Vyjayanthimala Bali is the first South Indian actress to become a major Hindi film star in her career that lasted for almost two decades.
A step in the past.
She started her career in 1949 with Jeevantham; but it was her peformance in Nagin that proved to be her break through in Bollywood. The actress is also infamously remembered for having declined the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for Devdas (1955) as she strongly believed that she was the lead actress.
She had the aura of a star in themaking!
Besides having beautiful features and great acting skills, Bali has also specialized in Bharatanatyam and truly,no onecan forget her legendary dance number in "Hothon Pe Aisi Baat" from the suspense thriller Jewel Thief. Along with many hits in her career like Madhumati, Ganga Januna, Sangam">Sangam and Naya Daur in B-Town, she has also acted in various tamil movies.
For her commitment and devotion towards theIndian Cinema, The actress later won the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 1996 before recieving ANR National Award in 2009.
Bali also shares her birthdaywith the beauty queen Miss Hawa Hawai; none other than Sridevi!
Another step in the past -
This lady superstar is one of the most admired stars that tinsel town has produced. She began her careerat a young age as a childe artiste in a Tamil movie,before making herdebut in Bollywood where she became an instant success!
She has all the qualities that an actress dreams of - good looks, amazing acting talent and evenoutstanding dancing skills. After all, everyone remembers her performances in Mr. India, Chaal baaz and Lamhe. The actress has always shared a good rapport with Anil Kapoor with whom shehas given some of the biggest hits in her career!
Sridevi has acted in more than a hundred films spanning over a variety of different languages including Tamil, Telegu, Hindi andMalayalam!
BollyCurry wishes both of these remarkable ladies, a very Happy Birthday.
Author: Parm K.