Manmohan Desai was born on February 26, 1936. Manmohan Desai grew up in Bombay in a filmy environment, both his father and elder brother being involved in films.
Manmohan Desai made his first film Chhalia (1960) starring Raj Kapoor when he was just 24. Chhalia didn’t fare too well at the box office. Then he went on to direct Bluffmaster (1963), Budtameez (1965) and Kismet (1968). And although Kismet was a big success at the box-office, Manmohan desai was not a very popular name as yet.
Manmohan Desai entered the A-league of directors with his Rajesh Khanna starrer Sachcha Jhootha (1970), which was a runaway success. Manmohan Desai didn’t look back after Sachcha Jhootha.
After Sachcha Jhootha, Manmohan Desai made many films and worked with almost all ...» read full biography