Asha Parekh is one of the most renowned faces of Bollywood from the 1970s. For several years, she served as a judge on several talent shows on television. The film's failure disappointed her, and even though, she did a few more child roles, she quit to resume her schooling. Asha Parekh was born in a middle-class Gujarati Jain Family. Her mother enrolled her in classical dance classes at an early age, and Asha excelled at dance to the point where she performed at stage shows. Asha Parekh is a Very popular Bollywood Film Actress. However, Asha did win the much coveted Best Actress Filmfare Award for Shakti Samanta's Kati Patang (1970). [socialcounter] Asha Parekh Age, Biography, Husband, Affairs, Family Walliam Marry. Email us at admin@starsunfolded.com, Padmini Kolhapure Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More, Neha Pendse (Bigg Boss 12) Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More, Pushpavalli (Rekha’s Mother) Age, Death Cause, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More, Ahsaas Channa Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More, Farida Dadi (Actress) Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More, Shraddha Pandit Height, Weight, Age, Biography, Affairs, Husband & More, Anuja Joshi Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More, Swini Khara Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More, Sarah-Jane Dias Height, Weight, Age, Husband, Affairs & More, Parineeti Chopra Age, Height, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More, Angoorlata Deka Age, Height, Weight, Caste, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More. Anita Raj Husband, biography, height, weight, age & more, Anuya Bhagvath Husband, biography, height, weight, age & more, Ambika Husband, biography, height, weight, age & more, Amy Jackson Husband, biography, height, weight, age & more, Aparna Balamurali Husband, biography, height, weight, age & more, Aditi Govitrikar Husband, biography, height, weight, age & more. From Kati Patang to Teesri Manzil, Parekh was the face of Hindi cinema in the 1960s. [8][35], Parekh has opened a hospital for those in need, called "Bcj Hospital And Asha Parekh Research Centre. [25], In 2008, she was a judge on the reality show Tyohaar Dhamaaka on the Indian entertainment channel 9X. And she easily compensated for non-actors like Joy Mukherjee and Biswajit in Hindi films, while holding her own against acting giants like Ashok Kumar. Once again, a female co-star claimed that Asha cut her role down in the film. [26] In 2017, her autobiography (co-written by Khalid Mohammed) titled "The Hit Girl" was released. Celebs at the event to launch Asha Parekh's autobiography The Hit Girl, 'Tis the season of confessions about past love affairs in Bollywood. She is working in Hindi films. : Not Known. Asha was thrilled when she won the award, but Mumtaz, her box-office rival and former co-star from Mere Sanam (1965) and Bhai Bhai (1972), complained that she was more deserving for her own performance in Tere Mere Sapne (1971). Parekh acted in her mother tongue by starring in three Gujarati films at the height of her fame in Hindi films, the first being Akhand Saubhagyavati (1963), which became a huge hit. She did supporting roles in films, garnering Filmfare nominations as Best Supporting Actress for Udhar Ka Sindur (1976) and Raj Khosla's massive hit, Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki (1978), which also won the Filmfare Award as Best Film. [google-plus][#][102,114] Her father was a Jain while her mother was a Muslim. All Rights Reserved. [6][7][8][9][10] Her mother enrolled her in Indian classical dance classes at an early age and she learned from many teachers, including Pandit Bansilal Bharati. In 2017, her autobiography titled ‘The Hit Girl’ (co-written by Khalid Mohammed) was released by Salman Khan . [twitter][#][115K] [24] She received the Living Legend Award from the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). Later, she became the treasurer of the Cine and Television Artists Association (CINTAA) and was later elected as one of its office-bearers. Simi Garewal claimed that Asha tried to cut her part down in "Do Badan", but Asha insisted that she never did that, and as proof, she showed that Simi won the Filmfare Award as Best Supporting Actress for the film. [15] She also acted in some Punjabi films, such as Kankan De Ohle (1971) opposite Dharmendra and Lambhardarni (1976) with Dara Singh, as well as the hit Kannada film Sharavegada Saradara (1989). Since he was already married with two children, she couldn't marry him without wrecking havoc on both their families. She remained unmarried throughout her life. Shammi Kapoor became her favorite hero and friend, and they starred in three more films, the most famous being the murder mystery Teesri Manzil (1966).