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Birthplace : India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-07-22
Kalpana Iyer is a former Miss India, Bollywood actress, well known as a famous vamp of the 80's and 90's. Having appeared in a number of films featuring dance sequences (item numbers), she has somewhat reduced in appearance with a brief hiatus in Indian Television. She is currently a restaurateur based in Dubai, UAE.
After being first runner-up at Miss India in 1978, Kalpana started making full-fledged appearances as a vamp character in a number of Hindi films, continuing in the tradition of Bindu, Helen and Aruna Irani. Some of her famous dance numbers were to the songs "Hari om Hari" in Pyaara Dushman (1980) and "Rambha Ho" in Armaan (1982 film). Some of her renowned films include Satte Pe Satta (1982), Anjaam (1994), Raja Hindustani (1996) and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999). She was critically acclaimed for her performance as prison warden in Anjaam (in which she was hanged to death) which also features Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's appearance in a negative role. She has also acted on television. She became a pop singer and performs in shows.
Kalpana has been rumored to have a live-in relationship with Bollywood villain, Amjad Khan until his death in 1992.
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