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Madhubala`s biopic announced

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Published: 20:48, 15 March 2024  
Madhubala`s biopic announced

Late actress legendary actress Madhubala appeared in more than 60 classic movies like Neel Kamal (1947) and Amar (1954), Mahal (1949), Badal (1951) and Tarana (1951). 

Despite playing so many roles, Madhubala is known for his iconic portrayal of Anarkali in the epic drama Mughal-e-Azam (1960).
Ending months of speculation, the highly anticipated biopic on legendary actor has finally got its director. It will be helmed by Jasmeet K Reen, who directed Alia Bhatt in the 2022 film Darlings. On Friday, the director took to her Instagram account to share the update.

The film will be produced by Sony Pictures Entertainment. On Friday, their official Instagram account shared the news and wrote, “Exciting News! (star emoticon) We’re thrilled to announce our upcoming film honouring the legendary Madhubala, the epitome of grace and talent. Get ready to delve into the timeless charm and captivating story of one of Bollywood’s most iconic stars. Stay tuned for updates!” The caption also included the hashtags Madhubala Film, Bollywood Legend and Coming Soon.

The movie based on the life of Madhubala has been in the talks for a while now. The late star, who was known as 'India's Marilyn Monroe', was one of the most celebrated stars of Indian cinema, and was the epitome of beauty and grace. 

The movie is produced by Sony Pictures International Productions and Brewing Thoughts Pvt. Ltd. Madhubala’s sister Madhur Brij Bhushan and Arvind Kumar Malviya [Madhubala Ventures] are co-producers of the film.

In 2022, Madhubala's sister reacted to the news of the actor's biopic, saying that there will be “only one” Madhubala biopic that will be backed by her team.''

 

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