Shayama, Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Shayama, Biography, Age, Height, Family & More

Shyama arrived in Mumbai from Lahore in the 1940s. As a young girl, she acted in a few films such as Noor Jehan’s husband Shauqat Rizvi’s Zeenat (1945) and Meerabai (1947).[1]She worked with Shammi kapoor in romantic classic Mirza Sahiban (1957).

Director Vijay Bhatt gave her the stage name Shyama, by which she is credited in her movies. She had starring roles in Guru Dutt’s classic Aar Paar, and later in Barsaat Ki Raat, which was perhaps her best performance. She was a major star in the 1950s and 1960s and acted in more than 150 movies, many in starring roles. During the period 1952-60, she appeared in as many as 80 films, mostly in leading roles. In 1963, she had as many as 18 releases and in 1964 she had 17 releases.Shyama in Chhoo Mantar (1956)

Her best known roles were in Aar Paar (1954), Barsaat Ki Raat (1960) and Tarana. She was also noticed for her versatility through her performances in MilanBhai-Bhai (1956), Mirza Sahiban (1957), Bhabhi (1957) and Sharada (1957). For her performance in Sharada, she was awarded the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress.

She was the actress in late 50s who has been most responsive to the rhythm and lyrics of the music directors and poets. Songs picturised on her such as “Ae Dil Mujhe Bata De”, “O Chand Jahan Wo Jaye”, “Ae Lo Main Hari Piya”, “Dekho, Wo Chand Chhup Ke Karata Hai Kya Ishare”, “Chhupa Kar Meri Aankhon Ko”, Sun Sun Sun Sun Zalima and “Ja Re Ka Re Badara” are examples of her sensitive acting. She did a double role in Do Bahen (1959), portraying twins who were completely different in character.

Profession(s) Indian film actress
Eye ColorBlack
Hair Color Black
Personal Life ————
Date Of Birth7 June, 1935 (Friday)
Date of Dreath14 November 2017
Age (as in 2017)82 Years Old
BirthplaceLahore , Punjab
Death placeMumbai
Zodiac signGemini
AddressBadakabarastan, Marine Lines, Mumbai
Awards, Honors, AchievementsFilmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Boys, Affairs, and More ———
Husband/SpouseFali Mistry
ChildrenSon-Shireen Mistry, Faroukh Mistry, Rohin Mistry
Favorite Things ———-
HusbandFali Mistry

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