Devika Rani

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Birthday
30, 1908
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 9, 1994 (85)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
30, 1908
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 9, 1994 (85)

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About

Early Indian film star who appeared 1936's Achhut Kanya and the won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

Before Fame

She won scholarships to the Royal Academy of Music in London.

Trivia

The 4-minute kissing scene between her and her husband Himanshu Rai in the 1933 film, Karma, became the longest kissing scene in the history of film.

Family Life

Her husband Himanshu Rai founded the studio Bombay Talkies.

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She was the first-ever recipient of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, which was later awarded to director Satyajit Ray.

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