Helen Richardson Khan is a great dancer and actress of Anglo-Burmese origin. She was well known for playing the role of vamps and vixens in Bollywood movies in the 1960s. Helen is best remembered for her cabaret numbers.
Most songs picturised on Helen were sung by Asha Bhosle. Helen is believed to have attended the song recording sessions in order to get a better feel of the music.
and After a long break from cinema, Helen returned on screen with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film Khamoshi. She also played Salman Khan's mother in the film Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam. Helen married writer Salim Khan, who was already married at the time and is the step-mother of Salman Khan, Arbaaz KhanSohail Khan.