Shahu Modak was an actor who acted in many Hindi as well as Marathi movies. Shahu Modak was mostly famous for the mythological characters that he played. He mostly played the roles of Krishna, and Jñāneśvar.
Shahu Modak was born in a Marathi Christian family of Ahmednagar on 25 April 1918.Shahu Modak acted in numerous films from 1932 to 1986. He played lord Krishna’s character in around 30 movies. He also sang two songs for movie Bharat Milap.The Rangat Sangat Pratishthan gives this award since 2001 to a senior artist who has been associated with Shahu Modak as an actor. This award is given at the hands of police commissioner since Shahu Modak played the role of a police in film Manoos. Baby Shakuntala, Asha Kale and Sulochana has been some of the recipients of this award.Shahu Modak died on 11 May 1993.Agency.