Born: Amravati, Bombay Presidency, British India
Gajanan Jagirdara (1907–1988) was a veteran Indian film director, screenwriter and actor. He worked in Hindi Cinema, also called Bollywood as well as Marathi cinema. The period of 1942 to 1947, saw him rise as a film director with Prabhat Films. At the 1962 National Film Awards, his film Vaijayanta was awarded the Second Best Marathi Feature Film.
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