Divya Bharti, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Divya Bharti

Indian actress

Date of Birth: 25-Feb-1974

Place of Birth: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Date of Death: 05-Apr-1993

Profession: actor, film actor

Nationality: India

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Divya Bharti

  • Divya Bharti (25 February 1974 – 5 April 1993) was an Indian film actress, who starred in a number of commercially successful Hindi and Telugu motion pictures in the early 1990s.
  • Known for her acting versatility, vivacity and beauty, she is regarded as one of the most popular and highest-paid Indian actresses of her time. Bharti aspired to a career in films at a young age and started to get offers at age 14, while she was doing some modeling assignments.
  • After several unsuccessful attempts, she made her debut with a lead role in the successful Telugu drama Bobbili Raja (1990), aged 16.
  • After featuring in a number of high-grossing Telugu films, she progressed to Bollywood films in 1992 with the action thriller Vishwatma.
  • Bharti went on to have commercial success alongside acclaimed actors such as Govinda and Rishi Kapoor in films like Shola Aur Shabnam and Deewana, respectively; the latter of which garnered her a Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut.
  • She acted in 14 Hindi films between 1992 and 1993, which is to date an unbroken record in Hindi cinema.
  • Although a teenager, Bharti played adult roles in all her films. Bharti died on 5 April 1993, aged 19, from head injuries sustained after falling off the balcony of her fifth-floor apartment at Versova, Mumbai.
  • She was at a high-time in her career at the time of her untimely death, which received significant condemnation from the Indian film industry and the audience.

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