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Sunday, 11 November 2018

Mala Sinha - One of the most sought-after actresses in the 1950s, 1960s

Mala Sinha (Born on 11th Nov 1936) was the highest-paid actress from 1958-65 with Vyjanthimala, Recall the song 'Aapki nazaron ne samjha, pyaar ke kaabil mujhe..'from Anpadh which was Lip-synced by Mala Sinha became so popular, made her the darling of millions of people of film lovers. She became one of the superstars who ruled the celluloid from the era of the 50s to 70s, the actress never defied from taking up roles which her contemporaries feared to touch back then.
As per Mala Sinha Pyaasa 1957 was the turning point of her career. After Pyaasa, her major successe was Phir Subah Hogi (1958) She then appeared in Dhool Ka Phool 1959 where she played the role of an unwed mother, which made her a star.
It was Geeta Bali who introduced her to Kidar Sharma who cast her as a heroine in his Rangeen Ratein. Her first released Hindi film was Badshah opposite, Pradeep Kumar, She was the heroine of many successful films from 1958 to the early '60s such as Parvarish (1958), UjalaMain Nashe Main HoonDuniya Na ManeLove Marriage (1959), Bewaqoof (1960), Maya (1961), Hariyali Aur RastaDil Tera Deewana(1962), Anpadh and Bombay Ka Chor (1962).
She was regularly paired with Pradeep Kumar but later she paired with Biswajeet.  She worked with many newcomers of her era including Manoj KumarDharmendraRajesh KhannaSunil DuttSanjay KhanJeetendra and Amitabh Bachchan.Her character's power was as much as the heroes and most of the time her roles were more powerful than the hero. In most of her films from the 1960s, 
Her pairings opposite Raaj KumarRajendra KumarBiswajit and Manoj Kumar in woman-oriented films were appreciated by audiences, with her work opposite Biswajit being the most popular. With Raaj Kumar, she gave box office hits like Phool Bane AngaareMaryada and Karmayogi and opposite Manoj Kumar, gave commercial successes like Hariyali Aur RastaApne Huye Paraye and Himalaya Ki God Mein. The hits with Rajendra Kumar were  Dhool Ka Phool, Devar Bhabhi, PatangGeet and Lalkar.
With Biswajit, her popular movies include AasraNight in LondonDo KaliyaanTamannaNai Roshni and critically acclaimed films Pyar Ka SapnaPaisa Ya PyaarJaal and Phir Kab Milogi. She did ten films with Biswajit
In 1966, Mala Sinha went to Nepal to act in a Nepali film called Maitighar when the Nepali film industry was still in its infancy. This was the only Nepali film she did in her career. The hero was an estate owner called Chidambar Prasad Lohani with whom she married in 1966.
Some of her best-remembered performances were in  Bahurani (1963), GumrahGehra DaagApne Huye ParayeNayi Roshni and Jahan Ara.
Song of Pyaasa 1957

Song of Phir Subah Hogi 1958

Song of Parvarish 1958

Song of Ujala 1959

Song of Love Marriage 1959

Song of Dhool Ka Phool  1959

Song of Maya 1961

Song of Dil Tera Diwana 1962

Song of Anpadh 1962

Song of Hariyali Aur Rasta 1962

Song of Gumrah 1962

Song of Jahan Ara 1964

Song of Himalaya Ki God Mein 1965

Song of Aankhen 1968

Song of Geet 1970

Song of Maryaada 1971