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Dutt remembers mom Nargis on her birthday

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First published: June 1, 2010, 3:11 PM IST | Updated: June 1, 2010
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Dutt remembers mom Nargis on her birthday
Tuesday marks actress Nargis' 81st birth anniversary

New Delhi: Remembering his mother Nargis Dutt on her birth anniversary, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt says he misses her even 29 years after her death.

Nargis died in 1981 after a prolonged battle with pancreatic cancer. Tuesday marks her 81st birth anniversary.

"It's been 29 years now that my beloved mother left us. It's her b'day today. As I remember her each time, everything comes to me in flashes," Sanjay posted on the microblogging site Twitter.

"Wishing my mom a lovely birthday. May god bless her soul. I know wherever she is, she must be happy. Love you ma."

Born as Fatima Rashid, Nargis made her screen debut as a child artiste with Talash-E-Haq in 1935 and Tamanna (1942) was her first film as a full-fledged actress.

In her two-decade long career, Nargis appeared in several successful films like Barsaat, Andaz, Awara, Deedar, Shree 420 and Chori Chori.

She is still remembered for her role in Mehboob Khan's Oscar-nominated rural drama Mother India that came in 1957. The following year she tied the knot with her co-star Sunil Dutt who played her son in the movie.

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