Jyoti

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Jyoti

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Real Name - ?

Profession - Actress (Heroine, Supporting)

Most Active Years - Late 1930s to 1940s

Nationality - Indian

Religion - Muslim

Ethnicity - From Agra - (Uttar Pradesh)

Year of Birth - Not Known

Year of Death - Not Known

Debut Film - Perhaps Bhola Bhale (1939)

Last Film - Perhaps Shadi Ke Bad (1949)

Significant others in the Film IndustryNimmi (Niece, Actress), Wahidan Bai (Sister, Actress), G.M. Durrani (Husband, Singer)

Miscellaneous Info - Jyoti started her career in late 1930s with Sagar's Bhola Bhale (1939) and continued working as a supporting actress in Hindi films throughout the 1940s. Some of the notable films of her career include Aurat (1940), Doctor (1941), Jawani (1942) and Dhadkan (1946). Perhaps, the last film of her career was Shadi Ke Baad (1949), in which she played the leading role.


Like her sister/actress Wahidan Bai, Jyoti was also from Kinari Bazaar - Agra. She was the maternal aunt of popular Hindi actress of the 1950s - Nimmi. On a personal note, she married famous playback singer of the 1940s G.M. Durrani. (Picture Courtesy of Ayesha Hasan.)

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Title
Year
Country
Cast
Director
Music Director
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Bhola Bhale
1939
India
Bibbo, Jyoti, Prem Adeeb, Maya, Aroon, Bhudo Advani, Kayamali, Kanhaiyalal, Jagdish Sethi
Zia Sarhady
Anupam Ghatak
Comrades
1939
India
Jyoti, Sankatha Prasad, Surendra, Maya, Harish, Kayamali, Bhudo Advani, Jilloo Maa
Nandlal Jaswantlal
Anil Biswas
Ek Hi Rasta
1939
India
Jyoti, Anuradha, Sheikh Mukhtar, Aroon, Harish, Kanhaiyalal
Mehboob
Anil Biswas
Click
Jawani Ki Reet
1939
India
Jyoti Prakash, Najam, Jagdish Sethi, Kanan Devi, Arvind Sen, Bipin Gupta, Nemo, Bikram Kapoor, Rajalaxmi
Hem Chunder
R. C. Boral
Uski Tamanna
1939
India
Yakub, Maya, Satish, Bhudo Advani, Gulzar, Kaushalya, Putlibai, Sankatha Prasad, Jyoti
Yakub
Anupam Ghatak
Aurat
1940
India
Jyoti, Sardar Akhtar, Yakub, Kanhaiyalal, Aroon, Harish, Vatsala Kumtekar, Sunalini Devi, Brijani, Surendra
Mehboob
Anil Biswas
Pooja
1940
India
Sardar Akhtar, Meena, Satish, Sunalini Devi, Bhudo Advani, Kanhaiyalal, Shakir, Zahur Raja, Jyoti, Amir Banu, Sitara, Sankatha Prasad
Kardar
Anil Biswas
Sanskar
1940
India
Jyoti Devi, Amir Banu, Harish, Rose, Satish, Bhudo Advani, Sunalini, Wahidan, Agha, Gulzar, Jani
V. C. Desai
Ashok Ghosh
Darshan
1941
India
Pande, Prem Adeeb, Bhudo Advani, Miradevi, Kaushalya, M. Nazir, Shakir, Jyoti, Amirbai Karnataki
C. M. Luhar
Naushad
Doctor
1941
India
Jyoti Prakash, Pankaj Mullick, Ahindra Chowdhry, Nemo, Panna, Bharati Devi, Amar
Subodh Mitter
Pankaj Mullick
Jawani
1942
India
Jyoti, Husn Banu, Kayamali, Agha, Nawab, Dulari, Gulzar, A. R. Kabul, Sankatha Prasad, Surendra
Vajahat Mirza
Anil Biswas
Click
Manchali
1943
India
B. N. Sharma, Gyani, Ramola, Ram Dulari, Manorama, Jyoti Prakash, Sunder
R. C. Thakur
G. A. Chisti
Pratima
1945
India
Dilip Kumar, Swarnalata, Pithavala, Mukri, Zebunissa, Shah Nawaz, Jyoti, Mumtaz Ali
Jairaj
Arun Kumar
Devar
1946
India
Kumar, Yakub, Khurshid, Masood, Agha, Yashodhara Katju, Jyoti
S. M. Yusuf
Gulshan Sufi
Dhadkan
1946
India
Misra, Chandrika, Murad, Zahur Raja, Jyoti
Zahur Raja
G. M. Durrani
Saathi
1946
India
Badri Prasad, Mehtab, Gulab, Majid, Latika, M. Esmail, Sadiq Ali, Jyoti
M. Sadiq
Gulshan Sufi
Yadgar
1947
India
Kailash, Jyoti, Nazir, M. Ismail, Gulab, Gulzar, Agha
Nayyar
A. R. Qureshi
Sarojini
1949
India
Ramesh, H. Prakash, Indu Paul, Shamim Akhtar, Shanti Madhok, Ravi Shanker, Jyoti
A. L. Ramesh
Talib
Shadi Ke Baad
1949
India
Tandon, Sunder, Amarnath, Jyoti
Billo Mehra, Pran Mehra
K. P. Sen

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