Shashikala Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Date of Birth August 4, 1932

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 3 inches (1.61 m)
Weight 60 kg (132 lbs)
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Black
Hair Color White
Known For Aarti (1962)
Full Name Shashikala Saigal
Profession Actor
Nationality Indian
Date of Death April 4, 2021
Place of Death Mumbai, India
Cause of Death Naturally
Birthplace Solapur, India
Zodiac Sign Leo

Shashikala Saigal was an Indian actress, who was born on 4th August 1932 and died on 4th April 2021. She is still remembered by her first name. The veteran actress worked in both films and television series. She mostly played supporting roles in hundreds of Bollywood movies. She started off her acting career in the early 1940s. She was basically from Solapur, Maharashtra, India. She comes from a Hindu Bhavsar Shimpi caste Marathi family. She had a passion and deep love for learning acting, dancing, and singing. And this led her to perform on the stage at a very young age.

Career

By learning acting, dancing, and singing at the age of 5, she got various chances to perform on the stage in many towns in the Solapur district. Shashikala was the brilliant child among her siblings blessed with good looks and personality. That’s the reason her father encouraged Shashikala to join showbiz. At the beginning of her career, she received an overwhelming response because of her work and good looks. Later, she became the most wanted face of the industry and got many offers to work on. She then didn’t look back and continued her struggle to fame in her career life. And this led her to increase her fan following. She is still remembered for the role that she played in the Bollywood film named ‘Khubsoorat’ starring Sanjay Dutt and Urmila Matondkar. Moreover, she did many films in her career life and got acclaimed for her work and dedication. She worked in more than 100 movies and mostly she played the role of mother, grandmother, and mother-in-law.

Achievements

Among various notable achievements, one of the most popular is when Shashikala was awarded the Padma Shri India’s fourth-highest civilian honor from the Government of India in the year 2007.

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Shashikala Education

Qualification High School Graduated

Shashikala Career

Profession: Actor

Known For: Aarti (1962)

Net Worth: USD $3 Million approx

Family & Relatives

Father: Anantrao Jawalkar

Mother: Not Known

Brother(s): None

Sister(s): None

Marital Status: Married

Husband: Om Prakash Saigal

Children: 1

Daughter(s): Shailaja

Shashikala Favorites

Favorite Color: White

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