Usha Kiran was born on April 22, 1929. This Filmfare award Winner never wanted to be an actress in the first place. She was a good student and, left to herself, Usha would have been quite happy going through the everyday grind of school and studies. However, destiny had some other plans for her and she ended up amongst the arc-lights at a very early age.
At the age of 10, Usha was enrolled in a dance class and was learning Kathak. Very soon, she started her acting career on stage with M.G. Rangnekar’s Marathi play "Ashirward". At that time, Uday Shankar was scouting for talent for his ambitious film fantasy Kalpana . Usha and her sister were shortlisted and spent a few days at their dance academy. This provided her the first break in Hindi Cinema. Usha has acted in ...» read full biography