Longtime Bollywood leading woman who earned a Filmfare Life time Achievement Honor after performing for over five years. She produced her film debut in Rojulu Marayi in 1955. She earned her first Greatest Actress award through the National Film Honours in 1971 on her behalf part in Reshma Aur Shera. She was wedded to Shashi Rekhi from 1974 until his loss of life in 2000; the few had two kids, Shoail and Kashvi. She co-starred in the 1969 Hindi traditional Khamoshi with Rajesh Khanna .