Madhubala, a Hindi film actress who titled as the “Venus of the Indian screen”, worked as an actress in many Indian classic films including Mahal, Amar, Mr. & Mrs. 55, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Mughal-e-Azam and etc. She served in India as an influential actress from 1949 to 1960 till her illness.

Madhubala Facts:

Full Name: Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi

Born: on 14th of February in 1933, at New Delhi, India

Died: on 23rd of February in 1969 at age 36, in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Nationality: Indian

Occupation: Actress

Years active: From 1942 to 1960

Religion: Islam

Spouse: Kishore Kumar

Mother: Begum Ayeesha

Father: Ataullah Khan

Siblings:

  • Chanchal
  • Madhur Bhushan

Professional Career:

First and successful movie: Basant in 1942

First film as a heroine: Neelkamal in 1947

Famous Movies:

  • Mughal-e-Azam in 1960
  • Barsaat Ki Raat 1960
  • Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi in 1958
  • Mahal in 1949
  • Half Ticket in 1962

Award: Nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Actress in Mughal-e-Azam of 1960.