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  • | October 13th, 2011

    Ashok Kumar: Wish him on his 100th birth anniversary

    Ashok Kumar: Wish him on his 100th birth anniversary

    The life and times of the ‘Dadamoni’ of Indian cinema
    He was a shy man with average looks, definitely not the Bollywood type; yet destiny had other plans for Ashok Kumar who got into showbiz by chance and never looked back. As the late actor’s 100th birth anniversary dawns Thursday, film historians and fans remember the ‘Dadamoni’ of Indian cinema. Born in a Bengali family October 13, 1911, he did his schooling from Presidency College in Kolkata, and graduated in sciences and law. Not quite starry-eyed, he came to Mumbai in 1936 in search of a job. He got the role of a lab assistant in the newly established Bombay Talkies. But one day film director Himanshu Rai was furious with the lead actor of his film who had vanished without informing him. On the spur of the moment, he laid his eyes on Ashok and wanted the man as the lead in his film Jeevan Naiya. Click here to read more