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Well-known choreographer and dancer. Brother of Baba Herman, husband of Shobha.

Here in Mr and Mrs 55 with Cuckoo and Madhubala. And in Gumnaam, perhaps with most famous appearance.

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I have seen poster printers credited a few times in old films, but this is the earliest I am seeing actual creative people named.

From Ujala (1959).

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I found out that Ali Peter John (Retired Editor Screen Weekly) hates the term. He mentioned that Amit Khanna claimed to invented it. When I asked for the earliest use of the term in print from my Facebook friends, Pavan Jha, who knows everything, and whatsmore remembers everything, mentioned its first appearance in an Inspector Ghote mystery by H R F Keating. It can be seen on page 40 here.

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