Leela Mishra had put a condition before working in movies, the romance either

You have to remember a famous scene from Sholay movie when Veeru, standing on a water tank (Sholay Dharmendra movie) asks aunt ji to marry Basanti (Hema Malini). Who can forget this scene? This babe is none other than Bollywood actress Leela Mishra. You must have seen Leeli Mishra in movies as she played the role of mother, aunt, maternal grandmother, and grandmother, but most people recognize her less by her real name than Sholay’s aunt name. Very few people know things related to the life and cinema of this great actress. Leela, who acted in more than 200 movies over 5 decades, never watched movies because she believed that spending money on tickets and taxis was useless. Better yet, she would prefer to recite the Ramayana at home. She worked in many blockbuster movies in her film career. Which includes the 1975 film Sholay, Dil Se Mile Dil, Geet Gaata Chal, Nadiya Ke Paar, Abodh. She received the Best Actress Award for Nani Maa.

Whatever character Leela played in the movie, she would bring to life. The fast-paced dialogues, her speaking style, and the style of her facial expressions when speaking made a home in people’s hearts. Leela acted in more than one movie. When Leela came to the film set for the first time, she was wearing a pallu on her head, she came to the set in the village country style. Henceforth, the pallu on her head became her signature style. She used to work in movies, but she didn’t even recognize most of the stars, once on a movie set when she was acting with Kaka, i.e. Rajesh Khanna, she didn’t know who the movie was made with. that time she is the superstar Rajesh Khanna. Leela used to do her own business.

Leela was born on January 1, 1908 into the Zamindar family of Agra. Leela’s education was unwritten, so her parents soon married her off at the age of 12. Her husband’s name was Ramprasad Mishra and at the age of 18 she also became a mother of two sons. Leela may have been from an Orthodox family, but her husband Ramprasad was a free-spirited person. She used to visit Mumbai frequently. She loved cinema very much, so whenever she had the opportunity, she used to play silent roles in many movies. Belonging to the Orthodox family, Ella Leela has been very religious from the beginning. Once upon a time, when a friend of Ramprasad’s uncle Sinde went to her house, when he saw Leela for the first time, he said that she should work in movies, but Leela refused to accept her point clearly from her. . In such a situation, when her husband convinced her to work in movies, she agreed to work in movies.

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Both of them (Leela and her husband Ramprasad) worked together in a movie ‘Sati Silochana’ in 1936. For this movie Ramprasad used to get Rs 150 per month while Leela used to get Rs 500 per month in this movie. Leela used to get double the money from Ramprasad because actresses appeared less in movies in those days. She worked in many great movies like ‘Chitralekha’, ‘Rambaan’, ‘Sheeshmahal’, ‘Awara’, ‘Daag’, ‘Pyasa’, ‘Lavanti’, ‘Leader’, ‘Bahu Begum’ and ‘Amar Prem’.

There were only two conditions to work in Leela’s movies, the first was that she would not play romantic roles in any movies and the second condition was that she would never take off her pallu head. Leela was surprised to see that doing intimate scenes with the hero in movies was called the movie demand. Leela adamantly refused to do romantic scenes in movies. She refused to work as a lead in many romantic movies.

People liked his unique style and the way he spoke in dialogue. He was highly appreciated for his performance in the movie Jai Maa Santoshi. She also received the Best Actress award for this film. Apart from the Hindi film industry, Leela also acted in Bhojpuri movies. She died at the age of 80 due to a heart attack. She will always be alive in the hearts of the people with the best performance of her.

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