Birthday Exclusive: Actress Nagma turns 39!
The gorgeous South actress Nagma was born on Christmas Day (25 December, 1974).
Nagma was born as Nandita Morarji, to Arvind Pratapsinh Morarji and Shama Kazi. After her parents divorced, her mother married Chander Sadhana who is a movie producer. Nagma remained close to her biological father until his death on 31 December 2005.
Nagma has two half-sisters from her mother’s re-marriage- Radhika (settled in the USA) and Jyothika (an actress). Known to all, Jyothika is married to Tamil actor Surya.
Nagma made her Bollywood debut in Baaghi: A Rebel for Love, opposite Salman Khan.
After acting in a few Bollywood films, she moved to the south industry, where she earned great fame.
Her major hits in Telugu include 1993's 'Gharana Mogudu' with Chiranjeevi, 'Allari alludu' with Nagarjuna and 'Major Chandrakanth' with NTR and Mohan Babu.
Her main Tamil hits were 'Baasha' with superstar Rajnikanth and 1994's 'Kadhalan' with Prabhu Deva.
Nagma became a major star in the South and remained so for much of the 1990s, at least until 1997.
As per reports, Nagma was accused of having alleged links with the underworld. But, the actress denied all such allegations.
"I don't have any relationship with anyone as reported in the media. It could be a case of mistaken identity," Nagma had clarified in one of her earlier interviews.
Nagma was romantically linked with various men including Saurav Ganguly and Tamil actor Sarath Kumar.
Nagma is also a major star in Bhojpuri movies, where she has again found success as a leading lady.
Like many stars, Nagma too entered the politics, after she became the member of the All India Congress Committee (AICC).
We wish Nagma "A very Happy Birthday" on this special day.