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Devika Rani (1908–1994)

Devika Rani was born on March 30, 1908 in Waltair, Andhra Pradesh, India as Devika Rani Choudhury. She was an actress and set decorator, known for Achhut Kanya (1936), Fate (1933) and Janmabhoomi (1936). She was married to Dr. Svetoslav Roerich and Himansu Rai. She died on March 8, 1994 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1943 Hamari Baat
 1941 Anjaan
Indira
 1939 Durga
Durga
 1937 Izzat
 1937 Jeevan Prabhat
Uma
 1937 Savitri
Savitri
 1936 Achhut Kanya
Kasturi
 1936 Janmabhoomi
Protima
 1936 Jeevan Naya
Lata
 1936 Mamta
 1935 Jawani Ki Hawa
Kamala
 1933 Fate
Maharani
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 1925 Prem Sanyas
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She was educated in England, where she studied applied arts in London, specializing in textile designing and decor, and also architecture. She was already working as a textile designer at a leading art studio in London when she met the well-known Indian producer Himansu Rai, who persuaded her to join his production unit, to further the cause of Indian films. See more »

Nickname:

The Dragon Lady

Star Sign:

Aries

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