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Madhubala (born Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi) was an Indian film actress who appeared in classic films of Hindi cinema. She was active between 1942 and 1960. Along with her contemporaries Nargis and Meena Kumari, she is often regarded as one of the most influential personalities of Hindi cinema. She is also considered to be one of the most beautiful actresses to have worked in the industry and is highly regarded as "The Venus of Indian Cinema" and "The Beauty with Tragedy". Often drawing comparison from American actress Marilyn Monroe, Madhubala received wide recognition for her performances in films like Mahal (1949), Amar (1954), Mr. & Mrs. '55 (1955), Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi (1958), Mughal-e-Azam (1960) and Barsaat Ki Raat (1960). Madhubala's performance in Mughal-e-Azam established her as an iconic actress of Hindi Cinema. Her last film, Jwala, although shot in the 1950s, was released in 1971. Madhubala died on 23 February 1969 after a prolonged illness.

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Feb 14, 1933 In Delhi, India
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Basant 1942-01-02
Latest Project:
Movie Half Ticket 1962-01-01
Known For
Poster of Mughal-e-Azam
Poster of Barsaat Ki Raat
Poster of Kalapani
Poster of Basant
Movie Half Ticket Asha/Rajni Devi 1962-01-01
Movie Barsaat Ki Raat 1960-01-01
Movie Mughal-e-Azam Anarkali 1960-08-05
Movie Insaan Jaag Utha 1959-01-01
Movie Howrah Bridge Edna 1958-01-01
Movie Kalapani Asha 1958-02-23
Movie Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi Renu 1958-02-28
Movie Mr. & Mrs. '55 Anita Verma 1955-02-11
Movie Amar 1954-01-01
Movie Mahal Kamini 1949-01-01
Movie Neel Kamal Ganga 1947-03-24
Movie Basant Manju 1942-01-02
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