This versatile actress was born on the 17th of October in the year 1955, in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She was a very prominent actress and a news reader. She got lots of fan followers and made a huge impact as far as her acting was concerned. She was known for her splendid acting and sensible portrayal of the character that she was expected to depict.

She had been active right from the year 1974 until 1985. She passed away in the year 1985, and her acting could never be forgotten. She got married to Raj Babbar, and her son name is Prateik Babbar. She acted in almost all the arenas as in small and big screens. Her roles in movies were all incredible and never be forgotten at all.

She is known for her acting, and she also ventured into the Marathi movies. The best part was that she got an occasion to work in a different film industry over a span of just a decade. When she had done a movie, her transformation, and compatibility with the intended character shall be manifested.

She got into a splendid phase in her career, and she acquired a couple of national level awards, and also she got a Filmfare award. The highlighting factor is that she won the prestigious Padmashri award in the year 1985. She also got into active societal roles like women empowerment and fighting against harassment of women. Her awareness of the rights of women and the factors that mettle them personally.

She took up her career as a news reader, and she worked for Doordarshan channel in that concern. She was much involved as an activist for women, and she was one of the fine actresses without a doubt. Her roles about redefining the status of women in the late eighties were phenomenal, and she gained a huge reputation for that. She ignored all the acting offers that were based on commercial ones.

Her biggest success happened in the movie Mirchi Masala, which got released in the year 1987. She was a splendid actress and human being.

Rakhee Gulzar Hindi Actress

Rakhee Gulzar

Raakhee attained stardom with her first film itself; it was the Bengali flick Bandhu Baran which helped her in attaining this status. Then Bollywood leading star Sunil Dutt recommended her for the Hindi flick Reshma Aur Shera. But she did Sharmeelee and Jeevan Mrutya even before Reshma Aur Shera. In Sharmeelee, Raakhee shared screen space with Sashi Kapoor and their onscreen chemistry was applauded. This popular pair did 9 flicks together. Out of the 9, 5 were declared superhits. Having worked in 91 films in a film career of more than 3 decades, Raakhee has four awards to her credit. Tapasya, Ram Lakhan, Daag and Shubu Muhurat are the films that fetched her awards. Her last flick was Shubu Muhurat. She acted with Amitabh Bachchan as the leading actress as well as mother. Born in West Bengal to a Bengali family, Raakhee married very early to Ajoy Biswas, but they both separated. Later she married ace director Sampoorna Singh Gulzar. Their daughter Meghna Gulzar is also a director. One of the interesting facts about Raakhee is that she was born on August 15, 1947. Raakhee was the second highest paid actress for some time in her career. Her pairing with Rajesh Khanna worked wonders and all the 4 films in which they acted together were super hits. She has good rapport with Shashi Kapoor and Sunil Dutt. Raakhee never hesitated to accept female-centric films at the zenith of her career. One such film, Tapasya, was a big box office hit. She has three hit flicks with Dev Anand and Sanjeev Kumar. The year 1971 was a milestone in her career as three of her films, including Paras, Sharmeelee and Lal Patthar were great hits. Raakhee and Gulzar parted ways, but they still keep in touch. Raakhee’s eyes and prominent voice are the strengths for her.

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