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Zohra Sehgal turns 100
April 27, 2012 02:40:31 PM IST IBNS, Glamsham Editorial
It is legendary actor Zohra Sehgal's 100th birthday today! The actor was born on Apr 27, 1912 in Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh.
She started her career as a dancer with the legendary Uday Shankar's troupe that toured the world then.
It was here where Zohra found her husband Kameshwar Sehgal, a dancer from Indore who was eight years junior to her. She along with her husband set up a dance institute titled Zohresh Dance Institute in Lahore.
Zohra, who is jovial and witty by nature, was associated with many Bollywood films as well as English language films and television series in the last decades.
CHEENI KUM, SAAWARIYA, KAL HO NAA HO, KABHI KHUSHI KABHIE GHAM, DIL SE, HUM DIL DE CHUKE SANAM, VEER –ZAARA are some of the Hindi movies where she acted.
The actress also worked as a theatre artist and was involved with Prithviraj Kapoor's Prithvi Theatre.
She has won myriad awards for her contribution to the entertainment world like Padma Shri in 1998, Kalidas Samman in 2001, Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship in 2004 and Padma Vibhushan in 2010.
We wish the legendary actress a very happy birthday!