"She is anything but Meena Kumari," said her stepson
"Before that I would be doing Sujoy Ghosh and Hansal Mehta's films," said Kangana
"From being the youngest on the set at 17, I realize I am no longer young," admitted Kangana
Be it Meena Kumari in Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam or Tabu in Astitva - the Hindi film industry has witnessed a range of actresses essaying women-oriented roles powerfully. Here's a look at the top 10 such portrayals, on the occasion of International Women's Day.
Actress Kangana Ranaut, who was all set to star in Tigmanshu Dhulia's biopic on actress Meena Kumari is reportedly stuck due to issues on rights and lack of adequate information. "To make a film on Meenaji a book is not enough," said Tigmanshu.
Actress Kangana will reportedly play the role of actress Meena Kumari in Tigmanshu Dhulia's film, which will be an adaptation of Meena Kumari's biography, Meena Kumari: The Classic Biography, penned by late journalist Vinod Mehta.
Meena Kumari has etched out some of the most remarkable roles ever written for a heroine in the history of Indian cinema. She has got the most rich work in her repertoire as compared to her contemporaries Nargis and Madhubala.
Actresses like Nutan, Nargis, Meena Kumari, Jaya Bachchan etc., preferred the unconventional and left their footprints on the road many of their contemporaries wish to travel.
Here is a look at the top 20 actresses of all time.
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On International Women's Day, here's a look at India's enduring beauties - powerhouses of talent who have mesmerised India and the world- over decades.