Google celebrates Bollywood actress Nargis’ 86th birth anniversary

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Published: June 1, 2015 12:41:26 PM

Google has marked late Bollywood actress Nargis Dutt's 86th birthday with its doodle.

Google has marked late Bollywood actress Nargis Dutt’s 86th birthday with its doodle.

Born in Calcutta (Kolkata), the actress, who was married to late Sunil Dutt and had three children with him, including actor Sanjay Dutt, had started her career as a child star in the Indian film industry at the age of six in 1935.

She went on to be one of the most renowned actresses in Bollywood and had won awards for acclaimed films ‘Mother India,’ and ‘Raat Aur Din.’

Nargis was also the first film actress to be conferred by the Government of India with the Padma Shri.

She was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer and underwent treatment for it in New York. However, her condition deteriorated after she returned to India, following which she went into a coma on 2 May 1981 and died the next day.

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