Indian Actor
Born Jun 1, 1929
Hometown Calcutta
Died May 3, 1981
Death Place Mumbai
Other Names Fatima Rashid

For the town in France, see Nargis, Loiret; For the 2008 cyclone which devastated the Irrawaddy Delta and the city of Yangon, see Cyclone Nargis, for the flower, see Nargis, for the other actress, see Nargis (actress) Nargis Dutt File:Nargis Awaara.

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1929 Birth Born in 1929.
She made her screen debut as a child in Talash-E-Haq in 1935, but her acting career began in 1942 with Tamanna. … Read More


1943 14 Years Old Nargis appeared in numerous movies after her film debut; she won lasting fame for her later, adult, roles, starting with at the age of 14, in Mehboob Khan's Taqdeer in 1943 opposite, Motilal. … Read More


1957 28 Years Old Her most famous role came in Mehboob Khan's Oscar-nominated rural drama Mother India in 1957. … Read More
In 1958, Nargis married her Mother India co-star, actor Sunil Dutt, and left the film industry. … Read More


1967 38 Years Old She made her last film appearance in the 1967 film Raat Aur Din for which she won a National Film Award for Best Actress, the first actress to win in this category. … Read More


1971 42 Years Old Along with her husband, Nargis formed the Ajanta Arts Cultural Troupe, which roped in several leading actors and singers of the time, and performed at remote frontiers to entertain the Indian soldiers; it was the first troupe to perform at Dhaka, after the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 and the formation of Bangladesh. … Read More


Nargis died in 1981 of pancreatic cancer, a few days before her son Sanjay Dutt made his film debut in Bollywood. … Read More
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