Born: Jais, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India
Leela Mishra (1908 – 17 January 1988) was an Indian film actress. She worked as a character actor in over 200 Hindi films for five decades, is best remembered for playing stock characters like aunts (Chachi or Mausi). She is most known for her role of mausi in blockbuster Sholay (1975), Dil Se Mile Dil (1978), Baton Baton Mein (1979), Rajesh Khanna films like Palkon Ki Chhaon Mein, Aanchal, Mehbooba, Amar Prem and Rajshri Productions hits like Geet Gaata Chal (1975), Nadiya Ke Paar (1982) and Abodh (1984).Her careers best performance was in Naani Maa in 1981 for which she received Best Actress award at the age of 73.
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