Saturday, May 12, 2012


Rita Bhaduri is well known to Kerala film goers especially because she acted in the lead role opposite Kamal Hassan in the 1974 film 'Kanyakumari'.That film was based on a story written by M.T.Vasudevan Nair and it was directed by K.S.Sethumadhavan.She could earn name and fame by that film in which she manifested the role of a poor girl selling bangles,pearls etc on the 

Kanyakumari sea shore to the tourists.The song 'Chandra palungu mani mala mani mala...
of that film is still popular.Rita Bhaduri did not come back to Malayalam film after wards but
she was very busy acting supporting roles in Bollywood up to the 90's.She is engaged in acting
T.V. serials at present and appearing in serials of several channels at present.
Rita Bhaduri was the 1973 batch of Pune Film and T.V. Institute.Zarina Wahab also passed out in that same batch.
Being trained from the prestigious film Institute of India she could portray any kind of characters with utmost ease and with fine expressions and emotions.
'Julie' of 1975 was a highly acclaimed film which was the remake of 1974 Malayalam film 'Chattakkari'.Anglo Indian character stories were rare till then in Bollywood and the story
as well as the presentation was very much liked by the audience.Lakshmi who handled the lead role in original Malayalam version handled the lead role as 'Julie' in Hindi.Sridevi acted as

Julie's younger sister (the role handled by Rina) and Rita Bhaduri acted as the sister of Julie's
lover.It was the role handled by actress 'Sujatha' in Malayalam.The film which contained melodious hits was a super hit.
'Sawan ko aane do' was a highly acclaimed film of 1979 which was produced by Rajashri Productions.Rita Bhaduri excelled well in this film.This film also contained fantastic melodious songs and  6 songs were sung by Yesudas.
'Khanjar'  (1980) was a film in which Navin Nischal was in the lead role and Suresh Oberoi,Reena Roy,Amjad Khan and Rita Bhaduri were in the cast of this action thriller.Rita Bhaduri handled the character as 'Jyothi' who was found murdered in the film.
'Chalti ka Nam Zindagi' was a film released  in 1981 which was produced and directed by Kishore Kumar and Ashok Kumar also appeared in this film.Rita Bhaduri was in  the lead female role
of this comedy movie.
In the 1995 film 'Raja' in which Madhuri Dixit and Sanjay Kapoor acted in the lead roles Rita Bhaduri acted as the wife of Rana.Rana character was the brother of Madhu, which was Madhuri Dixit's character.The film which contained fine songs and dance sequences of
Madhuri Dixit was a mega hit.
Selected Filmography
Kanya Kumari
Khoon ki pukar
College Girl
Sawan ko Aane Do
Gopal Krishna
Radha aur Seetha
Woh phir nahin aaye
Chalti ka naam Zindagi
Mein Balwan

Rama O Rama
Jungle Love
Ghar ho to Aisa
Ayee milan ki Raat
House No.13
Inteqam ke Sholay
Dance Party
Hero No.1

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