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Sohrab Modi

Sohrab Modi (1897–1984) was an Indian Parsi stage and film actor, director and producer. His films include Khoon Ka Khoon (1935), a version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Sikandar, Pukar, Prithvi Vallabh, Jhansi ki Rani, Mirza Ghalib, and Nausherwan-e-dil (1957). His films always carried a message of strong commitment to social and national issues. A whole generation's image of history is based on his historical films.

Filmography (as actor)

!Film !! Year !! Role

Khoon Ka Khoon 1935 Hamlet
Jailor 1938 Jailor
Pukar? 1939 Sardar Sangram Singh
Sikandar? 1941 King Porus
Prithvi Vallabh? 1943 Munja
Sheesh Mahal 1950 Thakur Jaspal Singh
Jhansi Ki Rani 1952 Raj Guru
Kundan? 1955 Kundan
Raj Hath 1956 Raja Babu
Farz Aur Mohobbat alias Navsherwan-E-Adil 1957 Sultan-e-Iran Nausherwan-e-Adil
Yahudi 1958 Ezra, the Jew
Jailor 1958 Dilip
Pehli Raat 1959
Woh Koi Aur Hoga 1967
Jwala? 1971
Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari? 1971 Raisaheb Surajbhan Chaudhary
Razia Sultan? 1983 Vazir-e-Azam

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