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Tuesday 18 March, 2008

Commemorative Stamp Honoring "Most Beautiful Actress" Madhubala Releases Today

The postal department is releasing a commemorative stamp, featuring the yesteryears’ Most Beautiful Bollywood actress, Madhubala today. To honor the event, the postal department has organized a special two-day event on Indian cinema titled ‘Magic of Film’ through postage stamps along with a philatelic exhibition ‘Mahafilmpex’.

It is at the end of the show that they plan to release this special stamp to honour the legendary beauty of Indian Cinema, Madhubala. Along with this a special DVD detailing stamps on Indian films, will be released. They also plan to publish a booklet containing a listing of stamps from 1854, when first Indian stamp was released, to 2007 along with other merchandise related to the philatelic themes. The stamp with the information sheet and the first day covers is going to be available for sale at philatelic bureaus and head post offices all over India.

About The Actress: Madhubala

Madhubala was born on 14th February 1933. Many of you may not know that her real name was Mumtaz Jahan Begum (Sounds grand, doesn’t it) and that she was nicknamed Majhalee Appa. She has been the most beautiful actress in her time having a million dollar smile that melted million hearts of her fans all around. Her beauty was often compared with the Hollywood actresses Marilyn Monroe (who did resemble her) and Brigitte Bardot, both great actresses in terms of sexy looks and beauty. The only other bollywood star who has been compared to her has been Madhuri Dixit.

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Madhubala has acted in many movies opposite the top actors of that era, namely, Ashok Kumar, Kishore Kumar, Raaj Kumar, Dilip Kumar, Guru Dutt etc. Most of her movies did well at the box office and people came to watch her just for her beauty. The most enthralling, the biggest blockbuster of all time and also the only movie of hers to be made in color later was Mughal-e-Azam.

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