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Sulakshana Pandit was born on July 12th July 1954 in Chattisgarh, India. She is an Indian Actress and a Playback Singer. She was a hunted out Actress from mid-70s to late 80s. As a lead actress, she was privileged to work with the biggest superstars of Indian theatre like Sanjeev Kumar, Shammi Kapoor, Jeetendra, Rajesh Khanna, Amitabh Bachchan, Rishi Kapoor, Vinod Khanna, Rakesh Roshan and Raj Babbar.
Sulakshana Pandit Biography, Relationship & Career
Sulakshana Pandit belonged to a music family. Her younger sister is Vijayta Pandit, and like her, she is a playback singer and an actress. Her brothers are noted music director’s Lalit Pandit and Jatin Pandit, popularly called Jatin-Lalit.
She made her acting career debut with the suspense thriller Uljhan in 1975 starring opposite Sanjeev Kumar. Ever since then she appeared in several movies during the late-70s and 80s namely Hera Pheri, Apnapan, Bundal Baaz, Khandaan, Waqt Ki Deewar, Madadgaar and Do Waqt Ki Roti in 1987 that was her final appearance as a celebrity. Together with acting she was a renowned singer and started her singing career much before then her acting career in 1967 with the famous tune”Saat Samundar Paar Se” together with her idol Lata Mangeshkar. In her distinguished career, she sang duets with illustrious singers such as Muhammad Rafi, Shailendra Singh, Kishor Kumar and Udit Narayan among several others.
Sulakshana was born to Pratap Narain Pandit (brother of famous vocalist Pandit Jasraj & Pandit Maniram). She’s six sisters include three sisters called Vijayta Pandit (Bollywood actress), Maya Pandit, Sandhya Pandit and three brothers named Lalit, Mandheer & Jatin. She was in a relationship with actor Sanjeev Kumar but never married. Well-known singer and music composer Aadesh Shrivastava was her brother-in-law by sister Vijayta.