These personal and rare photographs of Madhubala were taken by James Burke for Life Magazine.
This precious picture of Madhubala was mailed to us by our reader. This is Taranasaz (Afghan music director) and MadhuBala in the year 1952.
Filmfare may be the oldest and most coveted award on the block but that does not make it free from an occasional myopia. Over the years a host of performances by legendary actors that have attained a cult status have gone surprisingly unrewarded. Recently there was quite a hue and cry within the industry and in the media when Sridevi's brilliant performance in her comeback hit English Vinglish met with the similar fate. The credibility of these awards have been constantly questioned with some of our hugest stars like Aamir, Salman, Akshay and Ajay boycotting them altogether.
In 100 years Bollywood has given us women whom we loved and adored ,those who ruled the hearts of the people for generations.These women have gone beyond the stereotypical “sati-savitri,Bhartiya nari in chiffon saris,dancing around the tree”image,and inhabited the roles of strong,independent,and wilful women.Out of the numerous sparkling performances that they’ve given,there remains one performance or one character that defines their career.These might not be their best performance,but it will be the one that they’re most identified/associated with.If you close your eyes and try to think of
After Barfi!'s spectacular success, Ranbir has let it out that he will be playing the lead role in Anurag Basu's yet-to-be-named biopic on Kishore Kumar and Madhubala's love story.