The tragedy Queen of Bollywood, Actress Meena Kumari is being honoured and remembered by Google Doodle and entire Film Industry on her 85th Birth Anniversary.
The beauty of actress Meena Kumari has been captured in today’s (1 August) Google Doodle devoted to the late legendary actress Meena Kumari for her 85th birth anniversary.
Born in 1933, Meena Kumari grew up on camera, lighting up the silver screen from the age of four when she was known as Baby Meena. She became a formidable actor in Indian cinema, appearing in more than 90 films during her 38-year career.
She portrayed strong yet vulnerable women who made their own way through life, although they were often devastated by romance.
This gave her the epithet ‘Tragedy Queen’. She came to be known for sailing through complex emotions on-screen with ease.
Some of her memorable films include 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 was not only an iconic star of Hindi cinema but she was also a poet of great flair and delicacy.