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For 1960s South Indian actress, see Rajasree. For the 1990s actress, see Rajashree (actress).
Born (1944-10-08) 8 October 1944 (age 71)
Bombay, Bombay Presidency, British India British Raj
Residence Los Angeles, United States
Citizenship United States Americans
Occupation Actress
Parent(s) V. Shantaram (father)

Rajshree (Hindi: राजश्री) is an Indian actress of Bollywood. She is best known for her work in the movie Janwar and Brahmachari.

Personal life[edit]

Rajshree is the daughter of acclaimed Indian filmmaker V. Shantaram and actress Jayshree, second wife of V. Shantaram. Her brother Kiran Shantaram was a former Sheriff of Mumbai.

While shooting with Raj Kapoor in America for the film Around the World in 8 Dollars, she met American student Greg Chapman. The two married three years later, in an Indian ceremony that lasted five days. She went with her husband to permanently live in America.[1] They have one daughter. They live in Los Angeles.[2][3]

She has been living in America for the last 30 years running a very successful custom clothing business with her husband, while still maintaining her interest in films. She was an assistant director on Hack-O-Lantern, Tainted Love and Monsoon and has done narration on a children’s video titled “Ashok By Any Other Name”.


Rajshree made her debut in films as a child star V. Shantaram's Subah Ka Tara (1954).[4] Her career as an adult actress was launched by her father with Jeetendra in the film Geet Gaya Patharon Ne. She starred in popular hits such as Grahasthi, Ghar Basake Dekho, Jee Chahta hai, Sagai, Brahmachari, Janwar and Shehnai.[5]


  1. Naina
  2. Brahmachari (1968) - Sheetal Chaudhary
  3. Suhag Raat (1968)
  4. Around the World (1967) - Rita
  5. Dil Ne Pukara (1967)
  6. Gunahon Ka Devta (1967)
  7. Mohabbat Zindagi Hai (1966) - Neeta
  8. Sagaai (1966) - Sheel
  9. Janwar (1965) - Sapna
  10. Do Dil (1965) - Bijli
  11. Geet Gaya Patharon Ne (1964) - Vidya
  12. Ji Chahta Hai (1964)
  13. Shehnai (1964)
  14. Ghar Basake Dekho (1963)
  15. Grahasti (1963)
  16. Stree (1961)
  17. Subah Ka Tara (1954)


  1. ^ "Actress Rajshree Honored by Jain Group". India West. 2013-03-11. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  2. ^ India Today International. Living Media India Limited. October 2000. p. 106. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  3. ^ The Hindu Weekly Review. K. Gopalan. January 1968. p. 18. Retrieved 5 May 2013. 
  4. ^ Renu Saran (25 February 2014). Encyclopedia of Bollywood–Film Actresses. Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd. pp. 83–. ISBN 978-93-5083-691-0. Retrieved 20 February 2015. 
  5. ^ [1]

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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 03:18:45 -0700

1. 17,66,429 equity shares at a price of Rs.28/- each (including a premium of Rs.18/-) to Ms.Rajshree Pathy, Chairperson and Managing Director; and 2. 14,28,571 equity shares at a price of Rs.28/- each (including a premium of Rs.18/-) to M/s.
Equity Bulls
Sat, 30 Apr 2016 00:07:30 -0700

17,66,429 equity shares at a price of Rs.28/- each (including a premium of Rs.18/-) were allotted to Ms.Rajshree Pathy, Chairperson and Managing Director and 14,28,571 equity shares at a price of Rs.28/- each (including a premium of Rs.18/-) to M/s.
Times of India
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 21:41:15 -0700

NAGPUR: Nav Maharashtra Krida Mandal (NMKM) athletes dominated the Dr Basabasheb Ambedkar Daud, organized by the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Samiti to mark the 125th birth anniversary of architect of Indian constitution Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar here ...

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 00:07:30 -0700

Mumbai. Suraj Barjatya from Rajshree productions has finally decided to remake Game of Thrones (GOT) adding some family values to it to reduce the mortality rates in the show. One assistant director Prem on the condition of anonymity told faking news ...
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 02:37:35 -0700

Rajshree Sugars soars 13% on strong March sales performance. The Tamil Nadu-based company has produced 9,784 tonnes of sugar in March, higher by 39.5 percent compared to 7,014 tonnes of sales in same period last year from its three units while ...
Sat, 02 Apr 2016 17:56:15 -0700

Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Limited has informed the Exchange that in furtherance to the CDR Scheme approved at the meeting of the Board of Directors on March 24, 2014, sale of the wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, having sugar plant in ...
Equity Bulls
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 20:20:14 -0700

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd will be held on April 29, 2016, to consider the preferential allotment of 17,66,429 equity shares at a price of Rs. 28/- each (including a premium of Rs.18/-) to Ms.Rajshree Pathy, ...

Times of India

Times of India
Fri, 29 Apr 2016 20:22:46 -0700

Rajshree was shifted to MGM on Tuesday where sleep apnea tests were conducted to declare her brain dead. "The entire process was extremely well-tuned and hassle-free. The people were also very courteous. I think that is extremely important as the ...

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