Saturday, March 1, 2014


Rajshri was popular Bollywood actress during the 60's. She is  the daughter of great film maker V.Shantaram and actress Jayshree.Rajshri was born on Oct.8 1944.
Her father V.Shantaram died in 1990 and her mother  Jayshree died in 2004.
In 1967 Rajshri  married an American by name 'Greg Chapman' and moved to Los Angeles.She is well settled there with her husband and daughter.
Rajshri entered films as Baby Rajshree by  acting in the  film 'Subah Ka Taara'   (1954)
and in 'Stree' (1961).
Her father V.Shantaram launched her as heroine opposite Jeetendra in the film 'Geet Gaya Patharon Ne' in the year 1964.
Rajshri soon  became very famous and favourite star of the audience because of her classic beauty,excellent dancing skill and fantastic acting talent.
She acted as heroine of 'Jaanwar' opposite Shammi Kapoor in 1965 which was directed by Bhappi Sonie.In the film 'Brahmachari' also Shammi Kapoor was the hero and Rajshree was the heroine.
She was heroine in films 'Shehnai,Do Dil, and Sagai' in which Biswajeet was the hero.
In the film'Ghar Baskhe Dekho' she acted as the lead character 'Sharda Mehra' and Manoj Kumar acted opposite her.Kishore Sahu directed that film.
In the film 'Gunahon Ka Devta'(67) Jeetendra was the male lead and the film was directed by Devi Sharma.
Shashi Kapoor,Sanjay Khan and Rajshri were in pivot roles of 'Dil Ne Pukara' directed by Mohan in 1967.
She met her future husband while she was abroad for the shooting of 'Around the World' in which Raj Kapoor was the hero.It was directed by 'Pachhi'.
Selected Filmography
Subah Ka Taara
Geet Gaaya Patharon Ne
Ghar Basakhe Dekho

Gunahon Ka Devta
Dil Ne Pukara
Around the World
Muhabat Zindagi hai
Suhag Raat
Do Dil

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