Friday, December 28, 2018


Today is the death anniversary of David Abraham  Cheulkar- David for short- the popular Character Actor of Hindi Cinema.He was born at Thane in 1909.A Law graduate who found his career in films acted in about 110 films.His film career which he started with the film Naya Sansaar in 1941, lasted four decades.
His filmography includes award winning films like Pardesi, Shehar Aur Sapna and Boot Polish . The popular song ' Nanhe Munne Bachche Teri Mutthi Mein Kya Hai' in the 1957 movie  Boot Polish was picturised on him.
His other  notable films include Actress, Sawan Aya Re,Rahi, Bhai Bhai, Amardeep, Ek Phool Char Kaante,Sangeet Samrat Tansen,Himalaya ki Gode Mein, Mamta, Anupama,Upkar,Mere Huzoor, Sapnon Ka Saudagar,Ek Phool Do Mali, Gol Mal, Baaton Baaton Mein,Chupke Chupke, Raat ki Bahon Mein,Satyakam, Nanak Naam Jahaaz Hai, Haathi Mere Saathi and  Anuraag.
He was awarded Padma Shri in 1969.
He died this day at Toronto this day in 1981
Our humble tributes !

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