Baby Saroja

Indian actress
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Saroja Ramamrutham (Tamil:சரோஜா ராமாமிருதம் 28 January 1931 – 14 October 2019), better known by her screen name Baby Saroja, was an Indian actress. She was known for her roles as a child actor in Tamil movies of the late 1930s. She was known as the "Shirley Temple of India" due to her popularity.[1] Her best known roles were Balayogini (1937), Thyagabhoomi (1939) and Kamadhenu (1941).

Saroja died on 14 October 2019 at her Chennai home at the age of 88.[2]


  1. Vishwanathan, Lakshmi (10 July 2013). "'Shirley Temple of India'". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 20 October 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  2. Saranya Chakrapani (16 October 2019). "Girl who was named Shirley Temple of India". Times of India. Archived from the original on 16 October 2019. Retrieved 16 October 2019.

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