Meena Kumari

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Birthday
1, 1932
Birthplace
Mumbai, India
Death Date
Mar 31, 1972 (39)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1932
Birthplace
Mumbai, India
Death Date
Mar 31, 1972 (39)

About

Considered one of the most influential Hindi actresses to ever live, she first gained prominence in a heroine role in the 1952 film Baiju Bawra. Her role in the film earned her a Filmfare Best Actress Award win.

Before Fame

Some of her earliest work was for the films Farzand-e-Watan, Veer Ghatotkach, Alladin, and The Wonderful Lamp.

Trivia

She died way too young at the age of 39 from liver cirrhosis.

Family Life

She met Kamal Amrohi on the set of a film and married him in 1952.

Associated With

She co-starred with the great Dilip Kumar in the 1955 film Azaad.

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