Rise to Fame:

By Neetu Sharma

Ever wonder how David Abraham Cheulkar popular as character artist ?  Let’s take a walk down memory lane.

Starting of his carer


David got a small role in 1937 film Zambo, in which the young David had to Play a character of an elder person. That was a start of a young man

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He rose to fame with the Hindi film Boot Polish. That was the beginning of his Fame after a long struggle, and since then there was no looking back


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1959 - 1975

David was one of the most well-known anchor, compere and the host of the prominent award shows and other functions.  even Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru was his fan.

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Multitalanted David

David had a keen interest in sports.  He remained the president of the Maharashtra weightlifting championship for thirty years.

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Best of His Movies-

Naya Sansar Boot Polish Anupma Chupke-Chupke Khatta-Meetha Baaton-Baaton Mein Golmaal Khubsurat


Birth - 21 June 1909 Death - 2 Jan 1982

04 Decades  over 125 Films 01 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the movie Boot-Polish. People still remembered him as "John Chacha"


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