Usha Kiran was a leading actress in Hindi, Marathi and Gujarati films in between 1945-1965. She was born in a Maharashtrian Brahmin family on April 22, 1929, in Hyderabad. She accepted acting in stage and theater because her father wanted her to earn money and live an independent livelihood. In the beginning, she disliked acting and wanted to lead a homely woman life.

It was then Uday Shankar Uday Shankar is one the most well-known Indian fil >> Read More... Uday Shankar spotted her on stage and offered her a small role in film Kalpana. She was asked to give shoot for the film in Madras. However, due to Uday Shankar’s hot temperament she was asked to leave the shooting as Usha did not comply with the directorial ability of Uday Shankar. Yet Usha Kiran credits Uday Shankar for grooming her talent. Later, filmmaker Amiya Chakraborty offered her a heroine role in film ‘Gauna’. The film flopped but Amiya signed her in his next project where she played Shashikala’s mother.

Sooner, she received offers in Gujarati and Marathi films. Her film ‘Patita’ was a big hit. Later on, she appeared in films like Baadbaan with Dev Anand Dev Anand would be nostalgically remembered by fil >> Read More... Dev Anand , Musafir with Dilip Kumar Muhammad Yusuf Khan was born on the 11th of Decemb >> Read More... Dilip Kumar . Nazrana with Raj Kapoor Raj Kapoor was a renowned actor, director, and pro >> Read More... Raj Kapoor , Kabuliwala with Balraj Sahni Sahni was born to Yudhishthir Sahni in 1913. He st >> Read More... Balraj Sahni , Dhobhi Doctor with Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar is an Indian playback singer, who ha >> Read More... Kishore Kumar . This actress also acted with Ashok Kumar Ashok Kumar hails from Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. >> Read More... Ashok Kumar , Pradeep Kumar Pradeep Kumar was an actor who is well known for h >> Read More... Pradeep Kumar and other leading actors of her time.

During her film career, she also fell in love with filmmaker Amiya Chakraborty, since he was already married their love story could not proceed further. She then took a wise decision to withdraw from Amiya’s life and tied a knot with Dr. Manohar Kher in 1954. Later she quit acting for time being and concentrated on her role as a housewife. This actress got better supporting actress role in Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s films such as Chupke Chupke With serials like Kuldeepak which has been recentl >> Read More... Chupke Chupke , Bawarchi, Mili etc. Her daughter Tanvi is an actress who is married to Shabana Azmi’s brother Baba Azmi Sayyid Baba Azmi was born in Mumbai, India. He is >> Read More... Baba Azmi . Her son Adwait Kher is also a successful model. She passed away on March 9, 2000, in Nashik.