Nargis was an acclaimed Indian actress whose massively successful acting career saw her join the ranks of the greatest actresses in the history of the Hindi film industry. Some of her best-known film roles include Kammo in 1956's Chori Chori, Radha in 1957's Mother India and Varuna/Peggy in 1967's Raat Aur Din.
In 1958, she married actor Sunil Dutt. The marriage produced three children, including Sanjay, who grew up to become one of the most successful Indian actors of his generation.
She won a Filmfare Award for her role in Mother India. Her role in Raat Aur Din earned her a National Film Award. In 1958, she became the first actress in India to be honored with India's fourth highest civilian honor, the Padma Shri.
She died tragically just few days before her son Sanjay's debut film Rocky came out.
Nargis was a famous Indian actress, who was born on June 1, 1929. As a person born on this date, Nargis is listed in our database as the 32nd most popular celebrity for the day (June 1) and the 21st most popular for the year (1929).
People born on June 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Gemini, the Twins. Nargis is the 792nd most popular Gemini.
Aside from information specific to Nargis' birthday, Nargis is the 200th most famous Indian.
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