Indian movie stars died in 1954

Here are 2 famous actors from India died in 1954:

Kalki Krishnamurthy

Kalki Krishnamurthy (September 9, 1899 Manalmedu-December 5, 1954 Chennai) also known as Kalki, R. Krishnamurthy or R. Krishnamoorthy was an Indian writer, novelist, journalist and actor. His children are called Kalki Rajendran and Anandi Ramachandran.

Kalki is best known for his works in Tamil literature. His most popular work is the historical novel Ponniyin Selvan, which is still widely read and celebrated today. Kalki began his career as a journalist and worked for various Tamil newspapers and magazines before becoming a full-time writer. In addition to Ponniyin Selvan, he also wrote several other novels, short stories, and non-fiction works. Apart from his writing career, Kalki was also a successful actor, having acted in several Tamil films. He was also an active member of the Indian National Congress and participated in the Indian independence movement. Kalki passed away at the young age of 55 due to a heart attack. Today, he is remembered as one of the greatest writers in Tamil literature and his works continue to inspire and entertain readers around the world.

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Baburao Painter

Baburao Painter (June 3, 1890 Kolhapur-January 16, 1954 Kolhapur) also known as Father of Indian Film Art, Baburao Krishnarao Mestry or Painter was an Indian film director, film art director and actor.

He was a pioneer of Indian cinema who made significant contributions to the growth and development of the Indian film industry. Born into a family of painters, Baburao Painter started his career in the film industry as an art director in 1913. He went on to direct his first film, "Savkari Pash" in 1925, a historical movie which was a big hit.

Baburao Painter is known for introducing several new techniques to Indian cinema and his films were marked by their technical innovation and artistic excellence. He was also one of the first directors to use sound and music in Indian movies. Some of his famous films include "Kalyan Khajina", "Lanka Dahan", and "Maya Bazaar".

Apart from being a director and artist, Baburao Painter was also an actor and played memorable roles in several movies. He was awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1955, posthumously, in recognition of his contribution to Indian cinema. Baburao Painter's legacy continues to inspire filmmakers today, and he is remembered as a pioneer of Indian film art.

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