Meena Kumari: News

23 Jul 2023

Manish Malhotra

Manish Malhotra confirms Meena Kumari's biopic amid controversy

The biopic centered around legendary Bollywood actor Meena Kumari became a subject of controversy even before its official announcement, with widespread speculation surrounding celebrity designer Manish Malhotra's potential involvement as the director.

03 Feb 2021


49 years of 'Pakeezah': Lesser-known facts about the classic

Pakeezah is one of the few Bollywood movies to have stood the test of time. Such is its magic that the dialogue, "Aapke paon dekhe hain, bahut haseen hain. Inhein zameen par mat utariyega... maile ho jaayenge" still warms the hearts of cine buffs.

10 Feb 2019


When Lal Bahadur Shastri asked 'who is Meena Kumari'!

At a function in a Mumbai film studio where Pakeezah was being shot, the then Home Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri failed to recognize Meena Kumari when she garlanded him and asked journalist Kuldip Nayar sitting near him who the woman was.

12 Apr 2018


CWG 2018: Tejaswini wins silver in women's 50m rifle prone

The seasoned Tejaswini Sawant brought her years of experience into play en route to claiming silver in the women's 50m rifle prone event of the 21st Commonwealth Games today.