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David Abraham (David Abraham Cheulkar)

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Biography

David Abraham, usually credited as simply David, was a popular character actor of Jewish and Indian descent. He starred in over one-hundred films, and often portrayed a friendly and helpful uncle-like character. He won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his role in Boot Polish (1954). Besides his acting roles, he was also asked to host award shows and other prominent functions. In 1969, he was awarded the Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian honor, for his contribution to the Arts. David passed away on December 28, 1981. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Munjal Mehta

Patrani 1956

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Character: Mahadev Chaudhary

Musafir 1957

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Character: Mirza Usman

Hum Panchhi Ek Daal Ke 1957

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Character: Rai Saheb Kedarnath

Bindya 1960

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Character: Uncle - Cinema Fanatic

Ek Phool Char Kaante 1960

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Character: Maharaja Vikram Singh

Suraj 1966

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Character: Major saab

Upkar 1967

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Character: Damodar Dayal

An Evening in Paris 1967

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Character: College speechmaker

Milan 1967

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Character: Vinodbabu

Izzat 1968

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Character: Shyamu Kaka

Vaasna 1968

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Character: Chunautilal

Mere Huzoor 1968

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Character: Yamraj

Jhuk Gaya Aasman 1968

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Character: Diwan

Prince 1969

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Character: Brijeshwar Rai

Abhimaan 1973

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Character: John F. Perriera

Raja Rani 1973

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Character: Singh's Diwanji

Prem Nagar 1974

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Character: John Fernandes

Kotwal Saab 1977

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Character: Doctor Kedar Mama

Gol Maal 1979

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Character: Pandurang, the wrestler

Shehar Aur Sapna 1963

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