Old Bollywood Actresses of 1920s

Old Bollywood Actresses of 1920s


This is the list of Old Bollywood Actresses. It is our good luck that we are writing about Respected Old Bollywood Actresses. In this list, we are including all the famous Bollywood actresses of 1920s.

Patience Cooper (1905–1993)

Patience Cooper
Patience Cooper
Patience Cooper was an India-born Pakistani film actress. She began his career as a dancer in the bandsman's musical comedy. She later joined Jamshedji Framji Madan's  Corinthian Stage Company as an actress. She first made an impact with Nala Damayanti (1920).

Fatma Begum (1892-1983)

Fatma Begum
Fatma Begum
Fatma Begum was an Indian actress, director, and screenwriter. She started his career on the Urdu stage. She later moved into films and made her debut in Ardeshir Irani's silent film, Veer Abhimanyu (1922). She is considered the first female film director of Indian cinema. Within four years, She wrote, produced and directed several films. She launched his own production house, Fatma Films in 1926 and directed Bulbul-e-Paristan.

Sultana (Actress)

Sultana
Sultana
Sultana, also known as Sultana Razak, was one of India's earliest film actresses and acted in silent films and later in talkie films. She was the daughter of India's first female film director, Fatima Begum. Born in the Surat city of Gujarat in western India, Sultana was a beautiful Muslim princess, daughter of Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Muhammad Yakut Khan III of Sachin State and Fatima Begum. Sultana was a popular actress in the silent film era, usually in romantic roles. She started her career as an actress in the film Veer Abhimanyu (1922) in the 1920s and later acted in several silent films.

Zubeida (1911–1988)

Zubeida
Zubeida
Zubeida Begum Dhanrajgir was an Indian film actress. She acted in the first Indian talkie film Alam Ara (1931). His credits include early hits Devdas (1937), and Sagar Movietone's first talkie, Meri Jaan. Born in Surat city of Gujarat in western India, Zubeida was a Muslim princess, daughter of Nawab Sidi Ibrahim Muhammad Yakut Khan III of the state of Sachin, and Fatima Begum. She had two sisters, Sultana and Shehzadi, both were actresses. She was one of the few girls who entered films at a time when she was not considered a suitable profession for girls from respectable families, let alone royalty. Zubeida was only 12 when she made her debut at Kohinoor. In the 1920s she performed several times on-screen with Sultana, who by then had become one of the leading ladies of Indian cinema.

Seeta Devi (1912–1983) (Actress)

Seeta Devi
Seeta Devi
Seeta Devi, born Renee Smith, was one of the earliest stars of silent films in the Indian film industry. Himanshu Rai cast Renee Smith, an Anglo-Indian, in Prem Sannyas, known as his English title: The Light of Asia. It was her first film as Seeta Devi and it immediately made her a star. Later he also acted under the banner of Madan Theaters.

Ruby Myers (1907 – 10 October 1983)

Ruby Myers
Ruby Myers
Ruby Myers, better known as her stage name Sulochana, was an Indian silent film actress of Jewish descent, originating from the Baghdadi Jewish community in India. In her heyday, she was one of the highest-paid actresses of her time, when she was paired opposite Dinesh Bilimoria in Imperial Studio films. In the mid-1930s he opened the film production house Ruby Pix. Ruby Myers was born in 1907 in Pune. The beautiful and brown-eyed, self-named Sulochana was one of the earliest Eurasian female stars of Indian cinema. Her popular films included Typist Girl (1926), Balidan (1927) and Wildcott of Bombay (1927), where she featured a gardener, a policeman, a Hyderabadi gentleman, a street owner, a banana salesman, and a European blonde.

Gohar Mamajiwala (1910 – 1985)

Gohar Mamajiwala
Gohar Mamajiwala
Gohar Khayyum Mamajiwala (19 November 1910 - 28 September 1985), also known as Miss Gohar, was an Indian singer, actress, producer, and studio owner. She was born in a Dawoodi Bohra family. Gohar's father's business almost collapsed and the family fundamentals were severely shrinking, when a family friend, Mr. Homi Master, working at the time as a director for Kohinoor Films, suggested that Gohar take up acting as a career. Her parents agreed. Gohar started his career at the age of sixteen with the film Baap Kamai / Fortune and Phool (1926) directed by Kanjibhai Rathod. The role of the protagonist was portrayed by Khalil and the film was produced by "Kohinoor Films". The film was a hit. Gohar, along with Jagdish Pasta, Chandulal Shah, Raja Sandow, and cameraman Pandurang Naik started "Shree Sound Studios". In 1929, along with Chandulal Shah, she founded Ranjit Studios, which was later known as Ranjit Movietone.
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