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Nalini Jaywant Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : February 18, 2019

Short Biography

Nalini Jaywant was born on 18-02-1926 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. She was an Indian Film Actress who was well-known for her work in Bollywood films. She was one of the leading actresses of Hindi cinema during the 1940s and 50s.

Nalini Jaywant Complete Bio & Career

She entered the cinematic world by appearing in Mehboob Khan’s Bahen in 1941. After which she was cast with petty roles in films like Radhika, Nirdosh, and Adaab Arz just to name a few. Her acting career took a U-turn after she was offered Anokha Pyaar in 1948. Soon she established herself as a leading star of Hindi Cinema.
She was famous for her association with veteran actor Ashok Kumar. Her power-packed performance in films like Sangram and Samadhi in which she was cast opposite Ashok Kumar were the milestones of her illustrious acting career.  The successful and audience favourite couple delivered other hit films like Kafila, Jalpari, Saloni, Naaz, and Nau Bahar amongst several others. She was lauded for her performance in films like Shikast, Kaalapani and Hum Sab Chor Hain. After the release of her film Bombay Race Course in 1965, she retired from acting. She made a comeback 18 years later with the film titled Nastik.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

The later phase of her life was spent in solitude and she died at the age of 84, at her residence in Mumbai, India. 
DEATHDAY 20 December,2010 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Mumbai, Maharashtra

Nalini Jaywant Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was the niece of famous actress Rattan Bai and cousin of another famous actress Shobhna Samarth who was the mother of actresses Tanuja and Nutan and thus was the grand-aunt of Tanisha and Kajol. She was the part of famous Bollywood clan of Samarth-Mukherjee family. Famous celebrities like Ayan Mukherjee, Joy Mukherjee, and Rani Mukherjee were her relatives. In 1940s, she was married to film director V. C. Desai who died on 25-01-1946. After the death of Desai, she later got married to actor Prabhu Dayal.

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Nalini Jaywant Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Nalini Jaywant was 84 years 10 months & 2 days old age.