Arjun Hingorani

Arjun Hingorani (15 Nov 1926 - 5 May 2018) was an Indian Bollywood director, producer and actor. He launched Dharmendra and Sadhana Shivdasani in Indian cinema.[1] His other major contribution to Indian cinema was making the first Sindhi film titled Abana in 1958. [1][2]

Arjun Hingorani
Born15th Nov 1926
DiedMay 5, 2018
NationalityIndia Indian
OccupationDirector & Producer & Actor

CareerEdit

He launched Dharmendra in the 1960 movie Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere.[3] Dharmendra, then, featured in many of his later films including Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan?, Kahani Kismat Ki, Khel Khilari Ka, Katilon Ke Kaatil etc.[4] He was also known for naming his films with titles containing three Ks i.e. KKK.[5] He also played roles in a few of his films such as in Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahaan? (1970) and as the main villain in Kaun Kare Kurbanie (1991). Kaun Kare Kurbanie was his final film as director. In 2003, he produced his final film Kaise Kahoon Ke... Pyaar Hai.

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Ref(s)
1958 Abana Director [1] [2]
1960 Dil Bhi Tera Hum Bhi Tere Director [3]
1970 Kab? Kyoon? Aur Kahan? Director, Producer, Actor [4]
1973 Kahani Kismat Ki Director, Producer, Actor [4]
1977 Khel Khilari Ka Director, Actor
1981 Katilon Ke Kaatil Director, Producer, Actor
1985 Karishma Kudrat Kaa Producer
1986 Sultanat Producer, Actor
1991 Kaun Kare Kurbanie Director, Producer, Actor
2003 Kaise Kahoon Ke... Pyaar Hai Producer

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Director Arjun Hingorani who introduced Sadhana and Dharmendra dies at 92".
  2. ^ a b "Director Arjun Hingorani dies at 92".
  3. ^ a b Joshi, Sumit. Bollywood Through Ages. Best Book Reads.
  4. ^ a b c Raj, Ashok (2009). Hero Vol.2. Hay House Publishing.
  5. ^ Somaaya, Bhawana (2017). Once Upon a Time in India: A Century of Indian Cinema. Random House India.