wiki:Shanti Prakash Bakshi

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Shanti Prakash Bakshi (1925-88)

Punjabi and Hindi director; started as scenarist and assistant to the major Punjabi cameraman- director Harcharan Singh Kwatra, scripting Pilpili Saheb (1954) and Teesmar Khan (1955). Kwatra produced Bakshi’s first film Kode Shah, scored by Sardul Kwatra. Like Kwatra, Bakshi was basically a Bombay director making inexpensive Hindi films, often with Hindi stars. Also wrote G K Amarnath/Amarnath?’s Baradari (1955) in Hindi. Directorial début in 1953 with Punjabi films. Made three Hindi features in the late 50s (Mr Chakram, Pataal Pari and Sun To Le Hasina)

Filmography: 1946: Kamli; 1953: Kode Shah; 1954: Ashtali; 1955: Mr Chakram; 1957: Pataal Pari; 1958: Sun To Le Hasina; 1960: Heer Syal; 1962: Pardesi Dhola; 1965:

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