Suresh – Profile & Filmography

Posted February 12, 2012 9:37 pm by N-Z

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Suresh

Real Name –  Naseem Ahmad

Profession – Actor (Hero / Supporting), Producer

Active Years – 1930s – 1980s

Nationality – Indian

Religion – Muslim

Ethnicity – Punjabi

Date of Birth – 13th November, 1928 (Gurdaspur, East Punjab – India)

Date of Death – N/A

Debut FilmNishan-e-Jung (1937) (As child artiste)

Last FilmGanga Aur Suraj (1980)

Significant others in the Film Industry – N/A

Miscellaneous Info – Suresh started his career as a child artiste with Bombay Talkies films including Anjan (1941), Naya Sansar (1941) and Basant (1942). Later, he became a popular leading man and was cast opposite many famous leading ladies of his time including Madhubala, Suraiya, Vyjayanthimala, and Geeta Bali. He was a favorite of producer/director A.R. Kardar, who cast him as the leading man in many films including Dulari (1949), Jadoo (1951), Deewana (1952) and Yasmin (1955). His career started to go downhill after mid-50s when he was mostly seen in B/C grade films including Wazir-e-Azam (1961), Sher-e-Afghan (1966) etc He committed big blunder in the 1970s when he decided to become a producer. He produced Ganga Aur Suraj under the banner of N.A. Suresh. The movie had Anwar Hussain as the main villain. After considerable shooting, Anwar Hussain suffered a paralysis stroke and was replaced by Kader Khan. The budget of the film went out of control and the film was eventually released in 1980 and bombed at the box-office.  Suresh died almost penniless under miserable conditions (Information provided by Mool Narain Sardana, Upendra Sachith & Sudarshan Talwar).

Please Note – Suresh also appeared in two Pakistani films Do kinaray (1950) and Eid (1951).

Filmography

Filmographies might not be 100% accurate or complete because of various reasons including artistes with similar names

Title
Year

Country
Producer
Director
More Info
Gangavataran
1937
India
Kolhapur Cinetone
Dadasaheb Phalke
Nishan-E-Jung
1937
India
Prince M.
A. R. Kabul
Bazigar
1938
India
Ranjit Film Company
Manibhai Vyas
Meri Ankhen
1939
India
Supreme Films
Dwarka Khosla
Taqdeer Ki Tope
1939
India
Bharat Laxmi Pictures
V. Panchotia
Thokar
1939
India
Ranjit Film Company
Kardar
Bandhan
1940
India
Bombay Talkies
N. R. Acharya
Diwali
1940
India
Ranjit Film Company
Jayant Desai
Anjan
1941
India
Bombay Talkies
Amiya Chakraborty
Naya Sansar
1941
India
Bombay Talkies
N. R. Acharya
Basant
1942
India
Bombay Talkies
Amiya Chakraborty
Bairam Khan
1946
India
Standard Pictures
Jagirdar
Click
Sohni Mahiwal
1946
India
New Bombay Theatre
R. D. Pareenja
Sona Chandi
1946
India
New Bombay Theatre
R. D. Pareenja
Rang Mahal
1948
India
Eastern Pictures
Pt. Anand Kumar
Dulari
1949
India
Kardar Production
A. R. Kardar
Dastaan
1950
India
Musical Pictures
A. R. Kardar
Do Kinaray
1950
Pakistan
Rashid Butt
Ashiq Bhatti
Bade Bhaiya
1951
India
Super Pictures
Aspi Irani
Eid
1951
Pakistan
Najmul Hassan
N. Hasan
Click
Jadoo
1951
India
Musical Pictures
A. R. Kardar
Click
Diwana
1952
India
Kardar Production
A. R. Kardar
Goonj
1952
India
Kwarta Art Production
Phani Majumdar
Click
Zamane Ki Hawa
1952
India
Punjab Films
Walli
Bahadur
1953
India
Ranjit Film Company
Ratibhai Punatkar
Char Chand
1953
India
Fine Art Films
A. Karim
Click
Dost
1954
India
Kuldip Pictures
Rajendra Sharma
Click
Haar Jeet
1954
India
Filmkraft
Jaggi Rampal
Click
Rishta
1954
India
Rajasthan Production
Aslam
Yasmin
1955
India
Musical Pictures
A. R. Kardar
Captain Kishore
1957
India
Wadia Movietone
J. B. H. Wadia
Neelofar
1957
India
All India Pictures
P. N. Arora
Qaidi
1957
India
Eagle Films
Mohamed Hussain
Aji Bas Shukriya
1958
India
Eagle Films
Mohamed Hussain
Ten Oclock
1958
India
Niagara Pictures
Jugal Kishore
Ghar Ghar Ki Baat
1959
India
Shah Pictures
Ravindra Dave
Madam X.Y.Z.
1959
India
Neo Lite Films
Nanabhai Bhatt
Satta Bazar
1959
India
Nagina Films
Ravindra Dave
Tipu Sultan
1959
India
Global Films
Jagdish Gautam
Zara Bach Ke
1959
India
Rafiq Arabi
N. A. Ansari
Aanchal
1960
India
Panchdeep Chitra
Vasant Joglekar
Shola Jo Bhadke
1961
India
Bhagwan Brothers
Bhagwan
Teen Ustad
1961
India
Balwant Bhatt
Nanabhai Bhatt
Wazir-E-Azam
1961
India
R. S. Rahi
R. S. Rahi
Sacche Moti
1962
India
Shri Dilip Chitra
Omi Bedi
Aap Ki Parchhaiyan
1964
India
Emkay Production
Mohan Kumar
Majboor
1964
India
De Luxe Films
Narendra Suri
Sher Afghan
1966
India
Shanker Movies
B. R. Jhingan
Aman
1967
India
Emkay Production
Mohan Kumar
Duniya
1967
India
Time Life Films
T. Prakash Rao
Nannha Farishta
1969
India
Vijaya International
T. Prakash Rao
Aansoo Aur Muskan
1970
India
B. Anthaswami
P. Madhavan
Mere Humsafar
1970
India
Yusuf Teendarwajawala
Dulal Guha
Dost Aur Dushman
1971
India
Kewal Mishra
Kewal Mishra
Raja Rani
1973
India
Jagdish Kumar
Sachin Bhaumick
Sewak
1975
India
Zial Hasan Production
S. M. Abbas
Ganga Aur Suraj
1980
India
N. A. Suresh
A. Salaam
  1. 2 years ago  

    Mehul

    Was this, the same actor “suresh” appeared in”Ghar Ghar ki Baat – 1959″ ?

    • 5 days ago  

      Latif Anwar

      Yes

  2. 1 year ago  

    Sudarshan talwar

    His orginal name was,Naseem ahmed and his 1st movie as child artist was ,Nishane jung

    • 5 days ago  

      Latif Anwar

      His first film was Gopal Krishna ,He appeared as Baby Krishna in 1929 at the age of a few months if his date of birth is 13th October 1928. But probably born in 1929:; as such he will be only a few weeks.

  3. 5 days ago  

    Mani Menon

    He was quite a handsome man. Suresh was very good as a hero opposite Vyjayanthimala in ‘Yasmin’, opposite Suraiya in ‘Diwana’ and opposite Madhubala in ‘Dulari’

  4. 2 days ago  

    Latif Anwar

    First of all I congratulate you for presenting a very comprehensive account of (Late) Suresh. But I would like to add a few lines.His date of birth is October 13 1929 He died on July 14,1979. His debut film should be Gopal Krishana (!929) which has not been mentioned in this list. Another very beautiful movie Minister (1959) (opposite Roop Mala) with Sohrab Modi is also missing. I fail to understand why four punjabi movies are not included.1) Madari 1950, 2) Bhaiya jee 1951 3) Satluj Dey Kanday 1964 (which was a National award winning movie of the year) and finally 4) Lado Rani 1966. He also appeared in Zindagi aur Toofan as a guest artist.If these films are included the total number of his movies will go up to 65 in 49 years of his age, This is unique about Suresh that he was in film industry right from his birth to death. He sang songs in his early childhood movies like Chal chal ray nowjwan. Last but not the least, he has been the Dance Director in Ghar ghar ki baat , Anorode and a few more.

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