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Ashok Kumar (Dada Muni)
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Shri Ashok Kumar was a versatile and famous film actor. He was nick-named as Dada Muni due to his jolly and helpful behaviour. In some of his films, his acting was so real that he won millions of hearts. Ashok Kumar was bom on 13th October, 1911 at Bhagalpur in Bihar. His parents settled in Khandwa, when he was three and half years old. He passed out from Robertson College, Jabalpur and was engaged in the lab of Bombay talkies with the help of his brother-in-law. Seeing his integrity and honesty, Himanshu Roy selected him as an actor. The film ‘Jivan Naiya’ was the first film of his career.

He acted in films for five decades. Some of his hit films are ‘Achut Kanya’, ‘Janambhumi', ‘Izzat’, ‘Kangan’, etc. He acted in more than 300 films in his film career. Ashok Kumar has also directed a film named ‘Adha Din’. He has also produced some films from Bombay talkies. Then he started producing films from his own studio Ashok Kumar Productions. The films were ‘Ragini’, ‘Parinita’ etc. which were very successful.

He became popular in the T.V. serial ‘Hum Log’. In this way he served the nation and was awarded with ‘Sangeet Natak Academy Award’ and ‘Dada Saheb Ralke Award’ in 1989. He was a legendary person of India. He left his mortal body on 10th December 2001.