52nd Death Anniversary of Madhubala: Know her family connection with Kajol and Rani Mukerji
New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: The legendary actress Madhubala was one of the top leading ladies of her time. She used to be addressed as Marilyn Monroe of Hindi cinema as her life's journey was little similar to that of the Hollywood actress. A very few people know that Madhubala was not her real name, the star was born as Mumtaz Jehan Begum Dehlavi on Feb 14, 1933. The actress started working in films from a very small age of 9 years. Later She debuted as a lead in 1949's 'Mahal' post which she started gaining fame and worked in famous films like 'Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi', 'Amar', 'Mughal-e-Azam', 'Barsaat Ki Raat' and more. However, Madhubala could not have a long filmy career as the iconic beauty passed away at the age of 36 after battling a prolonged illness. So, on her 52nd death anniversary, we are here with a little trivia about the actress's family relations with Kajol and Rani Mukerji. Take a look:
Relation with Kajol
Madhubala was the second wife of late singer and actor Kishore Kumar who tied the knot with her in 1960. Kishore Kumar's only sister Sati Devi was married to Sashadhar Mukherjee and gave birth to six children out of which Shomu Mukherjee was one of the prominent filmmakers. He later went on to marry actress Tanuja and gave birth to Kajol.
Relation with Rani Mukerji
Meanwhile, talking about Madhubala's family connection with Rani Mukerji, as mentioned earlier, Madhubala's sister-in-law Sati Devi was married to Sashadhar Mukherjee who had three brothers and out of them, Ravindramohan Mukherjee was the grandfather of Rani Mukerji.
Therefore, as per the relation, Madhubala was a grandaunt of Kajol and Rani Mukerji. Wow, that was TMI (Too Much Information) to handle at one go, wasn't it? Don't worry, you will be able to understand all of it, just keep reading it again till you do. Also, don't forget to let us know how did you like this trivia.
Posted By: Sanyukta Baijal