Leela Mishra, who became famous for playing Aunt or mother in films in Hindi cinema, passed away on this day. Leela Mishra passed away on January 17, 1988, due to a heart attack. However, with her characters, she made a place in the hearts of the people and won the hearts of the people. Leela Mishra became famous for playing Mausi in the 1975 film 'Sholay' and acted in many great films after this film. Actress Leela Mishra's character was different from every character in the film 'Sholay' and even today her character is in the minds of the people. Mausi and Jai (Amitabh Bachchan) are still in the hearts of the people in the film.
Actress Leela Mishra was born in a village landlord's house in Uttar Pradesh. Leela could not get an education, because girls were not allowed to study in her house. Due to this, Leela also got married at a very young age. It is said that Leela must have been only 12 years old when she was married to Ram Prasad Mishra, a resident of Banaras. However, within a few years of marriage, Leela Mishra had become a mother and by the time she completed 17 years of her life, Leela Mishra had become the mother of two children. She had two daughters. Leela Jais hailed from Rae Bareli, and she and her husband were from landlord families.
At that time, Ram Prasad had a very open-minded nature, and he never used to put any pressure. In such a situation, Leela's husband Ram Prasad often used to visit Bombay and acted in Kashmiri plays there. At the same time, a friend of Ram Prasad lived in Bombay at that time, who worked in Dadasaheb Phalke's film company. In such a situation, one day he came to Ram Prasad's house and he saw Leela and seeing her beauty and naive appearance, he advised his friend Ram Prasad to work in films. In such a situation, taking his advice, both Ram Prasad and Leela left for Bombay. After reaching there, both of them started their acting and started going to ask for work in films. Leela got 500 rupees for working in the first film. After that, she worked in many hit films. Movies like 'Anmol Ghadi', 'Awara', 'Pyaasa', 'Lajwanti', 'Sholay', 'Paheli', 'Chashme Baddoor' and 'Prem Rog' are included in this list.