Vijay Bhatt, the founder of Prakash Pictures and the maker of such masterpieces like Ram Rajya and Baiju Bawra was born on May 12, 1907, in the small town of Palitana in Saurashtra, Gujarat.
The mid twenties brought them to the Bombay, where Vijay Bhatt enrolled in St. Xavier's College and studied up to Intermediate Science. While Shankarbhai took up a job in a store selling readymade garments. In order to secure a steady, lucrative job, he obtained a diploma in Electrical Lighting and traction from the International Correspondence Schools, London. Quitting college, he joined the BEST and worked for 3 years rising to be an officer with the designation of Drawing Office Superintendent.
But destiny had other plans for him. Coming to Bombay widened his horizons and fed ...» read full biography