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Mumtaz Begum

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  • Primary Cinema: Hindi
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Character actress Mumtaz Begum was born 7 April in 1923. Starting her career in the 1950s, she featured in films over approximately three decades. Key films she acted in include Dahej (1950), Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960), Barsaat Ki Raat (1960), Ayee Milan Ki Bela (1964), Mere Mehboob (1963), and Mahabharat (1965). Her other films include Deewana (1952), Jagriti (1954), Yasmin (1955), Jhanak Jhanak Payal Baaje (1955), New Delhi (1956), Lajwanti (1958), Kala Bazar (1960), Barsaat Ki Raat (1960), Chaudhvin Ka Chand (1960), Dil Tera Diwana (1962), Anpadh (1962), Mere Mehboob (1963), Ayee Milan Ki Bela (1964), Neel Kamal (1968), Gambler (1971), Dil Diwana (1974), Bhola Bhala (1978), and Aatish (1979). Besides Hindi, Mumtaz Begum also acted in Punjabi language cinema, featuring in films such as Chambe Di Kali (1960), Nanak Dukhiya Sab Sansar (1970), Takkra (1976), and Yamla Jatt (1976).