new Delhi: Legendary actor known as ‘Bharat Kumar’ of Hindi cinema Manoj Kumar The actress has made a special place in everyone’s heart. Manoj Kumar is the person who declared patriotism in Hindi films. Manoj Kumar is celebrating his 83rd birthday today. On this special occasion we tell you to know how he became Manoj Kumar first by his real name and then he got his nickname Bharat Kumar.
Story of this is name
Before Manoj Kumar appeared on the screen, the name was Harikishan Giri Goswami. He is a famous actor, film producer and director of Indian cinema. Through his films, Manoj Kumar made people deeply feel the spirit of patriotism. Manoj Kumar is very much influenced by Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and when he acted in a patriotic film like Shaheed, he became the inspiration of many people. Bharat Kumar also got his name from ‘Shaheed’ in 1965. The film was based on the life of Bhagat Singh. After this, he played this name in many films.
Apart from this, Manoj Kumar also made films like ‘Upkar’, ‘Kranti’ and ‘East-West’, which were based on patriotism. Manoj Kumar acted mostly in patriotic films. In 1992, Manoj Kumar was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
The film ‘Upkar’ was made at the behest of the Prime Minister
Manoj Kumar’s first film was ‘Fashion’ (1957). After that, he started gaining popularity with ‘Shaheed’ (1965). He acted mostly in patriotic films. He was also a film producer and director. He also made many patriotic films. Kumar created ‘Upkar’ at the behest of former Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, which was based on the slogan ‘Jai Jawan Jai Kisan’ given by Shastri.
Manoj Kumar was born on 24 July 1937 in Abotabad, Pakistan. After the partition of the country, his family settled in Hanumangarh district of Rajasthan.
Manoj Kumar’s films include ‘Hariyali Aur Rasta’ (1962), ‘Woh Kaun Thi’ (1964), ‘Shaheed’ (1965), ‘Himalaya Ki Lap Mein’ (1965), ‘Gumnaam’ (1965), ‘Patthar Ke’ Sanam ‘(1967),’ Upkar ‘(1967),’ Purab Aur Paschim ‘(1969),’ Roti Kapad Aur Makaan ‘(1974),’ Kranti Pramukh ‘. Manoj Kumar was awarded the National Award for the film ‘Upkar’.
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