Parveen Babi - The Diva of Hindi Film Industry

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There are a few actors and actresses who even after their death remain fresh in the hearts of people for various reasons.

Their enigmatic personality, scintillating on-screen performances and unconventional ways of living life have left a mark in the history of Bollywood. One of these stars would be Parveen Babi, who performed roles, with perfection in the '70s and '80s. Her sultry look had wooed many people and she has a lot of films and popular songs to her credit.

Acclaimed Movies

In her acting career spanning twenty long years, she acted in around fifty movies, of which 10 are regarded as the best films in her career. These were also the super hits after their release in theatres. Parveen Babi replaced the image of saree clad, conventional Indian lead actresses with a glamorous and self-dependent woman look.

She dared to enact the characters women who maintained live-in relationship with men and who drank alcohol openly- all these things were considered to be unusual at those times. She started her career in Bollywood by appearing in Charitra released in 1973 but met with success only through Majboor which also had Amitabh Bachchan.

Some of her best films are Namak Halal, Khuddar, Deewar, Amar Akbar Antony, Suhaag, Kaalia and Meri Awaz Suno. Parveen Babi experimented effectively with several roles which proved her talent as an actress undoubtedly. Her roles varied from gangster's moll, to a mother, a seductress, a cabaret dancer and to a woman in quietude in different films.

She shared the screen space with many well known actors, of which Amitabh Bachchan was her pair in most of her hit films. With a variety of roles in different movies, she was lucky to act in some popular songs which brought her career to a new level.

Peppy and Popular Songs

Amar Akbar Anthony, a popular film of the '70s, had Parveen in a romantic song along with other two pairs. The song, Humko Tumse Ho Gaya Hai, became a melodious romantic song. Two of her most popular songs belong to the movie Namak Halal, along side the legendary actor Shashi Kapoor. Jawani Janeman Haseen Dilruba and Raat Baaki Baat Baaki added to her already popular image of an actress. These songs are listened to even to this day by music lovers in the country and remains as an evergreen number. Parveen attracted people with sensuous looks in these songs.

The highest grossing movies Suhaag (1979) and Main To Beghar Hoon cast Parveen and Shashi kapoor. A few of her romantic songs were Pyaar Karnewale Pyaar Karte Hain, Angrezi Mein Kehte Hai I Love You and Teri Jheel Si Gehre Aankhon.

For a long time, her relations with Mahesh Bhatt and Kabir Bedi attracted public attention. In comparison with other actresses, Parveen Babi has an unusual charm and confidence.

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