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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]

External links[edit]

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79 news items

Hindu Business Line
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 21:07:30 -0700

Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals said that its shareholders have approved the reappointment of Rajshree Pathy as Managing Director for three years from March 16, 2015. In a filing to the stock exchange, the company said that the shareholders, through ...


India West
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 08:11:15 -0700

Other celebrities who will get the award include businesswoman Rajshree Birla for the Ramakrishna Bajaj Award for Contributions to CSR, Miss World Organisation CEO Julia Morley for Save the Children Award, Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh for ...
AEG India
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:15:00 -0700

... movies include Dolly Ki Doli (a film scheduled to release on 14th February to compete Big B'g Shamitabh at box office) & Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (having Salman Khan in dual roles and from the BOllywood's famous production house Rajshree Productions).

Indian Express

Indian Express
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 03:39:03 -0700

“With the release of 'Gattu' last year through a tie-up with Rajshree Films, it was the first film in the 57 years of history of CFSI that was commercially exhibited in theatres. In the last year, CFSI produced 'Kaphal' and animation film 'Goopi ...
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 23:00:00 -0700

... CARE A4 20 Assigned LONG TERM RATINGS: ------------------- Ajmer Vidyut Vitran Nigam Ltd LT Bond Issue CARE A-(SO) 54493.8 Reaffirmed Apollo Rajshree Hospitals Pvt Ltd LT Bk Fac CARE AA- (SO) 430 Assigned In-Principle DCM Shriram Industries ...
Fiji Times
Fri, 05 Sep 2014 15:41:15 -0700

Fiji Cancer Society manager Rajshree Baleisuva said the morning tea was a wonderful way not only to help them raise funds and awareness but also a great chance for people to come together and chat about a topic that could be so difficult to discuss.
Hindu Business Line
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 05:36:12 -0700

Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd has informed BSE regarding the details of Voting results at the 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company held on September 08, 2014, under Clause 35A. Source : BSE - www.bseindia.com. (This article was ...
Hindu Business Line
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:12:19 -0700

Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd has informed BSE that the 28th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company was held on September 08, 2014. Source : BSE - www.bseindia.com. (This article was published on September 12, 2014). Related. MEDIA.

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