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Motilal (I) (1910–1965)


Motilal was born on December 4, 1910 in Shimla, Punjab, British India as Motilal Rajvansh. He was an actor and director, known for Devdas (1955), Chhoti Chhoti Baatein (1965) and Sach Hai (1939). He died on June 17, 1965 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. See full bio »

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Known For

Devdas Chunni Babu
(1955)
(1965)
Sach Hai Chandan
(1939)
(1938)

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 1965 Chhoti Chhoti Baatein
Motilal
 1965 Waqt
 1964 Ji Chahta Hai
 1964 Leader
Acharya
 1963 Yeh Rastey Hain Pyar Ke
Prosecutor Ali Khan
 1960 Zameen Ke Tare
Dhannu
 1960 The Test
Sir J.C. Roy / Jagdish Chandra Roy / Haradhan
 1960 Mukti
 1959 Paigham
Seth Sewakram
 1959 Anari
Seth. Ramnath Sohanlal
 1958 Hathkadi
 1957 Ab Dilli Dur Nahin
Hariram Jayram
 1956 Bandhan
Vinod Kumar
 1956 Lalten
 1956 Stay Alert
Singing drunk
 1956 Guru Ghantal
 1955 Devdas
Chunni Babu
 1954 Khushboo
 1954 Mastana
Mastana
 1954 Savdhan
 1953 Dhoon
 1953 Ek Do Teen
Motilal
 1953 Paheli Shaadi
 1952 Apni Izzat
 1952 Betaab
 1952 Kafila
 1952 Mr. Sampat
Mr. Sampat
 1950 Hamari Beti
Husband
 1950 Hanste Aansoo
 1949 Lekh
 1949 Ek Thi Larki
Ranjit
 1948 Aaj Ki Raat
 1948 Gajre
 1948 Mera Munna
 1947 Beete Din
Hero
 1947 Do Dil
 1946 Phoolwari
 1945 Bisvi Sadi
 1945 Moorti
Shree Babu
 1945 Pahali Nazar
 1945 Piya Milan
 1944 Mujrim
 1944 Ronaq
 1944 Umang
 1944/I Dost
 1943 Aage Kadam
 1943 Fate
Babu
 1943 Muskurahat
 1943 Prarthana
Kedar
 1943 Tasveer
Jayant
 1943 Vijay Lakshmi
 1942 Armaan
Kanwal
 1941 Pardesi
 1941 Sasural
Vinod
 1941 Shaadi
 1940/II Achhut
Ramu
 1940/I Achhut
Ramu
 1940 Diwali
Dr. Kailas
 1940 Holi
Chand
 1939 Aap Ki Marzi
 1939 Sach Hai
Chandan
 1938 Hum Tum Aur Woh
Moti
 1938 Teen Sau Din Ke Baad
The Millionaire
 1937 Jagirdar
Ramesh
 1937 Kokila
 1937 Kulvadhu
 1936 Be Kharab Jan
Dr. Mohanlal
 1936 Dilawar
 1936 Do Diwane
Dr. Mohanlal
 1936 Jeevan Lata
 1936 Lagna Bandhan
Indrajit / Prince Shatrajit
 1935 Dr. Madhurika
Narendra
 1935 Silver King
Ajit / Silver King
 1934 Vatan Parasta
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Personal Quote:

[On his screen career] Married a 100 times, died almost twice, never born but always brought down aby a parachute.

Trivia:

He used to have a horse called Traitor, because the animal had the nasty habit of looking back at Motilal exactly at the time of reaching the winning post and losing the race in the effort! He gave up racing when his dearest friend Chandramohan, a character actor, died. See more »

Trademark:

Known for his natural style of acting

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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