People Info
Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

Timeline

June 7, 1914 - June 1, 1987

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Fame
Is considered the pioneer of Indian parallel cinema. Wrote several books and had the longest running newspaper column.
Years
1941 - 1987
Often Works With
Raj Kapoor
Nargis
Trivia
Wrote screenplay/dialogues for important Raj Kapoor movies like Awara, Shree 420, Jagte Raho, Mera Naam Joker, Bobby, etc. Gave Amitabh Bachchan his first break in Saat Hindustani (1969).
Best Movies
Anhonee (1952)
Pardesi (1957)
Char Dil Char Rahein (1959)
Shehar Aur Sapna (1963)
Saat Hindustani (1969)
Do Boond Pani (1971)
Filmy Family
Great Great Grandson
Shahid Kapoor

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