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Helen

The Burma-born Indian star has a life story that can outdo any Bollywood drama. After losing her father to World War II, her family trekked their way to Bombay, fleeing Japanese occupation of Burma; she had slept on an empty stomach for days, and had blisters on her feet. Her brother died of small pox. And then a family friend introduced her to Bollywood. The journey of a young girl who landed here as a refugee, went on to become a distinct star, a "one of her kind" at that, will provide a lot of content to any maker who would want to attempt it.

Imtiyaz Ali to make a film on Madhubala; here are 10 artists who deserve a biopic too

Reports say, filmmaker Imtiaz Ali has acquired rights to make a film on the life of legendary actress, Madhubala. It is also being speculated that his heroine of the 2007 blockbuster Jab We Met will be roped in to play the lead. Bebo as Madhubala... hmmm... what are your thoughts about that?


While you picture the Veery di Wedding actress as the “Anarkali” of Mughal-e-Azam, we list down other eminent Bollywood personalities whose life stories would make for riveting biopics.