wiki:Shahu Modak

Shahu Modak (1918-93)

Marathi-Hindi star born in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, in Christian family. Introduced by Bhalji Pendharkar together with Shanta Apte, as child star (Shyam Sundar). Double role in second film Aut Ghatkecha Raja. Top Marathi star following his role as the upright policeman Ganpat in Shantaram’s Manoos/ Admi. Earlier reputation in contemporary socials (e.g. Mazha Mulga) was later superseded by Sant Dnyaneshwar after which, for several decades, he played mainly Saint films and mythologicals by e.g. V.M. Vyas, Dhirubhai Desai and Vijay Bhatt. Apparently played Krishna in 29 mythologicals, in Marathi, Hindi and Bhojpuri films.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1932: Shyam Sundar; 1933: Awara Shehzada/Aut? Ghatkecha Raja; Bulbul-e-Punjab; 1934: Radha Mohan/Nand? Ke Lala; Seva Sadan; 1936: Honhar; Hind Mahila; 1937: Begunah; 1938: Mazha Mulga/Mera? Ladka; 1939: Manoos/Admi?; 1940: Sant Dnyaneshwar; 1942: Bharat Milap/Bharat? Bhet; Apna Paraya; Pahili Mangalagaur; Shobha; Vasantsena; 1943: Dulhan; Kanoon; Ladaai Ke Baad; Mahasati Ansuya; 1944: Geet; Maharathi Karna; 1945: Meghdoot; Shri Krishnarjun Yuddha; 1946: Daasi Ya Maa; Uttara Abhimanyu; 1947: Seedha Raasta; 1948: Mandir; 1949: Nara Narayan; Maya Bazaar; Veer Ghatotkach; Sant Namdev; 1950: Bhagwan Shri Krishna; Bhishma Pratigya; Shri Ram Avatar; 1951: Jai Mahakali; Hi Majhi Lakshmi; Parijatak/Shri? Krishna Satyabhama; Vithal Rakhumai; 1952: Bhakta Puran; Draupadi Vastraharan; 1954: Durga Puja; Chakradhari; Ramayan; Amar Keertan; 1955: Mastani; Shiv Bhakta; Mi Tulas Tujhya Angani; Bal Ramayan; 1956: Aastik; Dassehra; Dwarkadheesh; Harihar Bhakti; Sudarshan Chakra; 1957: Uthavala Narad; Bhakta Dhruva; Lakshmi Puja; Mohini; Naag Lok; Narsi Bhagat; Raja Vikram; Ram Lakshman; Shyam Ki Jogan; Shesh Naag; 1958: Sudamyache Pohe; Gopichand; Harishchandra; Ram Bhakta Vibhishan; Gaja Gauri; 1959: Grihalakshmi; 1960: Bhakta Raaj; 1962: Rangalya Ratri Asha; Sunbai; Vithu Mazha Lekurvala; 1963: Subhadra Haran; 1964: Bhakta Dhruvakumar; Sant Dnyaneshwar; Tere Dwar Khada Bhagwan; Veer Bhimsen; 1965: Mahasati Ansuya (H); Shankar Seeta Ansuya; Sant Tukaram; 1968: Balaram Shri Krishna; Jyot Jale; Mata Mahakali; 1970: Sampoorna Teerth Yatra; Jhala Mahar Pandharinath; 1972: Sant Tulsidas; Hari Darshan; Narad Leela; 1973: Shri Krishna Bhakti; Vishnu Puran; 1974: Har Har Mahadev; 1975: Daku Aur Bhagwan; Mahapavan Teerth Yatra; Shri Satyanarayan Ki Mahapooja; 1976: Bajrang Bali; 1977: Jai Ambe Maa; 1978: Ashapura Matani Chundadi; 1979: Ashta Vinayak; Chhat Maiya Ki Mahima; Meera; 1980: Bhalu; 1981: Sampoorna Santoshi Maa Ki Mahima; 1983: Razia Sultan.

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