Veteran actress Parveen Babi was one of the talented actresses of the industry. She worked with top actors of Hindi cinema and was a big competition for all her contemporaries. The lady breathed her last on January 20, 2005. It was reported that she was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, a mental illness. On her death anniversary, have a look at her some of her stunning pictures.
She was the first Bollywood star to appear on the front page of Time Magazine in July 1976.
She was also the first female superstar of Bollywood. In her career, she had worked with many male superstars. In fact, Amitabh and Parveen featured in eight movies.
The iconic beauty was known to be very meticulous about her career and had a very efficient management system.
She lived life all on her own and was self-dependent, never interfering with anyone’s work.
Parveen Babi whose image was a far cry from the saree clad heroines of that era, was indeed a trendsetter.
She was the second highest paid Hindi actress along with Reena Roy from 1976 to 1980 and the third highest paid Hindi actress along-with Jaya Prada from 1981 to 1983.
She was considered to be one of the most successful actresses of her era, along with Hema Malini, Rekha, Zeenat Aman,Jaya Bhaduri, Reena Roy and Raakhee.