February 14 is known not just for Valentine’s Day but this day is also remembered for another beautiful reason as well. Bollywood and fans of Indian cinema remembers the birthday of the iconic star, Madhubala. Born on February 14, 1933 as Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi, today it is her 86th birth anniversary. Madhubala was known for her beauty, classy performances onscreen, and much more. She was also known as The Beauty with Tragedy and The Venus of Indian Cinema. Not just that, Madhubala was also compared to Hollywood’s sensational star, Marilyn Monroe. Madhubala made her acting debut when she was just nine years old. She has acted in many classic Hindi films and some of her songs will be cherished for generations. Milind Soman and Wife Ankita Konwar's Pre-Valentine's Day Celebration Will Make You Miss Your Partner - View Pic.
Madhubala, daughter of Ataullah Khan and Aayesha Begum, her first film Basant which hit the theatres in 1942 was a huge success. As a child artist she won hearts. But her career took shape when she was 14 and shared screen space with Raj Kapoor in the film Neel Kamal. The legendary actress’ sister Madhur Brij told PTI, “Madhubala lived a short life but achieved a lot in that short span of time. In those days, acting was not considered appropriate for women but with her remarkable acting skills and timeless beauty she created a mark for herself and is remembered with warmth till date.” On Madhubala’s 86th birth anniversary, let’s take a look at some of her most loved songs. Fans to Watch Samantha Akkineni and Naga Chaitanya’s Majili Teaser on Valentine’s Day 2019.
Mughal-e-Azam – The song “Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya” was sung by the highly respected Indian playback singer, Lata Mangeshkar. Ragas like Darbari and Durga were used in the composition of this song. Even today, this track remains as one of the most memorable songs.
Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi – S.D. Burman was the music composer of this comedy film and the song “Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si” grabbed eyeballs. Featuring Kishore Kumar and Madhubala, the iconic Bollywood song will always be in music lovers’ playlist.
Howrah Bridge – The melodious song “Aaiye Meharbaan” was way too sensuous for those days, 1958. All fans of Madhubala would still remember how beautifully it was picturised on the actress.
Jhumroo – Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle lent their voice for the song “Jhoome Re Jhoome”. The combination of the latter and Madhubala have always made our hearts smile. Don’t you feel the same?
Kala Pani – “Achcha Ji Main Haari Chalo Maan Jaao” song was sung by Asha Bhonsle and Mohammad Rafi. It was not just the meaningful lyrics that caught attention, but also Dev Anand and Madhubala’s onscreen chemistry was loved and praised.
Other than for movies, Madhubala’s personal life was also in limelight. In a short span of time, the actress earned love and respect. Madhubala will always be remembered for her personality, and yes, for her heartwarming performances onscreen.