Baburao Pendharkar (1896–1967), was an Indian actor, director, film producer and writer.[1]

Personal life

Baburao Pendharkar was born on 22 June 1896[2] in Kolhapur in a Brahmin family.[3] Born to Radhabai and her patron Dr Gopal Pendharkar, Baburao was related to quite a few film personalities in Indian film industry. His younger brother Bhalji Pendharkar was a famous film director, producer and writer. Other famous names in family included half-brother Master Vinayak, Radhabai's son after she married Karnataki, cousin V. Shantaram, son of Kamalabai, Radhabai's younger sister. Baburao married Shree Kumudini and had two sons and daughters each with her.[2]

Film career

Baburao started his career in the era of silent films.[4]

Actor (68 credits)

Director (5 credits)

Producer (2 credits)

Writer (1 credit)


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  2. ^ a b Reed, Stanley (1950). The Indian And Pakistan Year Book And Who's Who 1950. Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. p. 740. Retrieved 15 March 2018.
  3. ^ Patil, Kavita. ""FILM INDUSTRY OF KOLHAPUR: A HISTORICAL SIGNIFICANCE." Proceedings of the Indian History Congress, vol. 64, 2003": 1197. JSTOR 44145547. Baburao Painter was a carpenter, Bhalji and. Baburao Pendharkar were Brahmins Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
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