wiki:Shanta Hublikar

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Shanta Hublikar,(1914-92)

Actress born in Hubli, Karnataka. Entered films at Kolhapur, where she worked with Torney and Bhalji Pendharkar. Became an icon in Marathi cinema with her popular role as the prostitute Maina in Shantaram’s Manoos/ Admi and esp. with the song Ab kis liye kal ki baat, one of the biggest hits in the Prabhat repertoire. Its Marathi version, Kashalya Udyachi Baat (Why speak of tomorrow?) became the title of her autobiography (1990). Also played the rich Nalini who discovers higher moral principles through meeting the poor but honest Diwakar (Shahu Modak) in

  1. Narayan Kale’s Mazha Mulga/Mera?

Ladka at Prabhat. Later acted in Hindi films (e.g. by V.M. Vyas), one Kannada film opposite Kemparaj Urs (Jeevana Nataka) and did some stage roles in Sangeet Natak musicals.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1934: Bhedi Rajkumar/ Thaksen Rajputra; 1937: Kanhopatra; 1938: Mazha Mulga/Mera? Ladka; 1939: Manoos/ Admi; 1941: Ghar Ki Laaj; Prabhat; 1942: Malan; Pahila Palna; Jeevana Nataka; 1945: Kul Kalank; 1958: Ghar Grihasthi; Saubhagyavati Bhava.

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