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Menaka Devi was born on 23 January, 1918 in Benares, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India, is an Actress, Music Department. Discover Menaka Devi's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is She in this year and how She spends money? Also learn how She earned most of Menaka Devi networth?
|Age||86 years old|
|Born||23 January 1918|
|Birthplace||Benares, United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, British India|
|Date of death||22 January, 2004|
|Died Place||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
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Menaka Devi Height, Weight & Measurements
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|Hair Color||Not Available|
Who Is Menaka Devi's Husband?
Her husband is Pannalal Srivastava (? - ?) ( his death) ( 1 child)
|Husband||Pannalal Srivastava (? - ?) ( his death) ( 1 child)|
Menaka Devi Net Worth
Her net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Menaka Devi worth at the age of 86 years old? Menaka Devi’s income source is mostly from being a successful Actress. She is from British India. We have estimated Menaka Devi's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.
|Net Worth in 2021||$1 Million - $5 Million|
|Salary in 2020||Under Review|
|Net Worth in 2019||Pending|
|Salary in 2019||Under Review|
|Source of Income||Actress|
Menaka Devi Social Network
She was last seen on the screen in Bhombal Sardar (1983).
She even arranged magic shows along with husband Pannalal Srivastava while small roles came pouring in films like Ekti Raat (1956) and others. The feature that strikes even today while seeing her performance is the spontaneous nature of her acting. Why good roles eluded her is a mystery.
Kishore Sahu procured her services for Hamari Duniya (1952). She turned producer also and this proved her undoing. Both her films as producer, Apna na Huye Apne and Jeene Do, both starring herself with prominent Bombay stars flopped. She returned to Calcutta a broken woman and found to her dismay that roles were not coming to her. She joined the MG Enterprise, a drama group of Molina Devi and performed on the stage to continue to live as an actress.
She decided to try her luck in Bombay around 1944 and starred in more than twenty films there and definitely made her presence felt although playing the second lead most of the time.
Barua, who was on the lookout for a young and fresh face to play Jharna in his forthcoming production Mukti (1937) selected her for both the versions and a flow started whereby she starred in films like Adhikar (1939), Abhigyan (1938), Bardidi (1939), Rajat Jayanti (1940) and others.
Reportedly, she met the legendary film director Debaki Bose of Bengal during a train journey and he was so impressed by her that he decided to cast her in the lead role of his next venture in the Hindi version of the bilingual Sonar Sansar (1936) and thus began the illustrous career of Menaka. Her devotion to work was such that she learnt Bengali, her mother tongue although she was anything but fluent in it having spent all her life till then outside Bengal, so that she could play the same role (that of Alaka) in the Bengali version also. Dhiraj Bhattacharya was her first hero on the screen. P. C.
Her interest in music and dance took her to Bombay where she starred in a couple of films like Prince Thaksen (1929), Uttara abhimanyu, Iswar Ki Maut and others as a child artiste.
Menaka Devi was born in Varanasi in 1918. Her mother was a resident of the holy city although her father was from Bengal.