Rajshree

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Rajshree
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Rajshree in 1966
Born
Rajashree Shantaram

(1944-10-08) 8 October 1944 (age 74)
ResidenceLos Angeles, United States
CitizenshipUnited States American
OccupationActress
Years active1954
1961–1973
Parent(s)V. Shantaram (father), Jayashree (mother)

Rajshree (Hindi: राजश्री) is an Indian actress of Bollywood. She is best known for her work in the movies Janwar and Brahmachari.

Personal life[edit]

Rajshree is the daughter of acclaimed Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram and actress Jayshree, second wife of V. Shantaram. Her brother Kiran Shantaram was a former Sheriff of Mumbai.

While shooting with Raj Kapoor in America for the film Around the World, she met American student Greg Chapman. The two married three years later, in an Indian ceremony that lasted five days. She went with her husband to permanently live in America.[1] They have one daughter. They live in Los Angeles.[2][3]

She has been living in America for the last 30 years running a very successful custom clothing business with her husband, while still maintaining her interest in films. She was an assistant director on Hack-O-Lantern, Tainted Love and Monsoon and has done narration on a children's video titled "Ashok By Another Name".

Filmography[edit]

Year Film Role Notes
1954 Subah Ka Tara Sogi, Mohan's sister
1961 Stree
1963 Grahasti Kiran Khanna
1963 Ghar Basake Dekho Sharda Mehra
1964 Shehnai Preeti
1964 Ji Chahta Hai
1964 Geet Gaya Patharon Ne Vidya
1965 Do Dil Bijli
1965 Janwar Sapna
1966 Sagaai Sheel
1966 Mohabbat Zindagi Hai Neeta
1967 Dil Ne Pukara Asha
1967 Gunahon Ka Devta
1967 Around the World Rita
1968 Suhaag Raat (1968 film)
1968 Brahmachari Sheetal Chaudhary

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Actress Rajshree Honored by Jain Group". India West. 11 March 2013. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  2. ^ India Today International. Living Media India Limited. October 2000. p. 106. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
  3. ^ The Hindu Weekly Review. K. Gopalan. January 1968. p. 18. Retrieved 5 May 2013.

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