Vimi was a star in Bollywood’s romantic movies for a short interval within the late-60s and early-70s.
Bollywood is a gateway for a lot of into fame, success, riches, and not less than, a settled life. It’s believed that after you have made it, issues will go easily for you. The high-flying life of Bollywood’s greatest stars is testomony to it. Nonetheless, it wasn’t all the time the case. There was a time when stars misplaced their fame and cash as rapidly as they acquired it. And there may be no higher instance of this than the tragic story of Vimi.
Vimi’s rise to fame and stardom
Finest identified for her efficiency in movies like Hamraaz and Aabroo, Vimi was found by music director Ravi at a celebration within the mid-60s. By then, Vimi was already married to Shiv Agarwal, son of an Industrialist, with whom she had one son and one daughter. The next yr, she made her debut reverse Sunil Dutt in Hamraaz. The movie was successful, giving her large movies like Aabroo alongside Ashok Kumar and Patanga reverse Shashi Kapoor. At one level, Vimi was one of many highest paid younger starlets within the movie trade. She additionally starred within the Nationwide Award-winning Punjabi movie Nanak Nam Jahaz Hai.
How Vimi’s fortunes modified
However her subsequent movies after Hamraaz all flopped. By the early-70s, the actress was compelled to fade into oblivion and lowered to cameo roles in movies like Guddi or taking part in uncredited dancers in Kahin Aar Kahin Paar. Vimi and her husband obtained separated within the mid-70s. In an obituary that was launched after her dying, it was revealed that she confronted home abuse by the hands of her husband. However Vimi’s troubled weren’t over. She fell in love with a small-time producer named Jolly, who allegedly exploited her. As per a New 18 report, he even compelled her into prostitution. Vimi escaped this poisonous relationship too, and tried to begin her personal enterprise.
Vimi’s ultimate years and dying
Vimi arrange a textile enterprise in Calcutta but it surely failed too and was bought off to pay her money owed. Studies stated that by her early-30s, the actress was completely bankrupt. She took refuge in alcohol to drown her sorrows and her well being took a flip for the more severe. In 1977, she handed away on the age of 34 attributable to liver issues. On the time of the dying, the actress was on their own and her physique needed to reportedly been taken for cremation in a chanawalla’s cart.