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Manmohan Biography

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Jamshedpur, Bihar and Orissa Province, British India

Fast Facts

  • Was born in a businessman's family and was the only one among four brothers to choose acting as a career
  • Was introduced by renowned Bollywood composer Jaikishan to filmmaker Keval Kayshap who cast him in his first major film Shaheed (1965)
  • Had invited Bollywood superstar Rajesh Khanna to his birthday party where the superstar had decided to marry actress Dimple Kapadia on the same day
  • Had introduced Vinod Khanna to producers during the Bollywood actor's early struggling days
  • Suffered 80% burns in an explosion caused at night in a Titwala forest where he had been for a shoot with Manoj Kumar
  • Had several retakes of a movie scene where actress Jaya Bachchan spat on his face almost eight to 10 times
  • Acted in several Bengali, Punjabi and Gujarati language films
  • Was cheated by his chartered accountant who never paid his taxes that led to the Income Tax officials raiding his house
  • Passed away on 26 August 1979, much before his last film Kranti (1981) was released