Actor / Director Hindi
Manmohan Krishna Biography
Birth Name: Manmohan Krishna Chadha
Born : 26 February 1922, in Lahore, Punjab, British India
Death : 03 November 1990
Krishna was a very prolific actor during his long career in Hindi films. His work in Bees Saal Baad (1962) got him a Filmfare Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role. He also worked in other critically acclaimed roles in films such as K A Abbas's Shehar Aur Sapna (1963) and Indo-Soviet co-production, Pardesi (1957).
Krishna also anchored a singing contest radio show, Cadbury's Phulwari. In 1980, he directed his first and only film, Noorie (1980), which was produced by veteran filmmaker and producer, Yash Chopra. The film was very successful and garnered a Filmfare nomination for Krishna. It was greatly appreciated for its music and performances.
In the year 1990, Krishna died at the Lokmanya Tilak Hospital in Mumbai at the age of 68. The last film he was seen in was Halaat (1990), starring alongside Avtar Gill and Suresh Chatwal.