Wednesday, June 11, 2014


The extremely beautiful Sangeeta Bijlani won Miss India Crown in 1980 and also she was  National Costume Winner at Miss Universe 1980.
She was born on 9 July 1960  in Mumbai Maharashtra and was famous as a top model when she won Miss India title.
She continued with modelling after winning Miss India Contest and appeared for brands like Vicco Turmeric Cream,Nirma Detergent Powder and many other products.
Her film 'Qatil' was  released in 1988 in which Aditya Pancholi,Shakti Kapoor,Kiran Kumar,Raza Murad etc acted along with her.She played the role of a beautiful girl 'Kiram Mathur' who loves 'Kumar S.Sinha(Aditya Pancholi), the son of a wealthy public prosecutor Sharad Sinha(Raza Murad).
'Hatyara' which  was the first film she signed in her film career  but was released in 1989 which became a super hit Blockbuster film of J.P.Dutta.Sangeeta Bijlani acted opposite Dharmendra in this film.
In another film 'Tridev'(89) Nasruddin Shah,Sunny Deol,jackey Shroff,Madhuri Dixit etc acted which turned to be a super hit film of that year.
She received Filmfare nomination for Best Supporting actress award for Mahesh Bhatt's 'Jurm'(90).Vinod Khanna,Meenakshi Sheshadri and Sangeeta Bijlani acted in pivotal roles in this film.It won critical acclaim and was a big success at the Box Office.
She acted in the film 'Jai Shiv Shankar' in 1990 which was produced by Rajesh Khanna and directed by S.A.Chandrasekhar.Rajesh Khanna,Jeetendra,Poonam Dhillon,Dimple Kapadia were in lead roles and Sangeeta Bijlani

,Chunky Pandey and Asrani acted in supporting roles.
In 1991 she acted opposite Kannada Superstar Dr.Vishnuvardhan in the Kannada film 'Police Mathu Daada'.
'Khoon Ka Karz' was a film released in 1991 directed by Mukul S.Anand  in which Vinod Khanna,Rajni Kanth,Sanjay Dutt,Sangeeta Bijlani,Kimi Katkar,Dimple Kapadia etc acted.It was dubbd and released in Tamil as 'Arasan'.
She co-starred mostly with Vinod Khanna,Jeetendra,Sunny Deol and Mithun Chakraborty.
She also acted in a TV serial 'Chandni'  in title role which also  did not bring out her acting talent to the fullest.She  anchored Door Darshan's Sunday morning show 'Rangoli' during those period.
Sangeeta Bijlani could not attain the heights of success  as she deserved in films.
Sangeeta Bijlani married cricketer Mohammed Ashruddin  and did not act in films afterwards.
Selected Filmography
Gunahon Ka Devta
Paap Ki Kamaee
Jai Shiv Shankar
Vishnu Devaa
Khoon Ka Karz
Gunehgar Kaun
Shiv Ram
Numbri Aadmi
Inspector Dhanush
Police Mathu Daada

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