Awards & Winners

Durga Khote

Date of Birth 14-January-1905
Place of Birth Mumbai
(Maharashtra, India)
Nationality India
Also know as Vita Laud, वीटा लौड़
Profession Actor, Film Producer
Durga Khote was an Indian actress, starting as one of the foremost leading ladies of her times, she remained active in Hindi and Marathi cinema, as well as theatre, for over 50 years, starring in around 200 films and numerous theatre productions. In 2000, in a millennium issue, India Today named her among "100 People Who Shaped India", noting, "Durga Khote marks the pioneering phase for woman in Indian Cinema" as she was one of the first women from respectable families to enter the film industry, thus breaking a social taboo. She also ranks among the top ten actresses in mother roles in Hindi cinema, most notable among them were as Jodhabai in K. Asif's Mughal-e-Azam, as Kaikeyi in Vijay Bhatt's classic, Bharat Milap; her other memorable roles as mother were in Charnon Ki Dasi, Mirza Ghalib, Bobby and Bidaai. She was received the highest award in Indian cinema, the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, for lifetime contribution to Indian cinema.

Awards by Durga Khote

Check all the awards nominated and won by Durga Khote.


Dadasaheb Phalke Award
(Awarded as an Actress)


Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress
Honored for : Bidaai

Nominations 1975 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actress Bidaai
as Parvati