Former Member of Parliament of Rajya Sabha

Jaya Prada

  • Apr 03, 1962 (age 58)
  • 5' 0" (1.52 m)

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2018
Kinar
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MovieFeb 23, 2018

Kinar

Kinar (Well in Malayalam), titled Keni (transl. Well in Tamil) in …
Kinar (Well in Malayalam), titled Keni (transl. Well in Tamil) in , is a 2018 Indian drama film co-written and directed by M. A. Nishad. It was produced by the studio of Fragrant Nature Film Creations, and was made simultaneously in Malayalam and Tamil. Focusing on the issue of water scarcity in a town between Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the film stars Jayaprada and Revathi in the lead roles, with different sets of ensemble cast for the two versions. M. Jayachandran and Bijibal composed the soundtrack and score. Noushad Sherif was director of photography and Sreekumar Nair edited the film. Both versions were released worldwide on 23 February 2018 to negative and were box-office bombs.
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2016
Uyire Uyire
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MovieApr 1, 2016

Uyire Uyire

Uyire Uyire is the Tamil remake of the Nithin and Nithya Menen …
Uyire Uyire is the Tamil remake of the Nithin and Nithya Menen Telugu starrer - Ishq.
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2013
Rajjo
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MovieNov 15, 2013

Rajjo

The journey of a nautch girl in the most extraordinary …
The journey of a nautch girl in the most extraordinary circumstances. Rajjo and Chandu fall in love against the backdrop of the dying Kothas of Mumbai.
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Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu
MovieJan 10, 2013

Seethamma Vakitlo Sirimalle Chettu

An exuberant and evocative …
An exuberant and evocative family drama, that primarily revolves around the close bond between two brothers with radically different personalities, highlighting the complex process of choosing an ideal life partner for each of them.
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Best Supporting Actress – Kannada
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Nomination2013

Best Supporting Actress – Kannada

Nominated for "Sangolli Rayanna".
Filmfare Award
2012
Sangolli Rayanna
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MovieNov 1, 2012

Sangolli Rayanna

Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (Legendary Warrior Sangolli …
Krantiveera Sangolli Rayanna (Legendary Warrior Sangolli Rayanna) is a 2012 Indian Kannada epic historical biographical war film directed by Naganna and produced by Anand Appugol. Darshan, Jayaprada and Nikita Thukral play lead roles. The film is about Sangolli Rayanna, a prominent freedom fighter from Karnataka, who fought the British till he was captured and executed in 1831. He was the army chief of the Kingdom of Kittur ruled at the time by Kittur Rani Chennamma.
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Best Film – Malayalam
Nomination2012

Best Film – Malayalam

Nominated for "Pranayam".
Filmfare Award
2011
Pranayam
MovieAug 31, 2011

Pranayam

Grace meets her ex husband Achutha Menon after a long …
Grace meets her ex husband Achutha Menon after a long period of time.
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Honour Special Jury
Award2011

Honour Special Jury

Won award for "Pranayam".
Asianet Film Award
2008
Dasavathaaram
MovieJun 12, 2008

Dasavathaaram

Dasavathaaram (English: The Ten Incarnations) is a 2008 …
Dasavathaaram (English: The Ten Incarnations) is a 2008 Indian Tamil-language science fiction disaster film directed by K. S. Ravikumar. It stars Kamal Haasan, who also wrote the screenplay and story of the film, in ten distinct roles, beating the nine-role records made by Sivaji Ganesan in Navarathri (Tamil; 1964), Akkineni Nageswara Rao in Navarathri (Telugu; 1966) and Sanjeev Kumar in Naya Din Nai Raat (Hindi; 1974). Asin appears in two roles and Mallika Sherawat plays a subsidiary role. The film, which had been under production for nearly three years, was produced and primarily distributed by Venu Ravichandran. Primary filming locations included the United States and across Tamil Nadu in India. The soundtrack to the film was composed by Himesh Reshammiya and the background score was by Devi Sri Prasad.
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Award2008

Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – …

Won Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award – South.
2004
Khakee
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MovieJan 23, 2004

Khakee

Khakee (English translation: The Uniform) is a 2004 Indian …
Khakee (English translation: The Uniform) is a 2004 Indian Hindi-language neo-noir action thriller film directed by Rajkumar Santoshi and written by Santoshi and Sridhar Raghavan. The story revolves around an Indian police team on a mission to escort an accused terrorist from a small town in Maharashtra to Mumbai. Khakee stars an ensemble cast consisting of Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgan, Aishwarya Rai, and Tushar Kapoor. It was theatrically released on 23 January 2004 to a widespread critical acclaim. the critical response was mostly positive, with praise towards the direction, performances, and story. Produced on a budget of ₹25.77 crore (US$3.6 million), Khakee earned a total of ₹49.89 crore (US$7.0 million) at the worldwide box office, becoming one of the year's highest-grossing Bollywood films.
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2000
Devadoothan
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MovieDec 27, 2000

Devadoothan

Mohanlal plays a famous music singer/composer who …
Mohanlal plays a famous music singer/composer who reminisces about an unknown energy/ spirit that led him to compose songs.
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1999
Kohram
MovieAug 13, 1999

Kohram

Major Balbir Singh Sodhi (Amitabh Bachchan) attempts to kill …
Major Balbir Singh Sodhi (Amitabh Bachchan) attempts to kill the Indian Home Minister Veer Bhadra Singh (Danny Denzongpa) but is unsuccessful. He has been identified, and the army is on the look-out for him to court-martial him. They suspect that he has assumed a new identity, that of Devraj Hathoda alias Dadabhai. Major Ajit Arya (Nana Patekar) is assigned the task to investigate this, and he successfully manages to lure Balbir into admitting his true identity. Then Balbir clarifies to Ajit what his motive was behind his assasination attempts on the life of the Home Minister, and Ajit decides to join forces with Balbir to expose the Home Minister. Then terrorist Ghafoor Changezi announces that no worshipper will be permitted to visit the Holy Shrine of Mata Sheravali during the Navratri Fest, and the Home Minister accepts the challenge, in order to make himself even more popular. Balbir and Ajit must now act to stop the terrorists, little do they realize that the Home Minister and terrorist Changezi's agenda is one and the same.
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1998
Swami Vivekananda
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MovieJun 12, 1998

Swami Vivekananda

The film is based on the life of Bengali, Hindu monk …
The film is based on the life of Bengali, Hindu monk Narendra Nath Datta aka Vivekananda from his birth (1863) to his returned to India from the west (1887). It is spiritual take on Vivekananda life. Movie's focus is on Vivekananda's internal struggles and questions about the meaning and truth of life.
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1994
Insaniyat
MovieMar 11, 1994

Insaniyat

A Police officer seeks the help of two gangsters to combat …
A Police officer seeks the help of two gangsters to combat terrorism.
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1993
Veerta
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MovieSep 10, 1993

Veerta

Multi-millionaire Balwant Rai is a widower who lives with his …
Multi-millionaire Balwant Rai is a widower who lives with his daughter Uma and a school going son Amar alias Munna. Since Uma is of marriage-able age, Balwant decides to get her marry to Sunderlall's son Raghuveer and they all move in to live with Balwant at his estate. In order to take cover of Balwant's entire property Sunderlall and Raghuveer first have him killed, locked up Uma in a den and attempt to kill Munna who is saved by a village boy named Mangal. Years later Mangal and Munna have now matured, and Munna has decided to make his friend Mangal the managing director of the entire Rai group of industries much to the disappointment of Sunderlall who has all time been the M.D of Rai industries. All is well until Managal is framed for the rape and murder of a prostitute and Munna is attacked with a deadly weapon. It certainly looks like Sunderlall and Raghuveer won't rest until they usurp the entire Rai's property and do away with all its family members.
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1992
Tyagi
MovieMay 29, 1992

Tyagi

Shankar, as the eldest son of Choudhry Gangaprasad …
Shankar, as the eldest son of Choudhry Gangaprasad Dayal, has always made sacrifices for his two siblings, Shakti and Prem. He financed them by mortgaging his valuables and property, much to the chagrin of his dad. When Shakti rapes Sujata, and is arrested, Shankar negotiates with Sujata and gets her to withdraw the complaint and marry Shakti. When Shakti, Prem, and Sujata re-locate, the two brothers get involved with smuggler and underworld Don, Dhabla, they end up swindling him. When Dhabla's partner seeks vengeance, Shakti kills him, and Shankar accepts the blame and is sentenced to prison for life, leaving his dad, wife, Parvati, and a newborn son to fend for themselves. He is let out after several years for good behavior, returns home to find that their house has been sold by Shakti; his dad has passed away; Parvati and his son are missing. He does locate Parvati in Bombay, this is when he is told that his son was killed after being chased by Prem and run over by a vehicle. Angered and out of control, he decides to kill them both, but Sujata pleads with him. Now years later, Shankar must again be prepared to make more sacrifices - this time for Shakti's grown daughter, Aarti, who was eloped with Amar, the son of a tailor, Nand Lal; as well as rescue Shakti and Prem from Dhabla's wrath - a rescue that may well cost him his life.
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1991
Maa
MovieDec 5, 1991

Maa

A multi-millionaire, Ram Khanna, is advised by a fake astrologer …
A multi-millionaire, Ram Khanna, is advised by a fake astrologer that he will meet and marry a woman whose name will start with "M". Ram does meet Mamta, and they both fall in love. Ram marries her, despite the fact that she is the daughter of a prostitute, Heerabai, and brings her home with her. Mamta gets a chilling welcome from Ram brother's, Murli Manohar, and his wife, Maya. Mamta decides to assert herself and takes over the household matters, forcing Murli and Maya to leave the house. Soon Mamta and Ram give birth to a baby boy. One day Ram asks Mamta to take care of a suitcase full of cash, as he has to go out of town. Mamta is lured out of the house along with the suitcase, and is brutally killed by Gulu Goli, a hired hit-man, who buries her in a secluded spot. Though physically dead and buried, Mamta's spirit is still alive and active, though she cannot be heard, nor seen by anyone. She decides to return home and expose Murli and Maya. When she returns home, she finds that she cannot communicate with anyone, and watches helplessly as both Murli and Maya set about the task of killing her son, and getting Ram married to Maya's niece, Mona.
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Indrajeet
MovieAug 2, 1991

Indrajeet

In order to continue suppressing the workers in his company; …
In order to continue suppressing the workers in his company; multi-millionaire, Din Dayal gets a union leader and his wife murdered. When inspector Indrajeet attempts to arrest Dayal his daughter, Shanti intervenes. This angers Indrajeet whose beloved is also Shanti and he decides to cut all connections from her. Indrajeet adopts the daughter, Neelu of the diseased union leader and years later after his retirement from police service attempts to bring her up. Indrajeet gets Neelu marry to Vijay but calamity destructs the couple when they are killed by a group of young boys. Indrajeet lodges a complaint with the police but instead of arresting the assailants the police commissioner closes the case forcing Indrajeet to take the law into his hands.
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1990
Thanedaar
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MovieDec 10, 1990

Thanedaar

Thakur Azghar Singh lord over a small Indian village named …
Thakur Azghar Singh lord over a small Indian village named Jalcott killing anyone standing in his way. When an honest police inspector Jagdish Chandar attempts to bring him to justice he is killed by a stalker hired through Lawrence and Peter by Azghar Singh. The inspector leaves to mourn two young boys, one of them Brijesh who killed the stalker and is inducted into Lawrence and Peter gang and the other Avinash who grows up with the police commissioner and becomes a police officer like his dad. Meanwhile Brijesh has just been released from jail; rob a jewelery store, escapes with the stolen loot, board a train entering to a fist-cuff with his brother Avinash throws him off the running train and making good his escape to Jalcott with his girlfriend Chanda. Once there he impersonates Avinash, started to rally the villagers and accepts bribe from Azghar Singh. But he is forced to take a stand when Azghar Singh attempts to molest Chanda and to complicate matters more Avinash's wife arrives there to look for her husband - with Brijesh all set to clear his sentence he will have to face the contended wrath of Azghar Singh, Avinash's wife and a mysterious masked horse-rider.
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Aaj Ka Arjun
MovieAug 10, 1990

Aaj Ka Arjun

Bhim Singh is an orphan who lives a poor life-style in a small …
Bhim Singh is an orphan who lives a poor life-style in a small community. He is the guardian to his only sister, Laxmi, who he has educated in the city, she meets Ajit Singh the son of Thakur Bhupendra Singh and both falls in love and gets married with the blessings of Bhim, but on there nuptial night, Ajit goes missing. Bhim finds out that Ajit has relocated to his dad's residence and he goes there to beg there pardon but is humiliated and witnesses Ajit knifes Laxmi to death. A grief-stricken Bhim murders Ajit publicly and goes on a rampage to rescue farmers in his community whose land are being snatched by Thakur Bhupendra Singh and his henchman Lakhan.
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1989
Jaadugar
MovieAug 25, 1989

Jaadugar

After learning a few magical tricks from his fellow inmate former …
After learning a few magical tricks from his fellow inmate former businessman and ex-jail convict assume the identity of an ascetic named Mahaprabhu Jagatsagar Chintamani so that he can easily use these tricks to con the villagers of Dharampur with a motive of acquiring their wealth for himself. His U.S. returned son, Shankar Narayan refuses to accept this way of living only to consult an expert magician named Goga to put an end to his father's misdeeds. Goga who later changes his name to Gogeshwar manages to outwit Mahaprabhu and take control of his ashram. Feeling satisfy after his deeds has been reached; Shankar then asks Goga to leave but a stubborn will-power Goga refuses to do so as he plans to explain his stubbornness to Shankar at a later date.
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Main Tera Dushman
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MovieFeb 3, 1989

Main Tera Dushman

Honest and diligent Forest Officer Kishan Srivastav (Jackie …
Honest and diligent Forest Officer Kishan Srivastav (Jackie Shroff) and his wife Jaya (Jaya Pradha) come to the rural area of Ramgarh, and upset the criminal activities of Thakur Dayalu (Anupam Kher), a corrupt Police Inspector Kiran Kumar (Kiran Kumar) and their croonies, which include capture and death of wild life, so that Dayalu can decorate his palatial home. Kishan attempts to disrupt their criminal activities, he finds that Dayalu Singh has by-passed him and complained to his superiors, thereby getting him dismissed from employment and being framed and imprisoned for a murder. Apparently, this is not the only time that Dayalu has got away with murder. He had also killed Gopal (Sunny Deol) in the presence of his to-be bride, Jugni (Sridevi), making her lose her sanity. Dayalu frames Jugni's dad, Jwalaprasad (Kulbhushan Kharbanda) for the murder of Gopal. And with Jaya all by herself, Dayalu turn his lustful eyes on her.
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1988
Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati
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MovieDec 23, 1988

Gangaa Jamunaa Saraswati

Gangaa Jamunaa and …
Gangaa Jamunaa and Saraswathi the most pious rivers, create a unique holy merger, popularly known as "Sangam". Likewise the characters of our story Gangaa Jamunaa and Saraswathi desire to meet and merge in love of each other. Gangaa Jamunaa begin to love each other and pledge to become one, Saraswati silently loves Gangaa, and dedicates her life to him. However there are many, who would like to separate the happy lovers. There is Hansraj, who does it, and with the result Jamuna separates from Gangaa. Jamuna reaches Shanker's home, Shanker who already loved her becomes extremely happy finding Jamuna in his home. In the meantime Saraswati was about to come closer to Ganga. When Hansraj, who had earlier swindled the property of Ganga's father by illegal means wanted to get rid of the rightful owner Ganga, he got Ganga shot. Ganga was badly wounded and there was no hope of his survival.
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1987
Sindoor
MovieAug 14, 1987

Sindoor

Vijay forces his wife Laxmi to leave her house, suspecting an …
Vijay forces his wife Laxmi to leave her house, suspecting an extra marital affair. Years later, Vijay and Laxmi come face to face and start meeting each other.
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Majaal
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MovieApr 24, 1987

Majaal

Vijay Kumar (Jeetendra) is an orphan brought up by an …
Vijay Kumar (Jeetendra) is an orphan brought up by an Advocate, Chaudhary Kailash Nath (Kader Khan) and becomes a lawyer himself. He is in love with Sadhana (Sridevi), Kailash Nath's daughter and they get married. Vijay wants to stand on his own feet, but is discouraged by his wife and father-in-law. He is humiliated on many occasions. One day suddenly Sandhya (Jaya Prada) enters their life and Vijay is willing to walk out of the marriage to support Sandhya. Who is this Sandhya and why is Vijay drawn to her?. What will happen to Vijay and Sadhana's married life?
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Aulad
MovieApr 17, 1987

Aulad

Believing his wife to be dead, a man lets a woman, who has …
Believing his wife to be dead, a man lets a woman, who has lost her child, nurse and bring up his infant son - until he finds out that his wife is still alive, and wants the baby back at any cost.
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1986
Pyaar Ke Do Pal
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MovieAug 15, 1986

Pyaar Ke Do Pal

Twins separated by a court order meet at camp and decide to …
Twins separated by a court order meet at camp and decide to reunite their parents, unaware of the dark secret that drove them apart years before.
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Shrikant Nahata
MarriageJune 1986

Shrikant Nahata

Shrikant Nahata is a film producer.
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Aakhree Raasta
MovieJun 6, 1986

Aakhree Raasta

David is an old prisoner, released after twenty-four years in a …
David is an old prisoner, released after twenty-four years in a penitentiary for a crime he hasn't committed. The three men who framed him and sent him away, are now prominent citizens of his town. David walks out of the prison straight into a confessional booth at his church. He tells the priest that he is about to kill three prominent men, for which he seeks God's pardon in advance. He must find his old friend, bootlegger and the custodian of David's only son. David had believed in his friend to bring up his son as the worst criminal and seek revenge from the men who put him away. On meeting him, David finds that his son is a Cop instead. Devastated, David continues on his own. When he is about to kill the three men, his son has vowed to protect the citizens under any circumstances. David and his son are at war, personally and the smarter of the duo would win.
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Veta
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MovieMay 28, 1986

Veta

Veta (English: Hunt) is a Telugu film starring Chiranjeevi, …
Veta (English: Hunt) is a Telugu film starring Chiranjeevi, Jaya Prada and Sumalatha in the lead roles. The film was made by Samyuktha Movies, whose earlier blockbuster was Khaidi. The movie is based on Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo. The successful team of director A. Kodandarami Reddy, composer K. Chakravarthy and writers Paruchuri brothers was repeated in this movie as well. The movie was dubbed into Hindi as Farrar Qaidi.
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Swarag Se Sunder
MovieFeb 17, 1986

Swarag Se Sunder

Vijay Choudhury lives a comfortable lifestyle with his …
Vijay Choudhury lives a comfortable lifestyle with his wife, Laxmi, and step-brother, Ravi. Although Vijay and Laxmi have been married for several years, they have no children, and as a result Laxmi is shunned and humiliated in the entire town of Madhopur, despite of the fact the Vijay is the Chair of the Village Panchayat. After Ravi completes his M.A., he falls in love with the only daughter, Lalita, of Milawatram and Bandharlekha. Since the Choudhurys and Milawatram do not get along, both anticipate problems from both sides. They do overcome these problems, get married, and Lalita proves to Vijay and Laxmi that she is here to be one of the Choudhury family member. Soon Lalita and Laxmi both get pregnant, and it is here that the family will be subjected to a trauma as only one woman will be able to give birth to a child. Watch what happens when a son is born and resultant anxiety that will end up tearing this family apart.
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Best Actress
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Nomination1986

Best Actress

Nominated for "Sanjog".
Filmfare Award
1985
Sanjog
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MovieNov 22, 1985

Sanjog

Bombay-bred Narain goes to a village, where he meets and …
Bombay-bred Narain goes to a village, where he meets and falls in love with a village belle, Yashodra. She also is attracted to him, and both get married. After their marriage, both go to live with Narain's parents, brother, and sister-in-law, Lalita, and her son, Sonu. Yashodra gets close to Sonu, and starts to spend all her time with him. This raises some concerns with Lalita, which results in some acrimony. Tragically, Sonu passes away, leaving Yashodra devastated and depressed. She gets pregnant and gives birth to a baby girl, but cannot get Sonu out of her mind. Her depression gives way to insanity, as she keeps on seeing Sonu in every child, and as a result she is institutionalized. Narain has taken to alcohol in a big way and drowns his sorrows and frustrations day and night in a drunken stupor. As a result, his daughter is adopted by Lalita and his brother, without knowing who her real parents are. Years pass by, her daughter, Asha, has grown up and is herself a mother of a baby boy, and settled in the U.S.. Asha arrives in India for a visit and the entire family assembles to visit Yashodra. They find her holding a piece of log, covered in a blanket, singing to it as if it where Sonu. It is here that Asha finds out who her real parents are, and it is here that she will be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice.
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Zabardast
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MovieJun 21, 1985

Zabardast

Ratan Kumar lives a middle-class existence with his wife, …
Ratan Kumar lives a middle-class existence with his wife, Pushpa and son, Sunder. When he is asked to commit a crime for Balram Singh, he does so, but decides to keep a suitcase full of diamonds for himself. An enraged Balram sets fire to his house. Believing his wife to be dead, Ratan flees, is rescued by Dr. Saigal, taken to the palace of a distraught Maharani Maanwati, who has just lost her son and husband, but is placated after being told that Sunder is her son. For years, Ratan, who now calls himself Ramesh, works for the Maharani, and when Sunder grows up, the Maharani comes to know of Ramesh's existence, finds that he closely resembles her husband, and marries him. Shortly thereafter, Pushpa re-surfaces, an enraged Maharani attempts to kill Ramesh, but ends up killing herself, before dying she asks Sunder to avenge her death. Fleeing from Sunder and the Police's wrath, Ramesh is apprehended by the Police, tried in Court, and sentenced to several years in jail. When he returns, he becomes an underworld don, with a sole motive of bringing an end to Balram, little knowing that Sunder, who now calls himself Shyam, is also on the lookout for him, and has befriended Ravi, Ramesh's second son, who was born during his tenure in prison. When Balram finds this out, he plots to use Shyam to bring an end to Ramesh and his entire family - once and for all.
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Pataal Bhairavi
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MovieMay 3, 1985

Pataal Bhairavi

Ujjain's Raja Vijay Singh presides over his region and rules it …
Ujjain's Raja Vijay Singh presides over his region and rules it with his Maharani Swarnapati, and daughter Rajkumari Indumati. During the annual arena games a challenger by the name of Pitamber from out of this region challenges anyone to a duel with him, and the only one to accept it is Ramchandra alias Ramu. Ramu overcomes Pitamber and is felicitated by Indumati. Ramu falls head over heels in love with Indumati, and even saves her life when she is bitten by a snake. But the Raja does not approve of this match as he would like Indumati to marry a wealthy man, he accordingly instructs Ramu to get rich first before he can even consider marrying Indumati. It is then a magician named Mantrik comes to Ramu's aid, and shows him how to attain wealth. Ramu has to travel many miles, go underground into a deep dark cave, & free a Goddess from a curse of living eternally as a crocodile. It is here that Ramu learns that Mantrik has an ulterior motive in assisting him, so he beheads him, gets a lot of precious stones, jewelery, etc. and heads over to Ujjain to get the Raja to get him married to Indumati. The Raja readily agrees and a wedding is arranged with great pomp, ceremony, and festivities. But Ramu is in for a shock when Indumati disappears during the wedding ceremony, and Ramu undertakes to go and look for her. What Ramu does not know is that Mantrik has resurrected himself and now not only wants Indumati for himself, but has also planned a painful death for Ramu.
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Best Actress
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Nomination1985

Best Actress

Nominated for "Sharaabi".
Filmfare Award
1984
Awaaz
MovieNov 2, 1984

Awaaz

Jayant is an advocate, and practices law in the Bombay …
Jayant is an advocate, and practices law in the Bombay High Court. He lives with his wife, Anu, and a sister named Priya. His paths cross with his Police Inspector friend, Amit Gupta, who feels that lawyers like Jayant should be more responsible when they defend known criminals, who are repeat offenders. But Jayant only knows that he does his job well - which is to defend his client to the best of his ability. Then Amit gets killed in the line of duty, and his death is ruled as an accident. Amit's younger brother, Vijay, now joins the Police Force, and is assigned the task of finding out whether Amit's death was accidental or otherwise. Vijay finds out that his brother's death was a well-planned execution by underworld gangsters, and arrests the son of Mulchand Malhotra. Then a few days later, Jayant's wife and sister are brutally raped, and his traumatized wife passes away. Jayant has vowed to find the assailants, but before he could attempt anything his daughter, Nandita, is kidnapped. The kidnappers want Jayant to represent Mulchand's son, and get him acquitted. Jayant does an excellent job, and gets his client out on bail. What Jayant does not know that his client is the one who had raped his wife and sister, and when Jayant does find out - what can he possibly do - with his daughter still under the control of her kidnappers.
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Sharaabi
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MovieMay 18, 1984

Sharaabi

A workaholic businessman neglects his only son after his wife's …
A workaholic businessman neglects his only son after his wife's death. The son grows up to be a rebellious alcoholic.
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Maqsad
MovieApr 27, 1984

Maqsad

Rajeshwar belongs to a wealthy family, and is the only son of …
Rajeshwar belongs to a wealthy family, and is the only son of Dharamraj, who is an industrialist, and partners with Naglingam Reddy, Nagendra, and Dhanraj. Rajeshwar meets Bharati, who comes from a very poor family, and falls in love with her. Bharati's father is a schoolteacher, Vishnupratap, and has also to beg for food house to house to make ends meet. Bharati initially does not reciprocrate Rajeshwar's affection, but when she realizes that he really does love her, she too falls in love with him. Bharati's has a neighbor, Tilak, who is unemployed, and lives with his mother, Sharda, who works as a maidservant in a rich family's house. Tilak falls in love with the daughter, Rani, of this rich family. Both Rajeshwar and Tilak dislike each other. Then Dharamraj gets killed, and the evidence points towards Tilak. Tilak is arrested and unless he can gather evidence that clears him, he may face the death sentence.
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Tohfa
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MovieFeb 3, 1984

Tohfa

Two sisters fall for the same man. One of them sacrifices her …
Two sisters fall for the same man. One of them sacrifices her love but she is carrying a secret.
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Best Actress – Telugu
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Award1984

Best Actress – Telugu

Won award for "Sagara Sangamam".
Filmfare Award
1983
Main Awara Hoon
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MovieDec 9, 1983

Main Awara Hoon

Widowed Dinanath Kumar lives a poor lifestyle in Poona with …
Widowed Dinanath Kumar lives a poor lifestyle in Poona with two sons, Rajeev & Sanjeev; daughter, Payal; and widowed sister, Kalawanti. He has great hopes for Rajeev who he has got educated, but is very disappointed with Sanjeev, who works as a Garage Mechanic with Tahir Khan, and is always disruptive and in trouble. Matters rise to such an extend that the Police arrest Sanjeev for setting fire to the house of Premnath and nearly killing him. Dinanath begs Premnath to withdraw the charges, which he does as he fears that he may be charged for sexually assaulting Payal, and in this way Sanjeev is discharged. Rajeev will not have anything to do with Sanjeev, and asks him to leave the house, despite pleadings from Dinanath and Payal. Sanjeev leaves and re-locates to Bombay, where he initially finds work in a bakery run by Chandulal and his daughter, Bela. After Chandulal accuses him of molesting Bela, Sanjeev meets with Sahir Khan, and starts work as a Mechanic and a taxi-driver. Then one day, one of his passengers is none other than Rajeev. While both secretly acknowledge each other - they do not know that their paths are going to cross again - for both have fallen in love with the same woman - wealthy Archana Prasad - the only child of Ganga Prasad, Rajeev's employer.
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Mawaali
MovieNov 4, 1983

Mawaali

Ramesh gets employ as an engineer in a factory own …
Ramesh gets employ as an engineer in a factory own and maintain by the wealthy, Goyal Verma. Goyal has a daughter, Nisha who is of marriage-able age and who also is in love with Ramesh. But their marriage is unacceptable by Goyal and in retaliation he fires Ramesh from his job. This does not end here as the next day Goyal is found dead in his bedroom and Ramesh is accuse of killing him; who is also convicted in a court of law and remanded to prison. While in prison he gets to meet his look-alike Gangu - with Gangu entering into the frame-work this opens up a game between Ramesh and the real killers of Mr. Goyal.
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Qayamat
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MovieOct 28, 1983

Qayamat

Shyam and Kamal are two school-going students who are close …
Shyam and Kamal are two school-going students who are close friends. When Kamal is unable to pay his exam fees, Shyam assists him, and as a result Kamal does well, is able to study further, becomes an IPS Officer, and is subsequently hired as the Superintendent of Police in Delhi, while Shyam re-locates to live in Bombay. Years later, Shyam has taken to crime in a big way and is now known as Rajeshwar. He kills a politician, S.M. Dayal, who had molested and killed, Geeta, his betrothed, but the Police are unable to find evidence to arrest him. They request Kamal to intervene and arrest Rajeshwar, and as a result, Kamal, along with his wife, Shashi, and sister, Sudha, re-locate to Bombay. Kamal finds out that Rajeshwar is none other than Shyam, but does eventually arrest him for abducting and sexually molesting Shama. Shyam believes that the charges against him are false and trusts Kamal fully. But the Court finds Shyam guilty, and sentences him to seven years in jail. Betrayed and upset with Kamal, an embittered and vengeful Shyam is discharged from prison after his sentence, determined to molest Sudha and make Kamal's life a nightmare.
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Sagara Sangamam
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MovieJun 3, 1983

Sagara Sangamam

A classical dancer, Balakrishna, (Kamal Haasan) faces many …
A classical dancer, Balakrishna, (Kamal Haasan) faces many struggles, but is eventually redeemed.
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1982
Kaamchor
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MovieDec 24, 1982

Kaamchor

Suraj has been a slacker all his adult life. He hates any kind …
Suraj has been a slacker all his adult life. He hates any kind of work - rather it's paying or volunteer. One day he gate-crashes a wedding ceremony and finds out that the groom is to live with his In-laws. To his delight, he finds out that the bride has an unmarried sister. And so Suraj starts to woo the unmarried sister, Geeta. Slowly Geeta falls in love with Suraj, and with the approval of her wealthy dad, Rai Bahadur Chunilal Sanghvi, both get married. Suraj now looks forward to an easy life at his In-laws, but that is not to be so, for Geeta wants to move out. Suraj goes along with Geeta, but then starts showing his true colors, and openly demands a share in his wealthy father-in-law's estate, even if it means taking the family to court.
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Meghasandesam
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MovieSep 24, 1982

Meghasandesam

Ravindra Babu, a great poet marries a simple woman. But …
Ravindra Babu, a great poet marries a simple woman. But things changes a lot after he starts liking another woman.
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1980
Best Actress
Nomination1980

Best Actress

Nominated for "Sargam".
Filmfare Award
1979
Ninaithale Inikkum
MovieApr 14, 1979

Ninaithale Inikkum

Ninaithale Inikkum (transl. Sweet Memories) is a 1979 Indian …
Ninaithale Inikkum (transl. Sweet Memories) is a 1979 Indian Tamil-language romantic comedy film directed by K. Balachander starring Kamal Haasan, Rajinikanth, Jayaprada, Geetha and Nakul. The story was written by Sujatha Rangarajan. The film was also simultaneously shot in Telugu as Andamaina Anubhavam (transl. Beautiful experience). A large part of the film was shot in Singapore.. It was Blockbuster at box office and emerged commercial success. This Movie was later dubbed in Hindi as Pyara Tarana.
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Sargam
MovieJan 8, 1979

Sargam

Born with a disability of not being able to talk nor hear, Hema …
Born with a disability of not being able to talk nor hear, Hema lives with her schoolmaster dad, Chintamani, a stepmother and stepsister. Hema is ill-treated by her stepmother, who is now attempting to sell Hema in the guise of getting her married to a much older man, forcing Hema to run away. Raju, a musician, comes to her aid out of compassion, and assists her achieve her goal, to be a dancer. In the process, Hema is attracted to Raju, but is unsure whether he will accept her as she is.
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1977
Yamagola
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MovieOct 21, 1977

Yamagola

Sathyam and Rudrayya's daughter love each other. So …
Sathyam and Rudrayya's daughter love each other. So Rudrayya gets Sathyam killed and Sathyam reaches heaven. There he makes Indra (Head of Heaven) angry. So he sends him to the hell. There he tries to get back to the earth and gets succeeded. Then he teaches a lesson to Rudrayya after reaching back to the earth.
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Adavi Ramudu
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MovieApr 28, 1977

Adavi Ramudu

A forest officer in an undercover operation, raises all the tribal …
A forest officer in an undercover operation, raises all the tribal people and the villagers against the smugglers to teach them a lesson and gets them arrested.
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1976
Anthuleni Katha
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MovieFeb 27, 1976

Anthuleni Katha

The story of an elder sister trying to run a family devoid of father …
The story of an elder sister trying to run a family devoid of father and a useless brother.
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Manmatha Leelai
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MovieFeb 27, 1976

Manmatha Leelai

The film explores the life journey of a womanizer (Kamal …
The film explores the life journey of a womanizer (Kamal Hassan) and his affairs with various women, including those who are married. The main conflict is between Kamal Hassan's character Madhu and his wife Rekha. Balachander's genius lies in objectifying married women of the city whilst creating a loving wife who's torn between accepting her husband and living a separated life after having discovered the travails of her own father.
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Best Actress
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Award1976

Best Actress

Won award for "Anthuleni Katha".
Nandi Award
Nandi Special Jury Award
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Award1976

Nandi Special Jury Award

Won award for "Anthuleni Katha".
1962
Jaya Prada
BirthApril 1962

Jaya Prada

Jaya Prada was born.
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