Sashadhar Mukherjee

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1909 – 1990

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Who was Sashadhar Mukherjee?

Sashadhar Mukherjee was a producer in Hindi films. He started his career with Bombay Talkies in 1930s, and later established Filmistan Studio with Rai Bahadur Chunilal, Ashok Kumar and Gyan Mukherjee in 1943. In the 1950s he went on to start his independent studio, Filmalaya. He is noted for films like Dil Deke Dekho, Love in Simla, Ek Musafir Ek Hasina and Leader. He is part of the distinguished Mukherjee clan of Bollywood.

He won the Filmfare Award for Best Film for Jagriti, and later was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honour, by Government of India in 1967.

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Born
Sep 29, 1909
Jhansi
Also known as
  • S. Mukerji
  • Late Padmashri Sasadhar Mukerji
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Nationality
  • India
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Lived in
  • Jhansi
Died
Nov 3, 1990
Mumbai

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on July 23, 2013

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