ibnlive » Photos

Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65

July 31, 2012, 11:56 am
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, the heartthrob of millions in the 1960s and 1970s, turns 65 on July 31.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz was born on July 31, 1947 in Mumbai and has been hailed as one of Bollywood's ultimate sex symbols of the 60s. Long before it was acceptable for actresses to don a bikini, Mumtaz wore one in 1966, a two-piece red number in which she posed seductively.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz fought and won a battle with breast cancer and lives in London with her husband.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz says she has no complaints from life except for loneliness. After she got married to businessman Mayur Madhvani she moved to London. She enjoys the life of affluence but says she gets lonely sometimes, now that her children have left home.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Rajesh Khanna, who recently passed away, and Mumtaz acted in 10 films, including memorable ones such as 'Ap Ki Kasam', 'Roti', 'Apna Desh' and 'Sachcha Jhootha'. Mumtaz said that every film that she and Khanna acted in became a superhit.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz started working at the age of 12. She started as an extra in films in the early 1960s.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • She made a name for herself by working in stunt films like Boxer, Samson, Tarzan, and King Kong opposite Dara Singh.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • In the 1960s, she starred in as many as 16 action films with Dara Singh.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • She recalled that they used to joke about him carrying her on her shoulders for nearly a week in snow while shooting for the closing scenes of the film 'Roti'.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • In an interview, Mumtaz said she worked hard for the first 26 years of her life. She was an obedient child to her parents and handed over to them whatever she earned.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • She was the supporting actress to Sharmila Tagore in many films in the late 1960s. The most notable amongst them being Saawan Ki Ghata, Yeh Raat Phir Na Aayegi, and Mere Humdum Mere Dost.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Among her noteworthy male co-stars were Dharmendra, Feroz Khan, Sanjeev Kumar and Biswajeet.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz married Mayur Madhvani on May 29, 1974; they have two daughters, Natasha and Tanya.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Natasha, Mumtaz's daughter, is married to actor Fardeen Khan.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • In 1996 she received the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2008, she was honored for her 'Achievement in Indian Cinema' by the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) in Bangkok.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Despite her opulence after her marriage to millionaire Madhvani, she leads a relatively simple life. She says clubs are not her scene and prefers to stroll in the park for a few hours.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Rajesh Khanna remained a close friend to Mumtaz. The pair had eight super hits in the period 1969-1975.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Amongst her other notable films are Tere Mere Sapne, Roop Tera Mastana, Aap Ki Kasam, Prem Kahani and Aaina.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz had quit the industry after her marriage. She returned for one final appearance in the 1989 film Aandhiyan, which flopped.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • We wish the seductress with the lovely pout a very happy 65th birthday and many more years of prosperity and health.
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65
  • Mumtaz, Bollywood's sex symbol of the 60s, turns 65