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Sadhana Shivdasani

1941 - 2015

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Sadhana Shivdasani (2 September 1941 – 25 December 2015), known mononymously as Sadhana, was an Indian actress who worked in Hindi films, primarily active between 1958-1981. Regarded as one of the finest and iconic actresses of the golden age of Hindi Cinema, Sadhana was noted for her exquisite beauty, understated acting and trend-setting fashion statements. Popularly known as "The Mystery Girl" for her stint as the "mysterious woman" in the suspense thriller trilogy films directed by Raj Khosla during the mid 1960s, Sadhana was ranked among the highest-paid actresses in the country from mid-1960s to early 1970s.Born in Karachi, Sadhana and her family migrated to Bombay during the partition of India when she was 7 years old. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sadhana Shivdasani has received more than 2,937,452 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Sadhana Shivdasani is the 6,672nd most popular actor (down from 5,883rd in 2019), the 91st most popular biography from Pakistan (down from 87th in 2019) and the 15th most popular Pakistani Actor.

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Among actors, Sadhana Shivdasani ranks 6,672 out of 9,996Before her are Yū Aoi, Logan Marshall-Green, Lorena Rojas, Jamie Chung, Aubrey Plaza, and Terry Kiser. After her are Edmund Breese, Manuela Velasco, Suniel Shetty, Summer Phoenix, Cristiana Oliveira, and Donald Petrie.

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Among people born in 1941, Sadhana Shivdasani ranks 483Before her are Neal Adams, Takao Sakurai, Antonina Lazareva, Miroslav Verner, Barry Otto, and Pascoal Mocumbi. After her are Viktor Zinger, Wolfgang Fahrian, Kenneth O. Hall, Nicolás Fuentes, Gordon Tootoosis, and Jacob Nena. Among people deceased in 2015, Sadhana Shivdasani ranks 400Before her are Raymond Gosling, Andrew Lesnie, Anne-Marie Lizin, Surya Bahadur Thapa, Thelma Coyne Long, and Lorena Rojas. After her are Adelina Gutiérrez, Linda Haglund, Paride Tumburus, Bobbi Kristina Brown, John Trudell, and Donna Douglas.

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In Pakistan

Among people born in Pakistan, Sadhana Shivdasani ranks 91 out of 180Before her are Ramanand Sagar (1917), Muhammad Zafarullah Khan (1893), Mir Hazar Khan Khoso (1929), Mulk Raj Anand (1905), Riaz Ahmed Gohar Shahi (1941), and Bade Ghulam Ali Khan (1902). After her are Iqbal Masih (1983), Shaukat Aziz (1949), Prem Chopra (1935), Rab Butler (1902), Kamini Kaushal (1927), and Valerian Gracias (1900).

Among ACTORS In Pakistan

Among actors born in Pakistan, Sadhana Shivdasani ranks 15Before her are Art Malik (1952), Vinod Khanna (1946), Manoj Kumar (1937), Margaret Lockwood (1916), Noor Jehan (1926), and Balraj Sahni (1913). After her are Prem Chopra (1935), Suraiya (1929), Kulbhushan Kharbanda (1944), Sultan Rahi (1938), A. K. Hangal (1915), and Iqbal Theba (1963).

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