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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 Fate (1933). 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)
Fate
Fate Maharani
(1933)
Jawani Ki Hawa
(1935)

Filmography

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

Rani is accredited for having acted in one of the longest kissing scenes with her husband Himanshu Rai in Karma (1933). It was 4 minutes long and very controversial in the then culturally orthodox India. See more »

Nickname:

The Dragon Lady

Star Sign:

Aries

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