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Nargis (I) (1929–1981)


She was born on June 1, 1929 as Fatima Rashid in Rawalpindi, British India, daughter to Jaddanbai and Uttamchand Mohanchand, a Hindu Mohyal Brahmin. Her mother was a well-known dancer, singer, actor, composer, and director. This is what paved the way for Fatima to become a child artiste (Baby Rani) as early as 1935. She is the sister of Bollywood ... See full bio »

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 1967 Raat Aur Din
Varuna
 1964 Memories
Priya's silhouette
 1958 Adalat
Nirmala
 1958 Homelife
Uma
 1958 Lajwanti
Kavita
 1957 Miss India
 1957 Mother India
Radha
 1957 Pardesi
Champa
 1956 Chori Chori
Kammo
 1956 Jagte Raho
Temple singer (uncredited)
 1955 Shree 420
Vidya
 1954 Angarey
 1953 Dhoon
 1953 Papi
Lachhi
 1953 Aah
Neelu / Chandra / Reshma Rai
 1952 Amber
Rajkumari Amber
 1952 Anhonee
Roop H. Singh / Mohinibai
 1952 Ashiana
Gaura
 1952 Bewafa
Roopa
 1952 Sheesha
 1951 Awaara
Rita
 1951 Deedar
Mala
 1951 Hulchul
Asha
 1951 Saagar
 1950 Aadhi Raat
 1950 Babul
Bela
 1950 Birha Ki Raat
 1950 Chhoti Bhabbi
 1950 Jogan
Surabhi / Meeradevi
 1950 Khel
 1950 Meena Bazaar
 1950 Pyaar
 1950 Jan Pahchan
Asha
 1949 Darogaji
Raajni / Raju
 1949 Lahore
 1949 Roomal
 1949 Barsaat
Reshma
 1949 Andaz
Neena
 1948 Anjuman
 1948 Anokha Pyar
Geeta
 1948 Mela
Manju
 1948 Aag
Nimmi
 1947 Mehandi
 1946 Nargis
 1945 Bisvi Sadi
 1945 Humayun
Hamida Bano
 1943 Fate
Salma
 1935 Talashe Haq (as Baby Nargis)
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Alternate Names:

Nargis Dutt | Baby Nargis | Baby Rani | Fatima Mohanchand Uttamchand
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In Mother India (1957), she played Sunil Dutt's mother. While shooting for the film, Sunil rescued her when she was trapped amidst lit haystacks. The two fell in love, and later married. See more »

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Dutt

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Gemini

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