Indian film star from the 50s to 80s who appeared in over 250 titles over her four-decade career.
She started her film career in the early 1950s working as a dancer before earning her first speaking roles in films like Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje.
Prior to her passing, she published an autobiography entitled, Ashi Mi Jayshri.
She was married to Bal Dhuri at the time of her death.
She paved the way for future leading Indian actresses like Lifetime Achievement winner Hema Malini .