Kamini Kaushal

  • Birthday: 16. January 1927
  • Birthplace: Lahore, Punjab, British India
  • Awards: 1956: Filmfare Best Actress Award: Biraj Bahu, 2013: Kalpana Chawla Excellence Award

Biography

Kamini Kaushal (born 16 January 1927) is a Hindi film and television actress, most noted for her roles in films like Neecha Nagar (1946) which won the 1946 Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at Cannes Film Festival and Biraj Bahu (1955) which won her the Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1955.

Kamini Kaushal (Uma Sood) was born to a botanist and professor at Government College, Lahore, British India (now in Pakistan). She did her B.A. (honours) in English literature from Kinnaird College in Lahore. Her sister died leaving behind very young children and Uma married (or was made to marry) her brother-in-law. Her husband, B.S. Sood, was an officer in the Bombay Port Trust.

In the 1950s they lived in a huge, sprawling, spacious manor-type house "Gateside" in Mazagaon which was allotted to her husband by BPT.


Movies

1969 - Aadmi Aur Insaan
1978 - Aahuti
1973 - Anhonee
1950 - Arzoo - 1950
1979 - Bagula Bhagat
1976 - Bhanwar
1971 - Bikhre Moti
1954 - Biraj Bahu
1977 - Chandi Sona
Deshwasi
1970 - Dharti
1978 - Dil Aur Deewar
1975 - Do Jhoot
1969 - Do Raaste
1976 - Dus Numbri
1973 - Ek Mutthi Aasmaan
1963 - Godaan
1972 - Haar Jeet
1970 - Heer Raanjha
1978 - Heeralaal Pannalaal
1970 - Ishq Par Zor Nahin
1958 - Jailor
2013 - Jaise Ko Taisa
1976 - Maha Chor
1976 - Nehle Pe Dehla
1970 - Purab Aur Paschim
1975 - Qaid
1978 - Rahu Ketu
1974 - Roti Kapda Aur Makaan
1975 - Sanyasi
1965 - Shaheed
1972 - Shor
1978 - Swarg Narak
2015 - Tangewala
1971 - Uphaar
1967 - Upkar
1970 - Yaadgaar
1969 - Yakeen