C. Alvares biography

C. Alvares

Male, Person

1924 –


Who is C. Alvares?

Celestino Santana Francisco Alvares known by his stage name C. Alvares was a Goan tiatrist, film actor, producer and director. He was from Saligao.

C. Alvares specialised in composing and singing poignant duets on various social issues and for this reason, he was called the King of Duets. He acted in two of the most memorable Konkani films, including Amchem Noxib, Nirmon, Mhoji Ghorkarn, Bhuierantlo Munis and Uddta to Buddta. C. Alvares received the award for best actor for Nirmon, while the film itself won a National Award.

C. Alvares has written 107 tiatrs besides acting in thousands of tiatrs during the span of 60 years that he served the tiatr stage. Because of his lifelong work, he has been called the greatest contributor to the konkani stage. He also produced the Konkani film Faxi Mogachi.


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