K A Abbas : Father of journalism based films in India

केए अब्‍बासKhwaja Ahmad Abbas was one of the first journalists in India who was also closely associated with the art of film-making in more than one respect. He was a screenwriter as also director of some very important Hindi films. Other than being the screenwriter for some of the best Raj Kapoor films like Awaara, Shri 420, Mera Naam Joker and Bobby , he is also credited for having introduced the Big B to the Indian screen through his almost forgotten Saat Hindustani.