Madhubala (I) (1933–1969)


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Arguably the most beautiful artiste to ever grace the Indian screen, Madhubala rose from humble beginnings to become the most captivating star India has ever produced. Madhubala was born Mumtaz Jehan Begum on Valentine's Day 1933, in a poor, conservative family of Pathan Muslims in Delhi, a part of a prolific brood of sisters, and entered the world... See full bio »

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Known For

Mughal-E-Azam Anarkali
(1960)
Mahal Kamini
(1949)
Badal Ratna
(1951)
Sangdil Kamal
(1952)

Filmography

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 1971 Jwala
Rajkumari Jwala
 1964 Sharabi
Kamala (as Madhu Bala)
 1962 Half Ticket
Rajnidevi / Asha
 1961 Boy Friend
Sangeeta
 1961 Jhumroo
Anjana
 1961 Passport
Rita Bhagwandas (as Madhu Bala)
 1960 Barsaat Ki Raat
Shabnam
 1960 Jaali Note
Renu / Beena
 1960 Mehlon Ke Khwab
Asha
 1960 Mughal-E-Azam
Anarkali
 1959 Do Ustad
Madhu Sharma
 1959 Kal Hamara Hai
Madhu / Bela
 1959 Insaan Jaag Utha
Gauri
 1958 Baghi Sipahi
 1958 Howrah Bridge
Edna
 1958 Kala Pani
Asha
 1958 Phagun
Banani
 1958/I Police
 1958 Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi
Renu
 1957 Ek Saal
Usha Sinha
 1957 Gateway of India
Anju
 1956 Raj Hath
Raja Beti / Rajkumari
 1956 Shirin Farhad
Shirin
 1955 Mr. & Mrs. '55
Anita Verma
 1955 Naata
Tara
 1955 Teerandaz
 1955 Naqab
 1954 Amar
Anju
 1954 Bahut Din Huwe...
Chandrakanta
 1953 Rail Ka Dibba
Chanda
 1953 Armaan
 1952 Sangdil
Kamal
 1952 Saqi
Rukhsana
 1951 Aaram
Leela
 1951 Badal
Ratna
 1951 Khazana
 1951 Nadaan
 1951 Nazneen
 1951 Saiyan
Saiyan
 1951 Tarana
Tarana
 1950 Beqasoor
Usha
 1950 Hanste Aansoo
Usha
 1950 Madhubala
 1950 Nirala
Poonam
 1950 Nishana
 1950 Pardes
Chanda
 1949 Apradhi
Sheela Rani
 1949 Dawlat
 1949 Dulari
Shobha / Dulari
 1949 Imtihaan
 1949 Janmapatri
 1949 Mahal
Kamini
 1949 Neki Aur Badi
Soshila
 1949 Paras
Priya
 1949 Sipahiya
 1949 Singaar
Sitara
 1948 Amar Prem
 1948 Lal Dupatta
 1948 Parai Aag
 1947 Chittor Vijay
 1947 Dil-Ki-Rani (Sweet-Heart)
Raj Kumari Singh (as Madhu Bala)
 1947 Mere Bhagwan
 1947 Neel Kamal
Ganga (as Mumtaz)
 1946 Phoolwari
 1946 Pujari
 1946 Rajputani
 1945 Dhanna Bhagat
Munni as a child (as Baby Mumtaz)
 1944 Mumtaz Mahal
 1942 Basant
Manju (as Baby Mumtaz)
 1939 Swastik
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Alternate Names:

Madhu Bala | Baby Mumtaz | Mumtaz

Height:

5' 4" (1.63 m)

Spouse:

Kishore Kumar  (her death)

Parents:

Attaullah Khan | Begum Ayeesha

Relatives:

Balsara, Kainz (sibling) | See more »
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

No sooner had I learned what I was doing, God said, 'Enough.'

Trivia:

She was proposed to by Bharat Bhushan, Pradeep Kumar, and Kishore Kumar. She eventually married the latter of the three, Kishore, who converted to Islam to marry her. See more »

Nickname:

Venus Queen

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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