7 September 1953 |
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Personal life and background
Lillete Dubey was born in Pune to a Sindhi family. She married Ravi Dubey on September 12, 1978. Her daughter, Neha Dubey, is also an actress who starred in Mira Nair's movie Monsoon Wedding and danced to the song "Chunari chunari," which was played during the sangeet ceremony in the movie. Her other daughter, Ira Dubey is also an actress and starred in The President Is Coming with Konkona Sen Sharma and 'Aisha' opposite Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol. Her sister Lushin Dubey is also a theatre actor and director.
Dubey has appeared in numerous movies, for example in Mira Nair's movie Monsoon Wedding co-starring Nasiruddin Shah, Kal Ho Naa Ho, which starred Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, Saif Ali Khan and Jaya Bachchan, in the movie Baghban alongside Amitabh Bachchan, in Bow Barracks Forever alongside her daughter Neha Dubey, and in the movie Housefull alongside Akshay Kumar and Deepika Padukone.
Lillete Dubey, in addition to acting, is an acclaimed theatre director, television and film artist, and founder of the Theatre Action Group in Delhi.
She has directed a number of plays. Most notable being Mahesh Dattani's Dance like a Man, which is the longest running play in English, having completed 497 shows across the world, including a two week run on the Broadway.
|1997||Kabhie Kabhie||TV series|
|1999||Love You Hamesha|
|2001||Gadar: Ek Prem Katha||Shabana|
|2001||Monsoon Wedding||Pimmi Verma|
|2002||Om Jai Jagadish||Neetu's mom|
|2002||Kitne Door... Kitne Paas|
|2003||Chalte Chalte||Anna Mausi (Priya's aunt)|
|2003||Kal Ho Naa Ho||Jaswinder "Jazz" Kapoor|
|2004||Lakshya||Mrs. Dutta, Romila's mother|
|2004||Vanity Fair||Ms. Green||credited as Lillette Dubey|
|2004||Morning Raga||Mrs. Kapoor|
|2004||Sau Jhooth Ek Sach||Moushami Pradhan|
|2004||Bow Barracks Forever||Emily Lobo|
|2005||My Brother…Nikhil||Anita Rosario Kapoor|
|2005||Main Aisa Hi Hoon||Ritu|
|2005||Dosti: Friends Forever||Kiran Thapar|
|2006||Fanaa||Helen (Zooni's Instructor)|
|2006||Aap Ki Khatir||Betty A. Khanna|
|2007||My Name Is Anthony Gonsalves||Bharucha (Movie Director)|
|2008||Saas Bahu Aur Sensex||Anita B. Jethmalani|
|2008||Fauj Mein Mauj|
|2009||Phoonk||Dr. Seema Walke|
|2009||Hari Puttar: A Comedy of Terrors||Santosh 'Toshi'|
|2009||Mumbai Calling||Amar's Mother||TV Series (season 1 episode 4 Boy to Man)|
|2010||I Am 24|
|2010||Fun in the Army|
|2010||Break Ke Baad||Pammi J. Gulati|
|2011||Always Kabhi Kabhi||Ms Das|
|2012||Na Jaane Kabse||Monika|
|2012||Delhi in a Day||Kalpana|
|2012||The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel||Mrs. Kapoor||first British film|
|2012||I m 24|
|2013||Chashme Baddoor||Ms Josephine|
|2013||Dabba (The Lunchbox)|
|2013||Shobhna's Seven Nights||Malishka||post-production|
|2014||One By Two||Samara Patel's mother|
|2014||Dr. Cabbie||Nellie||Canadian film|
|2015||The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel 2||Mrs. Kapoor||Filming|
- "Lillete Dubey: The drama of life". Retrieved 2013-12-19.
- "Metro Plus Hyderabad / Profiles : Snapping up life". The Hindu. 2008-07-07. Retrieved 2012-07-13.
- "I am over-qualified for this medium". Retrieved 2013-12-19.
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