Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood Madhubala 87th Birth Anniversary


Madhubala born as Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi known for her beauty, personality and her sensitive roles, she was also called The Beauty With Tragedy and The Venus Queen of Indian Cinema. Today it is her 87th birth anniversary. She made her Hindi cinema debut at a young age of 9 years from movie Basant (1942), she got her big break with movie Neel Kamal alongside Raj Kapoor at the age of 14.

She has appeared in around 73 films in her career span and she won a nomination for the movie Mughal-E-Azam. She was also photographed for Life Magzine by Hollywood ace photographer James Burke. She had a long time relationship with actor Dilip Kumar but she later married Kishore Kumar. She died on 23rd February 1969 after struggling with a prolonged illness at the age of 36.

Her 10 best movies:

Mahal (1949)

Tarana (1951)


Mr.& Mrs. 55 (1955)

Kala Pani (1958)

Howrah Bridge (1958)

Chalti Ka Naam Gaddi (1958)

Barsaat Ki Raat (1960)

The Great Mughal E Azam (1960)

Half Ticket (1962)

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