Sunday, November 24, 2013

PRAMILA

Esther Victoria Abraham, who was popularly known by her screen name 'Prameela' was a  beautiful bold girl who  became successful as an actress  and a film producer.   She belonged to the Jewish Faith and was a member of the Baghdad group of Jews.
She was very much passionate to act on  screen and so at the age of 17 left home to join a theatre company.
She became successful in action roles and shook the screen with her amazing stunt roles and action packed roles  from 1935.
Esther Victoria Abraham became the First Beauty Queen of Independent India by winning Miss India Contest in 1947.
She entered film production also by establishing her own banner as  'Silver Productions'.Under this banner she produced 16 films and became the first major woman Film  producer of India.
Pramila was also a graduate of the University of Cambridge.Some of her memorable films are 'Ulti Ganga,Bijli,Basant, Jungle King, Shahzadi,Bhikarin,Our Daring Daughter,Jhankar  and many more.
She passed away in 2006.


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