Indian movie stars died in 1958

Here are 2 famous actors from India died in 1958:

Dwarkadas Sampat

Dwarkadas Sampat (November 17, 1884-November 17, 2014) was an Indian actor.

He began his career in the film industry in 1913 with a film called "Bhakta Vidur" and went on to act in over 120 films. Dwarkadas Sampat was a versatile actor and also a highly successful film producer. He was known for his exceptional acting skills and his ability to portray a range of characters with ease. Sampat played a variety of roles in his long career, including heroic leads, comic characters, and even villainous roles. He set up his own production company, "Dwarkadas Pictures," which produced some of the most successful films of its time. Sampat was one of the pioneers of Indian cinema and played an important role in the early years of the film industry. In 1966, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth-highest civilian award, for his contributions to Indian cinema.

Throughout his career, Dwarkadas Sampat was recognized for his work in the film industry. He was one of the first producers to recognize the importance of sound in films and was involved in the production of some of the first "talkies" in India. In addition to his acting and producing work, he also served as a writer and director on occasion. Sampat's contributions to Indian cinema helped shape the industry into what it is today. He continued to work in the film industry until his death in 1969 at the age of 85. Despite his passing over five decades ago, his influence can still be felt in Indian cinema to this day.


Yakub (November 17, 2014 Jabalpur-November 17, 2014 Mumbai) otherwise known as Yakoob, Lala Yaqoob, Lala Yakub, Yakub Khan Mehboob Khan or Maulana was an Indian actor.

He primarily acted in Hindi films and was active in the industry during the 1940s and '50s. Yakub was known for his versatile acting skills and played a range of roles, from supporting characters to negative roles. He had a distinctive look and was often cast as a Middle Eastern or Arab character in films. Some of his notable films include "Chaudhvin Ka Chand" (1960), "Naya Daur" (1957) and "Mother India" (1957). Yakub also appeared in a few English films and was a regular on the stage in Mumbai. He passed away on November 17, 2014, in Mumbai at the age of 89.

Yakub was born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh in 1925. After completing his education, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his passion for acting. His first role was in a stage production in Mumbai in the early 1940s. He made his Hindi film debut in the film "Station Master" in 1942. Yakub made a name for himself in the industry with his exceptional acting skills and his ability to blend into any character. Apart from being an actor, Yakub was also known for his philanthropic work in Mumbai. He was a part of several charitable organizations and was actively involved in community welfare activities. In recognition of his work, he was awarded the prestigious Padma Shri in 1968. Yakub was survived by his wife and four children.

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