She was born in the year 1933. She is an Indian actress and a television actress. She played the supporting roles in more than 100 movies. She was born in Solapur. She is from a Marathi family. She started with small roles. She was given roles in the films such as Teen Batti Char Rasta and many others. She married Om Prakash Saigal and the couple had two daughters. She won a filmfare award for her negative role in the Aarti (1962). She had worked in the movies such as Waqt, Anupama, Junglee, Aayi Milan Ki Bela, Phool Aur Patthar, Gumrah, and Khubsoorat. She had worked with many leading actresses like Padmini, Meena Kumari, Sharmila Tagore, Nutan, Mala Sinha, and Waheeda Rehman. She had worked in few television serials such as Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai for Sony, Dil Deke Dekho for Star Plus, Apnapan for Zee TV and Son Pari for Star Plus. She played the role of mother in the movies such as Mujhse Shaadi Karogi, Mother ‘98, Baadshah, Pardesi Babu, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, and Chori Chori. Check out this page for more updates on Shashikala.