However his next film Aar Par released in 1954 established his genius as
a director. His films Mr. and Mrs 55, Pyaasa and Kaagaz ke
phool which followed were even greater hits. He not only
directed his later films but also produced and acted in some of them.
Some of them are Kaagaz ke phool, Sahib Bibi aur Ghulam,
Chaudhivi ka Chand, Suhagan, Sanjh aur Savera,
Bahurani, Sautela Bhai .
died in the year 1964 at the age of 39.