Meena Kumari's 85th birth anniversary: As we recall the turbulent life and times of the legendary actor, we wonder how the tragedy queen was received and seen in her own time. Was she born to suffer? And did she only suffer – was there nothing else to her life?
Meena Kumari Google Doodle: The legendary actress starred in about 92 films in a career spanning 33 years. Some of her notable films include Pakeezah, Baiju Bawra, Parineeta, Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Foot Path, Dil Ek Mandir and Kaajal.
On the occasion of her 86th birth anniversary, we remember Meena Kumari, the tragedy queen of Indian cinema. The actor is still regarded as one of the most talented performers that Indian cinema has ever seen.