Nutan Samarth Bahl (4 June 1936 – 21 February 1991) was an Indian film actress who featured in over 70 films.

She is popularly known as Nutan. She is also mother of famous bollywood actor Mohnish Bahl.

Nutan mother of Mohnish Bahl Biography


Name Nutan Samarth
Nickname Nutan Bahl
Profession Actress
5 feet 6 inch
Weight   Not Known
Hair Colour   Black
Eye Colour   Black
Date of Birth 4th June 1936
Birth Place   Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India
Nationality Indian
Zodiac sign/Sun sign   Gemini
Hometown Mumbai, India
School   St. Joseph’s Convent School, Panchgani, Maharashtra
College  La Chatelaine School, Switzerland
Educational Qualification Graduation
Father   Kumar sen Samarth
Mother Shobana Samarth
Sister   3 Sisters(Tanuja Mukherjee, Reshma, and Chatura)
Brother   Jaideep Samarth
Marital Status   Married
Spouse/Partner   Rajnish Bahl
Children   1
Net Worth  5 million dollar
Salary  Not Known
Debut   First Hindi film Hamari Beti
Religion   Hinduism

Nutan Samarth Bahl was born on the year June 4, 1936, in Mumbai.

She was a Film Actress, Model, Singer, and Playback Singer. Nutan was at the highest stand of her career for almost three decades. She was among the best actresses that Bollywood ever has.

From a very young age, Nutan Samarth Bahl showed an interest in dance and music.

She learned Kathak and even gave a public performance. Nutan also won the Miss India title in the year1952. When she was just 16 years old.

Nutan was born to a Film director namely Kumarsen Samarth. Her mother was an Actress and Filmmaker namely Shobhana Samarth.

She had 3 younger sisters named Reshma, Chatura, and Tanuja. Tanuja Mukherjee was also an actress. She is the mother of super actress Kajol.

Nutan’s Education

She studied in the school of St. Joseph’s Convent School, Panchgani in Maharashtra. She also went to La Chatelaine School in Switzerland.

Nutan Career

Nutan began her film career in the year 1950. She was still in school with a movie called Hamari Beti. The film Hamari Beti was not a big hit.

She was noticed by many directors and offers started pouring in. She reached her success in the early years of her 50s. With her first hits like Hum Log and Nagina.

Nutan’s first big hit film after winning the title was known as Seema in the year 1955.

She was paired opposite veteran actor Balraj Sahni in this film. After which she became one of the most attempts after actresses in Bollywood.

Nutan acted with almost all the superstar actors of that time like the role of Sujata with actor sheck, Sunil Dutt.

Nutan Filmi Career

The film called Paying Guest with evergreen actor Dev Anand and the movie Anari with showman actor Raj Kapoor and among others.

She acted opposite legendary superstar actor Amitabh Bachchan in the film called Saudagar in the year 1973.

In the period of ten years, in the year of 1970s, Nutan regularly started picked up awards for various roles in films like Milan, Saraswati Chandra, Saudagar, and Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki.

Nutan also paired with Superstar actor Dilip Kumar for the first time in Subhash Ghai’s movie called Karma in the year 1986.

She gave an outstanding performance in the movie. She exactly to watch over the legendary actor Dilip Kumar.

Nutan was one of the most respected actresses in Hindi Cinema.

Even legendary actresses names like Smita Patil and Sadhana founded actress Nutan as their role model.

As such was her legacy. She was now also listed by the noted website namely

She was known as the third-greatest actress in Bollywood and has ever produced.

Nutan’s Marriage and Children

Nutan married to a Lieutenant cum Commander Rajnish Bahl of the Indian Navy on the year 11 October 1959. Both of them had only a son named Mohnish. He was born in the year 1961.

He has also become a Television and Film actor. Nutan’s granddaughter’s name is Pranutan Bahl.

She is also a Bollywood actress. Nutan was very much fond of Hunting.

Nutan’s Awards and Achievements

Nutan has won 6 awards. The Filmfare Award in the year 1986, Filmfare Award in the year 1979, Filmfare Award in the year 1968, Filmfare Award in the year 1964, Filmfare Award in the year 1960, and Filmfare Award in the year 1957.

The Films for which she won Filmfare awards are Meri Jung, Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki, Milan, Bandini, Sujata, and Seema.

Remembering Nutan on her 85th birth anniversary

Some scenes have stayed with me for a long time. “Ek tasveer, ek tasveer jo main barson se banaana chahta hoon, aaj ankhon ke saamne aakar khadi ho gayi,” Raj Kapoor says to Nutan in the 1959 film Anari (a picture that I had been wanting to make for many years today stands before my eyes).

Although this was a simple shot,But Nutan’s emotion made it stand out.

On June 4, Nutan celebrated his 85th birthday. Her death in 1991, at the age of 54, was a major loss to the film industry and her fans, who lovingly remember her performances and sing songs about her to this day.

Even today, songs like “Chand phir nikla” from Paying Guest, “Tera jaana” from Anari, “Kaali ghata chhaye” from Sujata, and “Saawan ka mahina” from Milan are popular on radio, stage shows, and talent competitions.

Nutan’s Death Cause

Nutan Samarth died on the year 21 February 1991. Her place of death in Mumbai, Maharashtra India.

She died at the age of 54 years. The reason for her death cause is Breast Cancer. Nutan’s husband died from a fire accident in his apartment in the year 2004.

So, these are the important information on the topic of Nutan. Here I have mentioned her Biography, Education, Marriage, Career, Awards, and Achievements, and Death Cause.

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