|Birth Date||:||02 November 1897|
Sohrab Merwanji Modi was an Indian stage and film actor, director and producer. His films include Khoon Ka Khoon, a version of Shakespeare's Hamlet, Sikandar, Pukar, Prithvi Vallabh, Jhansi ki Rani, Mirza Ghalib, Jailor and Nausherwan-E-Adil.
Atma Tarang 
Atma Tarang is a 1937 Hindi social drama film directed by Sohrab Modi. This film and Khan Bahadur, made the same year, were the first films produced under Modi's newly established banner, Minerva Movietone. The music was composed by Habib Khan, with art direction by Rusi K. Banker.
Bharat Milaap 
Queen Kekaiyi schemes to send the heir of Ayodhya, Ram, into exile to have her son, Bharat, placed on the throne. However, Bharat, being loyal to Ram, awaits his brother's return.
Bharat Milap [Babubhai Mistri]
Even though Queen Kaikeyi devises a plan to have her son placed on the throne of Ayodha and send the heir, Ram, into exile, the bond and brotherly love between Ram and Bharat is not affected.
Bharosa [15 August 1940 (India)]
When Gyan goes to Africa, he entrusts his wife's safety to his best friend Rasik. The two have extramarital affair and daughter Indira is born. Years later, Indira takes a fancy to Rasik's son.
Daulat [1982 (India)]
After Joseph frames Ghanshyam for a murder, the latter flees from the city, leaving his family behind. When Joseph learns about Ghanshyam's family, he hatches a plan to destroy them.
Daulat Ka Nasha 
Ek Din Ka Sultan 
Ek Din Ka Sultan is a 1945 Hindi/Urdu historical drama film produced and directed by Sohrab Modi with story by Agha Jani Kashmiri. The production company was Minerva Movietone with cinematography by Y. D. Sarpotdar. The music was composed by Rafiq Ghaznavi, Shanti Kumar Desai and D. Gadkar with lyrics by Wali Saheb.
Ek Nari Ek Brahmachari [15 September 1971]
Rajkumar lives with his brother Mohankumar, who has taken a vow of celibacy. Trouble brews when Neena, along with her son, walks into their house and claims that Mohan is the father of the child.
Farishta is a 1958 Bollywood film directed by Ravindra Dave, starring Ashok Kumar & Meena Kumari as lead protagonist. The film was above average.
Ganga Mang Rahi Balidan [Radhakant]
Ghar Ki Laaj 
Ghar Ki Laaj is a 1979 Bollywood film directed by B. R. Ishara. It starred Moushumi Chatterjee and had lyrics and music by Ravindra Jain. Ghar Ki Laaj was an above-average grosser at the box office.
A prison warden's life is thrown into disarray when his wife leaves him since she thinks he is not good-looking. His pain becomes a blind fury that threatens to burn everything that crosses his path.
Jhansi Ki Rani [24 January 1953 (India)]
Rajguru trains Manu, a young girl, in physical combat and political leadership. She then goes on to become the queen of Jhansi and fights against the tyranny of the British regime.
Jwala [1971 (India)]
Movie starring Sunil Dutt, Sohrab Modi, Madhubala, Pran, Ulhas and is directed by M.V. Raman.
Kala Bazar 
A black marketer has a change of heart after he falls in love with a girl who dislikes black money. But, his honest life too is paved with challenges that he must overcome.
Khan Bahadur 
Khan Bahadur is a 1937 Hindi/Urdu social film produced and directed by Sohrab Modi. The music director was B. S. Hoogan. The film was the acting debut of Prem Adib, who went on to act in mythological and social films becoming famous with Vijay Bhatt-directed films like Bharat Milap and Ram Rajya.
Khoon Ka Khoon 
Khoon Ka Khoon also called Hamlet is the first Hindi/Urdu 1935 sound film adaptation of the Shakespearen play Hamlet. Directed by Sohrab Modi under his Stage Film Company banner, it is cited as one of the earliest talkie versions of this play.
Kundan [5 March 1993 (India)]
Shamsher Singh, who is involved in criminal activities, decides to get the better of Kundan, a police officer, after realising that he is a threat to him.
Manjhdhar or is a 1947 Hindi/Urdu historical drama film produced and directed by Sohrab Modi for Minerva Movietone. The story was by Pandit Sudarshan, with art direction by Rusi K. Banker and sound recording by M. Eduljee.
Meena Kumari Ki Amar Kahani [Sohrab Modi]
Meetha Zahar [5 March 1938]
Meetha Zahar is a 1938 Indian Hindi/Urdu-language social drama film directed by Sohrab Modi for his Minerva Movietone productions. The screenplay was by Gajanan Jagirdar with dialogue by Munshi Abdul Baqi and director of photography by Y. S. Sarpotdar The music was by B. S. Hoogan with lyrics by Irshad Ahmed.
Mera Ghar Mere Bachche 
Mera Ghar Mere Bachche is a 1960 Indian Hindi-language social family drama film produced and directed by Sohrab Modi. Made under the Minerva Movietone banner, it had music by Sardar Malik with lyrics by Hasrat Jaipuri. The film had Naaz starring in an adult lead role after previously acting as a child star.
Mirza Ghalib [10 December 1954]
Mirza Ghalib, a poet, feels unappreciated when his poetry goes unrecognized in the royal court. His life changes when he meets Chaudhvin, who is in awe of his poetry, and falls in love with her.
Narasinha Avatar [7 October 1949 (India)]
Narasinha Avatar is a 1949 Hindi mythological film produced and directed by Sohrab Modi. Made under the Minerva Movietone banner, it had music composed by Vasant Desai with lyrics by Narendra Sharma.
Nausherwan, a just ruler, realizes the flaws in his judicial system and establishes new laws. However, he finds himself in a fix when his son cheats a woman and he is called upon to serve justice.
Parakh is a Bollywood social film. It was released in 1944. Directed by Sohrab Modi, it starred Mehtab, Yakub, Eruch Tarapore, Latika and Balwant Singh. The music was composed by Khursheed Anwar and Saraswati Devi.
Pehli Raat 
An orphaned girl's ill fate refuses to leave her when she is widowed on the first night of her marriage. Pregnant and suspected of immoral behaviour, she is rendered homeless and helpless.
Phir Milenge [1942 (India)]
Phir Milenge is a 1942 Indian Hindi and Urdu-language social drama film produced and directed by Sohrab Modi. Made under the banner of Minerva Movietone, it had music by Mir Saheb while the lyricist was Pandit Sudarshan. Modi had discovered Meena when she came to watch his film shooting.
Prarthana [1943 (India)]
Prarthana is a 1943 Indian Hindi-language social film directed by Sarvottam Badami for Sohrab Modi's Minerva Movietone. The music director was Saraswati Devi and the lyricist was Safdar Aah Sitapuri.
Prithvi Vallabh [1943 (India)]
Tailap, an arrogant and merciless king, imprisons Prithvi Vallabh, the kind-hearted king of Avantipur, with the help of his sister, Mrinalvati.
Pukar [11 February 2000 (India)]
Major Jaidev saves a politician from the clutches of a dreaded terrorist. However, the terrorist joins hands with his childhood friend Anjali to ruin his life.
Raj Hath [6 January 1956]
When the marriage proposal of Maharaja Daljeet's daughter with a neighbouring king's son is rejected, he wages a war. However, unique circumstances make his daughter fall in love with the prince.
Razia Sultan [5 May 1978 (India)]
Business tycoon Raj Kumar abandons Shanti, his first love, to marry a rich heiress. Later, Vijay, Raj and Shanti's illegitimate son, seeks revenge from Raj for the injustice meted out to his mother.
Rustom [12 August 2016 (India)]
Rustom, a naval officer, shares a happy relationship with his wife Cynthia. Soon, he discovers her affair with Vikram, a close friend, and is accused of murdering him.
Said-e-Havas [1936 (India)]
Said-e-Havas or also known as King John is a 1936 Hindi/Urdu film adaptation of the Shakespeare play, King John, directed by Sohrab Modi. Produced by Modi's Stage Film Company, the film was a "stage recording" of the play, similar to Modi's first stage adaptation to screen of Khoon Ka Khoon.
Samay Bada Balwan 
Samay Bada Balwan is a 1969 Hindi social moral drama film produced and directed by Sohrab Modi. Modi had sold his studio a year earlier but tried to revive the Minerva Movietone banner by producing this film. The music director was Usha Khanna with lyrics written by D. N. Madhok.
Shama is a 1946 Bollywood film, directed by Sibtain Fazli, starring Mehtab, Chanda Bai, Sadat Ali and Ameen Banu in lead roles.
Sheesh Mahal 
A feudal aristocrat's life changes when his mansion is sold to Durgaprasad, a labourer who has become rich. To add to his worries, his daughter is forced to work in the mansion that was once her home.
After Sikandar conquers Persia, he sets out to conquer India but has to face Porus in a battle first as he guards the Indian border.
Talaq is a 1938 Urdu/Hindi social melodrama film directed by Sohrab Modi for Minerva Movietone. The story was written by Anand Kumar and Gajanan Jagirdar with dialogue and lyrics by Anand Kumar. Music was composed by Mir Saheb.
Tanariri [Chandrakant Sangani]
When Tana and Riri, two sisters proficient in singing, refuse Emperor Akbar's invitation to sing in a duel with his legendary musician, Tansen, they end up earning his wrath forever.
Veer Chhatrasal [Harsukh Jagneshwar Bhatt]
Woh Koi Aur Hoga [15 January 1991]
Vijay, a taxi driver, seeks revenge against a corrupt politician's son who raped and murdered his sister, Seetha, on the day of her wedding.
Yahudi [5 September 1958]
Ezra, a Jewish man, decides to raise an abducted Roman girl, Lydia, as his own child. Years later, she falls in love with a Roman prince, who pretends to be a Jewish man.
- 02 November 1897.