Saturday, April 12, 2014


Bela Bose was a popular Bollywood actress during 60's,70's and early 80's who appeared in protagonist roles and  supporting roles.She is  a gifted dancer and in many films she appeared as a dancer also.
She entered the acting field after the death of her father to support the family.She got polished her acting skill by participating in Bengali plays.She was noted for her role opposite Guru Dutt in the film 'Sautela Bhai' in 1962.It was directed by Mahesh Kaul.
In 62 itself F.C.Mehra's Professor was another super hit film in which Bela Bose played an important role.Shammi Kapoor and Kalpana were the main pair of the film.Shammi kapoor was disguised as Professor Preetam Khanna in this film.
In the fiction  film 'Hawa Mahal' Bela Bose and Helen acted as sisters 'Neelampari' and 'Champakali' who lived in 'Paatal Lok'.Jeevan acted as male lead and it was directed by B.J.Patel.
She acted in supporting role of the famous film 'Bandini' directed by Bimal Roy.Ashok Kumar,Nutan and Dharmendra were the main actors.
In the film 'Khoon Khazana'(64) she was the heroine opposite Master Bhagwan.
In the film 'Cha Cha Cha' which was written and directed by Chandrasekhar who was the hero also, Bela Bose acted as the character 'Kalpana'.
In the 1964 film 'Roop Sundari' she was the heroine opposite Mahipal.
She depicted 'Devi Maha Maya' in the super hit film 'Chitralekha'(64) in which Ashok Kumar,Pradeep Kumar,Meena Kumari also acted.It was directed by Kidar Nath Sharma.
She acted as dancer in films like 'Sunheri Nagin,Aaya Toofan,Shree Ram Bharat Milap,Lootera,Daku Mangal Singh, and many more.
She was acclaimed for her role in the film 'Amrapali'(66) in which Vyjayanthimala and Sunil Dutt were the main pair.
She got accolades for 'Dil Aur Mohabbat' in which she played the character "Kishori'.Ashok Kumar,Joy Mukherjee,Sharmila Tagore were in the cast.
Feroz Khan and Bela Bose were the main pair of super hit film 'Main Wo Hi Hoon'.
She was noted for her role in the film 'Shikar'(68) in which Dharmendra,Sanjeev Kumar and Asha Parekh acted along with her.
She got critical acclaim for her role in the film 'Aasra' in which Mala Sinha and Biswajeet were the main pair.
She was heroine of  many B grade movies also.

Bela Bose left film field in the early 80's.
Selected Filmography
Chhote Nawab
Rashtraveer Shivaji
Hawa Mahal
Sautelas Bhai
Jadugar Daku
Sunheri Nagin
Maya Mahal
Khooni Khazana
Cha Cha Cha
Roop Sundari
Flying Circus
Zindagi Aur Maut
Tarzan Comes to Delhi
Tarzan and King Kong
Shreeram Bharat Milap
Hum Sab Ustad Hain
Street Singer
Daku Mangal Singh
CID 909
Baharon Ke Sapne
Dil Aur Mohabbat
Apna Ghar Apni Kahani
Jeene Ki Raah
Purani Pehchan
Dil Daulat duniya
Hum Sab Chor Hain
Jai Santoshi MaaSolah Shukravar
Ganga Sagar

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