Urmila Bhatt

Urmila Bhatt (born 1934, in Dehradun) was a reputed actress of Hindi cinema. She started her acting career by doing acting in Drama Theatre. She joined Sangeet Kala Academy in Rajkot as a folk dancer and singer.[1] It was during that time that her famous Gujarati drama Jesal Toral ran to more than a thousand performances. She acted in more than 75 Gujarati films and also in 15 to 20 Rajasthani movies. She had also played character roles in Hindi films for over two and a half decades (1960s to early 1990s). She had also acted in various television serials. She had also been honoured with numerous awards by the government of Gujarat.

Urmila Bhatt
Born1934 (1934)
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Died22 February 1997(1997-02-22) (aged 62–63)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
OccupationActor
Years active1967–1995

Hindi filmsEdit

After her success in theatre, she started doing Hindi films. In the late 1960s she did Gauri (1968), Sunghursh (1968) and Hamraaz (1967). A few popular films done by her are Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (1978), Geet Gaata Chal (1975), Besharam (1978), Ram Teri Ganga Maili (1985), Balika Badhu (1976), Dhund (1973) and Alibaba Marjinaa (1977). Other than these films, she had done several other films. In most of her movies she played supporting characters. She had acted in 125 Hindi films and also done two popular Television serials: Akanksha (1989) and Paying Guest (1985).

FilmographyEdit

Film Year Character
Paappi Devataa 1995 Mrs. Khan
Sajan Ka Dard 1995
Samaj 1995
Jai Maa Karwa Chauth 1994 Shanti
Professor Ki Padosan 1993 Shobha's Mother
Izzat Ki Roti 1993 Mrs. Ram Prasad
Dil Apna Aur Preet Paraee 1993
Zakhmi Rooh 1993 Shekhar's mother
Apradhi 1992 Mrs. Vishamber Nath
Angaar 1992 Manager – St. Mary's Orphanage
Jigarwala 1991 Sohni's mother
Shadyantra 1990 Hira's mother
Amiri Garibi 1990 Mrs. Laxmi Narayan
Ghar Ho To Aisa 1990 Neeta's mother-in-law
Jaan-E-Wafa 1990
Karishma Kali Kaa 1990 Shiv's mother
Karishma Kismat Ka 1990
Bahurani 1989 Ganga (Madhuri's mother)
Abhimanyu 1989 Savitri (Shyam Lal's wife)
Touhean 1989 Gomtibai
Bade Ghar Ki Beti 1989 Mrs. Kishan Lal
Clerk 1989 Geeta
Mil Gayee Manzil Mujhe 1989
Hum Intezaar Karenge 1989 Jyoti's mother
Ek Naya Rishta 1988 Mrs. Saxena
Mulzim 1988 Mrs. Bhushan
Superman 1987 Superman's Mother
Kalyug Aur Ramayan 1987 Mrs. Sharma
Insaniyat Ke Dushman 1987 Sheetal
Mera Karam Mera Dharam 1987 Shivani Sharma
Muddat 1986 Mrs. Vikram Singh
Kaanch Ki Deewar 1986 Jaswant's mother
Mera Haque 1986 Amar's dadimaa
Alag Alag 1985 Rajni
Lallu Ram 1985 Raju's mother
Maha Shaktimaan 1985 Maharani Ahilya P. Singh
Ram Teri Ganga Maili 1985 Rajeshwaribai
Bewafai 1985 Mrs. Harihar Nath
Karishma Kudrat Kaa 1985 Vijay's mother
Phaansi Ke Baad 1985 Sapna's mother
Aaj Ki Awaz 1984 Mrs. Varma
Tohfa 1984
Qaidi 1984 Mrs. Jugran (Dinesh's mother)
Raaj Tilak 1984 Durga Singh
Shapath 1984 Vijay's mother
Sweekar Kiya Maine 1983 Dindayal's wife
Mahaan 1983 Guru's Foster Mother
Hero 1983 Sandhya Mathur
Rishta Kagaz Ka 1983 Mrs. Kaul
Swami Dada 1982 Suresh's mother
Deedar-E-Yaar 1982 Mrs. Changezi
Nikaah 1982 Mrs. Ahmed
Badle Ki Aag 1982 Geeta's Foster Mother
Meharbaani 1982
Teesri Aankh 1982 Inspector Om's wife
Baghavat 1982 Amar's foster mother
Dulha Bikta Hai 1982 Mrs. Walia
Brij Bhoomi 1982
Meri Aawaz Suno 1981 Mrs. Kaminidevi Kumar
Itni Si Baat 1981 Brothel Madame
Ladies Tailor 1981 Mehboob's Mother
Chhaya 1981
Jwala Daku 1981
Madine Ki Galian 1981
Poonam 1981 Chander's & Sudha's mother
Kismet 1980 Ganga's Mother
Be-Reham 1980 Chandramohan's Mother
Thodisi Bewafaii 1980 Sujata Choudhary
Manokaamnaa 1980 Mrs. Kashyap
The Burning Train 1980 Mrs. Jagmohan (Randhir's mother)
Premika 1980
Geet Gaata Chal 1980 Ganga
Patthar Se Takkar 1980 Radha P. Chand
Ram Balram 1980 Saraswati
Sayyed Waris Shah 1980
Tarana 1979
Raadha Aur Seeta 1979 Mrs. R.B. Verma
Manzil 1979 Mrs. Khosla
Shikshaa 1979 Laxmi D. Gupta
Aakhri Kasam 1979 Zamindar's wife
Chambal Ki Rani 1979
Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin 1979 Mrs. Sharda M. Agarwal (Nirmala's mother)
College Girl 1978
Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se 1978 Ruby Fernandes
Badaltey Rishtey 1978 Mrs. Raghuvir Singh
Atithee 1978 Mrs. M. Kumar
Besharam 1978
Dillagi 1978 Ramesh's mother
Kaala Aadmi 1978
Phaansi 1978 Mrs. Mahendra Pratap Singh
Toote Khilone 1978
Jay-Vejay: Part – II 1977 Maharani of Malwa
Alibaba Marjinaa 1977 Alibaba's mother
Dildaar 1977 Laxmi C. Lal
Kabita 1977
Bhojpuri Film - Dangal 1977 Thakurain
Videsh 1977 Sudha P. Sinha
Udhar Ka Sindur 1976 Janki
Hera Pheri 1976 Sudha
Balika Badhu 1976 Amal's mother
Do Anjaane 1976 Mrs. Shivani Somesh Dutt
Khalifa 1976 Shanta D. Sharma
Maa 1976
Santu Rangili 1976
Sati Jasma Odan 1976
Tapasya 1976
Dharam Karam 1975 Ganga
Pratiggya 1975 Mrs. D. Singh
Chori Mera Kaam 1975 Mrs. Parvati Rathod
Jaan Hazir Hai 1975
Jogidas Khuman 1975
Kaam Shastra 1975
Tanariri 1975
Toofan 1975
Uljhan 1975 Laxmi
Zorro 1975 Maharani
Call Girl 1974 Mrs. Sonachand
36 Ghante 1974 Vijay's Mother
Dhuen Ki Lakeer 1974
Jheel Ke Us Paar 1973 Prabha Devi
Dhund 1973 Mrs. Singh
Koshish 1972 Mrs. Gupta
Preetam 1971 Urmila Sinha
Phir Bhi 1971
Gauri 1968 Basanti
Sunghursh 1968 Kunti G. Prasad
Hamraaz 1967 Mrs. Tejpal

DeathEdit

Bhatt was found murdered at her residence in Juhu on 22 February, 1997. Officials suspected that robbery was the motive behind her murder.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Urmila Bhatt: Biography". Hungama.com. Retrieved 11 January 2014.
  2. ^ United News of India (24 February 1997). "Actress Urmila Bhatt found murdered". Rediff.com. Retrieved 1 April 2020.

External linksEdit