Kanhaiyalal Chaturvedi，He was born in Benares (Varanasi), Uttar Pradesh, British India. He was fond of plays and came to Mumbai to find a space on stage. He staged his own written play Pandrah August in Mumbai, later he tried his luck in films. He also had written many plays. In 1940 he got a role of moneylender (Sahukar) in a Mehboob Khan`s film "Aurat" as Sukhilala.