Born on October 15, 1924, in Rayalacheruvu, Andhra Pradesh, A. Bhimsingh was an Indian movie producer, editor, maker, and author who worked in the Tamil cinema. He got hitched to Sona, who was the sister of Krishnan, in 1949. One of his eight kids, B. Lenin turned out to film editorial manager, and another child, B. Kannan is a cinematographer, known for his regular coordinated efforts with P. Bharathiraja. Bhimsingh, later on, got married to performing artist Sukumari (1959) and had a child with her.
He was a well-known director, who made commercial movies in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam dialects. He is also known for directing TV serial Vizhudhugal. Bhimsingh started his vocation in Telugu magazine as a journalist. In the 1940s, he began his film career with the filmmaking pair Krishnan-Panju as an assistant editor. He, then, became assistant director and later on was promoted as director in 1950s.
With Sivaji Ganeshan, he gave lots of hit movies and also with many other Tamil stars. Aside from it, he has also directed many memorable films in Bollywood such as Rakhi starring
Ashok Kumar and
Waheeda Rehman, Pooja Ka Phool with Ashok Kumar and
Mala Sinha, Khandan with
Sunil Dutt and Nutan and much more. Bhimsingh made many motion pictures such as Gopi and Aadmi with Bollywood superstar
Dileep Kumar. He was nominated as best director for film Meharbaan by Filmfare Award. He is known in Tamil movie industry for making long series films with Sivaji Ganeshan, with all of which motion pictures names began with the Tamil syllable ‘pa.’ Pava Mannippu film got him a National award for being the best regional movie in Tamil dialect. Most popular among this series were Paalum Pazhamum with the banner of Saravana Films, Pazhani with Bharatha Matha Pictures, Padithaal Mattum Podhuma with Ranganathan Pictures, Pasamalar with Rajamani Pictures and Paarthaal Pasi Theerum with AVM. Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy gave music for many of these motion pictures
. The Tamil actress Lakshmi won National award for Best Actress for the movie Sila Nerangalil Sila Manithargal, which was directed by A. Bhimsingh in 1975. His adaptation of Jayakanthan novels, which won Jnanpith Award stands out. Later on, he began Buddha Pictures, his production company and made movie Padhi Bhakti. In the mid-60s, Bhimsingh framed another production firm called Sunbeam Productions and made his associates Thirumalai - Mahalingam guide some low budget motion pictures with innovative ideas and refreshingly unique stories. He left the world on January 16, 1978.