Devika Rani

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Devika Rani
Portrait of a woman smiling at the camera
Rani in Nirmala (1938)
Devika Rani Chaudhuri

(1908-03-30)30 March 1908
Died9 March 1994(1994-03-09) (aged 85)
Other namesDevika Rani Roerich
OccupationTextile designer, actress, singer
Years active1928–1943
AwardsDadasaheb Phalke Award (1969)
HonoursPadma Shri (1958)

Devika Rani Choudhuri (30 March 1908 – 9 March 1994), usually known as Devika Rani, was an Indian actress. She was active in Hindi movies during the 1930s and 1940s. Widely known as the first lady of Indian cinema, Devika Rani had a successful movie career for 10 years.

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