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Mr. Sampat (1952)


Happy Birthday Padmini!

Mr. Sampath serves as a good show case for Padmini’s talent. She has lots of dances, from folk-lore to ‘semi-classical’ (whatever that means). Padmini, born on 12. June, had a long career of nearly 30 years as a leading lady, a record of sorts. I don’t know of any Indian actress, having such a long reign as a leading actress.

But all said and done the film belongs to the lead actor, Motilal. He IS Mr. Sampath.

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Posted by on June 14, 2010 in Bollywood


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