There are a few names that come to mind when we talk about Bollywood veteran stars, and ‘Ram Teri Ganga Melli’ actress Mandakini is one such actress who never fails to impress her fans with her adorable acting talent. The Hindi film industry has seen such talented stars, like; Mandakini, Ayub Khyan, Ayesha Jhulka, Gaurav Kumar, and many others who have given their best but didn’t reach new heights in their film career. They are forgotten stars of the B-town. Despite that, Mandakini made some heart-winning appearances in her career which are still remembered. Let’s know more about her by digging out some hidden facts about the hot diva!
8 Things You Didn’t Know About Mandakini
1- Dazzled the screen with her hot performance
If you don’t know Mandakini, then let us tell you that she is one such actress who has the ability to dazzle the screen with her hot performance in the Bollywood film titled ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’.
2- Mandakini disappeared from the spotlight
Despite being a talented actress, Mandakini couldn’t make her strong presence in the film industry and after doing several movies, she got disappeared from the spotlight. But still, there are some memorable movies which became hit because of her admiring performances.
3- Not everyone knows her real name
She became popular by her name Mandakini but her real name is quite different. She was born as Yasmin Joseph, belongs to Meerut, India.
4- Mandakini got rejected Thrice
Here you will be surprised to hear that Mandakini got rejected thrice before making her debut with a film named ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’.
5- She had been the alleged girlfriend of Dawood Ibrahim
Here we are sure you might not know that Mandakini had an alleged affair with the international gangster Dawood Ibrahim.
6- Dawood Ibrahim pressurized Rishi Kapoor to cast in the movies
Do you know that Dawood Ibrahim once pressurized the veteran actor Rishi Kapoor to sign Mandakini in the movies as she was considered as an alleged mistress of Ibrahim.
7- She had a major argument with Gaurav Kumar
Gaurav Kumar was not willing to work with her in the movies and this ignited the fire in Mandakini’s heart. She had a major argument over the matter with Kumar. First, Kumar worked with her in the film named ‘Love Story’ but later, he stopped working with her.
8- Rumors about Dawood Ibrahim and Mandakini
There were rumors speculated that the alleged couple had a son which Mandakini denied rumors. She then got married to a former Buddhist monk, Dr. Kagyur T. Rinpoche Thakur with whom she has a son named Rabbil and a daughter named Rabze Innaya Thakur.