Such a movie was released in the Hindi film industry, which even after 62 years people cannot live without remembering and praising. The film immortalized many actors including Dilip Kumar, Madhubala, Prithviraj Kapoor and Durga Khote forever. There was another actress in this film, whose name was Nigaar Sultana, on which all hearts were lost. People had even said that she was more beautiful than Madhubala and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Her beauty had also fascinated the director and producer of ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ K.
Asif and both of them had also got married, but you will be surprised to know that the name of Nigaar with an actor is such that both in Pakistan The discussions about the affair had flown a lot. First of all let us know about Nigar Sultana. Nigar was born on 21 June 1932 in Hyderabad. She was the youngest daughter in a family of five. He had two brothers and two sisters. He spent his childhood in Hyderabad, where his father was a Major in the Nizam State Army. She went to school for some time and later studied at home. He participated in drama at an event in school and after that he got interested in acting.
Nigar Sultana was offered the first role by his father’s friend Jagdish Sethi. He was making a film with Mohan Bhavnani, in which Nigaar acted. He made his acting debut in 1946 with ‘Rangbhoomi’. Raj Kapoor’s ‘Aag’ was his big break in the Hindi film industry. Then she appeared in many films. She then played the court dancer Bahar in ‘Mughal-e-Azam’ who hated the love interest of Rajkumar Salim (Dilip Kumar) and Anarkali (Madhubala). His songs ‘Teri Mehfil Mein’ and ‘Jab Raat Ho Aisi Matwali’ were picturized on him. She appeared in many films including ‘Patanga’, ‘Dil Ki Basti’, ‘Sheesh Mahal’, ‘Khel’ and ‘Mirza Ghalib’. She remained very active in the 50s. His last Hindi movie was Jumbish, which was released in 1986.
Nigaar Sultana was extremely beautiful. This can be gauged from the fact that he had a fan following from India to Pakistan. You will be surprised to know that his name was associated with Pakistani actor Darpan Kumar. After this, in 1959, Nigaar had to hold a press conference to quash the rumor that she was married to a Pakistani actor.
After this Nigaar married K. Asif, producer-director of ‘Mughal-e-Azam’. Everything was going well in their married life. They also had a daughter named Hina, but one day everything changed when Asif fell in love with Dilip Kumar’s younger sister Akhtar.
Producer and director of ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, one of the best films of the Hindi film industry. Asif had done four marriages. His first wife was chosen by the family members. Even though Asif did three more marriages, but she remained his wife till his death. She is the mother of Asif’s 6 children. After this, Asif married actress and singer Sitara Devi for the second time. Their marriage did not last long. They got divorced after months as Asif had fallen in love with Nigaar Sultana.
When Nigaar got married to Asif, she had done one marriage before. She was the wife of actor SM Yousuf, but due to lack of children and going to Pakistan during the partition of the country, both of them got divorced. Later, Asif and Nigaar had a daughter named Hina Kausar. After this Asif married Akhtar, who was the sister of actor Dilip Kumar. During the shooting of ‘Mughal-e-Azam’, Asif used to visit his house, then he met. It is said that Dilip Kumar was unhappy with this relationship. Because of this, there was a rift in Asif and their relationship, which never got filled.