Tuesday, May 13, 2014

YOGEETA BALI

Yogeeta Bali was a prominent actress of Bollywood during the mid 60's to 1985 and she has  acted as heroine of a few films and second lead in large number of films.
She was born on 29 December 1952 to parents Jaswant and Haridarshan Kaur in Mumbai.She had her education done from Calcutta University and entered in to films from mid 60's.She is niece of Geeta Bali.
She acted as second lead of  films of top heroines like Hema Malini,Rakhee,Rekha,Moushimi Chatterjee,Sharmila Tagore,Jaya Bachchan,Zeenat Aman,Reena Roy,Poonam Dhillon etc in many films.
She acted opposite top heroes like Amitabh Bachchan,Vinod Khanna,Sanjeev Kumar,Mithun Chakraborty,Kishore Kumar,Kiran Kumar,Anil Dhawan,Randhir Kapoor etc
She married Kishore Kumar and the relationship lasted for two years only from 1976 to 78.
In 1978 a film 'Shabhash Daddy' was released in which Kishore Kumar was the hero and Yogeeta as the heroine.It was directed by Kishore Kumar himself.
In the 1971 film 'Parwana' she acted opposite Amitabh Bachchan.Navin Nischol,Shatrughan Sinha,Om Prakash etc acted along with them.It was directed by Jyoti Swaroop.
In 1971 she acted opposite Vinod Khanna in the suspense movie 'Mem Saab'.
In the 1974 film 'Free Love' Kiran Kumar acted opposite to her.
In the 1980film 'Khwab' Yogeeta Bali and Ranjeeta were the two heroines and Mithun Chakraborty was the hero.Yogeeta acted as the character 'Maya Mathur' in this film which was directed by Shakti Samanta.It was on the set of this film that Shakti Samanta noticed that Mithun Chakraborty and Yogeeta were in love.In the film Khwab Ranjeeta acted as Indrani R.Prasad another equal character like Maya Mathur.Ashok Kumar,Utpal Dutt,Tarun Ghosh etc  also acted in it.
In the 1980 film 'Oh Bewafa' Anil Dhawan and Yogeeta were the main leads.It was directed by Sawan Kumar Tak.Rajendra Kumar,Farida,Nazneen,Paintal etc acted in it.
Yauwan was another film in which  Yogeeta Bali and Anil Dhawan  acted as the main pair.It was a lovable romantic film.
In the film 'Grahasthi' she was noticed as 'Sudha',  one of the the daughters  of Ashok Kumar.The film was directed by Prashant Nanda.
She acted opposite Mithun Chakraborty in the 1983 film 'Karate' which was directed by Deb Mukherjee.Kajal Kiran and Prema Narayan also acted in it.
Yogeeta Bali received accolades for her performance in many films like ' Mem Saab,Ajanabee,Nauker,Dhoop Chhaon,Biwi O Biwi,Laila,Jaanwar' and many more.
She retired from films after marriage with Mithun Chakraborty.They have four children.
Selected Filmography
Aakhri Badla
 









Kaun Hai Khooni
Mera Karam Mera Dharam
Mr.X
Laila
Grahasthi,
Mein Quatil Hoon
Raj Tilak
Waqt Ki Pukar
Jaanwar
Haadsa
Karate
Bawri
Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai
Be Shaque
Haqdaar
Biwi O Biwi
Oh Bewafa
Unees Bees
Khwab
Angaar
Pyare Dushman
Nauker
Jhani Dushman
Bhakti Mein Shakti
Aakhri Kasam
Janta Hawaldar
Salam Memsab
Shabash Daddy
Dhyanu Bhagat
Ek Baap Chhe Bete
Karmayogi
Premi Gangaram
Dhoop Chaon
Chacha Bhatija
Dil Aur Pathar
Kali Raat
Mandir Masjid
Mehbooba
Khaan Dost
Nagin
Lagaam
Zindagi aur Toofan
Charitraheen
Kisan aur Bhagwan
Banarasi Babu
Yauwan
Buniyaad
Munimi
Sazaa
Parwana



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