Today is the death anniversary of V.Shantaram, the iconic film director, producer and an actor. Known mostly for his film Doctor Kotnis Ki Amar Kahani, and Do Aankhen Barah Haath,he also made classic films like Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baje, Navrang,Amar Bhoopali, Pinjra and Duniya Na Mane.He also produced the films Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne and Jal Bin Machhli Nritya Bin Bijli.aron Ne.
In fact his production house is known as Rajshri Productions.
His films Amar Bhoopali and Do Aankhen Barah Haath won international acclaim as well.
He was a recipient of Padma Vibhushan and Dadasaheb Phalke Award.
He died this day in 1990 aged 89.
Our humble tributes !