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     1'''P.K. RAJA SANDOW (1894-1942)''' 
     2 
     3 
     4Aka P.K. Nagalingam. Silent star, Hindi actor 
     5and Tamil director born in Pudukottai, TN. A 
     6passionate gymnast, he started his career as a 
     7stunt actor in S.N. Patankar's National Film 
     81922). Top star at Kohinoor and its associate 
     9Laxmi Pies. (1922~8) under ManilalJoshi 
     10IMojili Mumbai), R.S. Choudhury and 
     11Homi Master. Achieved fame when he formed 
     12a trio with director Chandulal Shah and 
     13heroine Gohar, starting]agdish Film with them 
     14(1928) and its successor, Ranjit Film (1929- 
     1536) Sandow's star image in reformist 
     16melodramas, playing complex psychological 
     17characters opposite Gohar, was bunched with 
     18Gunsundari and extended in several classic 
     19'negative' roles in Shah-Gohar sound films, e.g. 
     20Desh Dasi, Prabhu Ka Pyara and 
     21Barrister's Wife. Other noted roles include 
     22Indira MA where he plays Kishore. Directed 
     23his first film with R. Padmanabhan's .Madrasbased 
     24Associated Films (Anadhai Perm), 
     25embarking on a series of reformist socials. 
     26Anadhai Penn, Nandarzar(the story of an 
     27Untouchable Hindu saint, subtitled The 
     28E1euation of the Downtrodden), Peyum Perznum 
     29and Taranhaar were followed by sound films 
     30Vasantsena and Chandrakantha. These films 
     31are all considered influential predecessors to 
     32Damhachari 0935), usually seen as the first 
     33'social' in Tamil sound film. Merzaka, produced 
     34by the TKS Brothers, introduced the star N.S. 
     35Krishnan. Continued a freelance career as 
     36actorwithJaswantlal's Kashmeem, Homi 
     37Wadia's Dhoomketu. and Babubhai Mistri. 
     38Some Hlms with footage of Sandow were 
     39released after his death. Early memoirs 
     40excerpted in the Movie Mirror in 1928. 
     41 
     42 
     43'''FILMOGRAPHY''' (* also d/** only d): 1922: 
     44: Bhakta Bodana: Su1ya Kumari: 1923: 
     45Vratmsur Vadha; Veer Bhimsen; 1924: Ra 
     46Mandlik, Bismi Sadi; Razia Begum; Sati Sone; 
     47Sadguni Sushi/a; 1925: lndrasabhha; 
     48Suuarna; Kala Chor, Devadasi; Panchdanda: 
     49Desh Na Dushman; Mojili Mumbai; Vee1· 
     50Kunal; Virnala; Khandani Khavi:Matri Prem; 
     511926: Madhav Kam Kundala; Merza Kumar!: 
     52lvfumtaz Mahal; Neera; Bhtmnasur Vadha: Ra 
     53Kawat; Samrat Shiladitra; Typist Girl; 
     54Telephone Ni Taruni; 1927: Bhaneli 
     55Bhamini; Gunsundari; SatiMadri; Sindh Ni 
     56Sumari; The Mission Girl; 1928: Grihalakshmi; 
     57!VaagPadmirzi: Vishwamohini; Snehjvoti"; 
     581929: Chandramukhi; Pati Patni; 1930: 
     59Anadf:;ai Penn*; Raj Laksbmi; Sati Usha 
     60Surzdan*; Rajeshwan*; Peywn Pennum*; 
     61Nandana,X; Sadaram~; 1931: Bhaktavatsala; 
     62Taranhaa,X; Signet Ring~ (all St); 1932: 
     63Parijata Pushpaharanam•*: 1933: Noor-eImaan; 
     64Pardesi Preetam; 1934: Indira lilA; 
     65Kashmeera; Toofani Tarurzi; Dewki; 1935: 
     66College Girl; Desh Dasi; Ratan Mcmjari; Raat 
     67Ki Ram*; Menaka**; Barrister's Wife; 1936: 
     68Dil Ka Daku; Matlabi Duniya; Prabhu Ka 
     69Pyara; Chandrakantha**; ChalakCho,X; 
     70Vasantsena*; 1937: Minor Rajamam**; 1938: 
     71Vishnu Let!la*; 1939: 1biruneelakanta,X*; 
     721941: Cboodamani**; 1942: Araichht Mani; 
     731949: Dhoomketu; 1952: Alladdin and the 
     74Wonderful Lamp, 1953: Nav Durga; Husn Ka 
     75Chor. 
     76 
     77[[Actor]] 
     78 
     79[[Director]] 
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