wiki:Ravindra Dave

Ravindra Dave (1919-92)

Hindi and Gujarati director born in Karachi. Started as cinema manager in the Pancholi distribution empire. Later learnt editing under director Shaukat Hussain; also scenarist until 1941. Early films for Pancholi. 50s films were usually cop thrillers and murder mysteries (Moti Mahal, CID Girl, Guest House). Post Box 999 adapted plot of Call Northside 777 (1947). Shifted to Gujarati cinema with the folk fantasy Jesal Toral, a major hit. Thereafter worked mainly in the same genre and language. Also scripted Mohan Segal?’s Sajan (1969).

FILMOGRAPHY: 1943: Poonji; 1945: Dhamki; 1948: Chunaria; Patjhad; 1949: Naach; Sawan Bhadon; 1950: Meena Bazaar; 1951: Nagina; 1952: Lal Kunwar; Moti Mahal; 1953: Naina; 1954: Bhai Saheb; 1955: Shikar; Lutera; 1956: Char Minar; 1957: Agra Road; 1958: Farishta; Post Box 999; 1959: CID Girl; Ghar Ghar Ki Baat; Guest House; Satta Bazaar; 1962: Aankh Micholi; Girls’ Hostel; 1963: Band Master; 1964: Tere Dwar Khada Bhagwan; Dulha Dulhan; Punar Milan; 1967: Raaz; 1969: Road to Sikkim; 1971: Jesal Toral; 1973: Raja Bhartrahari; 1974: Hothal Padmini; Kunwarbainu Mameru; 1975: Sant Surdas; Shetalne Kanthe; Bhadar Tara Vehta Pani; 1976: Bhaibandhi; Malavpati Munj; 1977: Jai Randalma; Maa Avret Jivrat; Paiso Bole Chhe; Son Kansari; 1978: Chundadi Odhi Tara Namni; Patali Parmar; Bhagya Lakshmi; 1979: Suraj Chandra Ni Sakhe; Preet Khandani Dhar; 1980: Koino Ladakvayo; Virangana Nathibai; 1981: Jagya Tyanthi Savar; Seth Jagadusha; Dukhda Khame Ee Dikri; 1983: Palavade Bandhi Preet; 1984: Nagmati Nagvalo; 1985: Malo Naagde.

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