Screen Legends

  • Screen Legends - Mala Sinha Part 1
  • Episode 044
  • 19m : 57s

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Whenever we discuss the family dramas of 1960s, one name that comes on top recall after Meena Kumari is Mala Sinha. She also came to be known as the ‘Daring Diva’ after her unconventional and path-breaking roles in ‘Pyaasa’ and ‘Dhool Ka Phool’. Mala Sinha soon became the first choice of filmmakers for women-centric author-backed roles. She too focussed on films where she had the central role, even if it meant working with new-comers. And in films with big heroes, she ensured that her role was equally important. Mala Sinha was born in a Nepali-Christian family in Calcutta and her real name was Alda. Why did she change her name ? How did she enter films ? What led to her successful innings in films ? Watch SCREEN LEGENDS Mala Sinha Part 1 to get all your answers. And enjoy the various shades of her acting through the interesting clips and scenes from Mala Sinha’s films.