Director Raj Kapoor’s blockbuster “Ram Teri Ganga Maili ” made Mandakini, a household name in 1985. She was paired with Raj Kapoor’s youngest son Rajiv Kapoor in the movie. This movie gave her much name and fame. She was last seen in Zordaar starring Govinda, Aditya Pancholi, and Neelam Kothari in 1996. Now after 26 years, Mandakini is making a comeback in her son Rabbil Thaur’s music video titled, “Maa O Maa”.
She is featured along with her son in the video. The song has been directed by Sajan Aggarwal. In an interview, Sajan told me that the thought process behind casting Mandakini in the video was that she belongs to my hometown Meerut. The song is about a mother.
Actress Mandakini in New Video
Sajan revealed that casting Mandakini in the video is like a dream comes true. The lyrics are written by Sajan and the music is composed by Babli Haque and Meera. The song will be sung by Rishabh Giri and produced by Guruji, Kailash Raigar. Talking about her comeback after 26 years, She shared that she is super excited and happy to work with Sajan Aggarwal. She knows him for a long time. Sharing her views on a music video, Mandakini said: “Maa O Maa” is a very beautiful song and she instantly fell in love with it.
Where was she after her last film?
The best part is that my son is playing the lead”. Born on 30 July 1963, her father was British and her mother belongs to a Hindu family. Mandakini got married to Dr. Kagyur T. Rinpoche, who was a former Buddhist monk. They both have a son named Rabbi and a daughter Rabze Unnaya Thakur.
She now runs Tibetan yoga classes. She is a follower of the Dalai Lama. Mandakini was one of the most beautiful actresses of the 80s and 90s. Her movie Ram Teri Ganga Maili apart from her name and fame brought some controversies as well. Scenes of breastfeeding and bathing in a transparent saree created a lot of controversies.
Mandakini appeared in the movies Dance Dance, Pyar karke Dekho, Kahan Hai Kanoon. She has worked with Mithun Chakraborty, Govinda, and Aditya Pancholi. Sajan Aggarwal is planning to direct a film that will feature her.