Saturday, June 21, 2014


Bhagyashree, the enormously pretty girl in her 20's who acted opposite Salman Khan in 'Maine Pyar Kiya'(1989) became the heartthrobs of millions of film viewers during those period.The Rajshri Productions film was a blockbuster movie of big success.The film goers enjoyed the candyfloss romantic scenes of the lovely pair Bhagyashree and Salman Khan and they drew immense popularity all over India.
Bhagyashree is the descendant of the Royal family of Sangli and her father was the former Maharaja of Sangli.She was born on 23rd February 1969.
She was born as 'Shrimant Rajkumari Bhagyashree Raje Patwardhan' and her father is 'H.H.Shrimant Rajasaheb Vijaysinghrao Madhavrao Patwardhan.Her mother is 'H.H.Shrimant Akhand Soubhagyavati Rani Mohini Rajya Lakshmi Patwardhan'.
Her father is highly educated and holds  M.B.A and LLB  Degrees.
Bhagyashree was also planning to go abroad for Management Studies when she was offered role in actor Amol Palekar's TV serial 'Kachhi Dhhoop' which was transmitted during 1987-88 in which she acted and  grabbed popularity and love of the audience.Then she again appeared in TV serials 'Honi Anhoni' and 'Kisse Miya Biwi Ke'.
She acted as heroine in 1989 film Maine Pyar Kiya which became a big hit and film lovers  expected many more such films from her with other top heroes also..But she married her childhood friend 'Himalaya Dasani' and acted in three films with her husband Himalaya in 1992 and all of them were flops.Those were Peepat's 'Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul',K.C.Bokadia's 'Tyagi' and Mahendra Shah's 'Payal'.
In 'Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul' Bhagyashree and Himalaya acted as Pooja Choudhry and Sooraj respectively.They portrayed innocent lovebirds  of a  scenic village.
'Tyagi' was a film in which Bhagyashree,Himalaya,Gulshan Grover,Shakti Kapoor.Prem Chopra etc acted.In the film 'Payal' besides Bhagyashree and Himalaya, Farida Jalal,Birbal etc acted.
She acted  with Avinash Wadhavan in 'Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi' in 93  directed by Ravindra Peepat.It was her last film in 90's.
Years later she acted in the film 'Hello Girls' in 2001,Maa Santoshi Maa'(2003),'Hum Ko Deewana Kar Gaya'(2006).and 'Red Alert:The War within' in 2008.
Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif were the leading pair of Humko Deewana Kar Gaya.In 'Maa Santoshi Maa' she acted along with Navin Nischal and Alok Nath.
She acted in a Marathi film 'Zhak Marli Bayko Keli'in 2009.
She acted in two Kannada and two Telugu films also.
In the 1997 Telugu film 'Omkaram' Dr.Rajasekharan ,Prema and Bhagyashree acted which was directed by Upendra.
In 1998 in the Telugu film 'Yuvaratna Rana', which was directed by Kodandarami Reddy, Balakrishna,Heera RajGopal, and Bhagyashree were the main actors.
She produced a Bhojpuri film 'Ego Chumma Dede Rajaji'.
She is the promoter of a media Company 'Shrishti Entertainment' with her husband.She is appearing in TV serials also.
She has two children.

Selected Filmography
Maine Pyar Kiya
Qaid Mein Hai Bulbul
Ghar Aaya Mera Pardesi
Hello Girls
Maa Santoshi Maa
Uthaile Ghoonghta Chand Dekhie
Humko Deewana Ker Gaya
Janam Janam Ke Saath
Red Alert:The War Within
Zhak Marli Bayko Keli
Yuvaratna Rana

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