Mugdha Godse

Other names of Mugdha Godse: Mughda Godse
Birthday: 26-07-1986
Age: 32
Star sign: Leo

Mugdha Godse is an Indian model comes to an actress known for her work in the movie Fashion. She was born into a middle-class family in Pune and attended the Nutan Marathi Vidyalaya, at Sadashiv Peth, Pune. She had to work extremely hard financially before achieving stardom. Mugdha and her sister Madhura used to sell oil and earn Rs 100 a day, for a living. Later on, she concentrated on her fitness and hit the gym on a regular basis so as to participate in local beauty contests.

She found her first success when she was declared the winner of Gladrags Megamodel Hunt. A couple of years later, Mugdha also participated in the contest “Best Model of The World”, and though she didn’t win the competition, Mugdha was presented with “Best National Costume” as Miss India. In the year 2004, she participated and reached the semi-finals of the prestigious “Femina Miss India” and was also accredited with the Miss Perfect Ten title. After which Godse relocated to Mumbai and got involved with various modeling and advertising assignments.

In a particular Airtel advertisement, she got to share screen time with Shahrukh Khan.  She also appeared in some music videos viz Koka Tera Koka, Lekar Hum Deewana Dil, Mauja Len De and Jab Chaye Mera Jadoo, just to name a few.

The year 2008 marked Mugdha Godse’s Bollywood debut in Madhur Bhandarkar’s “Fashion” where she was cast alongside Priyanka Chopra and Kangana Ranaut. She was also nominated for a Filmfare award in the debut category for her role as a model Janet in the film and also won the Apsara Award for Best Female Debutante. Godse also appeared briefly in roughly 13 movies including All the Best, Jail, Heroine, Help and cameos in a couple of South Indian movies as well.

Moushumi Chatterjee Hindi Actress

Moushumi Chatterjee

Moushumi Chatterjee is an Indian actress who has worked in several Bollywood and Bengali films.  She was also the highest paid Hindi actress during 1973-78. She married producer Jayanta Mukherjee and is the mother of Payal and Megha. Moushumi’s father, Prantosh Chattopadhyaya was in the army, and her grandfather was a judge, and she was born in Kolkata. She wasn’t considered as glamorous, and she also had crooked teeth, yet she was recognized as a gorgeous face in Bollywood, in the 1970s. At the tender age of 15, Moushumi made her film debut in a Bengali movie Balika Badhu in 1967, which was directed by Tarun Majumdar. Followed by which she was offered roles in numerous Bengali movies but had to decline them because of her academic commitments. During her class X, a close aunt of her fell gravely ill and wished to see Moushumi getting married before she bid farewell to the world and Moushumi couldn’t say no. She tied the knot to Jayanta Mukherjee, who was the son of music composer and singer, Hemant Kumar. However, not following the usual trend, Moushumi started her career in Bollywood after her marriage, which was unexpected among women from that era. Her debut in Hindi movies came in 1972, through the film “Anuraag”, also directed by another Bengali director Shakti Samanta. In the movie, Moushumi essayed the role of a blind girl who falls in love. Moushumi received a nomination in the category of “Filmfare Best Actress” for her work. Subsequently, she was flooded with offers in various other films such as Naina, Kuchhe Dhaage, Benaam and Uss Paar. In 1974, she was cast in Manoj Kumar’s “Roti Kapada Aur Makaan” where she plays the role of a rape survivor. The film went on to be a huge hit and the scene involving her rape is considered as one of the most touching in Hindi film history and is bound to leave the witness scarred. She gathered another nomination for a Filmfare award, but, in the category of “Best Supporting Actress". Moushumi also featured in other hits such as Swarg Narak, Anand Ashram, and Angoor. Throughout her career, she has been cast as the leading lady to almost all top actors of that era such as Rajesh Khanna, Vinod Khanna, Vinod Mehra, then-struggling Amitabh Bachchan and Sanjeev Kumar. Moushumi and Vinod Mehra as were last as the lead in 10 of the 13 films in which they’ve worked together. After having reached the pinnacle of her career, she was then offered character roles in movies where she played a mother or mother in law, usually cast opposite Dharmendra or Sunil Dutt. Moushumi also appeared in Doordarshan produced television serials such as Talaash and Shyam Benegal directed Katha Sagar. Moushmi would also go on to make brief appearances in movies right up to 2015, where she starred in the Bollywood movie “Piku”. She also was presented with a “Lifetime Achievement Award” during the 61st Britannia Filmfare Awards.

Previous

Nafisa Ali

Born in Kolkata, West Bengal to a renowned Muslim photographer, Ahmed Ali and a Catholic mother, Philomina Torresan, she later married a Sikh army personnel, Col. R.S. Sodhi, who is also a renowned polo player and Arjuna Award recipient. She studied at La Martiniere, Calcutta. Although she was a Muslim by birth, she was also a believer in the philosophy of Vedanta that was taught by Swami Chinmayananda. She has three children; two daughters Armana, Pia and one son Ajit. Nafisa has achieved various awards not only in the area of performing arts but also in the field of sports. She is also an activist who believes in working for those who are less fortunate and voicing her opinion on many social causes. She has been nicknamed ‘Sizzling Water Baby’ as she excelled in swimming and was also the National Swimming Champion of India in the year 1974. She is the first women to be appointed as Chairperson of ‘Women’s Commission Indian Olympic Association’. In 1976, she was crowned Miss India and was the 2nd runner-up at Miss International in Tokyo in the same year. The most notable films that Nafisa has starred in are ‘Junoon’ which won a National Award for Best Film and ‘Major Saab’. She took a sabbatical of eighteen years from movies post her marriage after which she acted in films like ‘Life in a Metro’, ‘Guzarish’, etc. The government of India had appointed her as the Chairperson of Children’s Film Society of India. After taking over, she conducted the 14th International Children’s Film Festival of India, which broke all the records and received more than 250 entries from across the globe. Later, next year on the occasion of 50 years of its existence, she organized a Golden Jubilee Festival in the year 2006. During her tenure of three years as the Chairperson, the 15th International Children’s Film Festival of India was also celebrated. Before her husband took premature retirement from the Indian Army, she also worked for the welfare of Army Jawans. She is the Founder Trustee and Chairperson of NGO-‘Action India’ and also serves as Executive Member of ‘Umang Charitable Society’. She was also appointed as Exe. Member- Delhi Pradesh Congress Committee of Indian National Congress when Mrs. Sheila Dikshit was made the Chief Minister of Delhi in the year 1998 and was also appointed as a member of Human Rights Watch from South Delhi of Indian National Congress. She also started the Orissa Cyclone Relief Fund for the cyclone struck the state. She has worked for the earthquake hit Gujarat in the year 2001 by taking up the issue of reconstruction and also when the state was riot affected by speaking for the purpose of peace and harmony. ‘Ashraya’ a care home for people affected by HIV AIDS has also been started by her. She has donated money as well for the development of a school for the earthquake victims of Kashmir. She is also a board member of Laxmi Bai College, Delhi Public School (Indirapuram) and Film and Television Institute of India (Pune). The government of India also appointed her as a Board of Director of Indian Bank in the Department of Economic Affairs. >

Next
Nafisa Ali Hindi Actress

OTHER MOVIE ACTRESSS