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Happy Birthday Dimple Kapadia: 5 Stellar performances of the yesteryear actress

Recently the actress has given a power-packed performance in her web show Saas Bahu Aur Flamingo.

New Delhi: Dimple Kapadia, an iconic actress of the 1970s turned a year older today. With a spanning career of more than four decades, Dimple has established herself as a versatile actress in the Indian Film industry. She entered the world of cinema at the very young age of 16 with the movie Bobby in 1973. Following her marriage with well-known actor Rajesh Khanna, she took a break from her acting career for some time but returned back with the film Saagar in 1985.

The veteran actress has the depth and intensity to bring life into the characters she played on-screen and has become a source of inspiration for many budding actresses. Her beauty and grace on-screen have kept her audience glued to her. With the diversity in roles, Dimple inspired the generations for a  long time, therefore on her special day let’s take a look at some of the stellar performances of the actress over the past years.

1) Saagar

After taking a break in her career after marriage, the actress returned to the silver screen with Ramesh Sippy’s movie Saagar along with Rishi Kapoor and Kamal Hasan. She shared burning chemistry with Rishi Kapoor and showcased her acting prowess. She also got the Filmfare award for best actress for her outstanding performance.

2) Bobby

Dimple made her acting debut with the film Bobby, directed by Raj Kapoor. At the age of 16 years, the actress won the hearts of the audiences. It is the story of a young girl who falls in love with, a boy from a lower socio-economic background.

3) Rudaali

The performance of the actress in Rudaali is considered one of his best performances. In the movie, Dimple played the role of an emotionally restrained and stoic woman named Shanichari. Her performance in the film was highly praised and also got the national film award for the same.

4) Dil Chahta Hai

In the movie, she played the role of a middle age alcoholic woman who falls in love with a much younger man. The film proved the versatility of the actress.With her stellar acting skills, she brought depth to the character.

5) Angaar

Dimple played the role of a fierce woman, who seeks revenge for her husband’s murder. In the film, she played the role of a strong and independent woman. Directed by Shashila Nair, the film showcased Dimple’s ability as a strong performer.

Recently the actress has given a power-packed performance in her web show Saas Bahu Aur Flamingo. She was also seen in the movie Tu Jhooti Mai Makkar.