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Durga Khote

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.

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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