Madhubala: The beauty with tragedy who was born on Valentine's Day

Feb 14, 2018, 08:30 IST
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    Madhubala is highly regarded as "The Venus of Indian Cinema" and "The Beauty with Tragedy"

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    Madhubala was born Mumtaz Jahan Begum Dehlavi

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    The eternal beauty, Madhubala is regarded as the most graceful actress to have been part of Bollywood, even four decades after she passed away

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    Madhubala with her frequent co-star Dilip Kumar, with whom she also shared a romantic relationship

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    Madhubala in one of her many beautiful on-screen avatars

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    Madhubala made her debut as a child artist with the 1942 film 'Basant'

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    Madhubala in one of her many moods

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    During a cherished career, Madhubala went on to star in numerous classics like Neel Kamal, Mahal and of course Mughal-e-Azam

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    A TV show loosely based on the Madhubala-Dilip Kumar love story was on air

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    Madhubala was married to legendary singer Kishore Kumar

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    After a prolonged confinement to her sickbed owing to a serious heart ailment, Madhubala died prematurely, at the young age of 36, in 1969

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    Generation after generation of actresses refer to this Anarkali as their role model till date

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    Madhubala and Kishore Kumar in Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi

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    Prithviraj Kapoor visiting Madhubala's grave

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About The Gallery

On the 85th birth anniversary of Madhubala, we pay tribute by remembering the effervescent actress through a collection of some beautiful rare pictures from her life and times

 

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