Nargis, one of India's greatest actresses of all time died on May 3, 1981.
She was 40 plus when she lost her battle against pancreatic cancer and just a few weeks later her son Sanjay Dutt's debut film Rocky was released.
Her death was truly shocking for the industry, but even today people remember her outstanding performance in Mother India. Nargis was a member of Rajya Sabha.
After her death, her husband Sunil Dutt devoted his entire life to assist cancer patients.