Meena Kumari(1 August 1933 – 31 March 1972) was an Indian film actress and poet, who worked in Hindi films. Popularly known as The Tragedy Queen, she was active between 1939 and 1972. Meena Kumari was described by critics as a “historically incomparable” actress of Hindi cinema.
In a career spanning 33 years, she starred in about 92 films such as Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam, Pakeezah, Mere Apne, Aarti, Baiju Bawra, Parineeta, Dil Apna Aur Preet Parai, Foot Path, Dil Ek Mandir and Kaajal.
Meena Kumari won four Filmfare Awards in the Best Actress category. She was the recipient of the inaugural Filmfare Best Actress Award for Baiju Bawra in 1954 and had a consecutive win in the second Filmfare Awards (1955) for Parineeta. Kumari made history at the 10th Filmfare Awards (1963), by receiving all three of the Best Actress nominations, and won for her performance in Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam. In the 13th Filmfare Awards (1966), Kumari won her last Best Actress award for Kaajal.
Some of Meena Kumari Top Shayari’s –
- Mohabbat – Meena Kumari
- Puchhte Ho To Suno, Kaise Basar Hoti hai – Meena Kumari
- Aagaz To Hota Hai, Anjaam Nahi Hota – Meena Kumari
Read All poems of Meena Kumari listed here –
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