Date of Birth:
13 October 1911
Ashok Kumar played in 1 movies in the Comedy, Thriller genres.
Ashok Kumar didn't achieve real success and got average imdb rating 4.8.
Ashok Kumar was one of India's most famous actors from before to after its independence from the UK. As a young assistant to Bengali film-maker 'Himanshu Rai', he got his start in acting by accident when he volunteered to substitute for the lead actor, 'Jeevan Naiyya', who fell ill before production on the film _Acchut Kanya (1936)_ was to start. Kumar was terrifed of acting in the first place, especially opposite lead actress 'Devika Rani' (qv), known as 'the dragon lady' for her smoking, drink... Read more