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Occupation  Actress
Spouse  Gyan Shivpuri (m. ?–1995)
Years active  1985–present
Parents  Haridutt Bhatt

Name  Himani Shivpuri
Role  Actress
Children  Katyayan Shivpuri
Himani Shivpuri Actress Himani Shivpuri booked for cheating producer

Born  24 October 1960 (age 55) (1960-10-24) Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
Movies and TV shows  Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayen, Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Prem Granth, Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon
Similar People  Satish Shah, Farida Jalal, Satish Kaushik, Reema Lagoo, Achala Sachdev

Education  National School of Drama

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Himani Bhatt Shivpuri (Hindi: हिमानी शिवपुरी; born 24 October 1950 in Dehradun) is an Indian actress known for her supporting roles in Bollywood films and Hindi soap operas.

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Personal life

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Himani was born into a middle class Garhwali family settled in Dehradun, Uttrakhand. Her father Haridutt Bhatt was a Hindi teacher at The Doon School. While at school in Dehradun, she was actively involved in dramatics. She began a parallel career in theatre while studying for a postgraduate degree in Organic Chemistry.

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She married the Kashmiri Pandit actor Gyan Shivpuri, who died in 1995. She has a son, Katyayan.

Career

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After graduating from the National School of Drama in 1984, Shivpuri worked briefly with the NSD Repertory Company and then moved to Mumbai.

Shivpuri made her film debut in 1984 with Ab Ayega Mazaa, followed by In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones a TV film, in (1989), also starring Shahrukh Khan. She acted in many art films thereafter like Shyam Benegal's Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (1993) and Mammo (1994), though her big commercial break came with Sooraj R. Barjatya's Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994).

She made her television debut with the serial Humrahi (DD National), directed by Kunwar Sinha, which gave her considerable popularity as her role of Devki Bhojai was widely appreciated. Earlier, she had made brief appearances in Lekh Tandon's TV show Phir Wahi Talash and Shyam Benegal's Yatra. After Humrahi, she became a regular feature on Indian television, starring in serials like Hasratein on Zee TV in 1995 as an unsatisfied wife forced to marry a man double her age and looking out for extramarital affairs to satiate her needs, Kasautii Zindagi Kay, Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi as Raksha, Chandni, Dollar Bahu (Zee TV), Josh (Star Plus), Ek Ladki Anjaani Si and most recently in Ghar Ek Sapna (Sahara One), and India Calling (Star One). She has starred Baat Hamarri Pakki hai on Sony Entertainment Television Asia.

Though she works mainly in character actor, she has done some memorable roles in films like Koyla (1997), Pardes (1997), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Anjaam (1994) and Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998).

Over the years she has worked for many film production houses including Yash Raj Films (owned by director Yash Chopra), Rajshri Productions and Dharma Productions (owned by Yash Johar).

She was seen in J.P. Dutta's film Umrao Jaan.

Himani Shivpuri now plays Kul in Zee's Hamari Betiyoon Ka Vivaah.

Shivpuri is awarded with 19th JAI National Award by Journalist Association of India under the flagship of Journalists Federation of India, in the presence of Oscar Fernandes (former cabinet minister), Kapil Sibal (cabinet minister), and H.K. Sethi, secretary general of Journalists Federation of India.

She briefly appeared in a short documentary film The Facebook Generation. produced by Blue Strike Productions and Dev Samaj Modern School and Directed by Sahil Bhardwaj.The film competed in Reel to Real film making competition at Harmony 2012 organised by The Global Education and Leadership Foundation and was among the top 10 finalists.

Filmography

  • Ab Ayega Mazaa (1984) ... Sidey's sister
  • In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones (1989) (TV)
  • Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda (1993)
  • Dhanwaan (1993) ... Hamidbhai's daughter-in-law
  • Mammo (1994) ... Anwari
  • Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994) ... Razia
  • Andaz (1994) (uncredited) ... Mrs. Panipuri Sharma
  • Anjaam (1994) ... Nisha
  • Yaar Gaddar (1994) ... Police Inspector
  • Aao Pyaar Karen (1994) ... Shankar's wife
  • Teesra Kaun? (1994) ... Shanti Verma
  • Trimurti (1995) ... Janki Singh
  • Raja (1995) ... Kaki
  • God and Gun (1995)
  • Veergati (1995) ... Sulokh's mom
  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) ... Kammo
  • Yaraana (1995) ... Beggar/Champa
  • Haqeeqat (1995) ... Kamini
  • Bandish (1996)
  • Prem Granth (1996) ... Nathu
  • Khamoshi: The Musical (1996) ... Raj's mother
  • Bal Bramhachari (1996) ... Shanti
  • Beqabu (1996) ... Aarti Kapoor
  • Pardes (1997) ... Kulwanti
  • Hero No. 1 (1997) ... Shannu
  • Koyla (1997)
  • Mere Sapno Ki Rani (1997) ... Subhash's wife
  • Betaabi (1997) ... Radha, professor
  • Deewana Mastana (1997) ... Raja's mom
  • Mr. and Mrs. Khiladi (1997) ... Raja's mother
  • Tirchhi Topiwale (1998)
  • Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998) .... Ragini Sinha
  • Bandhan (1998) ... Ramlal's wife
  • Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) ... Rifat Bi
  • Mehndi (film) (1998)
  • Dahek: A Burning Passion (1998) ... Mrs. Javed Bahkshi
  • Nyaydaata (1999)
  • Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United (1999) ... Vakil's wife
  • Aa Ab Laut Chalen (1999)
  • Daag: The Fire (1999) ... Kajri's mother
  • Anari No. 1 (1999) ... Rahul's Aunt
  • Biwi No.1 (1999)
  • Trishakti (1999) ... Mrs. Laxmiprasad
  • Hum Tum Pe Marte Hain (1999) ... Umadevi
  • Vaastav: The Reality (1999) ... Laxmi Akka
  • Khoobsurat (1999) ... Savita
  • Krodh (2000) ... Sita
  • Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge (2000) ... Mary
  • Baaghi (2000)
  • Hadh Kar Di Aapne (2000) ... Mrs. Bakhiyani
  • Chal Mere Bhai (2000) ... Sapna's aunt
  • Tera Jadoo Chal Gayaa (2000) ... Shyama Aapa
  • Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (2000) ... Sita Pillai
  • Karobaar: The Business of Love (2000) ... Mrs. Saxena
  • Dhaai Akshar Prem Ke (2000) ... Sweety
  • Jis Desh Mein Ganga Rehta Hain (2000) ... Radha Ganga's biological mom
  • Afsana Dilwalon Ka (2001) ... Titlibai
  • Jodi No.1 (2001) ... wife of Kamal
  • Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2001) ... Sushma
  • Bas Itna Sa Khwaab Hai (2001)
  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001) ... Haldiram's Wife
  • Haan Maine Bhi Pyaar Kiya (2002) ... Maria
  • Hum Kisise Kum Nahin (2002) ... Patient Ramgopal's wife
  • Mujhse Dosti Karoge! (2002) ... Mrs. Sahani
  • Jeena Sirf Merre Liye (2002) ... Mrs. Malhotra
  • Karz: The Burden of Truth (2002)
  • Ek Hindustani (2003)
  • Ek Aur Ek Gyarah (2003) ... Tara & Sitara's mom
  • Main Prem Ki Diwani Hoon (2003) ... Susheela
  • Kuch Naa Kaho (2003) ... Minty Ahluwalia
  • Shart: The Challenge (2004)
  • Ishq Hai Tumse (2004) ... Kamla
  • Time Pass (2005) ... Kanchan Sharma
  • Mumbai Godfather (2005)
  • Chand Sa Roshan Chehra (2005)
  • Meri Aashiqui (2005)
  • Classic Dance of Love (2005)
  • Insan (2005)...Indu's mom
  • Khullam Khulla Pyaar Karen (2005)...Goverdhan's wife
  • Koi Mere Dil Mein Hai (2005) ... Mrs. I. M.Gore
  • Umrao Jaan (2006)
  • Kismat Konnection (2008) ... Mrs. Gill
  • Haal-e-dil (2008) ... Stella
  • Karzzz (2008) ... J. J. Oberoi's Wife
  • Do Knot Disturb (2009) ... Goverdhan's mother
  • Milenge Milenge {2010} ... Mrs. Gandhi
  • Sasural Simar Ka (2011) ... Rajjo Dwivedi (Buaji)
  • Ammaa ki boli (2012) ... Kalavati
  • The Facebook Generation (2012) ... Herself (cameo)
  • Rabba Main Kya Karoon (2012)
  • Besharam (2013) ... Tara's Mother
  • Club 60 (2013) ... Nalini Doctor
  • Mr Joe B. Carvalho(2014)
  • Wedding Pullav (2015) ... Gulabo
  • Serials

  • Yatra
  • Phir Wahi Talash
  • Humrahi
  • Hamari Betiyoon Ka Vivaah as Kulraj Kohli
  • Hasratein as Sulakshana
  • Sanjog Se Bani Sangini as Shanno
  • Beend Banoongaa Ghodi Chadhunga (2011) as Sarika's Dadi
  • I Luv My India
  • Baat Hamari Pakki Hai
  • Sasural Simar Ka
  • Aaj Ki Housewife Hai...Sab Jaanti Hai
  • Mrs. Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein (Mrs. Lajwanti)
  • Ghar Ek Sapna
  • Ajab Gajab Ghar Jamai as Nani-Saas
  • Doli Armaano Ki as Sushmaji
  • "Sumit Sambhal Lega" as Rita
  • Vishkanya...Ek Anokhi Prem Kahani as Renu (Vardaan's Mother)
  • Ek Vivaah Aisa Bhi as Kalavati Parmar (Sanjana and Antara's mother)
  • Award

    1. 19th JAI National Award 2011 under the flagship of Journalist Federation of India www.jfoi.org 2. 'Uttrakhand Gaurav Samman' 3. Sangeet Natak Akademi award, 2014–15 4. Lifetime Achievement Award, 'Cine and Television Artists Association' 5. National Award, 'All India Journalist Association for Films and TV' 6. 'Shri Kant Varma' award, Theatre Acting 7. 'Indian Icon Award' from TIMES 8. 'Ashirwad', 'Colors' and 'PETAL' awards for television

    Contribution to the field- Having done over 200 films in Indian cinema, over 50 television serials and staged countless plays, Himani Shivpuri continues to be one of the only few actors who is equally active in theater, television and in films. She is part of the visiting faculty of the Mumbai University and the selection and planning committee of the National School of Drama and its theater company ‘Repertory’. She has represented India in theater in the 'Festival of India' in England Germany and Poland. She has performed plays abroad in countries like Dubai, Kuwait, UK, among st others. She has also participated in worlds’ women playwright conference

    Contribution to society- Himani shivpuri regularly conducts workshops and teaches young boy and girls the art of acting. In her lifetime, she has taught thousands, a lot of who are successfully pursuing their dreams. She is part of the ‘Aasha’ foundation where she regularly teaches underprivileged children. She regularly aids charitable organizations like SAVE and CRY and is actively involved in planting trees to make a better environment and in the prevention of cruelty towards animals.

    References

    Himani Shivpuri Wikipedia


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