Neeta Puri

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Neeta Puri
नीता पुरी
Model [1]
Years active1983–present
Known for Nafrat Ki Aandhi
Awwal Number
Satyamev Jayate
Title Miss India USA 1983 [2]
Spouse(s)Khursheed Latif

Neeta Puri (Hindi : नीता पुरी) is an Indian film actress who works in Hindi films. She was born in Punjab, India. She made her film debut in 1985. Neeta Puri is married to Khursheed Latif, who is also a Hindi film director. Neeta Puri owns a western clothing and jewelry store named "Neeta Puri's Expressions". [3] She is the winner of Miss India contest of New York in 1983. [2] Neeta Puri now lives in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania.



1987 Satyamev Jayate Roopali Raj N. Sippy Hindi [4]
1988 Aaj Ke Angaare CynthiaVinod K. Verma [5]
1989Wohi Bhayanak RaatRupaaliVinod Talwar [6]
JailkhanaD.S. Azad
Nafrat Ki Aandhi  ———  Mehul Kumar Dancer in He-Man song
Mera NaseebS. Karnam [7]
Lashkar Sanga's DaughterJagdish Kadar [8] [9]
Apna Desh Paraye Log ShivaniPradeep Hooda [10]
Khuli Khidki Neetu A. JayantP. Chandrakumar [11]
1990 Awwal Number Maria Dev Anand [12]
1991 Afsana Pyar Ka M.R Shahjahan
Shiv Ram Jagdish A. Sharma
1992Ye Hai Ghar Ki MahabharataRekhaChander Sharma [13]
Benaam RishteShyam Gupta
1992 Mahanagaram Sony T. K. Rajeev kumar Malayalam Movie
1993Kasam Teri KasamRaman Kumar [14]
1994Pyara SangamRamnath Roy
MastiIqbal Channa [15]
Ajana PathSrinivas Chakraborty Bengali
1999Hai Kaun WohRakesh KakariaHindi [16]


1985-1986 CBS Schoolbreak Special Maneka DesaiSeason 2 Episode 3 [17]

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