Madhubala is one
of the most iconic Hindi film actresses who appeared in some of the most
popular Hindi films of 1950s and 1960s. She started acting in Bollywood films
as a child actress but it was in 1949 when her film Mahal released and launched
her into super-stardom.Starring along
with Ashoke Kumar who was in the peak of his career Mahal made Madhubala a
house hold name. Mahal a thriller about reincarnation also launched the
legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar.
Following MahalMadhubalawent on to appear in some of the most well-known movies of 1950s including 1954’s Amar starring along withDilipKumar, Mr. & Mrs. '55 with GuruDuttandChaltiKa NaamGaadiin 1958. In 1960 she would once again team up withDilipKumar
to star in Mughal-e-Azam, a film that is unquestionably one of the most
iconic films of Indian cinema and is often acknowledgment as one of thegreatestfilms ever made.
Known as The
Venus Queen of Indian Cinema Madhubala was the embodiment of beauty and defined
style during the 1950s.