One of the most popular Bollywood actresses of the '60s and '70s who retained fame throughout Bangladesh and Pakistan.
She had her first acting role in the 1958 Bengali film Rajdhanir Bukey.
She made her 160th film appearance in the 1999 film Amma Jan.
She married composer Robin Ghosh.
Her long, outstanding career paved the way for future Pakistani actresses like Iman Ali .