Nutan Samarth Bahl

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Nutan Samarth Bahl Biography
NameNutan Bahl
Full NameNutan Samarth Bahl
Birth NameNutan Samarth
ProfessionLegendary Bollywood Actress
Years Active1950-1991
Date of BirthJune 4, 1936
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Date of DeathFebruary 21, 1991
Cause of DeathBreast Cancer
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EthnicitySouth Asian
CasteChandraseniya Kayastha Prabhu
Mother TongueMarathi
Physical Stats
Heightin centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in Feet Inches- 5ft 4in
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Family and Marriage Details
Marital StatusMarried
Husband/SpouseRajnish Bahl (Naval Lieutenant Commander)
nutan with husband rajnish bahl
Marriage DateOctober 11, 1959
Son(s)Mohnish Bahl (Actor)
mohnish bahl with parents
FatherKumarsen Samarth (Director)
MotherShobhna Samarth (Actress)
nutan with mother shobhna samarth
Sister(s)Tanuja Mukherjee (Actress)
Chatura Samarth
Brother(s)Jaideep Samarth
Other Relative(s)
Niece(s)Mayuri Samarth (Jaideep's daughter)
Shilpa Mukherji (Chatura's daughter)
Aunt(s)Nalini Jaywant (Shobhna Samarth's cousin, Actress)
Granddaughter(s)Pranutan Bahl (Actress)
Krishaa Bahl
Grand Father (Maternal)P S Shilotri
Grand Mother (Maternal)Rattan Bai (Actress)
Brother-in-law(s)Shomu Mukherjee (Tanuja's husband, Filmmaker)
Daughter-in-lawEkta Sohini (Actress)
Education Details
SchoolLa Chatelaine School, Switzerland
Baldwin Girls High School, Bangalore
St. Joseph's Convent School, Panchgani, Maharashtra
CollegeDid not attend
Educational QualificationSchool Dropout
Debut MovieHamari Beti (1950)
Famous MoviesInsaniyat (1994)
Naseebwala (1992)
Naam (1986)
Karma (1986)
Meri Jung (1985)
Saajan ki Saheli (1981)
Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki (1978)
Saudagar (1973)
Anuraag (1972)
Devi (1970)
Saraswatichandra (1968)
Milan (1967)
Tere Ghar Ke Samne (1963)
Bandini (1963)
Manzil (1960)
Chhalia (1960)
Anari (1959)
Sujata (1959)
Paying Guest (1957)
Baarish (1957)
Seema (1955)
Shabaab (1954)
Hamari Beti (1950)
TV Show(s)Mujrim Hazir (1988)
Padma Shri, 1974
Best Supporting Actress for "Meri Jung" at Filmfare Awards, 1986
Best Actress for "Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki" at Filmfare Awards, 1979
Best Actress for "Saudagar" at BFJA Awards, 1974
Best Actress for "Milan" at Filmfare Awards, 1968
Best Actress for "Milan" at BFJA Awards, 1968
Best Actress for "Bandini" at Filmfare Awards, 1964
Best Actress for "Bandini" at BFJA Awards, 1964
Best Actress for "Sujata" at Filmfare Awards, 1960
Best Actress for "Seema" at Filmfare Awards, 1957
Miss India, 1952
Miss Mussorie, 1952
Other Details
Alternate NamesNutan Behl
Nutan Rajnish Behl
Nutan Samarth Bahl is a legendary indian actress. She worked in more than 70 Hindi films in a career spanning nearly four decades. She is considered as one of the finest actress in Indian film history. Nutan was awarded a record-breaking 5 Filmfare awards for Best Actress and one for Best Supporting Actress.
Nutan was born on June 4, 1936 to Kumarsen Samarth and Shobhna Samarth in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She was the eldest of four siblings.
She had two sisters, actress Tanuja Mukherjee and Chatura Samarth and a brother Jaideep Samarth.
Her parents separated when she was a small kid.
Nutan made her bollywood debut as a 14-year-old in Hamari Beti (1950) directed by her mother Shobhna Samarth.
In 1952, she was crowned Miss Mussorie. Nutan went on to participate in Miss India pageant and was the winner there as well.
She formed a popular on screen couple with Dev Anand. Both acted together in four movies: Paying Guest (1957), Baarish (1957), Manzil (1960) and Tere Ghar Ke Samne (1963).
On October 11, 1959 she married Naval Lieutenant Commander Rajish Bahl. Their only son, Mohnish Bahl is also a film and television actor.
Her husband Rajnish Bahl directed her in the 1962 movie Soorat Aur Seerat.
Her husband Rajnish Bahl died from a fire accident in his apartment in 2004.
In 1974, she was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India.
Nutan found out that her mother Shobhna Samarth had been misappropriating her earnings, she filed a Civil suit and broke off all relationship with her mother. The relationship with her mother remained strained until Nutan was diagnosed with cancer.
Nutan was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1990. She died of cancer on February 21, 1991.
Naseebwala (1992) and Insaniyat (1994) were released after her death.
She was fond of hunting.
Her aunt, Nalini Jaywant (Shobhana's maternal cousin) was also a popular actress.
Actresses Kajol and Tanishaa Mukerji are her nieces.
Her granddaughter Pranutan Bahl is also a Bollywood actress.

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