Nalini Jaywant (18 February 1926 – 20 December 2010) was an Indian film actress who appeared in Hindi films in the 1940s and 1950s.

Nalini remained an important leading actress through the mid-1950s, appearing in such films as Rahi (1953), Shikast (1953), Railway Platform (1955)), Nastik (1954), Munimji (1955), and Hum Sab Chor Hain (1956). The 1958 film, Kala Pani, directed by Raj Khosla, was Nalini’s last successful movie, for which she won the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. Bombay Race Course (1965) was the last film she made, before retirement. Here are some of her rare & unseen photos-

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Nalini jaywant with her parents 1952 photo.

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Sunil Dutt used to interview film stars for Radio Ceylon. Here he is interviewing Nalini Jaywant , who was his first heroine too!

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Prem Nath and Nalini Jaywant.

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With Geeta Dutt

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Nutan with her Aunt Nalini Jaywant.Nalini was first cousin to actress Shobhna Samarth (Nutan’s mother)

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Nalini Jaywant and Mahipal posing for mahurat shot of 1955 film “Jai Mahadev” while co-star Trilok Kapur holds the clapper board.

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Nalini Jaywant & David Abraham Cheulkar in Gunjan, 1948.

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Formation of Maharashtra. This pic of Nalini Jaywant came in Filmfare Magazine, 1960.

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Ashok Kumar and Nalini Jaywant in a still from the movie ‘Naaz’ (1954)

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With Lata Mangeshkar

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Nalini Jaywant, Shyama, Nirupa Roy and Shashikala taking a stroll in the Nishat Gardens Srinagar (Kashmir), 1958.

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With Ashok Kumar

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