Let’s know about Shashikala Biography, Wiki, Family, Age, Husband, Death Reason or cause, Son, Daughter, Father, Mother, Movies, Awards, TV Shows Son Pari, Neela Akash, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Shatranj and much more.
Shashikala was an Indian film, television, and theatre actor. She had featured in about 100 films and her performance in Neela Akash, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Shatranj received much critical appreciation. She also appeared in TV shows like Son Pari and Dil Dekhe Dekho which were very famous in 90′ era.
Shashikala was born in Solapur in Maharashtra, India on 04 August 1992 and her zodiac sign is Leo. She was known for her theatrical performances as well.
Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal passed away at the age of 88 on 4th April 2021 at her residence in Mumbai.
Age, Movies and Career
Shashikala Jawalkar was born in Solapur, Maharashtra to a Hindu Bhavsar Shimpi caste Marathi-speaking family. When Shashikala was a teenager, her father became bankrupt, and he shifted to Mumbai and he had trust in her that she could have a future in movies as she was very beautiful.
In 1948, Shashikala came into the limelight with her role in the Hindi movie Pugdi which was produced by Prem Narayan Arora. She was also offered roles in V. Shantaram’s Teen Batti Char Raasta, Neela Akash, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Shatranj and a few other movies like Anupama, Phool Aur Patthar, Ayi Milan Ki Bela, Gumrah, Waqt, and Khubsoorat. Moreover, Shashikala ain supporting roles in more than 100 films.
Biography and Wiki
|Real Name||Shashikala Om Prakash Saigal|
|Profession||Indian Film and Theater Actress|
|Famous Role||Neela Akash, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 169 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 58 kg
in pounds– 129 lbs
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||4 August 1932|
|Age (as in 2017)||88 Years|
|Birthplace||Solapur, Maharashtra, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Solapur, Maharashtra, India|
|Educational Qualification(s)||B.Sc. (Physics)
|Debut||Hindi Film (Actor): Aarti (1962)
|Hobbies||Traveling, Watching Films|
Daughter– 2 (1 died of cancer)
|Husband/Spouse||Om Prakash Saigal|
|Parents||Names Not Known|
Interesting Unknown Facts about Shashikala
- Shashikala was really beautiful and the most talented among her siblings. Hence, her father thought that if she could work in Movies or Theater, she could earn some money as her father became bankrupt.
- While Shashikala’s female lead co-stars usually played roles of good-natured, modest, or pious women, Shashikala usually played either flighty and feisty bubbly women or vamps.
- Shashikala Jawalkar received the Padma Shri award (the fourth highest civilian award) in the year 2007 for her contribution to Indian Cinema.
- She also received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the V. Shantaram Awards in the year 2009.