Kishore Sahu

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Kishore Sahu
Kishore Sahu.jpg
Born (1915-11-22)22 November 1915
Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh, India
Died 22 August 1980(1980-08-22) (aged 64)
Bangkok, Thailand
Occupation Actor, film director
Years active 1937–1982

Kishore Sahu (22 November 1915 – 22 August 1980) was an Indian actor, film director, screenwriter and producer.[1] He appeared in 22 films between 1937 and 1980. As a director, he most known for Meena Kumari starrer, Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai (1960). He had four children, Vimal Sahu, Naina Sahu, Mamta Sahu and Rohit Sahu.[2] His wife, Preeti was a Kumaoni Brahmin.[3]

Early life[edit]

Sahu was born in Raigarh district in Chhattiagarh. His father was the Prime Minister under the Raja of Raigarh. He joined the University of Nagpur and took part in the "freedom struggle", completing his graduation in 1937.[4] An interest in writing short stories brought him in contact with cinema, where he initially started as an actor.





  • Teen Bahuraniyan (1968) (writer)
  • Aurat (1967) (dialogue)
  • Hare Kanch Ki Chooriyan (1967) (dialogue) (screenplay) (story)
  • Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai (1960) (written by)
  • Mayurpankh (1954) (screenplay)



  1. ^ Ashish Rajadhyaksha; Paul Willemen; Professor of Critical Studies Paul Willemen (10 July 2014). Encyclopedia of Indian Cinema. Routledge. pp. 203–. ISBN 978-1-135-94318-9. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Indian actors died in Myocardial infarction". Retrieved 13 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Kishore Sahu - Historical records and family trees - MyHeritage". Retrieved 13 February 2017. 
  4. ^ Sanjit Narwekar (12 December 2012). Eena Meena Deeka: The Story of Hindi Film Comedy. Rupa Publications. pp. 69–. ISBN 978-81-291-2625-2. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 

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