Did you know Jaya Prada's real name is Lalita Rani?

Apr 03, 2018, 10:00 IST
  • Did you know Jaya Prada's real name is Lalita Rani?

    Jaya Prada’s birth name is Lalita Rani. She was born into a middle-class family in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh

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    Jaya’s father Krishna Rao was a Telugu film financier

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    She has acted in films of various languages - Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali and Marathi

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    After tasting success down south, Jaya took Bollywood by storm with 'Sargam' in 1979, in which she played a mute dancer. The film was a remake of the Telugu film 'Siri Siri Muvva', in which Jaya had played the same role

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    Since Jaya couldn't speak Hindi, she failed to capitalise on her initial success in Bollywood

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    It was in the 1982 hit film ‘Kaamchor’ opposite Rakesh Roshan that she spoke fluent Hindi for the first time

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    Jaya was highly appreciated for her performance of a dancer in the Amitabh Bachchan starrer super hit 'Sharaabi'

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  • Did you know Jaya Prada's real name is Lalita Rani?

    Her challenging double role in ‘Sanjog’ – that of a mother and daughter – is rated amongst her finest performances

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  • Did you know Jaya Prada's real name is Lalita Rani?

    ‘Tohfa’, which also starred Jeetendra and Sridevi, was the highest grossing Bollywood film of 1984

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  • Did you know Jaya Prada's real name is Lalita Rani?

    Legendary director Satyajit Rai had once referred to Jaya as one of the prettiest Indian actresses

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  • Did you know Jaya Prada's real name is Lalita Rani?

    In 1986, Jaya controversially tied the knot with a producer named Srikant Nahata, who was already married and had children as well

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    Jaya joined politics in 1994, at the age of 32. She was earlier with the TDP, but later shifted loyalties to the Samajwadi Party, from which she was expelled in 2010

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    in 2002, she debuted in Marathi films, making an appearance in the movie ‘Aadhaar’

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  • Did you know Jaya Prada's real name is Lalita Rani?

    The actress owns the Jaya Prada theatre in Chennai

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Actress-turned-politician Jaya Prada celebrates her 56th birthday today. On the occasion, check out a collection of some of her rare pictures

 

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