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Prema Narayan

Name  Prema Narayan

Role  Actress
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Born  April 4, 1955 (age 60) Andhra Pradesh (1955-04-04)
Occupation  Model, Actress, Dancer, Teacher
Title(s)  Femina Miss India World 1971 Femina Miss India Queen of the Pacific 1971
Major competition(s)  Femina Miss India 1971 (Femina Miss India World) (Femina Miss India Queen of the Pacific) Queen of the Pacific 1972 (1st runner-up)
Nominations  Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Movies  Ghar, Nagin, Aafat, Amanush, Jhoothi
Similar People  Kalpana Iyer, Shakti Samanta, Bappi Lahiri, Mahesh Bhatt, Kader Khan

Prema narayan

Prema Narayan (born 3 January 1955) is a Model and Bollywood actress-dancer. She has acted in Hindi and Bengali cinema. She was the Femina Miss India World 1971. and represented India at Miss World 1971.


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Early life

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Prema Narayan was born in West Bengal. She is the niece of actor Anita Guha.


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Prema Narayan was an English teacher in a convent school. Later she opted for modelling. In 1971, she participated in Femina Miss India contest and was crowned Femina Miss India World 1971. She represented India at Miss World 1971 but did not place. The same year she was appointed to represent India at Queen of the Pacific pageant held in Australia where she was crowned 1st runner-up.

Acting career

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She chose Bollywood after offers started coming her way after winning the Femina Miss India contest. Her performance in films such as Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain (1973) and Maa Bahen Aur Biwi (1973) were noticed. She did not restrict herself as a leading lady as she was mostly considered for dancer/vamp or supporting roles.

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She got more recognition after being nominated in Filmfare Best Supporting Actress category for her performance as a sensuous village belle Dhanno in the Uttam Kumar-Sharmila Tagore film Amanush (1975). This role was a total deviation from her modern sex-symbol well-educated western image. Besides being noticed for her acting prowess she was also appreciated for her western-style dance numbers. She was also a regular feature in lower-grade horror films including Hotel, Mangalsutra, Saat Saal Baad and Ghabrahat.

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Her last appearance was in Yeh Basti Badmashon Ki (1999 film) (1999).

Awards & nominations

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  • Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress: Amanush: Nominated
  • References

    Prema Narayan Wikipedia

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