Ranjeeta Kaur

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Ranjeeta "Robby" Kaur (born 22 September 1956)[1] is an Indian actress.[2] She was trained at FTII. She has appeared in around 47 films. She has portrayed a variety of characters and her films include: Laila Majnu (1976), Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978) and Pati Patni Aur Woh (1978). She was nominated for the Filmfare Awards three times, including two of the above films.[3]

Ranjeeta Kaur
Born
Ranjeeta Mirza

(1956-09-22) 22 September 1956 (age 65)
OccupationActress
Years active1976-present
Spouse(s)Raj Masand
Children1

Personal lifeEdit

Kaur is married to Raj Masand and has a son named Sky.[4][5] Ranjeeta lived in the past with her husband Raj and son Sky in Norfolk, Virginia, US. They moved to Koregaon Park, Pune a few years ago. They owned a series of 7-Eleven stores in Virginia.[6]

CareerEdit

Kaur started her film career as the lead opposite Rishi Kapoor in the film Laila Majnu (1976).[7] Subsequently, she acted in commercially successful films like Pati Patni Aur Woh (with Sanjeev Kumar) and Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (with Sachin). She made a fabulous team with Mithun Chakravorty in films such as Surakshaa, Taraana, Humse Badhkar Kaun, Aadat Se Majboor, Baazi and Gunahon Ka Devta. She played Amitabh Bachchan's heroine in Satte Pe Satta. Her sister Rubina appeared in Ek Main aur Ek Tu opposite Rajeev Tandon (Raveena Tandon's brother). Kaur was associated with the Rajshri family having been in many of their successful films. She starred opposite Rishi Kapoor, Sachin, Raj Babbar, Raj Kiran, Deepak Parashar, Vinod Mehra and Amol Palekar in several films, and was paired with Mithun Chakraborty. Her last film before her exit from the film industry was Gunahon Ka Devta in 1990. She appeared in a few television serials in the mid 1990s and then took a hiatus from acting. After 15 years she returned to films in Anjaane: The Unknown (2005). In 2008 she starred in Zindagi Tere Naam which reunited her with Mithun Chakraborty. The film had a delayed release in 2012. In 2011 she reunited with Sachin in Jaana Pehchana, a sequel to Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se.[8]

FilmographyEdit

Year Film Role Notes
1976 Laila Majnu Laila Debut film with Rishi Kapoor
1978 Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se Lily Fernandes Nominated 1979 Filmfare Award for Best Actress
1978 Damaad
1978 Pati Patni Aur Woh Nirmala Deshpande Nominated 1979 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
1979 Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi Priya B. Bartendu 'Pee'
1979 Bhayaanak Renu
1979 Surakshaa Priya
1979 Tarana Radha
1980 Aap To Aise Na The Varsha Oberoi
1980 Unees Bees
1981 Armaan Aarti
1981 Dhuan Sheila
1981 Dard
1981 Hum Se Badkar Kaun
1981 Krodhi Guddi
1982 Rajput Kamli
1982 Ustadi Ustad Se Seema
1982 Satte Pe Satta Seema Singh
1982 Sun Sajna Basanti
1982 Teri Kasam Shanti Nominated 1983 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
1982 Hathkadi
1983 Haadsa Robby with Akbar Khan
1983 Kaun? Kaisey? Renu/Sheila
1983 Mehndi Madhuri 'Madhu'
1983 Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye
1983 Woh Jo Hasina
1984 Baazi Noora
1984 Raaj Tilak Sapna
1986 Kismatwala
1986 Qatl Sita (Nurse)
1989 Do Qaidi Mrs. Amar Sinha
1989 Gawaahi
1990 Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin Anita's sister
1990 Gunahon Ka Devta Mrs. Baldev Sharma
2005 Anjaane: The Unknown Roma
2011 Jaana Pehchana Miss. Asha
2012 Zindagi Tere Naam Mrs. Singh

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Film Result
1979 Filmfare Awards Best Actress Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Pati Patni Aur Woh Nominated
1983 Teri Kasam Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "कभी इस एक्ट्रेस के घर के बाहर लगती थी मेकर्स की लाइन, एक छोटी सी गलती ने बर्बाद कर दिया करियर". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). 22 September 2019. Retrieved 28 March 2021.
  2. ^ "Entertainment News: Latest Hollywood & Bollywood News, Movies Releases & Reviews". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  3. ^ Farook, Farhana (3 March 2018). "Memories of another day". Filmfare. Retrieved 29 March 2021.
  4. ^ "'We are back to normal', says Ranjeeta Kaur's family after husband alleges abuse by yesteryear actress, son". Pune Mirror. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Entertainment News: Latest Hollywood & Bollywood News, Movies Releases & Reviews". The Indian Express. Archived from the original on 27 September 2007. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  6. ^ Mike Gruss (15 May 2011). "From Bollywood to Big Gulps... and back". HamptonRoads.com. Archived from the original on 14 October 2011. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
  7. ^ Lalwani, Vivek (13 September 2020). "Exclusive! Ranjeeta Kaur on Bollywood: Too much toxicity in the film industry now". The Times of India. Retrieved 9 December 2021.
  8. ^ Malani, Gaurav (15 September 2011). "Jaana Pehchana: Movie Review". The Times of India. Retrieved 6 July 2018.

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