Biography

Ashok Kumar ( October 1911 – 10 December 2001) also fondly called Dadamoni in Bengali ,was an Indian film actor. Born Kumudlal Ganguly in Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency he attained iconic status in Indian cinema. The Government of India honoured him with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and the Padma Bhushan in 1998 for his contributions to Indian cinema. Ashok kumar was a Bengali hindu belonged to Kulin Brahmin.

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Ashok Kumar ( October 1911 – 10 December 2001) also fondly called Dadamoni in Bengali ,was an Indian film actor. Born Kumudlal Ganguly in Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency he attained iconic status in Indian cinema. The Government of India honoured him with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award and the Padma Bhushan in 1998 for his contributions to Indian cinema. Ashok kumar was a Bengali hindu belonged to Kulin Brahmin.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 91

Birthday 1911-10-13

Day of Death 2001-12-10

Place of Birth Bhagalpur, Bengal Presidency, British India

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Also Known As

  • Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly
  • अशोक कुमार
  • অশোক কুমার

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1997 Operation Cobra as Commisioner Gupta
1995 Mera Damad as Ajit Khanna
1992 Humlaa
1989 Sachai Ki Taqat
1988 Intaqaam
1987 Hifazat
1987 Avam
1987 Mr. India as Professor Sinha
1987 Pyar Ki Jeet as Dr. Kumar
1987 Watan Ke Rakhwale as Prof Peter Fernandes
1985 Bhago Bhoot Aayaa as Butler
1984 Duniya as R.D. Puri
1983 Mahaan as Rai
1983 Pasand Apni Apni as Shantilal / Chachaji (Sandeep's uncle)
1982 Shaukeen
1982 Dial 100
1981 Jail Yatra as Ramnath Verma
1981 Mahfil as Raghunath Singh
1981 Maan Gaye Ustaad
1980 Aap Ke Deewane as Inshallah Khan
1980 Khubsoorat as Dwarka Prasad Gupta
1979 Janta Hawaldar
1979 Amar Deep
1978 Dil Aur Deewaar as Rai Saheb
1978 Do Musafir
1978 Khatta Meetha as Homi Mistry
1978 Apna Khoon
1978 Tumhare Liye
1978 Safed Jhooth as Gulati
1977 Ananda Ashram as Pratap Narayan Roychoudhary
1977 Hira Aur Patthar
1977 Dream Girl as Verma
1977 Anurodh
1977 Black Magic as Inspector Jolly Goodman
1976 Shankar Dada
1976 Chhoti Si Baat as Col. Julius Nagendranath Wilfred Singh
1976 Aap Beati as Kishorilal Kapoor
1975 Uljhan
1975 Ek Mahal Ho Sapno Ka
1975 Aakraman
1975 Chori Mera Kaam as Shankar
1975 Mili as Mr. Khanna
1973 Do Phool
1973 Bada Kabutar as Mama Rampuri
1972 Victoria No. 203 as Raja
1972 Pakeezah as Shahabuddin
1972 Dil Daulat Duniya
1972 Maalik
1971 Door Ka Raahi
1971 Naya Zamana
1970 Safar as Dr. Chandra
1970 Purab Aur Pachhim as Bharat's Guru / Dad
1970 Sharafat as Jagatram
1969 Satyakam as Satyasharan 'Dadji' Acharya
1969 Intaquam as Heeralal Mehra
1968 Aansoo Ban Gaye Phool as Vidyanand
1968 Aashirwad as Shivnath 'Joggi Thakur' Choudhary
1967 Jewel Thief as Arjun Singh
1967 Nai Roshni as Professor Kumar (as Padmashree Ashok Kumar)
1966 Mamta as Manish Roy
1965 Chand Aur Suraj as Chanderprakash Atmaram Malik / Chander
1965 Oonche Log
1964 Pooja Ke Phool
1964 Phoolon Ki Sej
1964 Chitralekha as Yogi Kumargiri
1963 Mere Mehboob as Nawab Buland Akhtar Changezi
1963 Gumrah as Barrister Ashok
1963 Ustadon Ke Ustad as Saaya
1963 Bandini as Bikash Ghosh
1963 Meri Surat Teri Ankhen as Pyare
1962 Bahu Begum
1962 Mehndi Lagi Mere Haath as Dr. Mehta
1962 Aarti as Dr. Prakash
1960 Kanoon
1958 Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi as Brijmohan Sharma
1958 Howrah Bridge as Prem Kumar
1956 Bhai-Bhai as Ashok Kumar
1956 Ek-Hi-Rasta
1953 Parineeta as Shekhar Rai
1951 Deedar
1951 Afsana
1949 Mahal as Hari Shankar
1943 Kismet as Shekhar
1943 Najma
1941 Naya Sansar
1940 Bandhan as Nirmal
1939 Kangan
1938 Nirmala
1937 Prem Kahani as Jagat
1936 Achhut Kanya as Pratap
1936 Janmabhoomi as Ajay

Production

1953 Parineeta Producer

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