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Google commemorates Madhubala's birthday


NEW DELHI: Google Doodle on Thursday honoured past due legendary actress Madhubala on her 86th start anniversary.

Often referred to as the 'Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood', Madhubala was once a gifted actor and was once identified for her good looks, personality and sensitive portrayals of women in motion pictures.

Born in Delhi on nowadays in 1933, Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi was once raised in a the town positioned near the Bombay Talkies film studio. She appeared in her first film at the age of nine, billed as Baby Mumtaz.

Raised in the slums of Bombay, she supported her circle of relatives as a kid megastar and soon changed into a leading lady identified for her magnificence on display screen and really extensive appearing skills.




In 1947, she landed the lead function in Neel Kamal at the age of 14, changing her title to Madhubala upon insistence from actor Devika Rani. As the circle of relatives's primary breadwinner, she labored tirelessly to beef up her folks and 4 sisters.

She famously fell in love with actor Dilip Kumar, her co-star in cult vintage Mughal-E-Azam (1960). Her persona as Anarkali and the chemistry with Kumar, who essayed the function of Salim, is still remembered and etched in millions of hearts across the country.

"While her breathtaking appearance earned comparisons to Venus, Madhubala was a gifted actor with an understated style well suited for comedies, dramas, and romantic roles alike," Google stated in its blog.

Madhubala appeared in nine motion pictures right through 1949, together with a spellbinding breakout performance in the box office hit Mahal.


Madhubala had captured the partiality of Hollywood stalwarts together with photographer James Burke, who visited India and photographed her for Life Magazine, a feat which was once exceptional for crossover cinema.


The girl blessed with good looks and reputation was once stated to "prefer a veiled secrecy around her" and was once "seldom seen in social gatherings or public functions", write Harish Booch and Karing Doyle of their 1962 e-book Self-Portrait. The incontrovertible fact that she infrequently made any public appearances, fuelled her craze among the folks such a lot so that there continuously gathered a crowd outdoor studios simplest get a glimpse of her in actual existence.


While the talented actress gained reputation in all places her love existence was once at least a dramatic plot for a Bollywood film. An obedient daughter, her father is claimed to be the principle explanation why Dilip Kumar and Madhubala could not marry. Even regardless that after a lot denial when Madhubala's father did conform to let the enthusiasts tie the knot, he's stated to have additionally wanted to make financial gains through a wedding between the 2 largest stars of the Bollywood.


The final straw that resulted in the final separation between the star-crossed enthusiasts is claimed to be the The Naya Daur (1957 film) court docket case took place in 1956 when Dilip Kumar testified against Madhubala and her father in prefer of director B.R. Chopra in open court docket.


(With inputs from ANI)


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