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Asha Sachdev

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Occupation  Actor
Parents  Ranjana Sachdev
Years active  1972–present
Siblings  Arshad Warsi, Anwar

Name  Asha Sachdev
Nephews  Zeke Warsi
Role  Character actor
Nieces  Zene Zoe Warsi
Asha Sachdev smiling while wearing a crown, red and blue dress, earrings and necklace
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

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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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Career

Asha Sachdev smiling and wearing a blue dress and pieces of jewelry

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.

Asha Sachdev smiling while carrying a purse and wearing a white and gold dress

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.

Asha Sachdev smiling and wearing a pink dress, earrings, and bracelet

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.

Asha Sachdev smiling while wearing a gold dress and pieces of jewelry

Asha Sachdev smiling while wearing a light pink dress and pieces of jewelry
Asha Sachdev smiling while holding a blue bag and wearing a blue dress and pieces of jewelry

Filmography

Double Cross (Lily) - 1972

Bindiya Aur Bandook (Durga) - 1972

Kashmakash (Ritu) - 1973

Hifazat (Asha) - 1973

Haathi Ke Daant - 1973

Ek Nari Do Roop (Sujata) - 1973

Do Nambar Ke Amir (Hema Prasad) - 1974

Do Chattane (Asha) - 1974

Woh Main Nahin (Pamela Darling) - 1974

Vada Tera Vada (Preeti) - 1974

Espousal - 1974

Lafange (Leena)- 1975

Ladki Bholi Bhali (Pushpa) - 1976

Mehbooba (Rita Malhotra) - 1976

Shahi Lutera - 1976

Harfan Maulaa (Sheela) - 1976

Nanaranger Dinguli - 1977

Mama Bhanja (Roopa Mathur) - 1977

Agent Vinod (Anju Saxena) 1977

Ek Hi Raasta - 1977

Aahuti (Poonam) - 1978

Assignment Bombay - 1978

Khoon Ka Badla Khoon (Asha) - 1978

Bhookh (Asha) - 1978

Anjane Mein (Rita) - 1978

Bebus - 1979

Judaai (Krishna) - 1980

The Burning Train (Ramkali) - 1980

Jwaala Daaku (Bijli) - 1981

Nakhuda (Courtesan) - 1981

Roohi (Shalu) - 1981

Kanhaiyaa (Sona) - 1981

Pyar Ki Manzil - 1981

Raakh Aur Chingari (Madhu) - 1982

Prem Rog (Heerabai) (uncredited) - 1982

Suraag (Guest Appearance)- 1982

Begunaah Qaidi - 1982

Seven on Seven (Guru's girlfriend) - 1982

Jaago Hua Savera - 1987

Pyar Ke Kabil (Chanchal) - 1987

Locket (Sonia) - 1986

3D Saamri (Maria) - 1985

Jaago - 1985

Mujhe Kasam Hai - 1985

Sautela Pati (Rani) (as Asha Sachdeva) -1985

Karmyudh (Lily) - 1985

Hanste Khelte (Asha) - 1984

What the Law Will Do (Rajni - Bar Dancer) - 1984

Kunwari Bahu - 1984

Ek Nai Paheli (Jeet Kumari) - 1984

Sardaar (Dilshad - Dancer) - 1984

Pyaasi Aankhen - 1983

Humse Na Jeeta Koi (Titli) - 1983

Kanku Ni Kimat - 1983

Buniyaad (TV Series) (Shanno)- 1987

Do Waqt Ki Roti (Chanda) - 1988

Padosi Ki Biwi (Asha Mehrotra) - 1988

Shagun - 1989

Dunno Y Na Jaane Kyun... - 2010

Pankh (Mrs. Phadnis) - 2010

Tandoori Love (Priya's Mother) (2008)

Aaja Nachle (Bindu) - 2007

Keep Dancing (Shabnam) -2007

Rafta Rafta: The Speed (Parminder Kaur) - 2006

Stumped (Neetu L. Singh) - 2003

Kabhie Tum Kabhie Hum (Mrs. Shrivastav) - 2002

Khatron Ke Khiladi - (2001)

Tune Mera Dil Le Liyaa (Munnibai) - 2000

Aaghaaz (Woman Summoned at Court) - 2000

Fiza (Ulfat) - 2000

Eena Meena Deeka (TV Series) - 2000

Kaun Rokega Mujhe - 1997

Kartavya (Roop Sundari) - 1995

Barsaat (Ms. Maria Fernandes) - 1995

Jeevan Mrityu (TV Series) - 1994

Moonfaced Beauty - (Kamini Rai) - 1993

Deewana (Chandramukhi Sabrangi) - 1992

Ishq Khuda Hain - 1992

Kohraam - 1991

A Rebel for Love (Leelabai) - 1990

The Path of Fire (Chanda Bai) - 1990

Akhri Muqabla (Reshma) - 1989

Eeshwar (Dhanno) - 1989

Jugni Chali Jalandhar (TV Series) (RajRani Bhalla) - 2009-2010

References

Asha Sachdev Wikipedia


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