Indian movie stars died at 39

Here are 1 famous actresses from India died at 39:

Meena Kumari

Meena Kumari (August 1, 1932 Mumbai-March 31, 1972 Mumbai) also known as Mahjabeen Bano, Begum Mahjabeen Bux, Meena, Baby Meena, Meenakumari, Meenaji, Manju, The Tragedy Queen, Naaz or Mahjabeen was an Indian actor and poet. Her child is called Tajdar Amrohi.

She died caused by cirrhosis.

Meena Kumari was born in a family of film actors and started her acting career as a child artist at the age of four. She made her debut as a lead actress in the film "Bachchon Ka Khel" in 1946. She went on to act in more than 90 films in her career spanning over 30 years.

Meena Kumari was known for her strong performances in tragic roles and is often referred to as "The Tragedy Queen". She received four Filmfare Awards for Best Actress and was the first actress to win the award twice. Some of her most memorable films include "Pakeezah", "Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam", "Parineeta", and "Baiju Bawra".

Apart from acting, Meena Kumari was also a talented poet and wrote under the pen name "Naaz". Her poetry was published in two collections, "Tanha Chand" and "Kahi Unkahi".

Meena Kumari's personal life was marked by several tragedies, including a failed marriage to film director Kamal Amrohi and her struggles with alcoholism. She passed away at the age of 39 due to cirrhosis of the liver, leaving behind a rich legacy in Indian cinema.

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