Birth Anniversary of Manoj Kumar (Film Actor)
• Manoj Kumar was born on July 24, 1937 in Abbottabad, North-West Frontier Province, British India as Harikishen Giri Goswami. • Manoj Kumar is an actor and writer, known for Roti, Kapda aur Makan (1974), Upkar (1967) and Shor (1972). • Manoj Kumar Was known as "Mr Bharat" as he made movies on patriotism and was a thorough patriot. • During his childhood, his mother and his 2 month year old brother were admitted to a hospital. When riots broke out, the doctor's and nurses all fled the hospital. As his mother lay in pain, his baby brother passed away. • He is remembered for his films such as Hariyali Aur Raasta, Woh Kaun Thi, Himalaya Ki God Mein, Do Badan, Upkar, Patthar Ke Sanam, Neel Kamal, Purab Aur Paschim, Roti Kapda Aur Makaan, and Kranti. • He is known for acting in and directing films with patriotic themes, and has been given the nickname "Bharat Kumar". • In 1992, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India. • India's highest award in cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, was bestowed him in 2016.