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Bollywood’s Haseen actress Madhubala’s (February 23) is the 52nd death anniversary. Madhubala was one of the famous actresses of Hindi cinema. Madhubala’s acting talent, personality and beauty is said to be the greatest actress of Indian cinema ever.
Madhubala was a happy heroine
Popularly known as ‘Venus’, Madhubala was one of the most beautiful and cheerful heroines of the Hindi film industry. He was mostly seen smiling. However, it is a different matter that unlike his nature, he also played very serious and sad roles in many films.
Producer-director used to get upset due to smile
Another very interesting thing related to Madhubala is that due to their time-laughter, many film makers had to face many problems. Once the producer faced the same problem. Asif had to do it during the making of his 1960 film Mughal-e-Azam.
Most people know that Madhubala played a serious role of Anarkali in the film ‘Mughal-e-Azam’. Yes, only few people are aware that the film ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ was not shot for 7 days due to Madhubala’s laughter.
The film had a scene in which Anarkali (Madhubala) stood in front of Emperor Akbar (Prithviraj Kapoor), his wife Maharani Jodhabai (Durga Khote) and Salim (Dilip Kumar). In this scene, Madhubala was supposed to bring unabashed and helpless gestures, but in this scene she used to laugh repeatedly and later had to postpone the shooting of the film. This sequence lasted for 7 days, not one or two. He died of congenital heart disease on 23 February 1969 at the age of just 36 years.