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Indian Silent Film Actors: Prithviraj Kapoor, Patience Cooper, Sohrab Modi, Ruby Myers, Lalita Pawar, Zubeida, Seeta Devi, Fatima Begum

Indian Silent Film Actors: Prithviraj Kapoor, Patience Cooper, Sohrab Modi, Ruby Myers, Lalita Pawar, Zubeida, Seeta Devi, Fatima Begum

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Chapters: Prithviraj Kapoor, Patience Cooper, Sohrab Modi, Ruby Myers, Lalita Pawar, Zubeida, Seeta Devi, Fatima Begum, D D Dabke. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 43. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Prithviraj Kapoor (Hindi: , Punjabi: , Urdu: , Pthvrj Kapr, 3 November 1906 29 May 1972) was a pioneer of Indian theatre and of the Hindi film industry, who started his career as an actor, in the silent era of Hindi cinema. He was also the patriarch of the Kapoor family of Hindi films, five generations of which family, beginning with him, have played active roles in Bollywood. Prithviraj was born on 3 November 1906 at Samundri near the town of Lyallpur (now known as Faisalabad in Pakistan) to a middle-class family of Punjabi Khatri origin. Prithviraj could speak Punjabi, Hindi and Hindko. His father, Dewan Basheswarnath Singh Kapoor, was a sub-inspector of police. Prithviraj received his initial education at Khalsa College Lyallpur and at Lahore. His paternal grandfather, Dewan Keshavmal, was a powerful influence during his childhood. Baseshwarnath was posted at Peshawar, and so Prithviraj received his higher education at the Edwardes College, Peshawar, Pakistan and joined a one year program in Law to become a Lawyer. It was here that his talents on stage first received expression. Prithviraj's son Shammi recollects that Prof. Jai Dayal, a member of the faculty, was instrumental in nurturing his talent. The professor was in love with an English lady by name Nora Richard, who in turn was a theatre aficionado with a passion for Shakespeare and Ibsen. The couple found Prithviraj the perfect material for many roles in the plays they mounted. This was his grounding in the art of the theatre. Prithviraj did his B.A. at Edward College, Peshawar, a feat that few of his descendants were desti...More: http://booksllc.net/?id=1313103