Born: January 16,1927
Biography: Kamini Kaushal is a Hindi film and television actress, most noted for her roles in films like Neecha Nagar (1946) which won the 1946 Palme d'Or (Golden Palm) at Cannes Film Festival and Biraj Bahu (1955) which won her the Filmfare Best Actress Award in 1955. Kaushal worked as a radio artist before she was discovered by Chetan Anand as the lead for his film Neecha Nagar. Thereafter Kaushal worked with top leading men of her time such as Ashok Kumar, Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar in movies like Shaheed (1948), Nadiya Ke Paar (1949), Shabnam (1949) and Arzoo (1950).) Post 1965 she moved to playing character roles. She also stepped into writing children's stories which were published in the children's magazine Paraag She also did serials like Chand Sitare on Doordarshan and in 1986, made an animation film Meri Pari. Kaushal worked in the highly popular serial, Shanno Ki Shaadi on STAR Plus as well as 'Waqt Ki Raftaar' on (DD National).