Google Celebrates Actress Madhubala’s 86th Anniversary on Google Doodle

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New Delhi: Google Search Engine on Thursday honoured late Indian legendary actress Madhubala 86th birth anniversary, Google Celebrates Actress Madhubala’s 86th annivarsary with google doodle.

Actress Madhubala was born in Delhi on this day 14 February in 1933 as The Real Name Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi, Madhubala was raised in a town located near the Bombay Talkies film studio, Mumbai, Madhubala made her debut at the age of 9 and was the sole breadwinner of her family.

Often referred to as (Marilyn Monroe of Bollywood), Madhubala was an gifted actress and was known for her, figure, beauty, personality and sensitive portrayals of women in movies.

Born in Delhi on 14 February in year 1933, Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi was raised in a village located near the Bombay Talkies film studio. Madhubala appeared in her first movie at the age of 9 years, billed as Baby Mumtaz.

Raised in slums of Bombay, madhubala supported her family as a child star and soon became a leading women known for her elegance on the screen and considerable acting abilities.


In year 1947, madhubala landed the lead role in Neel Kamal at age of 14 years, she changing her name to Madhubala from mamtaz jehan beghum dehlavi, upon insistence from actress Devika Rani. As the family’s main breadwinner, madhubala worked tirelessly to support her parents and 4 sisters.

Madhubala famously fell in love with Legend actor Dilip Kumar, her co-star in cult classic Film Mughal-E-Azam in 1960. Madhubala’s character as Anaarkali and the chemistry with the Kumar, who essayed the role of Saleem, is still remembered and etched in millions of hearts across the india.

While madhubala’s breathtaking appearance earned comparisons to the Venus company, Madhubala was a gifted actress with an understated style well suited for serious acting, comedies, dramas, and romantic roles alike, Google said in its blog.

Madhubala appeared in 9 movies during 1949, including a spellbinding breakout perform in the box office hit Mahal.

Actress Madhubala had captured the fancy of Hollywood stalwarts including famous photographer James Burke, who visited India and photographed madhubala’s for Life Magazine, a feat which was unheard of for crossover the cinema.

She blessed with beauty and fame was said to ‘prefer an veiled secrecy around her’ and was ‘seldom seen in social gathering or public functions’ write Harish Booch & Karing Doyle in their 1962 book Self portrait. Fact that Madhubala hardly made any public appearances, fuelled her craze among the peoples so much so that there often gathered an crowd outside studios only get an glimpse of her in the real life.

While the talented actor won fame all over her love life was no less than an dramatic plot for a Bollywood movie. A obedient daughter, her father is said to be reason why Dilip Kumar and Madhubala could not marry. Even though after much denial when Madhubala’s father did agree to let the lovers tie knot, he said to have also wanted to make financial gains through an marriage between the two biggest stars of Bollywood Industry.

The last straw led to the final separation between star crossed lovers is said to be the Naya Daur (1957 movie) court case happened in year 1956 when actor Dilip Kumar testified against Actress Madhubala and her father in favor of The director B.R. Chopra in The open court.

Google Search Engine on Thursday honoured late Indian legendary actress Madhubala 86th birth anniversary, Google Celebrates Actress Madhubala’s 86th annivarsary with google doodle.

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