In keeping with its tradition of honouring noted personalities from across the globe, Google dedicated a special "doodle" this Sunday to one of Bollywood's most revered actresses, Nutan, on the occasion of her 81st birth anniversary. The hell-raising orphan (Seema). Her first film was Hamari Beti (1950), directed by her mother Shobhana Samarth.
Nutan will always be remembered as one of the best actresses Bollywood has ever witnessed.
The Twitter world is sharing attractive messages of love for the late actress who had a magnificent film journey, spanned over 40 years with over 70 films and with 5 Filmfare Awards to her credit.
With an illustrious career spanning over four decades, Nutan won the Filmfare Award for Best Actress five times, and she was awarded the Padma Shri in 1974. She holds the record for maximum Filmfare Award wins for Best Actress, along with niece Kajol. She subsequently starred in films as "Nagina" and "Humlog" (both 1951). This movie featured her in the lead and was released in 1960.
She portrayed mostly motherly roles in such films as Saajan Ki Saheli (1981), Meri Jung (1985) and Naam (1986). She made her mark as a versatile actress who could easily take on any given genre right from comedy, drama to romance with equal skill. Her son Mohnish Bahl is a film and TV actor and grand daughter Pranutan Bahl plans to join the industry soon.
Nutan was married to Rajnish Bahl in 1959 till her death from breast cancer in 1991.