Alda Sinha, known by her stage name Mala Sinha is a former Indian actress who has worked in Hindi, Bengali and Nepali films. Beginning her career in regional cinema, she became an actress of Hindi cinema in the late 1950s, 1960s and early 1970s. In a career spanning four decades, Sinha became famous. with Pyaasa de Guru Dutt and Dhool Ka Phool by Yash Chopra. She went on to star in over a hundred films, including Phir Subah Hogi, Hariyali Aur Rasta, Anpadh, Dil Tera Deewana, Gumrah, Bahurani, Jahan Ara, Himalay Ki God Mein, Ankhen, Do Kaliyaan and Maryada. She is known as "the daring diva" and "the torchbearer of female cinema" for presenting powerful and unique female roles in a series of films considered to be a precedent. After receiving numerous awards and nominations, she received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award in 2018
|Born||Alda Sinha, November 11, 1936, Calcutta, Bengal Presidency, British India, (Present Day Kolkata, West Bengal, India)|
Leading actress who performed in more than one hundred productions, including Pyaasa and Himalaya Ki God Mein.
She acted in Bengali films as a child and was discovered by director Ardhendu Bose. He would eventually enable her film debut as the heroine in Roshanara.
She once sang for All India Radio.
She and Chidambar Prasad Lohani were married in 1968, and they raised one daughter together.
She and Rekha Thapa were both actresses born in Nepal.
Actresses from Kolkata. Actresses in Bengali cinema