Friday, November 9, 2012


Tina Munim was a successful actress in lead roles of Bollywood films during late 70's and early 80's.
She was introduced to film field by Dev Anand as his pair in the film 'Des Pardes' in 1978.  She was noted  by Dev Anand when she received  awards representing India in an International beauty contest 'Teen Princess' and she bagged Miss.Photogenic and Miss.Bikini awards.'Des Pardes' was a super hit film and she became a part of Bollywood film industry.
Tina  Munim was born in  Mumbai on 11 Feb 1957 in a Gujarati speaking  respectable business family.After her first successful film she appeared in noted films like  
'Baaton Baaton Mein' (opposite Amol Palekar).
In 1980 she could act again opposite Dev Anand in the film 'Man Pasand' which was directed by Basu Chatterjee and turned to be a  hit film.In the same year
Dev Anand produced and directed 'Loot Maar' in which Tina Munim was his heroine.This film was a super hit box office success of the year.
!981 film 'Katilon ka Katil' had Dharmendra in lead role and Rishi Kapoor,Zeenat Aman,Tina Munim and Amjad Khan were in the cast.It was also a super hit film which was directed by Anil Hingorani.
'Fiffty Fiffty' was a very popular film of 81 which was directed by Shomu Mukherjee in which Rajesh Khanna and Tina Munim were in lead roles.
The pair Rajesh Khanna-Tina Munim was very much liked by the audience and there were several super hits of this pair.In six films Rishi Kapoor was her pair and two films were super hits.

When Sunil Dutt produced 'Rocky' in 1981 to introduce his son Sanjay Dutt to Indian film screen, he selected Tina Munim as his heroine.That film was the ninth highest grossing film of the year.
Rajesh Khanna,Tina Munim and Padmini Kolhapure acted in lead roles of 1981 super hit film 'Souten' directed by Sawan Kumar.The music of Usha Khanna became very popular and the song and sequence of "Shayad meri Shaadi ka Khayal" became favourite.
When Rajesh Khanna produced 'Alag Alag' in 1985 which was directed by Shakti Samanta, Tina Munim acted in lead role.
'Bewafai' is a 1985 film starring Rajesh Khanna and Rajni Kanth which turned to be a big success.It was directed by R.Thyagarajan.
In 1987 Tina Munim moverd to California and continued her studies there.Later 
Shri.Anil Ambani married her and they are leading a happy life.Today she is involved in several Social and Charity activities.She never returned to films after her marriage.
Selected Filmography
Des Pardes
Baaton Baaton Mein
Ek Do Teen Chaar
Aap Ka Deewane
Katilon ka Katil
Fiffty Fiffty
Khuda Kasam
Yeh Vaada Raha
Deedar E Yaar
Bade Dil Wale
Paapi pet ka Sawal Hai
Zindagi Jeene Keliye
Alag Alag
Insaf Mein Karoonga
Aakhir Kyon 
Bhagwan Dada
Muqquadar ka Faisla

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