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Shyam (born February 1920 in Sialkot - died April 25, 1951)  was a Hindi film actor of the 1940s. He originally hailed from Sialkot and his full name was Sunder Shyam Chadha, but he grew up in Rawalpindi.
Shyam graduated from Gordon College in Rawalpindi. He was a close personal friend of Sadat Hasan Manto and was the inspiration of many of his stories. Even after partition their bond of friendship endured. One of his famous movies was Bazar, released in 1949 where he starred with Nigar Sultana. He married a Muslim, Mumtaz Qureshiin, with whom he had a daughter Saira Kazmi. She is a Pakistani television artist who is married to fellow artist Rahat Kazmi. Shyam died on the set of the film Shabistan in 1951 after he fell off a horse. The film was completed with a stand-in and body double in his place.