Raja Paranjape

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Raja Paranjape
राजा परांजपे
Born Rajabhau Dattatraya Paranjpe
(1910-04-24)April 24, 1910
Miraj, Bombay Presidency, British Raj (now Maharashtra, India)
Died February 9, 1979(1979-02-09) (aged 68)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Actor, Director, Producer and Writer

Rajabhau Dattatraya Paranjpe (Marathi: राजाभाऊ परांजपे दत्तात्रय; April 24, 1910 – February 9, 1979), known as Raja Paranjape (Marathi: राजा परांजपे), was an Indian actor, director, producer and writer in the Marathi film and Hindi film industries.[1] He started to produce Marathi films under the banner named Gajraj with Madgulkar and Phadake. The super-hit Hindi film, Mera Saaya, was a remake of his Marathi film, Pathlaag.

Career[edit]

In a career spanning 40 years, Paranjape was associated with about 80 Marathi and Hindi films.[1]

Films as director (29 titles)[edit]

  1. (1948) Balidaan
  2. (1948) Do Kaliyan
  3. (1948) Jeevacha Sakha
  4. (1950) Jara Japun
  5. (1950) Pudhcha Paool
  6. (1951) Parijatak
  7. (1951) Shrikrishna Satyabhama
  8. (1952) Lakhachi Gosht
  9. (1952) Pedgaoche Shahane
  10. (1953) Chacha Chowdhury
  11. (1954) Oon Paoos
  12. (1955) Ganget Ghode Nhahale
  13. (1956) Andhala Magto Ek Dola
  14. (1956) Devghar
  15. (1956) Gaath Padli Thaka Thaka
  16. (1956) Pasant Aahe Mulgi
  17. (1959) Baap Bete
  18. (1960) Jagachya Pathivar
  19. (1961) Aadhi Kalas Mag Paaya
  20. (1961) Suvashini
  21. (1962) Soniyachi Paoolen
  22. (1963) Baiko Maheri Jaate
  23. (1963) Haa Mazha Marg Eklaa
  24. (1964) Pathlaag
  25. (1965) Padchhaya
  26. (1966) Gurukilli
  27. (1966) Love and Murder
  28. (1967) Kaka Mala Vachwa
  29. (1969) Aadhar

Films as actor (19 titles)[edit]

  1. (1937) Kanhopatra
  2. (1937) Pratibha Manduk
  3. (1939) Life's for Living: AadmiMama (as Paranjpe)
  4. (1939) Manoos
  5. (1942) Soonbai
  6. (1946) Sasurvaas
  7. (1952) Lakhachi Gosht
  8. (1952) Pedgaoche Shahane Kaka Shahane
  9. (1952) Raag Rang
  10. (1953) Chacha Chowdhury
  11. (1954) Een Meen Sadeteen
  12. (1954) Oon Paoos (Bapu Master)
  13. (1960) Jagachya Pathivar
  14. (1963) Baiko Maheri Jaate
  15. (1963) Bandini (Kalyani's Father)
  16. (1963) Ha Majha Marg Ekla
  17. (1969) Aadhar
  18. (1971) Jal Bin Machhli Nritya Bin Bijli (Chamay 'Royal' Roy)
  19. (1972) Piya Ka Ghar (Gauri Shankar)
  20. (1974) Us-Paar (Mohan's Paternal Grandfather)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Watch Raja Paranjape come alive on screen this week". Times of India. 11 April 2010. 

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