Parents Ranjana Sachdev
Years active 1972–present
Siblings Arshad Warsi, Anwar
|Name Asha Sachdev|
Nephews Zeke Warsi
Role Character actor
Nieces Zene Zoe Warsi
|Education Film and Television Institute of India|
Movies Agent Vinod, Woh Main Nahin, Dunno Y Na Jaane Kyun, Priyatama, Baaghi: A Rebel for Love
Born 27 May 1965 (age 56), Mumbai, Maharashtra
Similar Arshad Warsi , Anwar (singer) , Padmini Kolhapure
The Lost Heroine Asha Sachdev | Indian Film History
Asha Sachdev is a noted Bollywood character actor of the 1970s, though she acted in a few early films as a lead actress, including the hit spy film, Agent Vinod (1977). She won the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress for Priyatama in 1978.
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Asha was an alumna of the Film and Television Institute of India, Pune and joined Bollywood. She began her career in a low-budget film Double Cross in 1972 wherein she played a bold and dynamic role. Somehow the image stuck and thereafter she was offered only supporting and bold characters. Her bare dare appearance in red hot pants in the Navin Nishchol-Rekha star thriller Woh Main Nahin (1974) created a storm and she was flooded with item dance offers and vamp roles.
She won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award for her role as Neetu Singh's best friend in Priyatama in 1978. In the role which she wore a simple saree and was bespectacled throughout the film. Some of her notable films are Satte Pe Satta, Duniya meri jeb mein, The Burning Train, Judaai, Prem Rog, Eeshwar and many others.
She was seen playing character roles in films like Fiza, Aghaaz, Jhoom Barabar Jhoom & Aaja Nachle. In television, she worked in early soap opera, Buniyaad (1986), and in 2008, she also appeared in TV series, Jugni Chali Jalandhar on SAB TV, with actor Ranjeet.