|Toofan Aur Deeya (1956); Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke (1957)|
Satish Vyas) is a former Indian actor in Hindi and Gujarati language films.
He was best known as a child actor after his brilliant performance in V Shantaram’s Toofan Aur Deeya (1956) where the veteran actress Nanda made her debut as a leading lady.This was followed by Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke (1957) which won the Prime Minister's Gold Medal for the Best Children's Film.
He was seen as a lead actor in the 1968 Gujarati film Maadi Mane Kahewa De.
|1968||Maadi Maane Kaheve De|
|1964||Tere Dwaar Khada Bhagwan|
|1957||Hum Panchhi Ek Dal Ke||Nandlal "Nandu"|
|1957||Janam Janam Ke Phere: Alias Sati Anapurna||Young Raghu|
|1956||Toofan Aur Deeya||Sadanand|
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