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Bindiya Goswami in 2006
August 8, 1961 |
|Years active||1970s–1980s (Retired)|
Bindiya was discovered at a party, when she was just fourteen years old, by Hema Malini's mother. She felt that Bindiya had a resemblance to Hema and recommended her to film producers. Her first Hindi film was "Jeevan Jyoti" where she co-starred with Vijay Arora whose career was on the decline, and the film flopped. Bindiya forged on ahead and soon became a success starring for director Basu Chatterjee in Khatta Meetha (1977) and Prem Vivah (1979). However, her biggest hit was for director Hrishikesh Mukherjee in the comedy Gol Maal (1979). That film's success led her to a role opposite Shashi Kapoor in the big-budget film Shaan (1980),. However, movie was declared as 'average', but Bindiya Goswami's role was not noticed. She also appeared in popular film Dada (1979) alongside Vinod Mehra.
Career as costume designer
Personal life and education
Bindiya was born in Mumbai. She was married to her frequent co-star Vinod Mehra, but they broke up. Thereafter, Bindiya would give up her acting career to marry director J.P. Dutta, with whom she has two daughters, Nidhi and Siddhi.
Bindiya knew actress Parveen Babi since she was a little girl, as her elder sister Pearl and Babi went to the same school. After both became actresses, they acted together in Shaan (1980) opposite Shashi Kapoor and Amitabh Bachchan, and Bindiya said that they had a lot of fun on that set.
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