Nutan Birthday anniversary: Nutan made headlines wearing a swimsuit in the film, the actress was known for her special acting
Nutan Behl was such an actress of Hindi cinema who left an indelible mark with her beauty and acting. She was one of the top actresses of the 50s and 60s. Nutan worked with big actors in his career and gave blockbuster films. He was born on 4 June 1936 in Mumbai. His father Kumarsen Samarth was a famous film director and poet. While Nutan’s mother Shobhana Samarth was an actress.
Nutan started taking interest in acting from a young age as there was always a filmy atmosphere in the house. He made his Bollywood debut at the age of just 14. Nutan’s debut film was ‘Hamari Beti’ in the year 1950. The film was directed by his mother Shobhana Samarth. After this Nutan worked in many great films including ‘Nagina’, ‘Hum Log’, ‘Laila Majnu’, ‘Seema’, ‘Chandan’, ‘Kabhi Andha Kabhi Ujala’.
In just 9 years, Nutan was counted among the top actresses of Bollywood. After this, she married Navy Lieutenant Commander Rajneesh Bahl. Although Nutan was fully active in cinema even after marriage. Even after marriage, she acted in many great films including ‘Bandini’, ‘Chhaliya’, ‘Devi’, ‘Saraswatichandra’, ‘Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki’ and ‘Saudagar’ and won the hearts of the audience on the big screen.
Nutan was one of those Bollywood actresses who wore swimsuits on the film screen in the 50s and 60s. He wore a swimming costume in the 1958 film ‘Dilli Ka Thug’. Nutan had also won many big awards for his brilliant acting. She has also won the Padma Shri award including Filmfare. Nutan was awarded the Padma Shri award in the year 1974.
Nutan had succumbed to breast cancer in the last days of her life. This illness, which started in the year 1990, could not trouble him for long. He died on 21 February 1991 during treatment in the hospital. His son Mohnish Behl is still active in the industry. Apart from this, Nutan’s granddaughter Peanut has also stepped into Bollywood.