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I.S. Johar

Highest Rated: 98% Lawrence of Arabia (1962)

Lowest Rated: 69% Death on the Nile (1978)

Birthday: Feb 16, 1920

Birthplace: Tollagannj, British India. [now in Pakistan]

Completed his MA in Economics and Politics, and then completed his LLB. In 1947, during the Partition of India. Could not return to his native Lahore while he was in Patiala with his family to attend a family wedding and riots broke out in Lahore. Worked in Jalandhar after India's partition, while his family resided in Delhi, before they moved to Bombay. Is famous for putting his name in the title of his movies; Mera Naam Johar, Johar in Kashmir, Johar in Bombay, Johar Mehmood in Goa and Johar Mehmood in Hong Kong. Starred as Gopal in two Italian films directed by Mario Camerini in 1963. Played cameos in international films such as North West Frontier (1959), Death on the Nile (1937), Harry Black and the Tiger (1958), Lawrence of Arabia (1962) and the in the US television series Maya (1978). Made a spoof film Nasbandi (1978) that was banned as it was based on India's Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's failed policy of population control by vasectomy. Had five wives from five marriages.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Aag Aur Daag Actor 2004
No Score Yet Gopichand Jasoos Actor 1981
69% Death on the Nile Manager of The Karnak 1978
No Score Yet Ganga Ki Saugand Actor 1978
No Score Yet Khalifa Actor 1976
No Score Yet Chhoti Bahu Actor 1971
No Score Yet Albela Actor 1971
No Score Yet Nanak Naam Jahaz Hai Actor 1969
No Score Yet Haye Mera Dil Sokhanlal 1968
No Score Yet Anita Actor 1967
No Score Yet Raaz Actor 1967
No Score Yet Shagird Actor 1967
No Score Yet Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya Actor 1966
No Score Yet Bheegi Raat Actor 1965
98% Lawrence of Arabia Gasim 1962
No Score Yet North West Frontier Actor 1960
No Score Yet Northwest Frontier Gupta 1959


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