- Gulshan Rai
Gulshan Rai (
March 2, 1924- October 11 2004) was a producer and distributor for Hindi films. He produced successful films in the 1970s directed by Yash Chopraand in the 1990s directed by his son Rajiv Rai.
Gulshan Rai was born in
Lahore, (now in Pakistan) and moved to Bombay (now Mumbai) in 1947. He started off his career in the film industry as a distributor. In 1970, he started his production company " Trimurti Films" and the first film produced was " Johny Mera Naam" ("Johny is my name") which was a success.
In the 1970s, his Yash Chopra-directed films made
Amitabh Bachchana superstarand launched successful careers for script writers Salim-Javed. The notable films were " Deewar" ("The Wall") (1975) and " Trishul (film)" ("The Trident") (1978).
In the 1980s and 90s, he produced films in the
action genredirected by his son Rajiv Rai, and were notable for their music (composed by Viju Shah). They were " Tridev" ("The three gods"), " Vishwatma", " Mohra" ("The Pawn") and " Gupt" ("Secret").
He died in
Mumbaiafter a prolonged illness, aged 80.
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