Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi

Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi

Kanhaiyalal, or Kanhaiya Lal Chaturvedi, was an Indian film actor who acted in 105 films in his career, primarily in Hindi films produced in Bollywood, the Mumbai-based film industry. He was fond of plays and came to Mumbai to find a space on stage. He staged his own written play Pandrah August in Mumbai, and later he tried his luck in films. He also had written many plays. In the 1939 film Ek Hi Raasta as Banke, he got a break in Hindi films and in 1940 he got the role of the moneylender (Sahukar) in Mehboob Khan's film Aurat as Sukhilala. After that, he later acted in many films as a character artist. When Mehboob Khan directed his film Mother India, he again picked Kanhaiyalal to act as Sukkhi Lala, a character that came alive with his natural acting. Some of the performances of Kanhaiyalal which were appreciated by the audience for his vesatility include his characters in the films Bhookh (1947), Ganga Jamuna, Gopi, Upkar, Apna Desh, Janta Hawaldar, Dushman, Bandhan, Bharosa, Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke, Hum Paanch, Upkar, Gaon Hamara Desh Tumhara, Dadi Maa, Gruhasti, Hatyara, Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein, Heera, Teen Bahuraniyaan, Dost etc. His memorable roles include those as villainous[1] scheming moneylenders in the films Mother India , Ganga Jamuna, Gopi and Upkaar. (Wikipedia)
    Known for
    Acting
    Place of birth
    Varanasi, India
    Birthday
    1/1/1910
Mother India
Mother India
7.2
The Test
The Test
6
Satyam Shivam Sundaram
Satyam Shivam Sundaram
7
Gunga Jumna
Gunga Jumna
5.6
Oonche Log
Oonche Log
6.2
Biradari
Biradari
7
Banphool
Banphool
6.3
Naukari
Naukari
6.2
Jadu Tona
Jadu Tona
6
Meri Surat Teri Ankhen
Meri Surat Teri Ankhen
0
Ramayani
0
Sahara
Sahara
7
Sitara
Sitara
0
Bandhan
Bandhan
6
Ghunghat
Ghunghat
0
Himalay Ki Godmein
Himalay Ki Godmein
5.5
Dulhan Ek Raat Ki
Dulhan Ek Raat Ki
0
Bahut Din Hue
Bahut Din Hue
0
Chirag
Chirag
0
Daadi Maa
Daadi Maa
0
Aurat
Aurat
0
Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein
Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein
0
Hum Log
Hum Log
8.8
Lal Haveli
Lal Haveli
0
Jeet
Jeet
5
Daag
Daag
6
Doli
Doli
6
Upkar
Upkar
5.2
Mr. Sampat
Mr. Sampat
0
Daku Aur Jawan
Daku Aur Jawan
0
Zindagi
Zindagi
0
Gaban
10
Samaj Ko Badal Dalo
0
Naata
Naata
0
Dost
Dost
7
Ram Aur Shyam
Ram Aur Shyam
7.4
Son of India
Son of India
6
Diwana
Diwana
9
Duniyadari
0
Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke
Dharti Kahe Pukar Ke
0
Grahasti
Grahasti
0
Heera
Heera
0
Apna Desh
Apna Desh
3.5
Hum Paanch
Hum Paanch
6.9
Noor Mahal
Noor Mahal
0
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