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Ruby Mayer (1907–1983)

She was born Ruby Myers in Pune and was working as a telephone operator when she was approached by Mohan Bhavnani of Kohinoor Films to work in films. Though excited by the offer, she turned him down as acting was regarded as quite a dubious profession for women those days. However Bhavnani persisted with his offer and she finally agreed, despite ... See full bio »

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Anarkali Rani Joda Bai
Piya Pyare Princess Chanda
Talash Ruby Aunty


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 1980 Dostana
 1978 Khatta Meetha
Mrs. Perin Soli
 1978 Ankhiyon Ke Jharokhon Se
Mrs. Monica Rodriques (as Sulochana Senior)
 1977 Sandhya Raag (as Ruby Meyer)
 1976 Raees
 1975 Raftaar
Lady in Jackson's house
 1975 Julie
Ruby Aunty (as Sulochana: Senior)
 1974 Insaaniyat
Mrs. Bhalu
 1974 Haath Ki Safai
Aunty / Bar Owner
 1974 Aap Ki Kasam
Girl's Hostel Superintendant (as Ruby Sulochana)
 1974 Mahatma and the Mad Boy (Short)
The woman feeding a dog (as Sulochana)
 1973 Honeymoon
Mrs. Patterson (as Sulochana)
 1972 Double Cross
Ajay's Mother (as Sulochana)
 1972 Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa
Raajmata (as Sulochana)
 1972 Yaar Mera
Mrs.Dharmdas (as Sulochana)
 1972 Manavata (as Sulochana)
 1971 Sharmeelee
Aunt Rosie (as Sulochana)
 1970 Bombay Talkie
Gopal Ma (as Sulochana)
 1969 Jyoti (as Sulochana)
 1969 Talash
Ruby Aunty (as Sulochna Ruby)
 1969 Beti
Mrs. Anand (as Sulochana)
 1969 Pyar Ka Sapna
Mrs. Myers
 1968 Mere Hamdam Mere Dost
Mrs. Modi (as Sulochana)
 1968 The Skies Have Bowed
Girl's hostel superintendant (as Sulochana senior)
 1968 Neel Kamal
Dean of The Girl College (as Sulochana)
 1967 Milan Ki Raat
 1967 Pahila Bhau (as Sulochana)
 1967 Raat Aur Din
Mrs. Michelle (as Sulochana Sr.)
 1967 Badrinath Yatra
Satyavati (as Sulochana)
 1966 Amrapali
Vaishali's Empress (as Salochna Senior)
 1965 Nishan
Padma's Mother
 1965 Teen Devian
Mrs. Pinto (as Sulochana)
 1964 April Fool
Rita's Mother (as Sulochna Sr.)
 1964 Haqeeqat
Angmo's Mother (as Sulochna Sr.)
 1964 Ishaara
Textile Emporium's Customer (as Sulochna)
 1964 Tere Dwaar Khada Bhagwan (as Sulochana)
 1963 Akeli Mat Jaiyo
The Queen (as Sulochana Sr.)
 1963 Taj Mahal
Arjuman Banoo's Governess (as Sulochana)
 1962 Son of India
Paro (as Ruby Mayers)
 1962 Soorat Aur Seerat (as Sulochana)
 1961 Mem-Didi
Lady Professor (as Sulochana Sr.)
 1961 Shola Aur Shabnam
Akash's Mother (as Sulochana)
 1960 Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai
Head Nurse
 1959 Anari
Girl's College Facilitator (as Sulochana Sr.)
 1959 Kaagaz Ke Phool (as Sulochna Devi)
 1957 Johnny-Walker
Farah (as Salochna)
 1957 Lal Batti (as Sulochana)
 1956 Dwarikadheesh (as Sulochana)
 1956 Sajani (as Sulochana)
 1955 Abe Hayat
Maharani (as Sulochana)
 1955 Patit Pawan (as Sulochana)
 1954 Nagin
Mala's Mother (as Sulochana)
 1953 Anarkali
Rani Joda Bai (as Sulochana)
 1953 Baaz
Raj Mata (as Sulochana Devi)
 1952 Apni Izzat
 1952 The Jungle
Aunt Sumira (as Sulochana)
 1951 Chanway
Mother (as Sulochna)
 1950 Actor (as Sulochana)
 1949 Shair
Bina's mother (as Sulochana Sr)
 1949 Veer Ghatotkach
Hidamba (as Sulochana)
 1947 Jugnu (as Sulochana)
 1946 Chamakti Bijli (as Sulochana)
 1942/I Chauranghee (as Rubyy)
 1937 Jagat Kesari
 1936 Bambai Ki Billi
Wildcat / Usha (as Sulochana)
 1936 Jungle Queen
 1936 Shaan-e-Hind
 1935 Anarkali
 1935 Do Ghadi Ki Mauj
Lakshmi (as Sulochana)
 1935 Pujarini
 1934 Devaki
 1934 Gul Sanobar (as Sulochana)
 1934 Indira M.A.
Indira (as Sulochana)
 1934 Magic Flute (as Sulochana)
 1934 Piya Pyare
Princess Chanda (as Sulochana)
 1934 Rashk-e-Laila (as Ruby Meyer)
 1933 Daku Ki Ladki
 1933 Sulochana
Sulochana (as Sulochana)
 1932 Madhuri
Madhuri (as Sulochana)
 1931 Khuda Ki Shaan
Ramaki (as Sulochana)
 1931 Noor-E-Alam (as Sulochana)
 1930 Hamara Hindustan (as Sulochana)
 1930 Raat Ki Baat (as Sulochana)
 1929 Heer Ranjha
 1929 Indira B.A.
 1929 Mewad Nu Moti
 1929 Punjab Mail (as Sulochana)
 1929 Talwar Ka Dhani (as Sulochana)
 1928 Anarkali (as Sulochana)
 1928 Madhuri (as Sulochana)
 1928 Rajrang (as Sulochana)
 1927 Balidan
Quen Gunavati (as Sulochana)
 1927 Daya Ni Devi
 1927 Gamdeni Gori
Sundari (as Sulochana)
 1927 Naseeb Ni Lila (as Sulochana)
 1927 Wildcat of Bombay (as Sulochana)
 1926 Pagal Premi (as Sulochana)
 1926 Ra Kawat
 1926 Telephone Ni Taruni
The Telephone Operator (as Sulochana)
 1925 Cinema Ki Rani
Manjiri (as Sulochana)
 1925 Veer Bala
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Alternate Names:

Sulochana Devi | Sulochna Devi | Ruby Mayers | Ruby Meyer | Sulochna Ruby | Rubyy | Salochna | Salochna Senior | Sulochana Senior | Sulochana Sr | Sulochana Sr. | Ruby Sulochana | Sulochana | Sulochna Sr. | Sulochna | Sulochana senior

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At the hight of her career, Sulochana made more money than any other film actor in India, and also earned more than the Govorner of Bombay. See more »

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