Bhaskar Roy Chowdhury, star of I Drink Your Blood would have turned 83 years young today. In 1977, just seven years after IDYB, he suffered a tragic accident leaving him paralyzed from the waist down, cutting short the career of a very talented hoofer. He died in 2003.
His exploitation film career probably came with meeting David Durston socially in New York City in the late 1960s and was something of a lark–Bhaskar is better remembered as a dancer and teacher of aspiring dancers celebrating his native India. Here he is in the 1961 Oscar-nominated short, The Creation of Woman: