Ranjeeta Kaur

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Ranjeeta "Robby" Kaur
Born (1956-09-22) September 22, 1956 (age 58)
Punjab, India
Occupation Actress, Restaurer

Ranjeeta "Robby" Kaur (born 22 September 1956) is an Indian movie actress.[1] She was trained at FTII. She has appeared in around 47 films.

Personal life and education[edit]

Ranjeeta was born in Punjab. Her sister Rubina also acted in films.

She married Raj Masand and has a son named Sky.[2] Ranjeeta lives with her husband Raj and son Sky in Norfolk, Virginia, US. They own a series of 7-Eleven stores in Virginia.[3] Sky is a famed Tennis player and studies in college in the US.

She was associated with an International School in Pune, handling Public Relations in the mid-2000s, before moving to the US.

Career[edit]

Kaur started her film career as the lead opposite Rishi Kapoor in the movie Laila Majnu (1976). Subsequently, she acted in hits like Pati Patni Aur Woh (with Sanjeev Kumar) and Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se (with Sachin). She made a famous team with Mithun Chakravorty in films such as Surakshaa, Tarana, Humse Badhkar Kaun, Aadat Se Majboor, Baazi and Gunahon Ka Devta. She also was one of Amitabh Bachchan's heroines in Satte Pe Satta. Her sister Rubina appeared in Ek Main aur Ek Tu opposite Rajeev Tandon (Raveena Tandon's brother). Ranjeeta was very closely associated with the Rajshri family having churned out so many hits like Taraana, Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se etc. She starred with Raj Babbar, Raj Kiran, Deepak Parashar, Vinod Mehra, Amol Palekar and many other heroes, but her most famous pairing was with Mithun Chakraborty. Her last film before her exit from the film industry was Gunahon Ka Devta in 1990.

After gap of almost 18 years, Ranjeeta returned to acting in Zindagi Tere Naam which reunited her with her frequent co-star Mithun Chakraborty. The film was completed in 2008 but was released in 2012. In 2011 she reunited with Sachin in Jaana Pehchana, a sequel to her 1978 film Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se.[4] She had also debuted on Television years back but withdrew quickly. Currently, she resides with her family in Virginia.

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1976 Laila Majnu Laila
1978 Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se Lily Fernandes Nominated 1979 Filmfare Award for Best Actress
1978 Damaad
1978 Pati Patni Aur Woh Nirmala Deshpande Nominated 1979 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
1979 Meri Biwi Ki Shaadi Priya B. Bartendu 'Pee'
1979 Bhayaanak
1979 Surakshaa Priya
1979 Tarana
1980 Aap To Aise Na The Varsha Oberoi
1980 Unees Bees
1981 Armaan Aarti
1982 Rajput Kamli
1982 Ustadi Ustad Se Seema
1982 Satte Pe Satta Seema Singh
1982 Sun Sajna Basanti
1982 Teri Kasam Shanti Nominated 1983 Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
1983 Haadsa Robby with Akbar Khan
1983 Kaun? Kaisey? Renu/Sheila
1983 Mehndi Madhuri 'Madhu'
1983 Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye
1983 Woh Jo Hasina
1984 Baazi Noora
1984 Raaj Tilak Sapna
1986 Kismatwala
1986 Qatl Sita (Nurse)
1989 Do Qaidi Mrs. Amar Sinha
1989 Gawaahi
1990 Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin Anita's sister
1990 Gunahon Ka Devta Mrs. Baldev Sharma
2011 Jaana Pehchana Miss. Asha.
2012 Zindagi Tere Naam Mrs. Singh

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Award/Category Film Character Year Status
Best Actress Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se Lily Fernandes 1979 Nominated
Best Supporting Actress Pati Patni Aur Woh Nirmala Deshpande 1979 Nominated
Teri Kasam Shanti 1983 Nominated

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