Award-winning Hindi and Bengali actress who became one of the most prominent females in the Indian film industry during her career, which spanned from 1967-2003. She appeared in more than 90 movies.
In 1963, she entered an arranged marriage with Ajoy Biswas, but divorced in 1965. She acted in her first film in 1967.
She won more than half a dozen awards over the course of her career, including Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress.
She married Indian director Gulzar in 1973 and had a daughter with him.
She starred alongside Sharmila Tagore in Shubho Mahurat.