Heroine in Indian Cinema. Her talent in acting was so great that the
various human emotions came alive on the silver screen. Her contribution to
Indian cinema is exceptional. Her character in all the films touched
human heart and left a lasting impression on the viewers. She was paired with
the famous actor Raj Kapoor in several immortal films. She put her heart and
soul to her profession and made it most perfect. Her role in the film 'Mother
India' was a mile stone in her acting career. Her famous works are 'Barsat,
Awara, Sree 420'.
married the famous actor Sunil Dutt and her son Sanjay Dutt is also
a famous actor. She was a member in Rajya Sabha in her late 40's. She received
the famous 'Padmashri Award'. In recognition of her contribution to Indian
cinema a postage stamp was issued in her name. She passed away at the
age of 50.