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Sadhana (II) (1941–2015)

Sadhana was born on September 2, 1941 and was named after her father's favorite actress Sadhona Bose. Her father and actor Hari Shivdasani were brothers, and Hari's daughter is actress Babita Kapoor. Sadhana was an only child and her parents made her the center of their lives; in fact, her mother home-schooled her until she was 8 years old. The ... See full bio »

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Woh Kaun Thi? Sandhya
Arzoo Usha
Waqt Meena Mittal
Geetaa Mera Naam Kavita / Neeta / Geeta


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 1981 Mahfil
Shalini / Ratna
 1977 Amaanat
 1975 Vandana
 1974 Chhote Sarkar
 1974 Geetaa Mera Naam
Kavita / Neeta / Geeta
 1972 Dil Daulat Duniya
 1971 Aap Aye Bahaar Ayee
Neena Bakshi
 1970 Ishq Par Zor Nahin
Sushma Rai
 1969 Intaquam
Reeta Mehra
 1969 Sachaai
Shobha Dayal
 1969 Ek Phool Do Mali
 1968 Stree
 1967 Anita
 1966 Budtameez
 1966 Gaban
 1966 Mera Saaya
Geeta / Nisha (Raina)
 1965 Waqt
Meena Mittal
 1965 Arzoo
 1964 Dulha Dulhan
Rekha / Chanda
 1964 Picnic
 1964 Rajkumar
Princess Sangeeta
 1964 Woh Kaun Thi?
 1963 Mere Mehboob
Husna Banu Changezi
 1962 Asli-Naqli
 1962 Ek Musafir Ek Hasina
 1962 Man-Mauji
 1962 Prem Patra
Kavita Kapoor
 1961 Hum Dono
 1960 Love in Simla
 1960 The Test
Seema (as Sadhana Shivdasani)
 1959 Bus Conductor
 1958 Abana
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Alternate Names:

Sadhana Nayyar | Sadhana Shivdasani

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Rajendra Kumar , Devanad and Rajesh Khanna were my favorite co-stars. Rajendra Kumar and my pair always gave hits - Mere Mehboob, Arzoo, Aap Aaye Bahar Aayee. Raj Khosla remains my favourite director. . Ek Phool Do Mali, Anita, Mera Saaya, Woh Kaun Thi...each of them blockbusters. Dev was always special - Asli Naqli and Hum Dono were blockbusters. In 1970s at peak of his career superstar Rajesh ... See more »


She became related to the famous Kapoor family, when her cousin Babita Kapoor married Randhir Kapoor. Sadhana's leading men included the three Kapoor brothers: Raj Kapoor(Randhir's father); Shammi Kapoor, and Shashi Kapoor. See more »


Short bangs/fringe haircut known as the "Sadhana cut"


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