Mandakini Biography And Story

Mandakini Biography And Story

Mandakini Biography And Story

Here is Mandakini Biography And Story

She is remembered for the bathing scene under a waterfall. No one ever tried to find out how interesting her life story was. We’re talking about Mandakini. She was born on 30th July, 1963. Her real name was Yasmeen Joseph. She was born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. She was born to an Anglo-Indian family. Her father Joseph was a British and her mother was a Muslim lady. It’s said that earlier she was named Madhuri. She was even signed for the film ‘Mazloom’. But before ‘Mazloom’ got released Raj Kapoor noticed her.

There’s an interesting story according to which the hot and sizzling. Dimple Kapadia was auditioned for ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’. Dimple’s swimsuit scenes in ‘Bobby’ were not forgotten by the audience. Dimple was the mother of two kids by this time. But Bollywood was still waiting for her. When Raj Kapoor noticed the beautiful Yasmeen she was called for a screen test. Her name was changed from Yasmeen to Mandakini by Raj Kapoor There were certain scenes in ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ which were artistic but also very bold for Bollywood.

Her pair with Rajeev Kapoor was a hit one. ‘Ram Teri Ganga Maili’ was one of the most popular films of that year. Mandakini worked with big names like Mithun Chakroborty and Sanjay Dutt. It’s believed that she was signed for ‘Shirin Farhad’ opposite Kumar Gaurav before Kumar Gaurav’s ‘Love Story’ released. After ‘Love Story’ became a hit Kumar Gaurav said that he didn’t want to work with new heroines. He wanted to work with established heroines.

Therefore, Mandakini didna get to work opposite Kumar Gaurav. ‘Dance Dance, ‘Kahan Hai Kanoon’, ‘Pyar Karke Dekho’ were films that made Mandakini a famous name. Mandakini also played a small role in Chandra’s super-hit film ‘Tezaab. Mandakini got mired in many controversies. She was said to have connections with the underworld. But later on, Mandakini cleared everything. She disappeared from Bollywood after the 1996 film ‘Zordaar’. Later on, it was revealed that she got married to ex-Buddhist monk Dr. Kagyur T. Rinpoche Thakur.

The baby that featured in the Murphy radio as was actually Dr. Kagyur T. Rinpoche Thakur. This ad was very popular in the 70s and 80s. They’ve two kids from this marriage. Son Rabbil and daughter able Innaya Thakur. After marriage, she started singing. She released two albums- ‘No Vacancy’ and ‘Shambala’. She gradually left the glamour industry. She started living in Versova with her family. She may have acted only for a few years but she left a mark that can never be erased.

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