The multi-faceted talent—Kishore Sahu was a writer, director, actor, painter, novelist and film producer. His lean, agile look reflected his intellectual capacity that was powered by knowledge and wisdom. Sahu was always on the lookout for the next heroine for his movie. He launched actresses such as Bina Rai, Asha Mathur, and his daughter Naina Sahu under his production. Sahu appeared in twenty-two movies as an actor and directed twenty movies. His directorial venture, ‘Kuwara Baap’ (1942), was one of the winners of the Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards for Best Indian Films Award for best film in 1943. While ‘Mayurpankh’ (1954) entered the 1954 Cannes Film Festival. The movie was nominated for the Grand Prize of the Festival.