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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]

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Equity Bulls
Sat, 09 May 2015 04:36:49 -0700

A meeting of the Board of Directors of Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd is scheduled to be held on May 27, 2015, to consider among other things, the audited financial results of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2015. Further, as per the Company ...

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Times of India
Fri, 22 May 2015 01:48:45 -0700

"I had a job interview at 12.30 in Thane. I left my home early so I could reach the office early, but because of the snail speed of the train today I have missed that opportunity," said Rajshree Mehta (27) whose train was stuck near Mulund station till ...

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Verve Magazine
Sun, 17 May 2015 19:26:15 -0700

While growing up, 33-year-old Aishwarya Pathy (daughter of sugar baroness Rajshree Pathy) has had renowned artists and designers as house guests, while being surrounded by “beautiful, well-made objects”, and never missed the opportunity to travel for ...
Hindu Business Line
Wed, 18 Mar 2015 10:26:15 -0700

Rajshree Pathy, Chairman & Managing Director, Rajshree Sugars & Chemicals Ltd, Coimbatore, has been elected as the Chairperson of CII Southern Region, and Ramesh Datla, Chairman and Managing Director, ELICO Ltd, Hyderabad, has been elected as ...
Times of India
Tue, 12 May 2015 07:48:45 -0700

... for individual and collaborative CSR initiatives besides providing access to diverse set of expertise and intermediary services to strengthen CSR initiatives in industry organisations," Rajshree Pathy, chairperson, CII Southern Region, and CMD of ...
Times of India
Mon, 11 May 2015 10:02:22 -0700

AGRA: In the congested Kazi Pada Colony of the city, one 70-year-old woman grieves the death of her grandchild after he fell into an open drain. Nine-year-old Abhay Kumar, his grandmother Rama Devi says, was only trying to avoid the slush on the road ...
Times of India
Wed, 13 May 2015 02:22:06 -0700

BHOPAL: An 81-year-old retired BHEL employee has not been able to return his house. This situation came about after when he lodged a complaint against them for threatening to eliminate him. The FIR was lodged in Govindpura police station on May 5 and ...


Tue, 05 May 2015 12:06:21 -0700

The company, founded by Das, Govindraj Ethiraj, Anagha Rajadhyaksha and Rajshree Naik, has met with US-based Internet firm AOL Inc., although it doesn't confirm that AOL is the potential strategic partner. “AOL has been meeting all players in the ...

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