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  • Krishna Dev Mehra

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     1'''Krishna Dev Mehra (1907-95)''' 
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     4Punjabi/Hindi filmmaker often considered the 
     5‘father’ of the Punjabi cinema. Born in Sarsa 
     6(now Haryana). Early career in Punjab Film 
     7Corporation. Migrated to Calcutta (1933) 
     8where he was technical advisor and helped 
     9script Joymati (1935). Debut with Sheila (aka 
     10Pind Di Kudi), adapted from Tolstoy’s 
     11Resurrection, and the first major success in 
     12Punjabi. The film was supported by Madan 
     13Theatres, as was his second, Heer Syal, both 
     14featuring Nurjehan. Moved to Bombay after 
     15Partition, later working with B. R. Chopra’s 
     16B. R. Films. 
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     19'''FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1935: Sheila; 1938: Heer 
     20Syal; 1939: Surdas (?); 1940: Mera Punjab; 
     211944: Bhai; 1950: Posti. 
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     23[[Director]]