Bhaduri in December 2012
|Died||17 July 2018 (aged 62)|
|Occupation||Film actress, Television actress|
Rita Bhaduri (4 November 1955 – 17 July 2018) was an Indian film and television actress.
She initially appeared as supporting actress in various Bollywood films during the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s. She was most known for films like Sawan Ko Aane Do a 1979 Rajshri Productions film and Raja (1995) for which she received a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress. She had a supporting role as Julie's best friend in the hit film Julie (1975), where the song "Yeh Ratien Nayi Purani" was picturized on her. Her landmark role was in Malayalam film Kanyakumari opposite Kamal Hasan. Later her serial Grihalakshmi Ka Jinn was famous in 1995 to 1997 period.
She was from the 1973 batch of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune and her batch included actress, Zarina Wahab. Rita Bhaduri played the role of grandmother in the serial Nimki Mukhiya.
Rita Bhaduri had been associated with the Gujarati Film Industry. Even though not of Gujarati origin, she was one of the exceptionally successful actresses in the Gujarati film industry.
She acted in 71 titles.
- 2012 Kevi Rite Jaish (as Old lady)
- 2003 Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon (as Kalavati)
- 2002 Dil Vil Pyar Vyar
- 2002 Mulaqaat (as Mrs. Patkar)
- 2000 Kya Kehna (as Ajay's mom)
- 1999 Hote Hote Pyar Ho Gaya (as Asha)
- 1998 Jaane Jigar (as Mrs. Prem Kishan)
- 1997 Tamanna (as Mother Superior)
- 1997 Hero No. 1 (as Mrs. Laxmi Vidya Nath)
- 1997 Virasat (as Mausi)
- 1996 Khoon Ki Pyasi (as Parvati)
- 1995 Aatank Hi Aatank (as Mrs. Shiv Charan Sharma)
- 1995 Dance Party (as Mrs. Lajjo Sharma)
- 1995 Inteqam Ke Sholay
- 1995 Maa Ki Mamta (as Shanti)
- 1995 Raja (as Sarita Garewal)
- 1994 Stunttman (as Reena's mom)
- 1993 Dalaal (as Mrs. Djun-Djun Wala)
- 1993 Rang (as Mrs. Joshi)
- 1993 Game (as Vikram's mom)
- 1993 Aashik Aawara (as Gayetri)
- 1993 Insaniyat Ke Devta (as Sumitradevi (Ranjit's wife))
- 1993 Anth (as Priya's mom)
- 1993 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (as Mary Sullivan)
- 1992 Yudhpath (as Mrs. Choudhary)
- 1992 Tilak
- 1992 Ajeeb Dastaan Hai Yeh (as School-teacher)
- 1992 Beta (as Neeta)
- 1991 Love (as Stella Pinto)
- 1991 House No. 13 (as Shanti)
- 1991 Khooni Panja
- 1991 Ayee Milan Ki Raat
- 1990 Teri Talash Mein (as Shanta D. Sandhu)
- 1990 Ghar Ho To Aisa (as Kanchan)
- 1990 Jungle Love (as Rani's Mother)
- 1990 Nehru: The Jewel of India
- 1990 Naya Khoon (as Sapna Srivastav)
- 1989 Sindoor Aur Bandook
- 1988 Rama O Rama (as Monu's Mother)
- 1988 Ghar Mein Ram Gali Mein Shyam (as Mrs. Dharamchand)
- 1987 Diljalaa (as dead child's mother)
- 1986 Main Balwan (as Geeta, Tony's mother)
- 1985 Phoolan Devi (1985 film) (as Phoolan)
- 1984 Maya Bazaar (as Surekha)
- 1983 Nastik (as Shanti)
- 1982 Bezubaan (as Revati, aka Meerabai)
- 1982 Chalti Ka Naam Zindagi
- 1981 Woh Phir Nahin Aaye (as Reeta Bhaduri)
- 1981 Jagya Tyathi Sawaar
- 1981 Garvi Naar Gujaratan
- 1980 Gehrayee (as Chenni)
- 1980 Unees-Bees
- 1980 Hum Nahin Sudherenge
- 1980 Khanjar
- 1979 Raadha Aur Seeta (as Raadha S. Saxena)
- 1979 Gopal Krishna (as Yashoda)
- 1979 Nagin Aur Suhagan (as Gauri J. Singh/Kamla)
- 1979 Sawan Ko Aane Do (as Gitanjali)
- 1979 Kashino Dikro (as Rama)
- 1978 College Girl
- 1978 Vishwanath (as Munni)
- 1978 Khoon Ki Pukaar (as Rani)
- 1977 Aaina (as Poorna R. Shastri)
- 1977 Din Amader
- 1977 Kulvadhu
- 1977 Anurodh (as Anju)
- 1976 Udhar Ka Sindur (as Sudha - Premnath's sister)
- 1975 Julie (as Usha Bhattacharya)
- 1974 Kanyakumari (as Parvathi)
- 1968 Teri Talash Mein
- "Veteran TV & film actress, Rita Bhaduri, passes away at 62". The Economic Times. 17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- "Zarina Wahab mourns over the demise of veteran actress Rita". Tejashree Bhopatkar. The Times of India. 17 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
- "I'm still learning as an actor: Rita Bhaduri".
- Filmfare Nominees and Winners
- "First batch looks back at good old days TNN,". The Times of India. 21 March 2010.
- "I play an aggressive beta in my current show shot in Mirzapur: Bareilly actor Jatin Suri".
- "Veteran Actress Rita Bhaduri Dies At 62". NDTV. 17 July 2018.