Known as The Venus Queen of Indian Cinema, Madhubala is remembered for her iconic portrayal of tragic women. ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ marked as Madhubala’s most challenging movie, which took nine years to complete the movie. Today, at her 50th death anniversary, she is still remembered for her remarkable role of ‘Anarkali’ in the movie.
The actress has worked in more than 70 movies in a span of 22 years of Bollywood career. While she lived for only 36 years, she died of a prolonged illness. Here are some of her popular songs, as the nation remembers Madhubala on her 50th death anniversary:
Ek Ladki Bheegi Bhaagi Si
Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya
Acha Ji Mai Haari Chalo
Haal Kaisa Hai Janab Ka
Ik Pardesi Mera Dil Legya
Madhubala has been a part of Indian cinema from black and white era to the colored cinema, when she was seen in ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ as Anarkali.