Tarachand Barjatya

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Tarachand Barjatya
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Barjatya on a 2013 stamp of India
Born(1914-05-10)10 May 1914
Died21 September 1992(1992-09-21) (aged 78)
OccupationProducer
Director of Rajshri Productions

Tarachand Barjatya (10 May 1914 – 21 September 1992) was an Indian film producer. He has produced many Hindi films from the 1960s through to the 1980s. He founded Rajshri Productions which continues to produce films even today. His mainstay was family-oriented films based on family values.

He was born in Kuchaman City in Rajasthan in a Marwari Jain Family in 1914. He studied at Vidyasagar College, Calcutta. He established Rajshri Pictures (P) Ltd. in 1947. [1] Some of the notable films produced by him are Dosti , Jeevan Mrityu , Uphaar , Piya Ka Ghar , Saudagar , Geet Gaata Chal , Tapasya , Chitchor , Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye , Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se , Sawan Ko Aane Do , Taraana , Nadiya Ke Paar , and Saaransh . He died in 1992. His grandson Sooraj R. Barjatya is a successful film producer and director and his granddaughter is Kavita K. Barjatya.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. "Rajshri's 60 years". Rajshri Productions. Archived from the original on 28 October 2008. Retrieved 8 November 2008.