Bhagwan Dada was born on 4th February 1913 as Bhagwan Abhaji Palav. He was an Indian actor and film director. He was the son of a textile mill worker but was obsessed with films. He worked as a laborer but dreamt of films.
He got his chance in 1930. After years of haunting the studios in the hope that he would some day be discovered, producer Siraj Ali Hakim gave him a small role in Bewafa Aashiq. Bhagwan was so thrilled to the extent that he refused to leave the studio even after his work was completed.
Bhagwan quickly learnt all the aspects of filmmaking, even as he continued to act in a series of stunt film like Himmat-e-Mard (1935), and Chevrolet (1936). Meanwhile there was a demand for directors and Bhagwan was willing to try his hand. He used to make ...» read full biography