Thursday, December 5, 2013

BINA RAI

Bina Rai was a popular actress of 50's and 60's who acted in lead female roles of several films.She was a very beautiful and talented actress.
Born as 'Krishna Sarin' on 4 June 1931 at Lucknow,U.P, she lived in Kanpur until becoming an actress.
She participated in a talent contest and was selected as the heroine of film 'Kali Ghata' in which Kishore Sahu acted as the hero.For getting  consent to act in films she went on a hunger strike at home and the parents finally gave her permission.
Bina Rai and Premnath were the leading pair of 1953 film 'Aurat' and during the shooting of the film they fell in love and got married.
They started their own production house and produced films like 'Shagufa' 'Prisoner of Golconda'  'Samunder' etc in which both of them acted as lead pair but none of them  was a success at the box office.As a pair they were not accepted by the audience.She was but well accepted when she paired with Pradeep Kumar in films like 'Durga Nandini,Anarkali' etc.
Ashok Kumar and Bina Rai were the leading pair of the noted film 'Shole'.
The audience also liked when Bina Rai shared with Shammi Kapoor.
Bina Rai was excellent in classic films like 'Anarkali'(53) and 'Taj Mahal'(63).
She gotFilmfare Best Actress Award for her performance in the film 'Ghunghat'(60).
Bina Rai died on 6 Dec 2009.


Selected Filmography

Kali Ghata
Sapna
Anarkali
Aurat
Gauhar
Shagufa
Shole
Meenar
Prisoner of Golconda
Insaniyat
Marine Drive
Sardar
Chandrakant
Durgesh Nandinai
Hamara Watan
Bandi
Hill Station
Mera Salaam
Samunder

Talaash
Ghunghat
Taj Mahal
Daadi Maa
Ram Rajya
Apna Ghar Apni Kahani



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