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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), Izzat (1937) and Nirmala (1938). 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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Known For

Achhut Kanya
Achhut Kanya Kasturi
(1936)
Izzat
Izzat Radha
(1937)
Nirmala
Nirmala Actress
(1938)
Karma
Karma Maharani
(1933)

Filmography

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 1943 Hamari Baat
 1941 Anjaan
Indira
 1940 Punar Milan
 1939 Durga
Durga
 1938 Nirmala
 1938 Vachan
 1937 Savitri
Savitri
 1937 Izzat
Radha
 1936 Mamta
 1936 Jeevan Naya
Lata
 1933 Karma
Maharani
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 1925 Prem Sanyas
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Trivia:

In 1934, Himansu Rai and Devika Rani set up the famous Bombay Talkies Ltd. studio in Malad, Bombay. Devika Rani played the lead in most of their early productions, and her outstanding portrayals, her style of acting and new approach created a distinct form and tradition. Most of her films have become classics of the Indian screen. See more »

Nickname:

The Dragon Lady

Star Sign:

Aries

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