Leela Mishra

  • Birthday: 01. June 1906
  • Birthplace: Jais, Uttar Pradesh

Biography

Leela Mishra (1908 – January 17, 1988) was an Indian film actress, who worked as a character actor in over 200 Hindi films for five decades, eventually playing stock characters like aunts (Chachi or Mausi). She is most known for her role of mausi in blockbuster Sholay (1975) and Rajshri Productions hits like Geet Gaata Chal (1975), Nadiya Ke Paar (1982) and Abodh (1984).

Leela Mishra was married to Ram Prasad Mishra who was a character artist, then working in silent films. She got married at the very young age of 12. By the time she was 17 she had two daughters. She hailed from Varanasi, and she and her husband were from zamindar (landowners) families


Movies

1953 - Aah
1982 - Aamne Samne - 1982
1980 - Aanchal
1952 - Aandhiyan
1973 - Aangan
1966 - Aaye Din Bahar Ke
1984 - Abodh
1971 - Albela - 1971
1972 - Amar Prem
1972 - Annadata
1951 - Awara
1973 - Bada Kabutar
1951 - Bahar
1976 - Bairaag
1979 - Baton Baton Mein
1982 - Bheegi Palkein
1981 - Chashme Buddoor
1965 - Chhoti Chhoti Baten
1960 - College Girl
1966 - Dada - 1966
1969 - Dharti Kahe Pukarke
1972 - Do Chor
1964 - Dosti
1977 - Dulhan Wahi Jo Piya Man Bhaye
1971 - Dushman
1966 - Gaban
1959 - Goonj Uthi Shehnai
1964 - Hercules
1973 - Honeymoon
1975 - Jai Santoshi Maa
1980 - Jazbaat
1953 - Jeewan Jyoti
1971 - Kangan
1975 - Khushboo
1963 - Laagi Nahi Chhute Ram
1953 - Ladki
1971 - Lal Patthar
1970 - Maa Aur Mamta
1970 - Maa Ka Aanchal
1967 - Majhli Didi
1972 - Man Jaiye
1980 - Man Pasand
1970 - Mastana
1976 - Mehbooba
1971 - Mere Apne
1976 - Naach Uthe Sansaar
1982 - Nadiya Ke Paar
1979 - Naiyya
1978 - Nasbandi
1965 - Naya Kanoon
1977 - Paheli
1977 - Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein
1972 - Parichay
1956 - Patrani
1985 - Pighalta Aasman
1969 - Prince
1957 - Pyaasa
1979 - Raadha Aur Seeta
1967 - Raat Aur Din
1984 - Rakta Bandhan
1972 - Roop Tera Mastana
1978 - Saajan Bina Suhagan
1958 - Sahara
1979 - Salaam Memsaab
1975 - Sankalp
1979 - Sargam
1961 - Sasural
1973 - Saudagar
1979 - Sawan Ko Aane Do
1962 - Shaadi
1972 - Shaadi Ke Baad
1950 - Sheesh Mahal
1953 - Shikast
1958 - Sitaron Se Aage
1962 - Soorat Aur Seerat
1970 - Suhana Safar
1979 - Sunayana
2015 - Tangewala
1966 - Tasveer
1971 - Tere Mere Sapne
1971 - Uphaar
1960 - Usne Kaha Tha
1988 - Veerana
1976 - Zindagi