Bio: S. N. Tripathi also known as Shri Nath Tripathi (14 December 1913 – 28 March 1988) was an Indian composer, whose active years were from the 1930s to the 1980s. Tripathi's multi-faceted work range included being a composer, writer, actor, and director of films. His debut film as an independent composer was Chandan (1942). He was the first composer to make use of the slogan "Jai Hind" (Victory to India) in a song in films, during the end of the British Raj. The song was "Jai Hind, Jai Hind, Jai Hind, Yeh Hind Ki Kahaniyan" from the film Mansarovar (1946). He gained popularity as an actor when he started playing the role of Hanuman in mythological and religious films like Homi Wadia's Hanuman Pataal Vijay (1951).
Born: 14 March 1913, Varanasi
Parents: Damodar Dutt Thakur
Died: 28 March 1988, Mumbai