Unlike her contemporary Waheedha who debuted around same time in mid-50's and and did not have much box-office success after 1966 as lead heroine, Mala Sinha had box-office hits as lead heroine from 1957-1974.
Mala Sinha 1st from 1958-65 with Vyjanthimala and 2nd with Vyjanthi from 1966-67 and then 2nd with Sharmila from 1968-1971 and 3rd with Sadhana and Nanda in 1972-73.
Proposed marriage to Sanjay Khan on the sets of " Dillagi".
Used the screen name "Baby Lata" as a child then "Nazma" in Bengali films.
She is a only child with no siblings.
Starred in the shelved film Ace Movie Makers KISMAT KA DHANI (1990) Starring Mala Sinha, Meghna,Sudhir Pandey, produced by Kamal Choudhury, Director M.N. Yasin.