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Madhubala: Google celebrates the iconic actor's 86th birthday with Doodle

Madhubala, who would have turned 86 today, was called “The Biggest Star in the World” in 1952 by Theatre Arts magazine. She appeared in her first film at the age of 9, as Baby Mumtaz. In 1947, she landed the lead role in Neel Kamal with Raj Kapoor at the age of 14.

On Madhubala's 85th birth anniversary, we revisit Mughal-e-Azam, a classic that truly belongs to the 'Venus of Indian Cinema'

Madhubala’s powerful and confrontational scenes with Prithviraj Kapoor and romantic and tender moments with Dilip Kumar tie Mughal-e-Azam together.

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When Greece fell in love with Madhubala

Madhubala was born in 1933, and it's her 85th birthday today. In her life spanning all of 36 years, she stunned everyone with her divine looks and her films took her mesmerising beauty to people across the world.

When Dilip Kumar made headlines with the actresses of his times

Dilip Kumar's unmatched charm and good looks swept many of his female co-stars off their feet. On his birthday, we revisit his popular onscreen pairings which made news offscreen too.

Sonam Kapoor woos as timeless fashion icons, from Madhubala to Mata Hari; see pics

Sonam Kapoor emulated fashion icons Madhubala, Frida Kahlo, Mata Hari and Marlene Dietrich in a photo shoot for a leading fashion magazine and she looks stunning. Don't believe us? See for yourself.

Choreographer of Feroz Abbas Khan’s Mughal-e-Azam pays tribute to Kathak exponent Lachhu Maharaj

"When I create, I’m very instinctive as the lyrical quality creates images in my head. I can’t lose that instinct or I’ll just be a clone. It had to be a signature Mayuri upadhya piece and yet remain a tribute to what Maharaj created."

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Mughal-e-Azam play director Feroz Abbas Khan says memories of original film had to be respected

Feroz Abbas Khan's musical, which will premiere in the Indian capital on September 8, is based on the K. Asif-directorial Mughal-e-Azam which starred thespian Dilip Kumar and ethereal beauty Madhubala. The play will take place at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium from September 9th till 17th.

Madhubala to get waxed as Anarkali at Delhi's Madame Tussauds museum

Legendry Bollywood actor Madhubala will be a part of Madame Tussauds museum in Delhi. The figure will be styled from her most admired Anarkali character from the movie Mughal-e-Azam and her magnetic beauty will attract her fans to re-live a special moment with her.

Madhubala birthday: Madhubala's real story is as tragic as her iconic character, Mughal-E-Azam's Anarkali

Prithviraj Kapoor is imposing as Emperor Akbar and Dilip Kumar a.k.a Prince Salim is appropriately understated but it is Madhubala’s Anarkali that defines and carries K. Asif’s 1960 epic Mughal-E-Azam on her delicate shoulders.

I look upto Madhubala: Lauren Gottlieb

"Her (Madhubala) grace and screen presence is a rare combination and I absolutely look upto her," Lauren Gottlieb said.

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Rare photos of Madhubala

Madhubala's 86th birth anniversary: Madhubala's divine beauty made her a recognised face all across the globe and her sumptuous repertoire was no less. She proved her mettle in films like Mughal-e-Azam, Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi, Mahal, Mr & Mrs 55 and others.

Madhubala's 85th birth anniversary: Rare and unseen pics of the Mughal-e-Azam actor

Often touted as "The Venus of Indian Cinema" and "The Beauty With Tragedy," veteran actor Madhubala would have celebrated her 85th today. Here are some rare and unseen photos from her film career.

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SRK-Kajol, Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif, Dilip Kumar-Madhubala: Bollywood's golden couples onscreen

There are some pairings in Hindi cinema including Shah Rukh Khan- Kajol, Salman Khan-Katrina Kaif, Dilip Kumar Madhubala, Hema Malini-Dharmendra, that struck a chord with audiences and stayed with them after all these years. Here’s a look at Bollywood's golden couples onscreen.

SRK, Kajol, Aishwarya: Celebs who can play 'yesteryear actors' in biopics

We look at some yesteryear actors whose inspiring and controversial life can be put down to be made a movie.

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