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About Meena Kumari Meena Kumari or Mahjabeen Bano (1 August 1932 - 31 March 1972), was an Indian movie actress and poetess. She is regarded as one of the most prominent actresses to have appeared on the screens of Hindi Cinema. During a career spanning 30 years from her childhood to her death, she starred in more than ninety films, many of which have achieved classic and cult status today. Kumari gained a reputation for playing grief-stricken and tragic roles, and her performances have been praised and reminisced throughout the years. Like one of her best-known roles, Chhoti Bahu, in Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam (1962), Kumari became addicted to alcohol. Her life and prosperous career were marred by heavy drinking, troubled relationships, an ensuing deteriorating health, and her death from liver cirrhosis in 1972. Kumari is often cited by media and literary sources as "The Tragedy Queen", both for her frequent portrayal of sorrowful and dramatic roles in her films and her real-life story.

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India Actresses Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
55. Sadhana 181
56. Bhama 167
56. charmi Kaur 175
57. Krystle Dsouza 157
58. Meena Kumari 152
59. Amala Paul 119
61. Waheeda Rehman 105
62. paravai muniyamma 103

Actresses Ranking

Rank Person Name Total
269. Nicette Bruno 159
270. Farah Ghias 165
270. Biyouna 159
271. Krystle Dsouza 157
272. Meg Ryan 153
273. Meena Kumari 152
274. Rana Abyad 146
275. Seka Sablić 146
276. Cássia Kiss 143
277. Taraneh Alidousti 140
277. Nina Dobrev 25