>Bollywood fillm actor producer Kamini Kaushal Career

5 Jun

>There is also a mention of her having been a stage actress in Delhi. She worked as a radio artist before she was discovered by Chetan Anand as the lead for his film Neecha Nagar. This movie was done before her marriage and released in 1946.

After Neecha Nagar she returned to Lahore, and after marriage settled in Bombay soon offers started coming in, and in the coming decades Kamini Kaushal worked with all the top leading men of her time such as Ashok Kumar Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar (Shaheed (1948)Nadiya Ke Paar (1949)Shabnam (1949) and Arzoo (1950) She learnt Bharatnatyam at Mumbais Sri Rajarajeswari Bharata Natya Kala Mandir where Guru T. K. Mahalingam Pillai doyen among nattuvanars taught

In 1965 she moved to playing character roles with a film called Shaheed . As a character artist she was a fixture in seven Manoj Kumar films right up to Dus Numbari in 1976. She has had a long stint in films with releases right up to 2003She made the transition to character roles very easily and has excelled in them ever since

Dilip Kumar in his biography has admitted his attraction to her He said that she was his first love There were rumors of an affair between the two. But there is no source giving her side of the story or of her acknowledgement of the same

She also stepped into writing childrens stories. Her stories used to be published in the children’s magazine Paraag and she dabbled in television doing serials like “Chand Sitare” on Doordarshan and in 1986 she made an animation film “Meri Pari

At present she works in the highly popular serial Shanno Ki Shaadi on STAR Plus She plays the role of Bebe, the grandmother of Shanno, the main protagonist played by Divya Dutta

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