Fortunately, her particular tale is one that most children born today with VSD will not suffer. But Madhubala’s story is truly tragic because her death had nothing do to with that….she was just unlucky and the treatments at the time could not help her. Madhubala had 8 siblings – 2 brothers and 5 sisters, including Chanchal, the actress, Madhur Bhushan (Zahida), who was a renowned playback singer, as well as Kainz Balsara, Shahida Kazi and Altaf Kowal.

Little did her family know, in the same year on the other side of the world at the University of Minnesota, Dr. Walt Lillehei was about to make medical history. shot to fame in 1949 at the age of 16 in Kamal Amrohi’s. Well said–it’s one of many tragedies that modern medicine may have otherwise prevented. Sunday, Oct 25, 2020 | Last Update : 12:51 AM IST. It is unknown if Madhubala was a smoker or if she drank alcohol. Aayega Aanewala Lyrics and Translation: Let’s Learn Urdu-Hindi | Mr. & Mrs. 55 - Classic Bollywood Revisited! She had incredible quality. MADHUBALA was denied FILMFARE AWARD just because J.C.JAIN was her friend.
Great Photographs…thanks for providing this rare peep into the life of Madhubala..the etherial beauty..that mysterious and mischievious smile is lurking just behind the eye lashes…can come out and mesmerize you instantly! Two of her most popular films, ‘Mughal-E-Azam’ and ‘Half Ticket’, were digitally remastered and presented in colorized version in 2004 and 2012, years after her demise. The story revolves around a girl who is a part of the film industry, but has no particular ambition and simply lives a mechanical life. However the film was never made as during pre-production, she died on February 23, 1969, shortly after her 36th birthday. i could not believe what she was telling me untill today when i researched about her! Madhubala’s screen name was a suggestion by popular actress of the time, Devika Rani.

Watch Mughale Azam again and again and still can’t get enough of madhubala. Perhaps her best-known film was Mughal-e … Herr parents did not permit her. Today, the society feel that the Nobel Prize did not deserve to don the Mahatma, because, he was far greater than any awards in Earth for all times to come. Celebrity Bio, Net worth, Age, Height etc. We lost these people and so many more because they did not at all take care of themselves…they gave themselves over to alcoholism and drugs and didn’t take care of themselves. Born as Mumtaz Jehan Dehlavi on February 14, 1933 in Delhi, Madhubala was Bollywood's leading actress in the 50s and the 60s. thanx for posting these pics.

Madhubala and Nargis Dutt are the only two Indian film actresses to have been bestowed this honor till now. Could it have been prevented?

When she acted, one cold feel it. It was a box-office success. Change ).

Blog is useful to me a Tamil – non Hindi/ Urdu knowing but yearning to know the meaning of melodies. She generally looked dazzling in every photo, but her beauty is unmatched ot this day in Howrah Bridge, Mughal-e-Azam, Taraana, Kala Pani and Mr & Mrs 55.

Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Surgery for VSD is so common nowadays….alas! Madhubala achieved stardom with the 1949 Blockbuster 'Mahal'.

Love this article, but you could have given some better photos of Madhuabala, rather than a series of similar pictures.

Madhubala is still regarded as one of the most influential female personalities and impressive actresses from the Bollywood film industry. Later when Dilip Kumar got married, Madhubala tied the knot with Ashok Kumar in 1960; he was aware of Madhubala's illness but didn't realize the gravity of her illness. Madhubala was even offered a role in Hollywood by famed director Frank Capra, however her strict father would not allow her to travel abroad. Madhubala later appeared in several successful Bollywood movies but she is most remembered for her role in Mughal-e-Azam (1960) in which she played a doomed courtesan, Anarkali.

So it was not the drinking or drugs story that is so familiar to other stars even though she has so many rumors still surrounding her early death. At this stage the hole cannot be repaired.

However, Madhubala finally married legendary actor Kishore Kumar, in 1960. Neel Kamal was her last movie as Mumtaz Jehan. ( Log Out /  Madhubala’s stringent father was the reason she could not attend the shoot for ‘Naya Daur’ (1957) in Bhopal, which resulted in the producers filing a court case against her and her beau, Dilip Kumar, had to testify against her as a witness in the case. she died just before…the VSD patient is not vulnerable to such a hardship as seen in Mughle Azam! Find out the reason behind the tragic death of Bollywood's most beautiful actress. Despite having passed away over 40 years ago, Madhubala remains one of the most popular actress celebrity in the Indian film industry.

Herr congenital heart condition (a hole in the heart) would have been diagnosed and treated. Madhubala’s greatest performance is considered in the legendary super hit ‘Mughal-E-Azam’, which spurred her to stardom in the industry. In a way, she gave her life for Mughal E Azam. That ethereal woman haunting the mansion of Mahal (1949) or glittering in jewels of Mughal-e Azam (1961) is now only a shadow in our memories who vanished before time could transform her. The Government of India also recognized her as one of the most influential personalities in India and issued a limited-pack postage stamp with her likeness in March of 2008. We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. In the words of her famous character from Mahal in which she starred at the age of 16: “Mai.N vehm nahii.N hoo.N, haqeeqat.” [“I am not an apparition, I am reality.”]. This was in the era before open heart surgeries were possible.

Madhubala was just 14 when she appeared as the lead actress opposite Raj Kapoor in Neel Kamal (1947). We could see a different cinematic world today. Your email address will not be published.

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…I miss you forever whole future…I love you my madhubala.

Kishore Kumar would visit her once in 2 months though. Madhur Bhushan disclosed the fact that at the time of birth, Madhubala had cyanosis, poor oxygen perfusion and Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD).

She should not be gone from us, alas ! Guys you are amazing….I will cherish these photographs for life…..Great job!!!!

In was not until filming scenes for Bahut Din Hue in 1954, Madhubala vomited blood on the set. Her first movie as a female lead was at a very young age.

She sought instead to enter film as a director, setting the stage to make tremendous strides for women in her directorial debut of the film Farz Aur Ishq.

Nice article. Mahal was directed by Kamal Amrohi. But Madhubala wanted to be with him.

It’s true, she will forever remain that young, vivacious, beautiful, honest, and innocent face in our minds. ….I think that . Indian superstar Madhubala was sought by directors across the country and internationally during the height of her career. During the filming of the famous song, “Bekas Pe Karam Kijiye,” Madhubala’s performance turned art into life. It was an ominous sign that electrified the Indian media.

Her exhaustion and despair that you can see in the song are real–for a patient with VSD, such an amount of physical exertion truly mimicked the torture of her Mughal character. Mahal was Bollywood first reincarnation thriller movie where she was cast opposite Ashok Kumar. With other friends holding the same opinion on the EVER Great super star Madhubala and Angelic BEAUTY I BEWAIL the INJUSTICE done to her by FILMFARE by trafficking the best actress award to BINA RAI whose both in terms of performance and BEAUTY did not deserve the coveted award.

Thank you for your comments! Bollywood actress Madhubala died on February 23, 1969 at the age of 36.

Over 20 years ago, I read in a Delhi newspaper an article on Madhubala in which she was reported to have once quoted the following verse: Jab kashti saabit -o-saalim thi Although popular actors Bharat Bhushan and Pradeep Kumar had proposed her for marriage, Madhubala tied the knot with Kishore Kumar after he converted to Islam and took the name Abdul Karim. Madhubala, classic Bollywood actress, (1933-1969). It’s really unfortunate that we lost a star because VSD surgery was not perfected in time. I would like to mention a few songs of Madhubala which bring-out her spontaneity and charm…Acchha ji mein hari chalo maan jao na (Kala Pani)…Aaiye meherbaan…..Ye kya dar dala tune…and…Dekh ke teri Nazar (Howrah Bridge)…Ankhon mein tum dil mein tum ho (Half Ticket)…Paanch rupaiya baara aana (toooooo good) (Chalti ka Naam Gadi)….Just view these songs and have a feast! Pingback: Bekas Pe Karam Kijiye Lyrics and Translation: Let’s Learn Urdu-Hindi | Mr. & Mrs. 55 - Classic Bollywood Revisited!

Madhubala had a ventricular septal defect (a hole in her heart) which was detected while she was shooting for Bahut Din Huwe in Madras in 1954.