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Hrishikesh Mukherjee (1922–2006)


By no means is he any glamorous director, yet Hrishikesh Mukherjee is one of the most popular and beloved filmmakers in Indian cinema. His magic lay not in the glamor or largeness so often associated with cinema, but in its simplicity and warmth. He began his career in Bombay, 1951, as an editor and assistant director to Bimal Roy, another great ... See full bio »

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9 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Anand Director
(1971)
Anuradha Director
(1960)
Khubsoorat Director
(1980)
Madhumati Editor
(1958)

Filmography

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 1992 Talaash (TV Series)
 1990 Agar Aisa Ho To (TV Series)
 1990 Rishte (TV Series)
 1988 Lathi
 1988 Namumkin
 1986 Hum Hindustani (TV Series)
 1985 Jhoothi
 1983 Achha Bura
 1983 Rang Birangi
 1982 Bemisal
 1981 Naram Garam
 1980 Khubsoorat
 1979 Penalty
 1979 Gol Maal
 1978 Naukri
 1977 Kotwal Saab
 1977 Alap
 1976 Arjun Pandit
 1975 Chaitali
 1975 Mili
 1975 Hush Hush
 1973 Traitor
 1973 Abhimaan
 1972 The Chef
 1971 Anand
 1971 Guddi
 1969 Pyar Ka Sapna
 1969 Satyakam
 1968 Aashirwad
 1967 Majhli Didi
 1966 Gaban (as Hrishikesh Mukherji)
 1966 Anupama
 1965 Do Dil
 1962 Aashiq
 1962 Asli-Naqli
 1961 Chhaya (as Hrishikesh Mukherji)
 1961 Mem-Didi
 1960 Anuradha (as Hrisihkesh Mukherjee)
 1959 Anari
 1957 Musafir (as Hrishikes Mukherjee)
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Show Show Actor (1 credit)
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Hrishikesh Mukerjee | Hrishikesh Mukerji | Hrishikes Mukerji | Hrishikesh Mukharji | Hrishikes Mukherjee | Hrisihkesh Mukherjee | Shri Hrishikesh Mukherjee | Hrishikesh Mukherji | Hrishikesh Mukhopadhyay
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[ on Rajesh Khanna] I was actually in awe of right from time I saw his acting capability in Baharoan Ke Sapne and Aradhana. When due to different reasons the plan to make Anand didn't materialize between 1963-70, after watching his performance in his earlier films, I concluded Rajesh would fit in the principal lead hero role of Anand.Rajesh was simply a great actor who gave what director wanted ... See more »

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He served as Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification and of the National Film Development Corporation. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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