Birthday: 05-05-1986
Age: 33
Star sign: Gemini

Vishakha Singh, daughter of Mr. Jitendra Singh, is an Indian film actress and producer who found her way in the film industry and gained applause not only in Hindi but also in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam language films. She studied at Abu Dhabi Indian School and Delhi Public School, completed graduation in business studies from Delhi University, post graduation in advertising and public relations. She become a model in 2007 and acted in many television and print commercials and that’s how she started her talent in South Indian language films and made her film debut with a Telugu film “Gnaapakam” in 2008 then followed by Bollywood is in “ Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey” directed by Ashutosh Gowariker in 2010 along with Abhishek Bachchan and Deepika Padukone in which she won the best performance award by StarDust Awards in 2011. Vishaka Singh, the Rajput girl from Uttar Pradesh also acted in many advertisements like Sunsilk, D'mas Jewelry, Medimix, Motorola Moto phone, etc.

From Bollywood to Kollywood she always had her style of acting which gave her recognition and awards. Some of her Hindi films were she acted as lead are Humsey Hai Jahan, Coffee Shop, Do Aur Do Paanch, etc., She always had a firm belief that if something is meant to come her way, it will come. She always gives her best in whatever role given to her whether its small or its big, she says even a big thing should have been started from small, and she never plan for future. She accepts things which come her way and gives complete attention to the work she does, and she is happy about the walks and talks, the merits and awards that she got for her dedication and sincerity in the film industry and much more. She is happy that she is always on the path of trying something or the other to reach the highest level in the industry.

Aparna Bajpai Tamil Actress

Aparna Bajpai

Aparna Bajpai is one among the budding artists in Indian cinema. She has appeared in Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam and Telugu movies. She was born in the year 1990 to Ramesh Bajpai and Sushma Bajpai in Kanpur. Ashish and Arpit are her brothers. St. Xavier’s Senior Secondary School in Chandigarh is her Alma Mater. While studying, she started to do modeling. She has appeared in lots of commercial ad films. She planned to do her graduation in Delhi, but she was spotted out by director Sasi Kumar in an ad with Aamir Khan. He got impressed on Aparna Bajpai’s facial expressions and booked her to act in his movie Easan. Easan had Vaibhav Reddy in an important role along with Samuthra Kani. Though Easan was not a box office hit, it was a successful film. Though Aparna Bajpai does not know Tamil, she dubbed herself. Her performance was lauded by the critics and Aparna’s career started successfully. She did a dual role in the movie Karuppampatti, a movie with Ajmal Ameer. After these two Tamil movies, Aparna Bajpai was called upon to act in a Hindi movie, Horror Story. This movie was written by Vikram Bhatt and Aparna made her debut in Hindi along with the serial actor Karan Kundra. It was a box office hit movie with a good collection. Aparna was booked again in a Hindi movie called Mumbai 125 KM 3D, after the success of Horror Story. It was also a horror movie, which had Veena Malik, the Pakistani actress. In the same year 2013, she was offered to do a Malayalam movie with Ajmal Ameer. It was once again a thriller movie. Poonam Kaur and Archana Kavi joined Aparna in the thriller movie. Her latest movie is O Manasa, which is her Telugu debut with Ajay. She is also booked in a Sasi Kumar movie named Thiru Nagar.

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Vyjayanthimala

Vyjayanthimala Bali is very well known worldwide by just her first name Vyjayanthimala. She is an Indian film actress who was born on August 13, 1936. Besides settling her career in the industry, she has also been a great Bharatanatyam dancer, a Carnatic singer, and a choreographer. She also belongs to the category of the Member of Parliament. She started her career as a Tamil actress and later became popular worldwide because of her magnificent work in Bollywood. Vyjayanthimala was born in Thiruvallikeni, one of the oldest neighborhoods of Chennai, near Parthasarathy Temple, in a Tamil family. She was the daughter of M.D. Raman and Vasundhara Devi. Vasundhara Devi was a Tamil actress who had been flooding all over Tamil cinemas in the 1940s and who made a blockbuster debut in the Tamil industry in a movie named Mangamma Sabatham. Out of all these, the interesting fact is that Vyjayanthimala called her mother by her first name since she mothered her at a very young age of sixteen. On the contrary, she called her father “Anna”- the Hindi meaning being “elder brother” since he was the eldest living member and that she heard everyone calling him Anna, so she picked up to call his father Anna. Primarily Vyjayanthimala got nourished in her childhood under the shades of her maternal grandmother Yadugiri Devi and Anna. Vyjayanthimala’s first on-stage performance was at Vatican City where her mother was an audience, and she was chosen to perform Indian Classical dance for Pope Pius XII, at the age of five. Vyjayanthimala completed her schooling from Sacred Heart Higher Secondary School, Presentation Convent, Church Park, Chennai. She learnt her Bharatanatyam, classical form of dance, under the training of Guru Vazhuvoor Ramiah Pillai and Manakkal Sivaraja Iyer taught her Carnatic music. Vyjayanthimala has had a roller-coaster ride in her career where she started with Tamil movies and then cracked the screens in Bollywood, which gained her a lot of success and fame. Even though Vyjayanthimala’s grandmother offended her getting into the film career for her fears that her education and dance would get hampered, Vyjayanthimala made her debut in Vazhkai (1949) under the direction of M.V Raman, who wanted to cast a new face for this particular script and proposed Vyjayanthimala’s face. This Tamil movie gathered a lot of appreciation which even boosted up Vyjayanthimla to continue as an actor. She even dubbed her character in Jeevitham, Telugu remake of her movie, and in Bahar, the Hindi version, a year later, with the help of his father who guided her with Telegu words and she learnt Hindi at the Hindi Prachar Sabha. This was the time when she started off with her career as an actress and accepted proposals of directors and producers, made guest appearances in movies like Vijayakumari (1950), danced on item numbers like “laalu..laalu..laalu” choreographed by Vedantam Raghavaiah, which gave a turn to western style of dancing and also to her career. The Hindi remake of his debut Bahar got her a lot of exceptional reviews and compliments and the ended up being the sixth highest grossing film of the year 1951, this inspired her to continue with her multilingual journey, and she shared the screen with legends like Kishore Kumar in the Hindi version of Penn, Ladki in 1953. Both the Tamil and Telugu version of the movie struck magnificently across South India, on the other hand, Ladki became the second highest-grossing film of the year. Later in 1954 Vyjayanthimala starred Nagin along with Pradeep Kumar, which was declared a “Blockbuster” with “the highest-grossing movie of the year 1954” tag. The role of Nagin was a turning point in Vyjayanthimala’s career; the character got her reviews from The Filmfare Magazine and many such critics too. Her dance and effortless acting aided her to get the “leading actress of the era” tag. Later he also made her debut in a Kannada film named Asha Nirasha, which had legends like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, and Md. Rafi as playback singers. In spite of consecutive criticism, Vyjayanthimala played the role of Chandramukhi in Devdas and proved herself apt for the character which had earlier been criticized badly. She even got the Filmfare Award for the category of “Best Supporting Actress” which she denied taking stating that she played the lead role in the film and didn’t belong to any Supporting Actress category. As she progressed in her career, she shared the screen with many more legendary actors like Dilip Kumar, Kishore Kumar, Dev Anand, and Shammi Kapoor. She went on with her successful career entertaining the nation with her marvelous talent which even alarmed worldwide. Madhumati got launched at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival at Czechoslovakia. She was a very hardworking and dedicated actress where injuries couldn’t keep her away from her shootings. With the time passing by, she kept delivering blockbuster films. She never looked down upon any role and didn’t even hesitated to play the role of a prostitute in B.R. Chopra’s Sadhna opposite Sunil Dutt, which was earlier refused by actress Nimmi. Vyjayanthimala won her first Filmfare Award in the category of “Best Actress” for Sadhna. In 1959, Vyjayanthimala shared the screen with her real-life mother Vasundhara, who played the role of her mother in Paigham. Later in 1960 Vyjayanthimala gave her comeback short in Tamil films to maintain the link with the industry and delivered a marvelous S.S. Vasan’s Irumbu Thirai, the Tamil version of Paigham. This film was awarded the National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Tamil at the 8th National Film Awards. Meanwhile, she also starred College Girl with Shammi Kapoor. Later she signed Dilip Kumar’s home production Gunga Jumna, which proved to be a tremendous hit on screen. In 1963, her career experienced a downfall when a historic fiction film Chittoor Rani Padmini turned out to be a failure at the box office. This failure of hers ended her career in Tamil films. Vyjayanthimala regained her lifeline in the fields of Bollywood, by signing the first technicolor movie of Raj Kapoor Production named Sangam, which was the longest film of about 238 minutes, with two intervals, and shot beyond India in the stretches of Asia. For the role of Radha in the film, Vyjayanthimala was awarded the Best Actress Filmfare Award. In 1967, Vyjayanthimala lost interest in starring films after the release of the greatest failure of her career, Amrapali. She even had personal issues with Dilip Kumar, which distorted her career and her interest. However, they starred The Jewel Thief, which declared the two as a hit pair, after which she refused to work opposite Dilip Kumar for the sequel of Jewel Thief, after about three years. Later her item numbers like “Hothon Pe Aisi Baat...” became a popular hit for her dance style. She also starred Uttam Kumar’s Chhoti Si Baat, produced by the Bengali actor, which failed to gather appreciation and had been reviewed disastrously. She made her Bengali debut with Tapan Sinha’s Hatey Bazarey, which was well reviewed and obtained the Best Feature Film Award at the 15th National Film Awards. Even though while for a big budget film she didn’t have any conversation or exchange of words with Dilip Kumar because of her past rivalry. After her retirement, she was offered many roles which she denied. Once she had been signed against Raj Kapoor for Sapno Ka Saudagar, which she refused to take up and had also been signed for Aandhi opposite Sanjeev Kapoor, but she was reluctant to make a comeback and hence refused many such proposals. Like all other Bollywood affairs, Vyjayanthimala too was believed to have affairs with her co-stars, and mostly she was linked with Dilip Kumar. She was considered to be Kumar’s third love, the first being Kamini Kaushal followed by Madhubala. Vyjayanthimala had to face many controversies related to these affairs. Reportedly, Dilip Kumar also chose the colour of the saree which Vyjayanthimala would wear when they were starring his home production Gunga Jumna. During the four yearlong shoots of Sangam, Vyjayanthimala is believed to fall in love with Raj Kapoor, who was the leading male actor in the film. It is also said that they almost got married, which became the cause of disturbance for Raj Kapoor’s wife Krishna, and so she moved out to Hotel Natraj, in Mumbai, with her children. Post retirement Vyjayanthimala married Chamanlal Bali, and they gave birth to a son who was named, Suchindra Bali. Vyjayanthimala is a vegetarian and a Vaishnava. She is also a devotee of Aandaal, an Alvar saint in South India. In 1984, Vyjayanthimala stood for elections in the 1984 Tamil Nadu General Elections for the South Chennai Constituency, representing Indian National Congress. She won the elections and made her debut in the Lok Sabha with Amitabh Bachchan, in 1985. In 1989, she again won the elections competing against Aladi Aruna with a margin of 12584 votes. Later in 1993, this was succeeded by her debut in Rajya Sabha, where she had been elected for six years. Years later in 1999, she resigned from the party for its “avowed principles” after writing her letter of resignation to the National Congress President, Sonia Gandhi and joined the Bharatiya Janta Party, on September 6, 1999. All in all, Vyjayanthimala has left her footprints in all the film industries which include, Hindi, Tamil, Telegu, Kannada and Bengali films. She has gained a lot of respect from the audience, critics, her co-stars and all those who has worked with her. The outcome of her talents seem effortless and is a treat to eyes of the viewers. Her works are still etched in the memory of the audience.

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