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An out and out theatre person who seemed to have stepped on to the silver screen by accident. My first introduction to Dinesh Thakur was when I went to see a stage play in Delhi. I was in school, and the book-reading bug had bit me big time. I was devouring books by the dozen almost on a weekly basis. I got introduced to a wide variety of written genres and authors. In the midst of this, one stream was reading stage plays. Of course, started with the Shakespeare’s ‘Midsummer’s Night Dream’ which was part of our English curriculum. I picked up books of plays written by western authors, and then also got interested in reading plays by Indian authors.
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Dinesh Thakur (8 august 1947 – 20 september 2012) was an actor in Hindi movies who was active from 1970s to 1990s. He was seen in movies like Mere Apne (1971), Anubhav (1971), Rajnigandha (1974),Parinay (1974), Kalicharan (1976), Ghar (1978), Naiyya (1979), Griha Pravesh (1979), The Burning Train (1980) etc. In addition, he also wrote the story and screenplay of “Ghar” (1978). “Ghar” (1978) won the Filmfare award for best story.
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