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Mumtaz birthday special Interesting facts about the veteran star

Bollywood’s veteran actress Mumtaz is celebrating her 71st birthday on July 31. She was born in the year 1947. Moviebugs still remembers the role played by Mumtaz in movies like Roti, Bandhan, Dushman, Prem Kahaani. She began her Bollywood career as a child artist in Sone Ki Chidiya (1958).

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 31 July 2018, 02:01:50 PM
Mumtaz birthday special

Mumtaz birthday special

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Bollywood’s veteran actress Mumtaz is celebrating her 71st birthday on July 31. She was born in the year 1947. Moviebugs still remembers the role played by Mumtaz in movies like Roti, Bandhan, Dushman, Prem Kahaani. She began her Bollywood career as a child artist in Sone Ki Chidiya (1958).
Mumtaz birthday special

Mumtaz birthday special

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The movie that gave her career a powerful boost was Rajesh Khanna starrer 1969 flick ‘Do Raaste’. With this film, Mumtaz became one of the cute faces of Bollywood.
Mumtaz birthday special

Mumtaz birthday special

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She did several films with Rajesh Khanna and Dharmendra. She has acted in 10 films with Rajesh Khanna and was one of the hit jodis of that time.
Mumtaz birthday special

Mumtaz birthday special

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After the release of 1977 flick ‘Aaina’, Mumtaz took a break from the films so that she can look after her family. She made her comeback with 1990 film ‘Aandhiyan’. In the year 1974, she got married to a businessman Mayur Madwani and is blessed with two daughters.
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Mumtaz birthday special

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She received Best supporting actress award for ‘Bal Brahmachari’ and Filmfare Best actress award for 1970 release ‘Khilona’. She was considered as one of the best dancer in the film industry and was used to giving tough competition to Halen’s dance moves.
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Mumtaz birthday special

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Apart from all the ups in the movie industry, she has faced her share of downs also in her life. In her 50s, she was diagnosed with breast cancer but she recovered from the deadly disease and is leading a healthy and fine life now.