Fans of legendary screen queen Mumtaz can breathe a sigh of relief. After battling a severe stomach ailment in a Mumbai hospital, veteran actress Mumtaz has returned home safely. She was in the hospital for over a week.
Mumtaz said she has recovered, but still feels weak. She also stated that, while she is capable of overcoming health problems, she believes that greater health care facilities for the poverty-stricken are required.
Mumtaz was born on July 31, 1947, in Bombay, India to Abdul Sameed Askari and Sardar Begum Habib Agha nicknamed Naaz, both of Iranian ancestry. Mumtaz originally debuted as a child artist in Sanskar (1952), Yasmin (1955), Lajwanti (1958), Sone Ki Chidiya (1958), and Street (1958). (1961). Her mother, Naaz, was a cinema actor as well.
The “Stunt Princess” rose through the ranks of the Hindi cinema business after beginning as a young actor. The actress has collaborated with majority of the great actors of her era and has a streak of box-office successes. She continued to act in films after her marriage. However, the actress subsequently took a break.
Known for her exuberant personality and adorable manner, the actress appears to be the same over the years.
While her fans long for her to return to the big screen, she just revealed her plans to do so. “I don’t know,” she said. If she gets a character that really, truly hits her heart, that’s nice enough for others to enjoy, then maybe she will.