Anita Guha

  • Actor

Jan 17, 1939  in India

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Anita Guha was an Indian film actress who primarily worked in the Hindi film industry. She was popularly known for playing mythological characters in films. At the age of 15, she moved to Mumbai to participate in a beauty pageant but decided to work in the film industry. She later got the actress role in her debut film Tonga-wali (1955). She later appeared in films like Dekh Kabira Roya (1957), Sharada (1957), and Goonj Uthi Shehnai, for which she earned a nomination in Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress category, the only nomination of her career. In 1961, she appeared as Sita, in Babubhai Mistry`s Sampoorna Ramayana, which made her a household name. However, it was Jai Santoshi Maa (1975), that showcased her most well-recognized performance. She later featured in films like Tumhaare Liye (1978) and Fiffty-Fiffty (1981), while Krishna-Krishna (1986) being the last film of her career.