B.R Panthulu

Other names of B.R Panthulu: Boodgur Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu, B R Panthulu

Boodgur Ramakrishnaiah Panthulu is well-known as B.R.Panthulu. He was a successful Actor and Director. He was also into production. He directed Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi movies. He won many National awards and State awards for his films. He won “Afro-Asian Film Festival Award” for his most famous movie “ Veera Pandiya Kattabomman Click to look into! >> Read More... ”. Some of his legendary films include “ Karnan Serial Story Coming Soon...   >> Read More... ” (1964), “ Dil Tera Diwana Click to look into! >> Read More... ” (1964). He is the director of the first color Kannada film “Sri Krishna Deva Rayalu”.

B R Panthulu hails from Kuppam, India. He was a teacher by profession before entering  the film industry. He started his career as an Actor in the Kannada movie “Samsara Nauka” in 1936 featuring Rajamma, MadhavaRao, S.K. Padmadevi, and M.S. Madhava Rao. The movie’s story is adapted from a play by the “Chandrakala Nataka Mandali”. It unfolds the story of a man who rejects his grandfather’s wish and marries another woman and spends a troublesome life by achieving the favor of none of his in-laws. He finds himself accused of murdering the bride selected by his grandfather.

His first debut in direction and production is “Thangamalai Ragasiyam” in 1957.He was famous for directing Kannada films like “ School Master Click to look into! >> Read More... ”, and “Sri Krishna Devaraya”. He directed 57 films in his lifetime, including all the South Indian languages, under the banner of “Padmini Pictures”.

In 1957, Panthulu acted and directed the Tamil movie “Thangamalai Ragasiyam”, and it is also released in Kannada. In 1958, School Master was released, and it became an astonishing hit. It was produced as well as directed by him. It received “All India Certificate of Merit for Best Feature film”. Panthulu played the role of a School Headmaster in the movie. “School Master” is the first Kannada film to complete the 25-week run. He got signified as “Panthulu” through this movie only. In 1972, the movie was released in Telugu featuring NTR. This movie was remade in Malayalam and Hindi also.

Veerapandiya Kattabomman Click to look into! >> Read More... ” was released in 1959 featuring Sivaji Ganeshan. It was directed and produced by B. R.Panthulu. It received a “Certificate of Merit for Best Feature Film” in Tamil. It is also the first Technicolor Tamil film.

Panthulu produced and directed a Kannada film called “Kittur Chennamma” in 1962 featuring himself and Saroja Devi as Kittur Chennamma. Kittur Chennamma fought against the British East India Company and died in the year 1829. This movie got accolades as “Best Feature Film” in Kannada.

In 1962, Panthulu directed a Comedy Hindi film “Dil Tera Deewana” starring Shammi Kapoor Shammi Kapoor: - 'Elvis Presley' of India. >> Read More... , Mala Sinha Mala Sinha is a legendary actress of Bollywood fam >> Read More... , Mehmood, Pran, and Om Prakash.

Panthulu Produced and Directed a Tamil Socio-Fantasy film “Karnan”, which was released in 1964. The leading role was played by Sivaji Ganeshan. It unfolds the story of “Karna” from the epic “MahaBharata”. Due to its huge success, this movie was even released in Telugu and Hindi. It garnered the Certificate of Merit at the National Film Awards The National Film Awards gets presented every year >> Read More... for the third Best Feature Film.

Panthalu’s wife name is B.R.Andallammal. He has two children, B.R.Ravishankar and B R Vijayalakshmi. His daughter is “Asia’s First Woman Cinematographer”. 

Panthulu died at the age of 64 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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Boodgur Ramakrisnan Panthulu was born on 26th July, 1910 in Budaguru, Kolar, Chennai. He was a director, producer and actor who mainly worked for South-Indian Film Industry. He used to make films in many languages like Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Kannada. He is well known for making films relating to the emotions of nationalism and patriotism, inspiring freedom. He converted Ma. Po. Si’s biography into a movie named “Veerapandiya Kattbomman” in which a local chieftain fought for is right of freedom from the British. He also directed a movie named “Kappollittiya Thamizhan” based on the story of follower of ‘Bal Gangadhar Tilak,’ who went against the British rule and fought hard for Indian Freedom. In the beginning, he was a teacher

. He liked professional theater at that time so he joined a local theater group named “Candraala Nataka Mandali.” There he acted in various plays, some of them named as “Guleba Kaveli,” “Sadarame” and “Samsara Nauka.” He also worked in ‘Sri Krishna Garudi,” a play by Gubbi Veeranna Gubbi Veeranna was a veteran theater personality w >> Read More... . His own professional group was known as “Kalaseva Nataka Mandali.” His debut film as an actor was “Samsara Nauka” released in the year 1936, produced by H.L.N. Simha. In this movie the lead gets married to a girl against the wishes of his family and is boycotted by the community. As a result he is not supported even by his in-laws, becomes jobless and gets accused of killing the girl, whom his grandfather chose for getting married with. The film was the real adaptation of the play performed by his own theater group and was quite authentic. In the year 1950, he made a film in Tamil along with the film maker P. Pullaiah and Musician T.R. Mahalingam under a production house that was later named as Sukumar Productions. The name of the movie was “Macharekhai.”

In the year 1954, he started his own production company named “Padmini Pictures” along with the writer P. Neelakantam. Their first film was “Kalyanam Panniyum Brahmachari.” His own banner went on to create landmark films and made many Kannada films namely “School Master” in the year 1958, “Kittur Chinnamma” (1961) and “Sri Krishnadevaraya” in the year 1970. He won the award of “Karnataka State Film Award For The Best Actor” for the role of “Timmarusu” for the movie “Krishnadevaraya” (Vijayanagra King). His directional debut was “ Rathnagiri Rahasya Serial Story Coming Soon... >> Read More... ” which was a huge success commercially. All in all he, in his lifetime, directed and produced 57 movies in each and every south Indian language. His biography was written by A.N. Prahalada Rao and was released in November, 2016. He dies on October 8, 1974, at the age of 64.




Ashwni Dhir Hindi Actor

Ashwni Dhir

Ashwini Dhir is a writer turned director born on 23 September, 1968, in Kanpur, India. He has contributed to Bollywood since 2005. His first movie was “One two three” in 2008 starring Tusshar Kapoor.He is also the director of the recent hit “Son of Sardar” that was well received by the critics as well as the audience. Actress Kajol made her comeback with the movie directed by Dhir . His three big projects arrived in a span of just 50 days in 2008 namely: ‘Krazzy 4’, 'U Me Aur Hum’ and ‘One Two Three’. He has worked with different capabilities for each of these three films. He was the story and screenplay writer for ‘Krazzy 4’ and also has written the dialogues for ‘U me Aur Hum.' He marked his directorial debut with ‘One Two Three’. As a writer, Dhir has worked on: ‘Son of Sardar’, ‘Chala Mussaddi... Office Office’, ‘Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge’, ’Dhoom Dadakka’,’ Krazzy 4’, ‘U me Aur Hum’, ‘One Two Three’. As a director, on: ‘Son of Sardar’, ‘Atithi Thu Kab Jaoge’,’ One two three’, and as a second unit director or assistant director on ’Tahalka’. Recently, in a shocking incidence, Dhir had been arrested while he was shooting at Film city. He was booked under section 295[a] relating to injuring or defiling place of worship with intent to insult religion or class. Ashwini was initially produced in Bandra court, and his request for bail was also rejected. It is learned that apart from Ashwini, 10-12 cast and crew members were also charged for the same. Another Version of this bio… Ashwini Dhir (born: Sep 23, 1968) is a director and script writer in Indian Film Industry. He has also been a producer for some TV serials. He was a writer before stepping his feet in this industry. He is the man behind the popularity and success behind the television series Office Office. As a writer, he was involved in movies Son Of Sardar, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge?, U Me Aur Hum, One Two Three among many others.  In all these movies, his work is excellent. In Son Of Sardar, he contributed by writing screenplay and dialogues. He was the one to write the entire story and dialogues of Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge. Once again in the movies One Two Three and U Me Aur Hum, he wrote the screenplay and dialogues. In his role of director in the Bollywood, he contributed in One Two Three, Son Of Sardar, Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge and U, Me Aur Hum. All of these movies were appreciated by both the audience and critics too.  It’s in the taste of Ashwini to make such movies which connect with our real lives; you can feel that in movie Atithi Tum Kab Jaoge? In Son Of Sardar, the story and the movie was energetic and full of comedy which proves the command of Ashwini in the field of comedy movies and TV shows. He has won many awards too. His first award was for the best scriptwriter by Indian Telly Award for Office Office.  He has also received Indian Telly Jury Award, Zee Cine Award, etc. He has contributed to small screen not only in Office Office but also in Ek Tha Chander Ek Thi Sudha, Lapataganj and Peterson Hill. His style of writing and direction is unique and light hearted. He keeps the audience well connected with the storyline and the fun element too. He is one of his kinds. Another Version Of This Bio: Ashwani Dhir is the well- known director, producer, and scriptwriter of India who has successfully producing and writing many TV shows. He was born 23rd Sep 1968 in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Such so that he produced quite shows of television but his first movie one two three release in 2008. The Movie packed with Tussar Kapoor, Suniel Shetty, Paresh Rawal, Sameera Reddy, and Esha Deol. It was a comedy movie and not getting better reviews. In his whole career he has written mainly comedies movies like his second movie ATITHI TUM KAB JAOGE starring Ajay Devgn, Paresh Rawal, and Konkona Sen Sharma also average and then continually KRAZZY4, DHOOM DHADAKA and U ME OR HUM but his 2012 Diwali release comedy-drama movie son of Sardar starring Ajay Devgn, Sonakshi Sinha, Juhi Chawla and Sanjay Dutt this was a big movie of his career and also received well reviews from audience and critics. It was a first 100cr Film of his career and hit the theater. After it, his next movie is GUEST IN LONDON release in 2017 starring Paresh Rawal, Kartik Aaryan, Tanvi Azmi, and Kriti Kharbanda, but not received well reviews from audience and that also an average movie. He has produced CHIDIYA GHAR. This show telecasted in SAB T.V, and it was the best and most popular show of that time. He also wrote more TV shows like LAPATAGANJ 2009-2014, KHATAMI E ISHQ 2016-2017, PETERSON HILL 2015, and EK THE CHANDER EK THI SU… 2015. And in 2017 he writes T.V show HAR SHAIKH PAR ULLU BETHA HAI 2017. Ashwani Dhir writes more movies like CHALA MUSSADDI…. OFFICE OFFICE U ME AUR HAM, DHOOM DHADAKA, etc. but his in whole career SON OF SARDAAR was a most successful movie of him. In 2012, Ashwani Dhir said in an interview with KOMAL NATHA at ETC Bollywood that ‘son of Sardar’ remake of a Telegu film MARYADA RAMANNA (SS RAJAMOULI FILM) and he took all proper right of a movie, but he said we retained only Plot-Line of the movie. Son of Sardar packed with a big star and released on Diwali clashed with SHAH RUKH KHAN Movie JAB TAK HAI JAAN (2012). This is most controversial of 2012. In an Ashwani Dhir career in Bollywood and T.V shows he won awards Indian Telly Award for Best Sitcom/Comedy Writer and more. Ashwani Dhir has two sons Garima Dhir, and Jalaj Dhir. In Bollywood, Ajay Devgn is a best friend of Ashwani deer and Paresh Rawal too. Ashwani Dhir career in T.V shows very successfully because he gave a good content story like CHIDIYA GHAR and LAPATAGANJ. Now he is working in Bollywood and TV shows.


Babar Javed

Babar Javed is a Pakistani film director and producer. He has served as a producer and directer of worldwide famous such as Qaid-e-Tanhai, Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan, Main Abdul Qadir Hoon, Mera Saaein, Bashar Momin, Aasmanon Pay Likha, Mor Mahal and much more. All these series were under his own production house A&B Entertainment. The production house is co-owned by actor Asif Raza Mir, who has now turned into a filmmaker and along with Javed even he keeps his interest in the direction of the series to put a good story in front of the audience. Javed has been honored with eight Lux Style Awards for his work as a director and producer. Recently in 2016, he was awarded his first ARY Film Award nomination for producing Manto a biopic in 2015. Asif Raza Mir has an immense experience in the field of relating to media such as advertising, performing arts and production. He belonged to a creative background, his father Raza Mir, was a well-known filmmaker of Pakistan. His father was highly recognized, and his work was look up by many newcomers. He started his acting career in 1976. He received a good response from the audience one movie after the other. He was not just active in the big screen but even on the small screen. It is considered as he got home to home recognition because of his work on the small screen which was immensely liked by the audience. After that, he made an entry into the field of advertising. He started off with Midas and later formed Blazon in partnership. The company was a huge success. It even ranked in top ten companies with five years of its establishment. In 2009, Babar founded a production house A&B Entertainment along with actor Asif Raza Mir, who has now turned into a filmmaker. The two were a good pair and produced projects for ARY Digital, Geo TV, and Hum TV. Their first project was Diya Jalay. The series featured Samiya Mumtaz. It was a huge hit and was critically acclaimed and recognized by the audience as well. They became popular with most of the audience with the 2010 drama serial Meri Zaat Zarra-e-Benishan featuring Mumtaz. Umera Ahmed presented the serial. It was due to this serial that the two earned more appreciation and recognition as producer’s recognition. In 2013 the two came up with their production house with Geo TV for directing and producing the channel's projects. Before their merger with Geo TV, they had worked with Geo Entertainment and ARY Digital and helped them with their projects which were highly recognized. A&B Entertainment has given some good serial such as Dil Ne Kaha, Kis Din Mera Viyah Howay Ga, Kuch, Ishq Junoon Deewangi, Daagh, Khamoshiyan, Mera Saaein and much more.

Babar Javed Hindi Actor