Born: Lahore, Punjab, British India
Kamini Kaushal (born February 24, 1927) is a Hindi film and television actress, who is most noted for her roles in films like Neecha Nagar (1946) which won the 1946 Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at Cannes Film Festival and Biraj Bahu (1955) which won her the Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1955. She played lead heroine in films from 1946 to 1963 wherein her roles in Do Bhai (1947), Shaheed (1948 film), Ziddi (1948 film), Shabnam (1949 film), Nadiya Ke Paar (1948 film), Arzoo (1950 film), Paras(1949), Namoona(1949), Jhanjar (1953), Aabroo (1956 film), Night Club (1958 film), Jailor (1958 film), Bade Sarkar and Godaan (1963) are considered her career's best performances. She played character roles since 1963 and was critically acclaimed for her performances in Shaheed (1965),in 3 films of Rajesh Khanna like Prem Nagar, Do Raaste, Maha Chor and with Sanjeev Kumar - Anhonee (1973 film) and 8 films with Manoj Kumar.
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