Chandrashekhar Dubey

  • Birthday: 04. September 1924
  • Birthplace: Kannod


Chandrashekhar Dubey (4 September 1924, Kannod – 28 September 1993) commonly referred as C. S. Dubey was an Indian actor and radio personality. He appeared in over 150 Hindi film as a character actor starting in 1950s, with Patita (1953) and Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955). He became famous for his one-liner "Dhakkan khol ke" in the film, Zinda Dil (1975), which he later used in his radio programs, as a suffix with almost every sentence.

Dubey was active in the Quit India movement for which he was imprisoned. He then moved to Bombay to work as an actor. He was also known as a social worker who helped poor students pay for their education.