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  • Mahesh Kaul

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     1'''Mahesh Kaul (1911-72)''' 
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     4Hindi director born in Lahore. Educated at 
     5Moni College, Nagpur, and worked as a 
     6journalist and as branch manager of a bank. 
     7Entered films as lyricist and dialogue writer. 
     8Début as actor in Abbas-scripted Naya 
     9Sansar. Played Dronacharya in Altekar’s 
     10mythological, Mahatma Vidur. Also 
     11produced his third film as director, Gopinath, 
     12featuring Raj Kapoor in one of his first major 
     13roles alongside IPTA actress Tripti Mitra. The 
     14film presents an influential version of a starkly 
     15realist acting idiom in 40s Hindi political 
     16melodrama. Worked briefly in Filmistan in 
     17mid-50s. Directed Guru Dutt in Sautela Bhai 
     18and played the crusty colonial father-in-law in 
     19Kaagaz Ke Phool. Scripted Daryani’s Dukh 
     20Sukh (1974). Uncle of Mani Kaul. 
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     23'''FILMOGRAPHY''' (* act only): 1941: Naya 
     24Sansar*; 1942: Apna Ghar/Aple Ghar*; 
     251943: Mahatma Vidur*; Angoori; 1944: 
     26Paristan; 1948: Gopinath; 1951: Naujawan; 
     271953: Jeevan Jyoti; 1957: Abhimaan; 1958: 
     28Aakhri Dao; Talaaq; 1959: Kaagaz Ke 
     29Phool*; 1961: Pyar Ki Pyaas; 1962: Sautela 
     30Bhai; 1967: Diwana; Palki; 1968: Sapnon Ka 
     31Saudagar; 1969: Raakhi Raakhi; 1971: Tere 
     32Mere Sapne*; 1973: Agni Rekha. 
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     34[[Director]]