Tuesday, April 8, 2014

DULARI

Dulari was a character actress of Bollywood cinema for about six decades and acted in more than 150 films.Her performance in  films like Teesri Kasam,Deewar,Padosan,Jab Pyar Kisi se Hota Hai,Mujhe jeeno Do etc were well noted.
Dulari was born in 1927 and entered films as a child artist. She  acted as child artiste   in the  film 'Noore Iman'(1933) in which  Raja Sandow P.K was the hero.




She acted as child artist  in films Kala Nag,Devaki,Samaj Ki Bhool etc.In the film Samaj Ki Bhool(1934) Ghaznavi acted as male lead..The film was directed by Homi Master.
She acted in films like 'Jhankar,Krishna Sudama' etc also during the 30's.
'Hamari Baat' (1943) produced by Bombay Talkies was a well noted film of Devika Rani and Suraiya in which Dulari also played an important role.Raj Kapoor acted in this film.This film is considered as her debut film as a mature actress.
In the 1961 film 'Jab Pyar Kisi se Hota Hai'(Dev Anand-Asha Parekh) directed by Nasir Hussain, she acted as sister of Roop Singh.(Mubarak).




In 1963 in the film 'Mujhe Jeeno Do' starring Sunil Dutt and Waheeda Rehman she portrayed an important character role.
In the super hit film 'Anupama'(66) Dulari depicted the character 'Sarla' and in the Super hit film 'Aradhana' of Rajesh Khanna-Sharmila Tagore pair  she played the role as a doctor.
In another super hit film 'Padosan'(68) in which Sunil Dutt and Saira Banu paired she acted as wife of Om Prakash as Mrs.Pratap Singh which is still remembered by the audience.
In the film 'Deewar' which told the story of two brothers, Vijay and Ravi Verma,(Vijay a smuggler and Ravi a Police Officer) Dulari had an important role.Amitabh Bachchan and Shashi Kapoor acted as the brothers.
In the film 'Teesri Kasam' she acted as Hiraman's (Raj Kapoor) Bhabhi.This film was directed by Basu Bhattacharya.
She had an important role in Dev Anand-Hema Malini film 'Johnny Mera Naam'.
Her last appearance was in the film 'Ziddi'(95) directed by Guddu Dhanoa.
Dulari died in January 2013 at Pune.
Selected Filmography
Devaki
Jhankar
Krishna Sudama
Samaj Ki Bhool
Rambha Rani

Moore iman
Hamari Baat
Chalta Purza
Gun Sundari
Mangal fera
Jan Pehchan
Albela
Anjaam
Jeewan Jyothi
Tulsidas
Johny Walker
Paying Guest
Ek Gaon Ki Kahani
Kavi Kalidas
Wanted
Pyar ki Pyas
Jab Pyar Kisi se Hota Hai
Mujhe Jeene Do
Jab Tumhe Dekha Hai
Apne Huye Paraye
Dil Diya Dard Liya
Anupama
Teesri Kasam
Padosan
Aradhana
Chirag
Intaquam
Beti
Johny Mera Naam
Aan Milo Sajna
Tere Mere Sapne
Elaan
Sharmeelee
Mera Gaon Mera Desh
Maryada
Lal Pathar
Caravan
Zameen Aasman
Seeta aur Geeta
Annadata
Raja Rani
Amir Garib
Deewar
Jeewan Jyoti
Bajrangbali
Minoo
Ankh Ka Tara
Naseeb
Dillagi
Aahuti
Aasha
Hum Paanch
Bekaraar
Karishmaa
Haqeeqat
Dilwala
Bhagwan Dada
Woh Phir Aayega
Ziddi


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