Madhubala

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Birthday
14, 1933
Birthplace
Delhi, India
Death Date
Feb 23, 1969 (36)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
14, 1933
Birthplace
Delhi, India
Death Date
Feb 23, 1969 (36)

About

Classic Bollywood film actress who appeared in the 1950s Mr. and Mrs. '55 and Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi.

Before Fame

Her first film appearance was in the 1942 Basant, as Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi. Her co-star Devieka Rani advised her to change her name to Madhubala, which means "woman of honey."

Trivia

At the height of her popularity, every film she starred in became a success, and she began receiving invitations from Hollywood.

Family Life

She had a long and tumultuous relationship with actor Dilip Kumar. She ultimately married another man, actor Kishore Kumar.

Associated With

She was called the Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood, achieving the same kind of iconic status in her native land.