Durga Khote is a prominent face pf bollywood's golden era. She was the first 'freelance' artists of her time who played some legendary roles in popular movies like Mughal-E-Azam.
Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Date of Birth (Birthday):
January 14, 1905
Mumbai, British India
Vijay Mehta (Died), Mohammed Rashid
Bakul and Harin
Film Background (Filmography)
Farebi Jaal (1931)
Ayodhyecha Raja, Charnon Ki Dasi, Bharat Milap, Mirza Ghalib , Bobby, Bidaai.
Rajmukut-'The Royal Crown'
Interesting Facts About Durga Khote
Awards and Accoldaes
- Durga Khote was one of the first "freelance" artistes of her era by working occasionally with the New Theatres, East India Film Co and Prakash Pictures.
- Durga Khote wrote her acclaimed autobiography, in Marathi which was later translated into English as "I Durga Khote"
- Durga Khote also remained active in theatre circuit for many years.
- Durga Khote recieved BFJA Awards for Best Actress (Charnon Ki Dasi) in the year 1942.
- Durga Khote recieved BFJA Awards for Best Actress (Bharat Milap) in the year 1943.
- Durga Khote recieved Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in the year 1958.
- Durga Khote recieved Padma Shri in the year 1968.
- Durga Khote recieved Maharashtra State Award in the year 1970.
- Durga Khote recieved Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for movie Bidaai in the year 1974.
- Durga Khote recieved Dadasaheb Phalke Award in the year 1983.