Shahu Modak

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VEER GHATOTKACH (1949).jpg
in Veer Ghatotkach (1949)
Born Shahu Modak
1918
Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
Died 1993
Nationality Indian
Known for Acting
Notable work(s) Shyam Sunder
Awara Shahzada
Aadmi
Sant Dnyaneshwar
Spouse(s) Pratibha Modak

Shahu Modak (1918–1993) was an Indian actor who acted in many Hindi as well as Marathi movies. Shahu Modak was mostly famous for the mythological characters that he played. He mostly played the roles of Lord Krishna and Sant Dyaneshwar.

Personal life[edit]

Shahu Modak was born in Ahmednagar in 1918.[1]

Shahu Modak died in 1993.

Filmography[edit]

Shahu Modak acted in numerous films from 1932 to 1986.[2][3] He played lord Krishna's character in around 30 movies. He also sang two songs for movie Bharat Milap.[4]

Year Title Role
1932 Shyam Sunder Krishna
Awara Shahzada Doublerole: A Prince, A Pauper
1933 Bulbule Punjab
1934 Nand Ke Lala
Seva Sadan
1936 Hind Mahila
Honhar
1937 Begunah
1938 Mera Ladka Diwakar
1939 Aadmi Moti
Manoos Ganpat
1940 Sant Dnyaneshwar Dyaneshwar
1942 Apna Paraya
Bharat Milap Rajkumar Bharat
Shobha
Vasantsena Charudatta
Pahili Manglagaur Sadashiv
1943 Dulhan
Ladaai Ke Baad
Kanoon
1944 Geet
Maharati Karna
1945 Meghdoot
Shri Krishnarjun Yuddha
1946 Dasi Ya Maa
Uttara Abhimanyu
1947 Seedha Raasta
1948 Mandir
1949 Maya Bazar
Nar Narayan
Sant Namdev
Veer Ghatotkach Krishna
1950 Bhagwan Shri Krishna
Bhishma Pratigya
Shri Ram Avtar
Vatsal Kalyanam
1951 Jai Mahakali
Vitthal Rakhumai
Hi Mazi Lakshmi
Shri Krishna Satyabhama
1952 Bhakta Puran
Draupadi Vastra Haran
1954 Amar Kirtan
Chakradhari
Durga Pooja
1955 Mastani
Shiv Bhakta Swami
Mi Tulas Tuzya Aangani
1956 Astik
Dashera
Dwarikadheesh
Harihar Bhakti
Sudarshan Chakra
1957 Bhakta Dhruva
Laxmi Pooja
Mohini
Naag Lok
Narsi Bhagat
Utavala Narad
Raja Vikram
Ram Laxman
Shesh Naag
Shyam Ki Jogan
1958 Gaj Gauri
Gopichand
Sudamyache Pohe
Harishchandra
Ram Bhakta Vibhishan
1959 Grihalaxmi
1960 Bhakta Raj
1961 Ram Leela
1962 Rangalya Ratri Asha
Soonbai
Vithu Maza Lekurwala
1964 Bhakta Dhruva Kumar
Sant Dnyaneshwar
Subhadra Haran
Tere Dwar Khada Bhagwan
Veer Bhimsen
1965 Mahasati Ansuya
Sant Tukaram
Shankar Seeta Ansuya
1968 Balram Shri Krishna Krishna
Jyot Jale
Mata Mahakali
1969 Talash
1970 Sammpurn Tirth Yatra
Zala Mahar Pandharinath
1972 Narad Leela
Sant Tulsidas
Hari Darshan
1973 Shri Krishna Bhakti
Vishnu Puran Narad
1974 Har Har Mahadev
1975 Daku Aur Bhagwan
Mahapawan Teerthyatra
Shri Satya Narayan Ki Mahapooja
1976 Jai Bajrang Bali
1977 Hatyara
Jai Ambe Maa
1978 Ashapura Matani Chuandadi
1979 Gopal Krishna
Meera
Ashta Vinayak
1980 Bhalu
1983 Razia Sultan
1986 Krishna-Krishna Guru Sandeepan

Manoos Award[edit]

The Rangat Sangat Pratishthan gives this award since 2001 to a senior artist who has been associated with Shahu Modak as an actor. This award is given at the hands of police commissioner since Shahu Modak played the role of a police in film Manoos.[5] Baby Shakuntala, Asha Kale and Sulochana has been some of the recipients of this award.

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