Friday, December 6, 2013

CUCKOO MORAY

Cuckoo Moray was an Anglo Indian actress of Bollywood during 40's and 50's . She was better  as a cabaret dancer rather than a character actress.
She was born in 1928 and when  became an actress of Bollywood in the long run, directors and produces noted her proficiency in dancing.Because of her skill in cabaret dance it was included in most of the films of that period and Cuckoo was the unchallenged artist  for that section.But later when   Helen arrived in films they started   healthy competition between them.
Helen was introduced to films by Cuckoo Moray.Cockoo was friend of Helen's family and so she recommended for a role to her.They danced together for films like 'Chalti ka Naam Gaadi'(58).




Cuckoo's last appearance was for film 'Mujhe Jeene Do(1968)
Cuckoo died on Sept 30, 1981 at the age of 53.
She danced in films like 'Anokhi Ada,Andaz,Barsat,Arzoo,Awara,Aan,Mr&Mrs.55 and many more.

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