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17 May in Indian and World History

17/05/2023 11:46 AM | Click to read full article

Prakash Mehra is a legendary Indian film director and producer known for his blockbuster Hindi films. He was considered among the ‘Golden Directors’ of his time. Mehra was known for his blockbusters such as Hera Pheri, Khoon Pasina, Muqaddar Ka Sikandar, Lawaaris, Namak Halaal and Sharaabi.  He died on 17 May 2009 at the age of 69 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Read on to know more reasons why 17 May is celebrated, observed, and remembered in Indian and World History.