Himalaya Dasani

Other names of Himalaya Dasani: Himalay Dassani

Himalaya Dasani is a Sindhi-speaking Indian businessman and actor turned producer. He became popular after he got married to Bollywood film and television actress, Bhagyashree Patwardhan in 1990. They have two children namely, Avantika Dasani and Abhimanyu Dasani who is also planning to enter the showbiz industry. Shortly after their marriage, the actress stops on working with other male actors as she insisted to work only with Himalaya. The two acted on three films in year 1992 including the Qaid Main Hai Bulbul by Ravindra Peepat, Hindi film Tyagi by K.C. Bokadia and Payal by Mahendra Shah. However, the films failed to make it to the box-office. Since then, her wife took a long hiatus in the film industry and Himalaya started the media company, Shrishti Entertainment Pvt. Ltd. in Mumbai.

Later, Himalayi started producing teleserial including the Kagaz Ki Kashti which was aired on Sahara One in November 2002. This serial has a budget of a enormous Rs 50-Million plus and this also stars her wife who played the role of Arti. The couple also produced the soap, Tanha Dil Tanha Safar, a business venture with UTV. Later, they also entered film producing as they are set to work with a musical love story film, that will star Rishi Kapoor under the direction of Raj Sippy.

Vidya Sinha Hindi Actress

Vidya Sinha

Vidya Sinha was born on 15 November 1947 in Mumbai. Her father Rana Pratap Singh was a producer in Hindi cinema. Director Mohan Sinha was her maternal grandfather. She started her career as a model and was crowned as Miss Bombay. When Basu Chatterjee noticed her on the cover page of a film magazine, he offered her the chance to work in his movie, and she got her first break in the movie Rajnigandha opposite Amol Palekar after which, there was no looking back. She worked in many movies with B.R. Chopra and many other top banners as the lead actress. In 1975, she played the lead role in Basu Chatterjee directed movie Chhoti Si Baat. In 1978, she acted in B. R. Chopra directed movie Pati, Patni Aur Wo opposite to Sanjeev Kumar. This movie was a blockbuster and won a Flimfare Award for Best Screenplay. Vidya Sinha was married to Venkateshwaran Iyer in the year 1968 and gave birth to her daughter Jahnvi in 1989. She left acting to take care her family. In 1996, her husband died due to prolonged illness. She remarried an Australian doctor Netaji Bhimrao Salunke in 2001, but later on divorced him.On persuasion of her daughter, she restarted her acting career as a television actress in 2000. She played Kavya’s grandmother Sharmila Nanda, in Ekta Kapoor’s romantic television drama Kkavyanjali. In Sahara One’s serial Neem Neem Shahad Shahad, she appeared as Hansmukh’s wife. In 2009, she played a senior maid servant Bui in the serial Sajan Ghar Jana Hai, which aired on Star Plus. In Zee TV’s Popular Daily show Qubool Hai, she is playing the character of Badi Bi (grandmother). Recently Vidya Sinha was also seen in Salman Khan Starrer movie Bodyguard. In this movie she played Kareena Kapoor’s mother.

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