assistant to 
     14Kanjibhai Rathod. As director created one of 
     15the most successful teams of 20s Indian film 
     16with scenarist Mohanlal Dave and cameraman 
     17D.D. Dabke. Described by silent star Gohar as 
     18perhaps the most ‘dramatic’ film-maker she 
     19worked with, contrasting with e.g. the ‘realism’ 
     20of Bhavnani and Chandulal Shah. Made 
     21several B films in Hindi and in Gujarati. Ended 
     22his career as production manager at Kardar’s 
     23Studio in Bombay. 
     24 
     25 
     26'''FILMOGRAPHY''' (* also act): 1924: Bismi 
     27Sadi; Kanya Vikraya; Manorama; Ra Mandlik; 
     28Sati Sone; Veer Ahir; 1925: Ghar Jamai; Kunj 
     29Vihari; Lanka Ni Laadi; Sansar Swapna; 
     30Fankdo Fituri*; Hirji Kamdar; Kulin Kanta; 
     31Mari Dhaniyani; Rajnagarni Rambha; 1926: 
     32The Telephone Girl; Briefless Barrister; Lakho 
     33Vanjaro; Mumtaz Mahal; Sati Jasma; Shirin 
     34Farhad; Delhi No Thug; 1927: Rangmahal Ni 
     35Ramani; Return Of Kala Naag*; The Mission 
     36Girl; Bhaneli Bhamini; Surat No Sahukar; 
     371928: Lekh Par Mekh; Gul Sanobar; 
     38Veerangana; Rajani Bala; Sarojini; 1929: 
     39Bilwamangal; Lanka Lakshmi; Punjab Kesari; 
     40Punya Prabhav; Sinh Ka Bachha Sinh; Lutaru 
     41Lalna; 1930: Mast Fakir; Shoorveer Sharada; 
     42Ranchandi; Patan Ni Paniari; 1931: Rao 
     43Saheb; Shahi Firman; Dushman-e-Iman; 
     44Bulbul-e-Shiraz; 1932: Ranadevata; Mahiari; 
     45Hind Kesari; Jai Bajrang; Prabhu Na Chor (all 
     46St); Hoor-e-Misar; 1933: Jagat Mohini (St); 
     47Misar Nu Moti (St); Saubhagya Sundari; 1934: 
     48Samaj Ki Bhool; Gul Sanobar; Khwab-e- 
     49Hasti; 1935: Do Ghadi Ki Mauj; Ghar 
     50Jamai; Naya Zamana; 1936: Akkal Na 
     51Bardan; Zaat-e-Sharif; 1937: Jagat Kesari; 
     52New Searchlight; Punjab Lancers; 1938: 
     53Chhote Sarkar; 1939: Fankdo Fituri; 1940: 
     54Neelamalai Kaidhi; 1946: Chamakti Bijli; 
     551948: Bhaneli Vahu; Gharwali; Jai Ranchhod; 
     56Lagan Na Umedvar; 1949: Shethno Salo. 
     57 
     58[[Director]]