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Lalit Mohan Tiwari

Lalit Mohan Tiwari is an Indian film and television actor. His best-known television roles are that of Sanjaya in the series Mahabharat (1988–1990), and the one in the historical television series Bharat Ek Khoj - The Discovery of India (1988).[1]

Lalit Mohan Tiwari
Nationality Indian
Alma mater National School of Drama
Occupation actor
Known for

Mahabharat, Bharat Ek Khoj,

Welcome to Sajjanpur, Well Done Abba!, Om-Dar-B-Dar

An alumnus of the National School of Drama, he made his debut in films with Sudhir Mishra's Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin (1987).[1][2] Next was the postmodernist film, Om-Dar-B-Dar (1988), which became a cult classic. He has acted in numerous parallel cinema films with director Shyam Benegal, such as Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda, Mammo, Hari-Bhari, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero, Welcome to Sajjanpur and Well Done Abba!. He has also acted in mainstream Bollywood films such as Chandni, Lamhe and Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge.[3]

Lalit Mohan Tiwari being felicitated at Kautik Student Film Festival

Contents

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Yeh Woh Manzil To Nahin Srikant Dir: Sudhir Mishra
1988 Om-Dar-Ba-Dar Jagdish Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie
1989 Chandni Dir. Yash Chopra
1989 Bhrashtachar Keshav Kumar
1989 Sach
1991 Akayla
1991 Lamhe Sudeshwar Narayan Tiwari Dir. Yash Chopra
1991 Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman Rafique
1992 Bewaffa Se Waffa Altaf Ahmed - Rukhsar's father
1993 Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja
1993 Darr Sunil's Friend Dir Yash Chopra
1993 Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda Chaman Thakur Dir. Shyam Benegal
1993 Sardar
1993 Pehchaan
1994 Yeh Dillagi Prod. Yash Chopra
1994 Eena Meena Deeka Dir. David Dhawan
1994 Chaand Kaa Tukdaa Raja Saheb
1994 Mammo Riyaz's father Dir. Shyam Benegal
1994 Tarpan Jeetu Thakur
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge Simran's Uncle National Film Award for Best Popular Film
1996 Krishna Sunil's Instructor
1996 Shastra Girdhari
1999 Jai Hind Karan
2000 Bawandar Tej Karan
2000 Hari-Bhari Dir. Shyam Benegal
2001 Yeh Raaste Hain Pyaar Ke Ashok Sharma
2002 The Legend of Bhagat Singh Prof. Vidyalankar
2003 Dabdaba K.K
2004 Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: The Forgotten Hero Checkpost Policeman
2005 Mangal Pandey: The Rising[4] Davar Ali
2006 Tathastu Politician
2006 Jai Santoshi Maa Pratap
2006 Chabiwali Pocket Watch Babba short film
2007 Anwar Pappu
2008 Welcome to Sajjanpur Subedar Singh Dir: Shyam Benegal
2009 Bad Luck Govind Potent Pandey
2009 Well Done Abba! [5] Meherban Ali - Arif's father Dir. Shyam Benegal
2012 Ata Pata Lapatta Swamiji
2013 Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain[2] Muslim moneylender upcoming
2014 Das Capital Mantri upcoming
2015 Hawaizaada Charu Shastri co-starring Mithun Chakraborty, Ayushmann Khurrana and Pallavi Sharda

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Mahabharat Sanjaya
1988 Bharat Ek Khoj Dir: Shyam Benegal
1993 Bible Ki Kahaniya Narrator
1997 Itihaas Shrivastav
2001 Maha Kavya Mahabharat TV Mini series
2007 Apne Dil Se Puchho Mohan's Father Vitthal
2014 Samvidhaan Shibban Lal Saxena Dir: Shyam Benegal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Rendezvous with rural Odisha". The Telegraph (Kolkata). 25 April 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  2. ^ a b "Actor's take on cinema's future". The Telegraph. 6 April 2013. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  3. ^ "'Om Dar B Dar' review: This film is still ahead of its time". IBN Live (CNN-IBN). 18 Jan 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-26. 
  4. ^ "Lalit Tiwari Filmography". New York Times. 
  5. ^ Lalit Mohan Tiwari on IMDb

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