Madhubala – Biography, Husband, Family, Career & Movies

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Madhubala biography – Talking about Madhubala, she was one of the oldest and famous actresses of Hindi cinema. It is said that he spent his whole life riding Hindi cinema. He made a good place for the people by playing the role of Anarkali in the film ‘Mughal-e-Azam’. Madhubala did good work in Indian cinema between the year 1942 and 1960, in the meantime she did more than one film, which people still discuss. Along with acting, people also had good ideas about her beauty, she was a very beautiful actress.

Madhubala was nicknamed ‘Venus of Indian Cinema’ and ‘The Beauty of Tragedy’ for her life and acting right now. He has been arrested by Mahal, Amar, Mr. He played a strong role in films like Miss 55, Barsaat Ki Raat, Mughal-e-Azam.


Madhubala was born on 14 February 1933 in Delhi, India. In childhood, his name was Mumtaz Jehan Dehlvi, after the film ‘Neel Kamal’, his name was read from Mumtaz to Madhubala. His father’s name was Ataullah Khan and his father’s name was Ayesha Begum. His father was from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in then Pakistan, his father had 11 children, out of which Madhubala was in fifth place. It is said that his father used to work in a tobacco factory, after losing his job, his father moved to Mumbai where Madhubala was born.

Madhubala’s three sisters and two brothers were killed in the ‘Dock Expansion’ in 1944, the rest of the family survived because they went to see the local cinema. It was a very sad time for his family. After this, there was something to do to live life, so Madhubala’s father started taking her to various film studios in Bombay from the age of 9. Mumtaz also started getting work, which led to her days of poverty.

Madhubala – Short Life

Name – Mumtaz alias Madhubala
Childhood Name – Mumtaz Jehan Dehlvi
Birth – 14 February 1933 India
Birth Place – Delhi
Father’s Name – Ataullah Khan
Mother’s Name – Ayesha Begum
Life Partner – Kishore Kumar
Her entry into Bollywood was under the name of ‘Baby Mumtaz’.
Siblings – 11
House Housing – Mumbai, India
Death – 23 February 1969

Madhubala’s early career

Madhubala started working Hindi in films from the age of 9, her first successful film was Basant in the year 1942. This movie was very successful, from here people started knowing them. Actress Devika Rani (the famous actress of that time) was also very happy with her performance. Madhubala was cast opposite Raj Kapoor at the age of just 1947 in the 14 film ‘Neel Kamal’.

The good time in his film career came during the year 1949 when his movie ‘Mahal’ came under the banner of Bombay Talkies. Earlier, famous actress Suraiya was selected in it, but during the screen test, film director Kamal Amrohi chose Madhubala. The film was considered the third most successful film of that year. After this, Madhubala acted one after the other in films like Dulari, Besur, Tarana and Badal etc.

Madhubala worked with the famous actors ashok kumar, rajkumar, rahman, dilip kumar, sunil dutt, shammi kapoor, dev anand etc. at that time she also worked with famous heroines like Geeta Bali, Suraiya, Nimmi. Madhubala was the producer of the film ‘Nata’ in 1955 and the film ‘Mahalon Ke Khwab’ in the year 1960. He also worked with the producer in the film ‘Mahalon Ke Khwab’.

By the year 1950, he had given his acting in all kinds of films, people started appreciating his work very much. The film ‘Hanste Aansu’, which came in the same year, became a movie that got an A certificate by the Film Board of India for the first time. In the year 1956, Madhubala did two costume drama genre films, (Shirin- Farhad’ and ‘Raj-Hath’) followed by a social drama ‘Kal Hamara Hai’.

In the year 1954, the film ‘Amar’ directed by Mehboob Khan also proved to be a big movie for him, Guru Dutt’s film ‘Howrah Bridge’ was also very good, in this film Madhubala appeared in the role of an Anglo-Indian karbet singer. The song ‘Aye Meherbaan’ was the song of this film which still lives on the tongue of the people.

Madhubala in Mughal-e-Azam (Madhubala film Mughal-e-Azam)

Mughal-e-Azam is considered to be the biggest and successful movie of his life. This film had made all the records, working in it was a very good time in Madhubala’s life, she worked in this film with a lot of passion, people still remember her acting. During the making of this film, Madhubala’s health was constantly deteriorating, it is said that during the shooting, she had to be constantly tied in chains for a long time, due to which her health started declining continuously. Yet there was no interruption in their work.

In the year 1960, after 10 years of hard work, this film was made and came in front of the world, it made records for about 15 years, in these 14 years, many people’s films came, but could not follow it. During this time, bitterness in the relationship between him and Dilip Kumar also started coming in front of the world.

Dilip Kumar and Madhubala’s love story (Madhubala and Dilip Kumar)

Dilip and Madhubala first met on the set of the film ‘Jwar Bhata’ being made in the year 1944. Their relationship is believed to have started with the film ‘Tarana’. Gradually, their relationship was getting stronger, these people were starting to join each other’s festival, but in Madhubala, the father did not like all this. When the father refused, Madhubala gradually ended this relationship.

Madhubala was later married to Kishore Kumar in the year 1960. For this, Kishore Kumar converted to Islam and put Karim Abdul in front of his name, but Madhubala was not able to accept this marriage, but could not even refuse, at the same time he had a terrible disease, Kishore Kumar knew this, but no one knew the depth of this disease. Both of them went to London for treatment. There the doctors examined him and told that now it can survive only for 2 years. After this, Kishore Kumar left Madhubala’s mic by saying that he is very busy in work.

Madhubala’s Death

In many treatments and doctor’s investigation, it was found that there is a hole in his heart, this information was hidden from the cinema world. Due to this disease, the amount of blood in his body was increasing and this excess blood started coming out of his nose and mouth, the doctors also lost in front of this disease, they had told that they would not be able to live long, they would not be able to live long.

Mumtaz aka Madhubala’s life’s good movie – Basant, Mumtaz Mahal, Neel Kamal, Lal Dupta, Amar Prem, Dulari, Madhubala, Laughing Tears, Besur, Tarana and Saiyaan

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