Saturday, December 14, 2013

NALINI JAYWANT

Nalini Jaywant was an exceptionally talented actress who had extraordinary ability to express emotions as per the required sequences.As per the acting skill is concerned she could be compared to Suriya,Meenakumari,Geetabali,Madhubala,Nargis' etc.
She was born in 1926 and came in to limelight with the lead role of film 'Radhika' in 1941.Before that she had two three small roles in films.Her father Dadasaheb Jaywant  and brothers were not willing to allow her take up acting profession initially  but later gave her consent.
Actress Shobhana Samarth who was the mother of Nutan and Tanuja was her first cousin and already in acting field at that period.
Her films like Anokha Pyar,Samadhi,Sangram,Mr.X,Kafila,Mehbooba,Muquaddar,Munimji' were all considered as classic films for which she received wide acclaim.
She acted opposite top heroes of that period in several films.With Ashok Kumar she paired in many  films like 'Samadhi,Sangram,Jalpari,Kafila,Nau Baher,Saloni,Lakeeran,Naaz,Mr.X,Sheroo,Toofan Mein Pyar Kahan' etc.
Harish and Nalini were the main actors of 'Radhika' in 1941
In the same year Mukesh and Nalini were the main actors of 'Nirdosh' directed by V.C.Desai.
In another film of 1941 Sheikh Mukhtar acted opposite to her in the film 'Bahen'.
Dilip Kumar,Nargis and Nalini Jaywant were in pivot roles of 1948 film 'Anokha Pyar' directed by Dharamsey.
Sekhar,Bharat Bhushan and Nalini acted in 'Ankhen' of 1950.
Karan Dewan acted opposite to her in the 1951 film 'Ek Nazer'.
Sekhar was the hero of 1952 film 'Do Raha' directed by Bal Chabra in which Nalini Jaywant was the female lead.
In the 1953 film 'Shikast' directed by Ramesh Saigal, Dilip Kumar was the hero.
Dev Anand acted opposite her in the 1953 film 'Rahi' and in the 1955 film 'Munimji'.
She won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for her performance in the 1958 film 'Kala Pani'.
She died at the age of 84 in 2010.She had no children.
Selected Filmography
Radhika
Bahen






Nirdosh
Adab Arz
Aankhen
Muquaddar
Samadhi
Sangram
Nandkishor
Ek Nazer
Jaadu
Naujawan
Do Raah
Kafila
Saloni
Rahi
Shikast
Mehbooba
Lakirein

Naaz
Baap Beti
Kavi
Nastik
Rajkanya
Munimji
Railway Platform
Aan Baan
Fifty Fifty
Insaaf
Shobhana Samarth
Awaaz
Durgesh Nandini
Kitna Badal Gaya Insan
Neelmani
Mr.X
Sheroo
Milan
Kalapani
Mukti
Amar Raha Yeh Pyar
Senapati
Zindagi Aur Hum
Girls Hostel
Toofan Mein Pyar Kahan
Bombay Race Course
Nastik


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