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  • Raj Khosla

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     1'''Raj Khosla (1925-91)''' 
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     4Hindi director born in Ludhiana, Punjab. 
     5Family moved to Bombay (1934). Studied 
     6music from an early age and learned singing 
     7under Pandit Jagannath Prasad. Graduated in 
     8history and economics from Elphinstone 
     9College; arts degree from Bombay University. 
     10Joined AIR as singer (1946). Dev Anand made 
     11him assistant to Guru Dutt who gave him first 
     12major directorial assignment, CID. Acted a 
     13small role in Dutt’s Jaal (1952). Worked for 
     14Navketan and Filmalaya. Production 
     15partnership with cameraman Jal Mistry, Naya 
     16Films (e.g. Bambai Ka Babu, about incest). 
     17Then solo with Raj Khosla Films (1967). His Do 
     18Raaste helped make Rajesh Khanna a 
     19superstar. Returned in late 70s to the themes of 
     20bravely borne suffering, mainly addressing 
     21female audiences, which is unusual in recent 
     22Hindi cinema (Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki; Teri 
     23Maang Sitaron Se Bhar Doon, etc.). Known for 
     24inventive song picturisations, a skill he learnt 
     25from Guru Dutt. Also producer (e.g. Do Chor, 
     261972). 
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     28 
     29'''FILMOGRAPHY:''' 1955: Milap; 1956: CID; 
     301958: Kala Pani; Solva Saal; 1960: Bambai 
     31Ka Babu; 1962: Ek Musafir Ek Hasina; 1964: 
     32Woh Kaun Thi; 1966: Do Badan; Mera 
     33Saaya; 1967: Anita; 1969: Chirag; Do Raaste; 
     341971: Mera Gaon Mera Desh; 1973: Kachche 
     35Dhaage; Shareef Badmash; 1975: Prem 
     36Kahani; 1976: Nehle Pe Dehla; 1978: Main 
     37Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki; 1980: Do Premi; 
     38Dostana; 1981: Daasi; 1982: Teri Maang 
     39Sitaron Se Bhar Doon; 1984: Mera Dost Mera 
     40Dushman; Sunny; Mati Mange Khoon; 1988: 
     41Naqab. 
     42 
     43[[Director]]