Profession: Actress , Model, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress
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  • Also Know as :- Mumtaz
  • Profession:- Actress , Model, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress
  • Gender :- female
  • Birthdate:- 31 Jul 1947
  • Status:- Married
  • Active Years:- Till Today

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Indian Film History
Indian Film History

Mumtaz was paired opposite to Dharmendra in 16 films which were all box office hits. Her films with the Superstar Rajesh Khanna was one of the most popular on screen romantic couple to have recorded 100% success at the box office. Eight of their fims went to do Platinum Jubilee Hits with the last being the film Prem Kahani in 1975. She set up her home and family in UK/Uganda as a Home Maker .

An Iranian origin the beautiful actress Mumtaz first appeared as a child artist in Sanskar in 1952 . Her mother Naaz was also an actress in films when the family faced financial crisis, Mumtaz decided to act in films as junior artist and started appearing in group scenes to begin with. At an young age she appeared in V.Shantaram’s film Stree and Sehra but her role was unnoticed.

Mumtaz quit Bollywood after she married Mayur Madhwani in 1974 but left India only after completing her films opposite Rajesh Khanna in 1976 and thereafter re-located to Britain. There she gave birth to two daughters, Natasha and Tanya. In 2006 Mumtaz was again in the headlines in India when Natasha got married to Feroz Khan's son, Fardeen Khan.

Mumtaz was a former model who is best known for her films that became popular and some of these were Khilona, Do Raaste, Sachaa Jhutha, Apna Desh, Roti, Aap Ki Kasam, Aaina, and Prem Kahani to name a few. After her role as a child artist in Sanskar she appeared in many films like Yasmin, Stree, Vallah Kya Baat Hai, Main Shadi Karne Chala, Dr. Vidya,, Rustom koun and Mujhe Jeene Do.. but most of her roles in this film were insignificant until she got her first role as an adult in 1963 in Gehra Daag. Thereafter she appeared onscreen with Dara Singh in the film Faulad. This heralded a beginning of her career in films and she had finally established herself and did over 115 films . She became a Top heroine for B-Grade films between the period 1963 to 1968 and her earning were 2.5 lakhs per film during that period . Most of her films were paired with Dara Singh. Later in the years between 1963 and 1977 Mumtaz developed her acting skills and experience to do memorable roles in the mainstream of Bollywood films like she is remembered for her role in ‘Roti’, ‘Dushman’, ‘Sachaa Jhutha, ‘Prem Kahani’ ‘Aap Ki Kasam’ ‘Bandhan’ and ‘Do Raaste opposite to Rajesh Khanna the Superstar of that era. She also acted in the award winning film, ‘ Khilona’ opposite Sanjeev Kumar, ‘ Chor Machaye Shor’ a comedy romantic film with Shashi Kapoor , ‘Jheel Ke Us PaarLoafer’ and ‘Mere Hamdam Mere Dost’ with Drharmenda. She went on to do films with some of the rising super star actors co-starring with Feroz Khan in ‘Apradh’ followed by films with Rajendra Kumar as the leading lady for ‘Tangewala’ , ‘Hare Rama Hare Krishna’ with Dev Anand, ‘Upaasna’ and ‘ Mela’ with Sanjay Khan, ‘Humjoli’ with Jeetendra, ‘ Brahmachari’ with Shammi Kapoor, ‘ Hamraaz’ with Raaj Kumar and ‘Ram Aur Shyam’ with Dilip Kumar by which time she had acted with almost all the top actors of the Bollywood between that period upto 1977. . She was also considered for stunt film heroine roles which she acted herself . Whether she played a role of a child actor or a vamp or the leading lady or in a supporting role , she gave her best and thus carved a name for herself in the Hindi Cinema and she is till date remembered by her fans, audience and film makers. Jeetendra and Mumtaz have acted in most of her films including some of the unsuccessful films like Boond Jo Band Gai Moti in 1967, Himmat, Kathputli, Roop Tera Mastana as well as one of the successful film Jigri Dost in 1969. Mumtaz also acted in the film ‘ Aag’ in 1967 with Feroz Khan, and with Sanjay Khan she did a few more films like Apradh and Nagin . Mumtaz was extremely versatile, beautiful, and charming lady who won everybody’s heart by her appealing looks that inspired many film makers to cast her in their films . She was extremely versatile, beautiful, charming, and stole everybody's heart by her captivating looks and inspired performances in each of her film. She quickly out-shadowed many of the established actress who were her contemporaries in the film circle. Mumtaz was quick to understand the film industry and she played by her natural instincts to win the hearts of millions by her screen persona. Mumtaz had a short career span of just 14 years but in that period she had acted in over 100 films and every film that she acted in was a masterpiece and is remembered for her performance as excellent as every role she outshone whether it was a negative or a serious or a light role she proved to be one of the finest actress of the Hindi cinema. She was every man’s fantasy woman during that period. She is remembered till date for her dance number in the film Brahmachari’….. ‘Aaj Kal tere mere pyaar Ke….. where she wears a skin tight outfit and twists her way with Pran and Shammi Kapoor. She was compared to Marilyn Monroe of the Hindi Cinema. The role played various roles that fitted into them just so perfectly and naturally the public adulation for her increased with every film she rendered with brilliant performance. Her films till date are telecasted on the Indian television and they still receive a tremendous adulation and are films that are still very popular that her fans and public would like to watch again and again. Mumtaz had an unparalleled charisma.

# Released Date Type Credited As Movie
1 13 Apr 2012 Film Supporting Actor BHOOTER BHABISHYAT
2 19 May 2000 Film Supporting Actress Kushi
3 08 Jun 1990 Film Actress Aandhiyan
4 06 Apr 1984 Film Actress Kalia
5 01 Jan 1983 Film Supporting Actress Pyaas
6 11 Mar 1977 Film Actress Aaina
7 19 Jan 1976 Film Actress Nagin
8 01 Jan 1975 Film Actress Lafange
9 01 Jan 1975 Film Actress Prem Kahani
10 01 Jan 1975 Film Actress Aag Aur Toofan