"There are so many actresses over the years who've been absolutely outstanding in their achievements, in their performances. Maybe Nargisji, Madhubala, Madhuri Dixit, Kajol - or among the contemporaries, people like Deepika, Alia," said Shahid
Madhubala was one of the most iconic actresses of the Hindi Film Industry, who gave remarkable performances in several films such as Mughal-e-Azam, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi and Barsaat Ki Raat
"Mastani is someone what Madhubala and Meena Kumari did in their heydays. Deepika has never ever gone over the top. No woman has ever looked so beautiful on the Indian screen in the longest time. It's a dear character to me," Mr Bhanslai told IANS
Madhubala was one of the most iconic actresses of Hindi cinema, who gave remarkable performances in several films such as Mughal-e-Azam, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi and Barsaat Ki Raat
Iconic film Mughal-E-Azam has been adapted into a broadway musical and Bollywood can't stop raving about it. Actor Rishi Kapoor said, "This play is very important to me. I want to relive the memories of my grandfather (Prithviraj Kapoor). I hope that this will be original and not a copy of the film." Actor Irrfan Khan said he is fascinated with anything related to filmmaker K Asif. The 1960's classic also had Dilip Kumar and Madhubala in the star cast.
Actress Mahira Khan said that she is a âbig, big fan of Guru Dutt in Pyaasa. Her list of admirers also includes Bollywood legends like Meena Kumari, Madhubala and Rekha. Mahira also said that her playlist, which comprises of old songs of these actresses, are banned by some of her friends.
In the short time that she ruled the silver screen in India, Madhubala achieved the kind of iconic status that many actors can only dream of.
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Amitabh Bachchan's alleged romance with Rekha forms a part of Bollywood folklore. Their affair reportedly started on the sets of Do Anjane (1976).