Biography: Himanshu Rai is considered one of the most influential figures of Indian cinema. He, along with Rajnarayan Dube and Devika Rani founded Bombay Talkies in 1934. He has acted in movies such as Karma (1933), Prapancha Pash (1929), Shiraz (1928) and Prem Sanyas (1925). As a producer, he has been involved in movies such as Kangan (1939), Izzat (1937), Jeevan Prabhat (1937), Savitri (1937), Achhut Kanya (1936), Janmabhoomi (1936), Jeevan Naiya (1936), Jawani Ki Hawa (1935), Karma (1933), Prapancha Pash (1929), Shiraz (1928). He was married to the very beautiful Devika Rani.