Sulochana Latkar

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Sulochana
Sulochana Devi at the Dada Saheb Phalke Academy Awards, 2010.jpg
Sulochana at the Dada Saheb Phalke Academy Awards, 2010
Born Sulochana Latkar
(1928-07-30) 30 July 1928 (age 88)
Maharashtra India
Occupation actress
Years active 1946–1988
Awards Chitra Bhushan
Maharashtra Bhushan
Padma Shri

Sulochana Latkar (born 30 July 1928), at Khadaklat village of Chikodi taluk and Belgaum District in karnataka. Mostly known by her screen name Sulochana, is a well-known actress of Marathi and Hindi cinema, who is most known for her performances in 250 Marathi films, like Vahinichya Bangdya, Meeth Bhakar and Dhakti Jau,[1] in Hindi cinema, she epitomized 'mother' roles, as did Nirupa Roy in the 1970s and the early 1980s.[2]

In 2003, she was awarded the Chitrabhushan Award instituted by the Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Chitrapat Mahamandal, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Baburao Painter, one of the founders of the modern Marathi cinema.[1]

Latkar is a recipient of the civilian honour of Padma Shri (1999).[3] She was awarded the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2004. In 2009, she was awarded the Maharashtra Bhushan Award by the Government of Maharashtra.[4]

She now stays at Prabha Devi, Mumbai.[5]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Movie Name Character Language
1957 Ab Dilli Dur Nahin Bela Hindi
1959 Sangte Aika Sakharam's wife Marathi
1959 Dil Deke Dekho Jamuna Hindi
1961 Sampoorna Ramayana Kaikeyi Hindi
1963 Molkarin Gayabai Marathi
1963 Bandini Hindi
1964 Maratha Tituka Melvava Jijabai Marathi
1965 Sadhi Manse Marathi
1965 Johar-Mehmood in Goa Mother Superior Mary Hindi
1966 Devar Shakuntala M. Singh Hindi
1968 Sunghursh Shankar's wife Hindi
1968 Saraswatichandra Kumud's mother Hindi
1968 Aadmi Shekhar's mother Hindi
1970 Kati Patang Mrs. Dinanath Hindi
1970 Johny Mera Naam Sohan and Mohan's mother Hindi
1970 Main Sunder Hoon Sunder's mother Hindi
1972 Dil Daulat Duniya Guest Appearance Hindi
1974 Majboor Mrs. Khanna Hindi
1978 Muqaddar Ka Sikandar Vishal's mother Hindi
1980 Aasha Jeetendra's mother Hindi
1983 Zara Si Zindagi Rakesh's mother Hindi
1984 Sasu varchadh Jawai Ashok Saraf's mother Marathi
1986 Kala Dhanda Goray Log Hindi

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sulochana wins top cine award". Times of India. 4 June 2003. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  2. ^ "Changing face of Bollywood screen mothers". 
  3. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  4. ^ Nitsure-Joshi, Manisha (30 Nov 2009). "हा तर माझ्या घरचा आहेर!". Mumbai: Maharashtra Times. Retrieved 18 September 2012. 
  5. ^ "Actress Sulochana's 72nd birthday". 11 Aug 2000. 

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See also[edit]

Kashinath Ghanekar (Son-in-law Married to Sulochana's daughter Kanchan)