Celebrated For Her Women Centric Power On Screen – Mala Sinha
An actress of Nepali descent, she contributed with her acting in Hindi, Bengali and Nepali movies. Mala Sinha was known for the versatile and unconventional roles she did on the silver screen.
The actress was born on 11th November 1936 in Calcutta. She started her career as a child artist in Bengali movies and Roshanara (1952) came as her debut movie in Indian cinema. After moving to Mumbai and after doing few movies which commercially failed at the box office, Guru Dutt’s Pyaasa in the year 1957 proved to be a breakthrough for the actress. The movie is still remembered for the marvellous performance.
The time after that opened doors for success for the heroine. Phir Subah Hogi (1958), Dhool Ka Phool (1959), Love Marriage (1959), Hariyali Aur Raasta (1962), Dil Tera Deewana (1962) and movies like Bahurani (1963), Gumrah (1963), Jahan Ara (1964) are considered to be the best movies of her career.
Sinha did movies with Pradeep Kumar, Raaj Kumar and never hestitated to work with then the new comers like Manoj Kumar, Dharmendra, Rajesh Khanna, Jeetendra and Amitabh Bachchan. Her pair opposite to the actor Biswajeet, with whom she did ten movies, was much appreciated and loved by the audience.
Her roles on the screen depicted the power of an actress which was a sheer competition to the heroes of the industry. The actress was also noted for women centric roles she played on screen. Later in her career, after 1974 she was seen mostly in character roles. Sinha has acted in Nepali movies as well and married her co-star Chidambar Prasad Lohani in 1968 and the couple has a daughter Pratibha Sinha.
On the occasion of her birthday, Songpedia wishes her a great birthday and wishes her all the good health and happiness in her upcoming years of life.
Sharing few hit songs of the actress only for you
Mala Sinha and Dev Anand in one of the best romantic song
A classic song with Dharmendra from the movie Anpadh
Mala Sinha and Biswajeet , a pair much appreciated for the chemistry they shared on screen
Jeetendra crooning for his Huzoor
This movie marks the directorial debut of Yash Chopra. A song from Dhool Ka Phool
A song from the movie Himalaya Ki God Mein
Mala Sinha as ‘Jahan Ara’