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A quiet little girl is Meena Kumari, a girl gifted with a pastoral beauty behind which lies the practical, mature mind of an artiste who has won success the hard way. Meena Kumari is often called the “Cinderella of the Indian films. It is probably because she has known hard times. It may be because […]
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Real Name – Profession – Actress Active Years – 1950s – 1960s Nationality – Indian Religion – Date of Birth – Date of Death – Debut Film – Teerth Yatra (1958) Last Film – Perhaps Private Life (1983) Significant others in the Film Industry – Adarshlok (Director/Producer, Husband) More Information – Jaymala was introduced by […]
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I rather think I come up with a memorable role when I don’t shave. I have hit it off with a hirsute chin from “Pardesi” to “Parakh.” Today, I suppose, I dare not show up on the sets unshaven. “Hell, Moti,” people are apt to say, “you are growing old!” But to talk seriously of […]
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Photo Caption – With Ashok Kumar in Bombay Talkies “Azad” “From Ashok Kumar I learnt the virtue of applying myself seriously to my work,” says the star, recalling the earlier days of her career. It is with peculiarly mixed feelings of pleasure and pain that I recall my memorable roles: pleasure in that I lived […]
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