Shashikala: An understated gem of Bollywood

New Delhi: Veteran actress Shashikala breathed her final on Sunday (April 4). The 88-years-old actress had a profession spanning greater than 5 a long time and was awarded the distinguished Padma Shri award in 2007 for her contribution to Indian Cinema.

Shashikala who was born as Shashikala Jawalkar, began working from a younger age to assist her household. The actress has featured in additional than a 100 movies, principally in supporting roles.

The actress gained two Filmfare awards for 1962 Best Supporting Actress for her position in Aarti (1962) and Gumrah (1963).

The gifted actress is particularly recognized for taking part in damaging characters with a plomb that has left an indelible impression within the minds of its audiences. Her efficiency in Shashi Kapoor and Sadhana starrer Chhote Sarkar (1974) is one such instance.

Shashikala additionally labored in tv.  The actress was half of exhibits like Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai and Apnaapan. 

The actress had additionally labored with actors Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan in Baadshah, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham and Mujhse Shaadi Karogi.

‘Phir Wahi Raat’ actress married Om Prakash Saigal with whom she had two daughters. The actress who later separated from her husband, misplaced her elder daughter to Cancer and was dwelling together with her youthful daughter in Mumbai.

The actress will perpetually be remembered because the sassy vamp of Hindi cinema.


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