Anirudh Agarwal

Other names of Anirudh Agarwal: Anirudh "Ajay" Agarwal
Birthday: 01-12-1949
Age: 69
Star sign: Capricorn

Born in Dehradun in Uttaranchal, Arun Ajay Agarwal is an actor of Indian origin who has worked in Bollywood and Hollywood, both. He has also worked on Indian television shows. His uniqueness was his height. He was six feet and seven inches tall. This height was rare in the industry. He had a personality of a sportsman and a model. Through his personality and health, he was the sports ambassador of the school in which he studied. He was intelligent and fit since childhood. He cleared the JEE exam and got selected in the Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee. He graduated as an engineer from the civil branch from IIT, in the year 1974. Declining the lined up jobs, he moved to Mumbai and pursued his career in acting.

Due to his stature, he mainly received roles in horror films. He appeared in the movie, Band Darwaza, and did a fabulous job in it. He is known for his acting in the picture, Purana Mandir, and ‘Saamri’. Purana Mandir is the 1984 released Hindi feature film, which was directed as well as produced by the jodi, Ramsay Brothers. It was a horror film illustrating the story of a monster whose name was Saamri. Anirudh played this role of a devil worshipper who disappeared a Princess Rupali. His co-stars were Mohnish Bahl, Arti Gupta, Pradeep Kumar, Puneet Issar, Sadashiv, etc. Ajit Singh gave the music. Anirudh starred in various episodes of Zee Horror Show, which was a horror TV series by Ramsay Brothers. It aired on the channel Zee TV. The first episode was featured in the year 1993 and was named Dastak. Stars like Archana Puran Singh, and Pankaj Dheer acted in it. It ran successfully for many shows, and Anirudh did extremely well in it. ‘Raat’, ‘ Saaya’, and ‘Siskiyaan’, were some of the most seen shows.

He also featured in the TV show, Mano Ya Na Mano. Anirudh did movies which became benchmarks in his career. He was part of the famous film, Bandit Queen. It was the biographical film of Phoolan Devi, directed by Shekhar Kapoor. Anirudh played the role of Babu Gujjar in it. He did a cruel role in it, but his acting was admired by all. He played a physically imposing man in it. All these kinds of brutal roles suited his personality well. Aaj Ka Arjun, ‘ Mela’, ‘ Jaadugar’, and Ram Lakhan were some of the epic movies he acted in.

Not just Bollywood, he tried his hand in Hollywood as well. He featured in the movies Such a Long Journey and The Jungle Book, in the year 1994. Anirudh continues acting as a villain in many films.

Prem Adib Hindi Actor

Prem Adib

Prem Adib was an Indian movie actor. He was praised as one of the top performers of the early 1940s, along with Ashok Kumar, Pahadi Sanyal, Master Vinayak, P. C. Barua, and others. Adib is best recognized for his performance as Ram in Bharat Milap in the year 1942. Prem Adib grew famous after playing Rama in the movie Bharat Milap in 1942 and Ram Rajya in the year 1946. These movies comprised Indian traditional values. Prem Adib and Shobhana Samarth had represented the ideal Rama and Sita. Adib and Samarth extended their pairing as Rama and Sita, playing together in another Ramayana based film Rambaan in 1948. They became famous enough to have them following the Gods in programs of that era. Ram Rajya in 1946 also had the characteristic of doing the only movie that was recognized by Mahatma Gandhi. Prem Narayan was born to a Kashmiri Brahmin family in the year 1917. His father Shri Pandit Ram Prasad was a lawyer by occupation. The name Adib meant Vidhwan or Learned had been bestowed on the family by Wajid Ali Shah. The family held on Adib as their surname. His first movie which he worked in was Talaq in the year 1983. It was an Urdu/Hindi social drama film directed by Sohrab Modi. The story was penned by Gajanan Jagirdar and Anand Kumar with dialogue and lyrics by Shri Anand Kumar. Music was produced by Mir Saheb. Following the failure of his earlier movies based on Shakespearian plays like Khoon Ka Khoon in the year 1935 and Said-e-Havas. Modi turned to making simple contemporary plays like Jailor, Talaq, and Meetha Zahar in the year 1938. The movie had Naseem Banu in the lead role with Prem Adib, Navin Yagnik, Sheela, Gajanan Jagirdar and Abu Baker as co-stars. His one of the best and recognized work was the movie Ram Rajya in 1943. It was a Hindi mythological movie, directed by Vijay Bhatt, with Shobhna Samarth and Prem Adib in the lead roles of lord Rama and Sita. It was the third biggest grossing Indian film of 1943. The film gained importance, as for title it practiced the name Ram Rajya, Mahatma Gandhi frequently used to describe democratic-righteous rule as the Indian independence fight, and it was the only movie he, who didn't believe much of the evidence, ever saw. It was the first Indian film that debuted in the USA. Adib was entangled in a controversy when a secondary actress acting through her father, registered a claim on him for breach of promise compared to work. The case grew known in the legal literature as Raj Rani V/S Prem Adib. Prem Adib as the defense won, as the case was abandoned due the girl's adolescence, and also as of which she could not get her father to sign on her side. His some of the other filmographies includes Nirala Hindustan, Maa Ka Pyaar, Bhagwat Mahima, Samarat Prithviraj Chauvan, Bhakt Raj. His last film was Angulimaal directed by Vijay Bhatt. The movie is set in the time of Buddha and describes the history of the dacoit Angulimaal. Named Ahinsak by birth, he is the offspring of the Raj Purohit, who returns from a teacher to criminal ways, cutting off his victims thumbs and making a garland of it, hence called Angulimaal. He then abandons his crimes following an appointment with Buddha and changes into a religious priest.

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Jalal Agha

Jalal Agha was born in 1946. He was an actor and a renowned director in the Bollywood industry. Jalal’s father was the well-liked Indian comedian, Agha, who was well known for his comic timings. Jalal learned to act from FTII, located in Pune. Jalal was a brilliant actor and was a part of many movies, where he showcased his brilliance in the field. Jalal has been a part of various ventures either as a child actor or as the lead. Jalal’s acting career started in 1960, when he played as a child actor in Mughal-E-Azam. He portrayed the child version of Jahangir, which was later illustrated by Dilip Kumar, when he was an adult. The story revolves around the relationship between Emperor Akbar and his son, Prince Salim. Akbar did not have a male heir to his throne, so he takes a journey to a shrine to pray to the Lord for a son. A maid later brings her the news that Jodhabai has given birth to his boy. As Prince Salim grows up, he becomes spoiled and undisciplined and to teach him those, he is sent to war. When he returns and meets Anarkali, he falls in love with her. Akbar is displeased with this since she is a court-room dancer and orders a death sentence to Anarkali, but later arranges an escape path for her, because of the promise he made to her mother. Jalal also appeared in the classic hit, ‘Sholay’, where he plays the banjo in the movie’s hit track, Mehbooba O’ Mehbooba. In the 1973 release of the picture,”Yaadon Ki Baraat”, Jalal played the character of Salim. He portrays Julie’s silent lover, Richard, in the 1975 famous picture, ‘Julie’. Jalal also appeared in projects like Bombay Talkies, which was released in 1970, and was the story about a British author, Lucia, who arrives in India for her research in the Bollywood industry. She ends up falling in love with a married actor, Vikram. The plot becomes complicated when Vikram finds out that one of his friends is in love with Lucia. He was also part of the 1982 release, ‘Gandhi’, which was a biographical film on his life and his attempts to drive out the British from India, and help India achieve long-awaited independence. Jalal also directed and wrote the script of ‘Goonj’, which released in 1989. He died on 5 March, 1995, of a heart attack, and has a son and daughter.

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