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Biography

Born on 2nd March 1932 in Mumbai, Poornima's father Ram Sheshadri Ayangar was a Tamil Brahmin who used to handle accounts at Manmohan Desai's film distributor father Kiku Bhai Desai's office. Poornima's mother was from a Muslim family of Lucknow. At home other than her parents there were 5 daughters (including Poornima) and 1 son. In the 1930's decade, Poornima's eldest sister Shirin had also worked in films like 'Bambai Ki Sethani' (1935), 'Passing Show' (1936), 'Khwab Ki Duniya' (1937), 'State Express' (1938) and 'Bijli' (1939). Read more...

Actor

Character: Lisa

Jaal 1952

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Character: Ruhi

Aurat 1953

6
Character: Beena 'Binny'

Budtameez 1966

4
Character: Mrs. Sarojini Devi Gupta

Chalta Purza 1977

4
Character: Shalini's Foster Mother

Kaalia 1981

6
Character: Karrimudin's wife

Shama 1981

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Character: Thakurain. V. Singh

Fiffty Fiffty 1981

5
Character: Mrs. Laxmi Srivastav

Aapas Ki Baat 1981

5
Character: Mrs. Meera A. Kumar

Sahhas 1981

3
Character: Ravi's Grandmother

Naam 1986

5
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Character: Parvati 'Paro' - Naina's mom

Yaadgaar 1984

5
Character: Gopi's mother

Mangal Pandey 1983

4
Character: Sumitra - Vijay's mother

Zanjeer 1973

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Character: Hostel Principal

Arth 1982

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