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a famous Hindi film actor. His real name was Yudhishthir Sahni. He belonged to a Punjabi Khokhran family from Bhera now in Pakistan Punjab .Sahni was always interested in acting. He started his film career in Mumbai with the film Insaaf(1946)followed by Dharti Ke Lal in 1946, Door Chaleinin 1946, and other films. But it was in 1953, with Bimal Roy's classic Do Bigha Zameen, that his true forte as an actor was first recognised. The film won the international prize at the Cannes Film Festival.He followed it up with an encore in the 1911 classic Kabuliwala penned by Tagore.Sahni's wife Damayanti passed away at a young age in 1947,who was the heroine of his film Gudiya(1947) and two years later he married his first cousin, Santosh Chandhok, later known as an author and television writer.