Chetan Anand was an acclaimed Hindi film producer, screenwriter and director from India, whose debut film, Neecha Nagar, bagged the Palme d’Or award at the first ever Cannes Film Festival in 1946.
Born: Jan 3, 1921, Pakistan
Died: July 6, 1997, Mumbai
Films: Neecha Nagar, Haqueekat, Haste Jakhm, Heer Ranjha, Akhri Khat
Bimal Roy was one of the most acclaimed Indian film directors of all time. He is particularly noted for his realistic and socialistic films.He has a far reaching influence on Indian and world cinema.
Born: July 12, 1909, Dhaka Died: January 7, 1966, Mumbai Films: Do Bigha Zamin, Parineeta, Biraj Bahu, Madhumati, Sujata and Bandini Awards: Cannes International Awards, National Award, Filmfare Awards