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Durga Khote

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.
Durga Khote Photo Gallery Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
Date of Birth (Birthday):  January 14, 1905
Zodiac Sign:  Capricorn
Hair Color:  Black
Birth Place:  Mumbai, British India
Marital Status:  Married

Family Background
Brother's Name:  Nandu Khote
Husband:  Vijay Mehta (Died), Mohammed Rashid
Sons:  Bakul and Harin
Daughter:  Bhavna Balsaver

Film Background (Filmography)
Debut Film:  Farebi Jaal (1931)
Famous Movies:  Ayodhyecha Raja, Charnon Ki Dasi, Bharat Milap, Mirza Ghalib , Bobby, Bidaai.
Directed Films:  Saathi (1937),
Famous Plays:  Rajmukut-'The Royal Crown'
Interesting Facts About Durga Khote
  • 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.
Awards and Accoldaes
  • 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.
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