Balraj Sahni

Active - 1953 - 1969  |   Born - May 1, 1913   |   Died - Apr 13, 1973   |   Genres - Drama

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  • Before appearing on screen, made a name for himself as a stage actor.
  • Made his film debut in Insaaf (1946).
  • Also an established writer - wrote Mera Pakistani Safar (1960) and Mera Rusi Safarnama (1969) after visits to Pakistan and the Soviet Union, respectively.
  • Was awarded the Padma Shri Award, India's fourth highest civilian award, in 1969.
  • A stamp bearing his face was published by India Post in 2013.