Daisy Irani

  • Birthplace: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Biography

Daisy Irani (born 1952) is a noted Bollywood and Kollywood child actor in the 1950s and 1960s. She is most known for film films like Bandish (1955), Ek Hi Raasta (1956), Naya Daur (1957), Hum Panchhi Ek Dal Ke (1957), Jailor (1958), Qaidi No 911 (1959) and Do Ustad (1959).

Born into a Zoroastrian family, she is the younger sister of writer-director Honey Irani.

During the Golden Age (1950s-70s) of Hindi cinema, some child stars had great visibility. The Irani sisters, Daisy and Honey, who generally played young boys with curly hair, became household names.[1] The films that had both fetched the biggest openings. Stories were re-written to include them in the cast or increase their footage in the films, and they were prominently publicized in the promos of their movies. Their most-remembered movies, together or separate, include Bandish, Jagte Raho, Bhai Bhai, Naya Daur, Hum Panchi Ek Dal Ke, Musafir, Sahara, Quedi No. 9211, Duniya Na Mane, Do Ustad, Dhool Ka Phool, Soorat Aur Seerat and Chandi Ki Diwar. Daisy, who was more popular than her younger sister as a child artiste, continued to act after growing up, though not in any significant roles.


Movies

1968 - Aankhen - 1968
1957 - Bhabhi
1956 - Devta
1959 - Do Ustad
1970 - Geet
1972 - Gomti Ke Kinare
1956 - Jagte Raho
1958 - Jailor
1960 - Meraa Ghar Mere Bachche
1970 - Pehchan
1958 - Sahara
1969 - Waris