Jayshree T.

Biography

Jayshree Talpade (born c. 1953) is a Marathi actress and dancer, who works in Bollywood movies and some Marathi movies.

Talpade began her career at age 5 in 1958 with Goonj Uthi Shehnai. She gained popularity when she started performing item dances in films. Initially, she wanted to become a doctor, but fate intervened when film director Amit Bose cast her in a dance sequence for Abhilasha in 1968. After that, she danced in more than 500 movies in the 1970s and 1980s. She has done vampish-comedy and sympathetic roles. Jayshree has acted in various Indian languages including Bengali, Tamil, Telgu, Malyalam, Kannad, Marwadi, Rajastani, English, Sindhi, Assami, Bhojpuri, Oriya, Haryani, Garyali, Nepali, Punjabi, Marathi and Gujrati.

She has performed on stage all over the world with stars such as Mohammad Rafi, Manna Dey, Mukesh and Asha Bhosle. She has received 2 Maharashtra State Government awards for Marathi film as a leading lady, 3 Gujarat state government awards, Hyderabad Award, 6 lions club awards from Delhi and Mumbai. She received the Life Time Achievement Award for Bhojpuri films and Gujarati films.


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