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Meena Kumari

Born:01 Aug 1932
Died:31 Mar 1972

Meena Kumari filmography (Most recent movies)

Seema Tapakai (2011)Actor

Meena Kumari Ki Amar Kahani (1979)Actor, Dedicated to

Sati Anusaya (1974)Actor

Swarna Manjari (1974)Actor

Pakeezah (1972)Costumes Designer, ActorBuy

Gomti Ke Kinare (1972)ActorBuy

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Meena Kumari biography

Meena Kumari (real name Mahzabeen Bano) was born on August 1, 1932. She was the third daughter of her parents Ali Baksh and Iqbal Begum. When Meena was 7, She was forced to leave school and work in films.

Meena Kumari’s first film as a child artiste was Leatherface (1939) directed by Vijay Bhatt. She did a few other films like Pooja (1940), Kasauti (1940) and Behen (1941). Gradually, Meena became the bread-winner of her house. By the time Meena grew up, she started working in mythological films like Veer Ghatotkach (1949) and Shri Ganesh Mahima (1950). She also did a few other films like Anmol Ratan (1950) and Madhosh (1951).

Meena Kumari’s turning point was blockbuster musical Baiju Bawra (1952), directed by Vijay Bhatt. She co-starred with Bharat Bhushan ...By B.H.Harsh» read full biography

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Meena Kumari trivia (5)

The producer of her film "Abhilasha" was a builder who built a bungalow for her as the film fee. During her last days, she sold off the bungalow to Mumtaz and paid a huge amount to financially bankrupt Sawan Kumar who was making "Gomti Ke Kinare", which incidently became her last released film.By Pravir

Meena Kumari almost drowned while shooting "Baiju Bawara"By Divya Solgama

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