Sadhu Meher
The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri Award to Shri Sadhu Meher, at the Civil Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on April 13, 2017.jpg
Then President Late Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri award to Sadhu Meher in 2017.
Born
NationalityIndian
OccupationActor, Director and Producer
Notable workAnkur (1974)
Manthan (1976)
Nishant (1975)
Byomkesh Bakshi (1993 - 1997)

Sadhu Meher (born in Odisha, India) is an Indian actor, director, and producer.[1]

He has performed in both Odia and Hindi films.[2] He primarily began his career in Hindi films such as Bhuvan Shome, Ankur and Mrigaya. Later on shifted his interest towards Odia films.[3] He is one of the actors who gained prominence in Parallel Cinema in the mid-1980s. He also acted in Byomkesh Bakshi in the episodes "Aadim Shatru (Part 1 & 2)" and "Chakrant" as Anadi Haldar and Bishupal respectively. He won a National Film Award for Best Actor for Ankur.[4] He was conferred Padma Sri by the Government of India in 2017.

Filmography

Actor
Year Film Role Notes
1969 Bhuvan Shome Jadhav Patel
1970 Ichhapuran
1974 27 Down
1974 Ankur Kishtaya National Film Award for Best Actor
1975 Nishaant (Night's End) Special Appearance
1976 Manthan Mahapatra
1976 Bali Ghara
1977 Inkaar Sitaram
1977 Gharaonda
1977 Safed Haathi Mamaji
1977 Abhimaan
1977 Mrigayaa Bhuban Sardar 1979

Bhanayak

1980 Aparichita
1980 Kasturi
1981 Seeta Raati
1983 Desire
1985 Debshishu Raghubir
1989 Bhukha
1993 Pratimurti
1994 Uttoran Jatin Kundu
1994 Charachar Bhushan
1997 Shesha Drushti
1999 Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain Badri Prasad
2003 Patth Anna
2004 30 Days Ramu
2007 Jai Jagannatha Shriya's father-in-law
2016 Bhagya Na Jaane Koi Ghisu

[5]

Director
Year Film
1977 Abhimaan
1980 Aparichita
1983 Desire
1985 Babula
1999 Gopa Re Badhhuchhi Kala Kanhei

[6]

Sadhu Meher also played characters, Anadi Haldar, in the episode "Aadim Shatru (Part 1 & 2)",[7][8] and Bishupal, in the episode "Chakrant",[9] of Byomkesh Bakshi, broadcast by Doordarshan in 1997.

References

  1. ^ [1][dead link]
  2. ^ "75 Years of Odiya Film Making : A Flashback – Kapilas Bhuyan « India Current Affairs". Archived from the original on 26 November 2010. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Grab Netflix Free Accounts". Cinemasagar.com.
  4. ^ "Sadhu Meher". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Sadhu Meher Filmography and Movies - Fandango". Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 14 January 2011.
  6. ^ "Sadhu Meher". IMDb.com.
  7. ^ "Byomkesh Bakshi: Ep#14 - Aadim Shatru - Part 1". Retrieved 2 December 2021 – via YouTube.
  8. ^ "Byomkesh Bakshi: Ep#14 - Aadim Shatru - Part II". Retrieved 2 December 2021 – via YouTube.
  9. ^ "Byomkesh Bakshi: Ep#26 - Chakrant". Retrieved 2 December 2021 – via YouTube.