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For 1960s South Indian actress, see Rajasree. For the 1990s actress, see Rajashree (actress).
Born 1945
India Mumbai, India

Rajshree is an Indian actress.

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 a Vedic, Hindu marriage ceremony in India, that lasted five days and was attended by 15,000 guests. She went with her husband to permanently live in America.[1] They have one daughter Chandrika. Chapman changed his name to Gautam. They live in Los Angeles.[2][3]

She has been living in America for the last 30 years running a successful custom clothing business 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's career 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 (1965 film) and Shehnai (film).[4]


  1. Naina (1973)
  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. Stree (1961)
  16. Grihasthi (1960)
  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. ^ [1]

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Equity Bulls
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:03:45 -0700

Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd sinks to Q1 loss of Rs. 12.65 crores. RAJSHREE SUGARS & CHEMICALS LTD. has reported financial results for the period ended June 30, 2014. The company has reported net sales of Rs.196.14 crores during the period ...
Equity Bulls
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 21:09:48 -0700

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd will be held on July 24, 2014, to consider the unaudited financial results of the Company for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. As per the Company's internal code for Prevention of ...


Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:01:03 -0700

Be it the shirtless look, the dedicated 'sanskaari' boy of the Rajshree Films, or the ill-fated lover Radhe, in 'Tere Naam', Salman Khan has always had a way of inspiring fashion trends. One trend, however, that has remained steady since his "second ...

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Daily News & Analysis
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:03:08 -0700

After working with T-Series and Rajshree, she got her first break as a singer in Mr Kalakaar, the songs of which were composed by Sandesh Shandliya. He heard her compositions, and recommended her to Deepa Sahi when she was looking for a composer ...
Hindu Business Line
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:00:00 -0700

According to Rajshree Pathy, Chairman and Managing Director, Rajshree Sugars and Chemicals, it was a positive, comprehensive and mature Budget, with the Minister addressing larger as well as everyday issues. The Minister started off saying it had only ...


Thu, 10 Jul 2014 05:39:55 -0700

When a poor Rajput villager Jai Tilak (Dilip Kumar) successfully wins a royal contest to tame princess Rajshree's (Nadira) wild horse, he is instantly challenged to a game of fencing by her brother Shamsher Singh (PremNath) and wins. While Jai starts ...


Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:33:45 -0700

In the food & beverages sector, it sold United Spirits, Radico Khaitan and Britannia Industries and exited from Zydus Wellness and Rajshree Sugars and Chemicals. While, it bought Bombay Burmah Trading Corporation and introduced Mcleod Russel (India) ...
Wicked Local Waltham
Sat, 05 Jul 2014 07:15:00 -0700

Kennedy Middle School has released its honor roll for the fourth marking period. The sixth-graders who made high honors are: Ekaterina Azarova. Rajshree Bhogshetty. Rachel Boudreau. Erin Brown. Cristian Cabral. Lila Campbell. Calvin Cononi.

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