Real Name – Heera Sawant Profession – Actress Active Years – 1940s – 1960s Nationality – Indian Religion – Ethnicity – Date of Birth – Date of Death – Debut Film – Last Film – Significant others in the Film Industry – Miscellaneous Info – Born in Sawantwadi State, Heera Sawant was a stage actress before she joined films. Extremely fond of acting, she gave up school to join Prithvi Theatres an danced her way through those stage hits, “Deewar”, “Pathan” and “Shakuntala”, before film contracts came her way. Her first film was “Hua Savera” which was followed by many films including “Kafila,” “Rangeela” and the Marathi film “Soneri Savli”. Slim attractive and vivacious, Heeera was an excellent dancer, well-versed in Kathak and Bharat Natyam.
Her famous films as dancer include
Sunehre Din (1949), Meenar (1954), Musafir (1957), and Kala Pani (1958). She also made guest appearance with Vijaya Chaudhary, Minoo Mumtaz in famous qawwalli from Mughal-e-Azam (1960) – Teri mehfil mein kismat aazma kar hum bhi dekhein gay.
Some of the Information provided by Sudarshan Talwar). Filmography
Filmographies might not be 100% accurate or complete because of various reasons including artistes with similar names
Title Year Country Producer Director More Info Hua Savera 1948 India Jeewan Kala Chitra K. Agarwal Click Sunehre Din 1949 India Jagat Picstures Satish Nigam Hanste Rahena 1950 India Rajan Pictures Mohamed Hussain Jai Shanker 1951 India Latika Pictures Ishwarlal Nakhre 1951 India Paro Pictures Surya Kumar Click Kafila 1952 India Munshi Production Arvind Sen Naag Panchami 1953 India Vinod Films Raman B. Desai Rangeela 1953 India Bhagwan Art Production Bhagwan Click Amar Kirtan 1954 India Punjab Films K. C. Pandit Chakradhari 1954 India Navbala Niketan Raman B. Desai Gawaiya 1954 India R. B. Production H. P. Sharma Kalakar 1954 India Alhad Chitra Anant Mane Meenar 1954 India Vishwabharati Films Hemen Gupta Pehli Jhalak 1954 India Jagat Picstures M. V. Raman Rajyogi Bharthari 1954 India K. Kendra Raman B. Desai Samaj 1954 India Ashok Kumar Vasant Joglekar Tilottama 1954 India Basant Pictures B. Mistry Bhedi Luthera 1955 India Novelty Arts Berquil Azimabadi Hatimtai Ki Beti 1955 India Vakil Productions Nanubhai Vakil Mahatma Kabir 1955 India N. P. Films Jagirdar Click Oonchi Haveli 1955 India Sharad Productions Dhirubhai Desai Sabse Bada Rupaiya 1955 India Alhad Chitra P. L. Santoshi Sati Madalsa 1955 India Hamlata Pictures J. Desai Tismarkhan 1955 India Kwarta Art H. S. Kwarta Waman Avtar 1955 India Bombay Films Raman B. Desai Click Alam Ara 1956 India Desai Films N. Vakil Awara Shehzadi 1956 India Hind Pictures Pyarelal Badal Aur Bijli 1956 India Artistes United Maurice Click Dashera 1956 India Navkala Niketan Chaturbhuj Doshi Gauri Puja 1956 India Vinod Films Vinod Desai Jallad 1956 India Filmdom Jay Bee Samundari Daku 1956 India Cine Art Pictures A. R. Zamindar Sati Naagkanya 1956 India Mukti Films Babubhai Mistry Amarsingh Rathod 1957 India Dinesh Films Jaswant Jhaveri Diler Daku 1957 India Basant Pictures Noshir Engineer Mera Salaam 1957 India Sushil Pictures Harbans Singh Musafir 1957 India Film Group Hrishikesh Mukherjee Nausherwan-E-Adil 1957 India Minerva Movietone Sohrab Modi Click Chetak & Rana 1958 India Pratap & Co. Sultan Dilli Ka Thug 1958 India New Oriental Pictures S. D. Narang Kalapani 1958 India Navketan International Films Raj Khosla Mr. Q 1958 India Young Technicians Unit K. Parvez Solva Saal 1958 India Chandrakant Desai Raj Khosla Bhagwan Aur Shaitan 1959 India Manmohan Films Manmohan Sabir Flying Rani 1959 India Desai Films Nanubhai Vakil Jungle Ki Duniya 1959 India Swastik Chitramala B. N. Chouhan Kya Yeh Bombay Hai 1959 India Vakil Productions Nanubhai Vakil Yeh Bombai Hai 1959 India Vakil Productions Nanubhai Vakil Zimbo Ki Beti 1959 India Rajani Chitra S. Pal Black Tiger 1960 India Highway Pictures Akkoo Mughal-E-Azam 1960 India Sterling Investment Corporation K. Asif Click Sharif Daku 1960 India Union Films S. Joshi Murad 1961 India N. K. G. Production Nari Ghadiali Madam Zapatta 1962 India Gopa Bhagnari Ram Rasila Rashtraveer Shivaji 1962 India Firdaus Films Talwar Flying Horse 1963 India Suresh U. Tripathi Trimurti Hamrahi 1963 India Prasad Production T. Prakash Rao Holiday In Bombay 1963 India Yug Chhaya P. L. Santoshi Kala Ghoda 1963 India Naresh M. Shah A. Shamsheer Click Mr. Toofan 1963 India Chandra Prakash Pictures Shaikh Flying Man 1965 India Aar Tee Films Pratap Nayyar Khuni Khazana 1965 India East & West Movies A. Shamsheer Tarzan And King Kong 1965 India Amrit Kala Mandir A. Shamsheer Tu Hi Meri Zindagi 1965 India Filmalaya Rono Mukerji Smuggler 1966 India R. M. Art Production Aspi Irani Poonam Ka Chand 1967 India M. R. Films Suresh Tripathi Lutera Aur Jadugar 1968 India Pravin Kumar D. Raman Tatar Ki Hasina 1968 India Daulat Production Aslam