Shashikala Age, Husband, Family, Biography, Facts & More

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Full NameShashikala Om Prakash Saigal
Profession Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.67 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 55 kg
in pounds- 121 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourWhite
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 August 1932
Age (as in 2017) 84 Years
Birth PlaceSolapur, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signLeo
Nationality Indian
SchoolNot Known
CollegeDid not attend
Educational QualificationNot Known
DebutFilm: Arzoo (1950)
arzoo-1950 debut movie of shashikala
TV: Son Pari (2000)
FamilyNot Known
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Husband/SpouseOm Prakash Saigal
ChildrenSon- None
Daughter- 2 (1 died of cancer)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Shashikala

  • Does Shashikala smoke?: No
  • Does Shashikala drink alcohol?: No
  • Shashikala, at the young age of 5, had already been, singing, dancing and acting on many stages of Solapur district.
  • When she was in her teenage, her father became seriously ill and bankrupt, and he brought his family to Mumbai. Since she was the best-looking and most-talented among her siblings, they thought that if she could find some work in movies, she could feed her family well.
  • Her stint in Bollywood began with ‘Zeenat’, wherein she was featured in a qawwali scene. Since the movie was being made in Urdu, Shashikala had to quickly learn the language. Notably, she received 25 rupees for the role.
  • She played supporting roles in more than 100 films.