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For 1960s South Indian actress, see Rajasree. For the 1990s actress, see Rajashree (actress).
Born 8 oct 1944
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 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 (1965 film) and Shehnai (film).[5]


  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. Grahasti (1963)
  16. Stree (1961)
  17. Grihasthi (1960)
  18. 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]

External links[edit]

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Times of India
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 11:01:36 -0700

The show 'Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap' on Sony Entertainment Television takes three years leap. The change in the story line has mark the comeback of Rajshree Thakur who is seen playing the role of 'Jaivanta Bai'. According to the storyline, ...
Daily Bhaskar (press release) (blog)
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:37:30 -0700

Recently, small screen actor Vishal Jethwa met his actor friends Faisal Khan and Jannat Zubair on the occasion of Eid. All three of them were part of Maharana Pratap before its leap. Vishal was accompanied by his mother and cousin. Actress Rajshree ...
Equity Bulls
Thu, 16 Jul 2015 19:26:15 -0700

The Register of Members & Share Transfer Books of Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd will remain closed from August 03, 2015 to August 10, 2015 (both days inclusive) for the purpose of 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Company to be held on ...
Equity Bulls
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 00:41:15 -0700

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd is scheduled to be held on August 10, 2015, to consider the unaudited financial results of the Company for the quarter ended June 30, 2015. As per the Company's internal code for ...

Times of India

Times of India
Sun, 02 Aug 2015 17:26:54 -0700

Video New look of Pratap and Ajabde post leapVideo Maharana Pratap: Rajshree Thakur is making a come back Maharana Pratap: Rajshree Thakur is making a c...Video Avinesh to replace Krrip Kapur Suri as Akbar in 'Maharana Pratap' Avinesh to replace ...
Times of India
Mon, 03 Aug 2015 13:15:00 -0700

Apart from advertisement contracts, the girl has also been signed by a big Bollywood banner, Rajshree Productions, for upcoming Salman Khan-starrer 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo'. Advocate Qureshi said that there is an exception in the maintenance law that an ...


Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:07:30 -0700

Termed as an experimental Indian film, the project is directed by a team of 11 filmmakers including Abhinav Shiv Tiwari, Anu Menon, Nalan Kumarasamy, Hemant Gaba, Pratim D Gupta, Q, Raja Sen, Rajshree Ojha, Sandeep Mohan, Sudhish Kamath and ...


Fri, 17 Jul 2015 06:52:30 -0700

Rajshree Thakur, who was seen playing the role of Jaivanta Bai, will return to the show in a new avatar. Also, the character of Udai Singh played by actor Shakti Anand will die, and that will mark his exit from the show, the source added. “Bharat Ka ...

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