Indian movie stars born in 1928

Here are 5 famous actresses from India were born in 1928:

Sulochana Latkar

Sulochana Latkar (July 30, 1928 Khadaklat-November 5, 2014) otherwise known as Sulochana, Solochana, Salochana Chatterjee, Soluchana, Sulochna or Sulochana Devi was an Indian actor.

She started her career as a child artist in the film 'Netaji Palkar' (1938). Later, she went on to act in over 300 films in various languages, including Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, and Tamil. Sulochana was known for her versatile acting skills and appeared in a range of roles, from lead roles to character roles.

Some of her most notable performances include her roles in the films 'Bhagwan Dada' (1986), 'Jhansi Ki Rani' (1953), and 'Basant Bahar' (1956). Sulochana won the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in the film 'Bandini' (1964) at the National Film Awards.

Apart from acting, Sulochana was also a skilled dancer and choreographer. She acted in several plays and TV serials as well. Sulochana retired from acting in the early 1990s and lived a quiet life until her death in 2014 at the age of 86.

Kapila Vatsyayan

Kapila Vatsyayan (December 25, 1928 India-) is an Indian writer, politician and actor.

She was born in a small town in Uttar Pradesh, India, and was the daughter of a scholar and professor. From a young age, Vatsyayan showed a keen interest in literature and the arts, and went on to study at the Banaras Hindu University and later at the University of Michigan in the United States.

Throughout her career, Vatsyayan has been a prolific writer, producing numerous books on Indian art, culture, and heritage, and has also written extensively on the performing arts. She has served as the director of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts, and has been a member of the Rajya Sabha (the upper house of the Indian parliament).

In addition to her work as a writer and politician, Vatsyayan has also been active in the Indian film industry as an actor, and has acted in several Hindi films, including "Gandhi" and "Koi Mil Gaya". She has received numerous honors and awards for her contributions to Indian culture and the arts, including the Padma Vibhushan, the second-highest civilian award in India.

Raavu Balasaraswathi

Raavu Balasaraswathi (August 28, 1928 Hyderabad-) a.k.a. R. Balasaraswathi, Rao Balasaraswathi Devi, Balasaraswathi Raavu or R. Balasaraswathi Devi is an Indian playback singer and actor.

She started her career as a playback singer in the Telugu film industry with the film "Gruhapravesam" in 1946. She went on to sing for more than 500 films in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam languages. Balasaraswathi was known for her distinct voice and her ability to sing in a range of styles, from classical to folk.

Aside from singing, Balasaraswathi also acted in several films, including "Bhakta Tukaram," "Anarkali," "Sanghamitra," and "Chenchu Lakshmi." She was also a recipient of several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for her song "Vintunnavaa" from the Telugu film "Jalsa."

Balasaraswathi was also an accomplished classical dancer and had trained in the Kuchipudi style. She had performed in several cultural events and was a recipient of the Kalaimamani award from the Government of Tamil Nadu for her contributions to dance.

Even after retiring from the film industry, Balasaraswathi continued to perform at various concerts and music events. She was regarded as one of the greatest playback singers and actors in the South Indian film industry and is remembered as a pioneer who paved the way for future generations in both singing and acting.

M.S. Draupadi

M.S. Draupadi (April 8, 1928 Tiruppur-) is an Indian actor.

She began her acting career in 1948 with the Tamil film Vana Mohini. M.S. Draupadi went on to act in over 500 films in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam and Hindi languages. She was known for her versatile acting skills and her ability to portray a wide range of characters. Some of her notable films include Thiruvilayadal, Karnan, Kandan Karunai, Bama Vijayam, and Thanga Pathakkam. In recognition of her contributions to the film industry, she was awarded the Padma Shri in 2003.


Dulari (April 18, 1928-January 18, 2013 Pune) a.k.a. Dulari Bai, Dhulari, Dulaari, Miss Dulari, Dulhari or Ambika Gautam was an Indian actor. Her child is called Charulata Jagtap.

Dulari was born to a Brahmin family in the British Indian Empire. She debuted in the film industry with the 1949 film "Hamari Beti" and went on to work in over 100 films in a career spanning over three decades. Dulari was best known for her supporting roles and supporting comedic roles. She was often cast as a mother or a grandmother due to her mature looks, even though she was not very old in real life.

Some of her notable films include "Pyaasa" (1957), "Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi" (1958), "Kaagaz Ke Phool" (1959), "Mughal-e-Azam" (1960), "Mother India" (1957), and "Bobby" (1973). She received critical acclaim for her performance in the film "Devdas" (1955), where she played the role of Paro's mother.

Despite being a character artist, Dulari left an indelible mark on the Indian film industry with her memorable performances. She was known for her impeccable comic timing and her ability to bring life to any character she played on-screen. Dulari passed away in 2013 at the age of 84 in Pune.

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