Date of Birth : 04 April 1949
Place of Birth : Junagadh, India
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Parveen Babi Trivia
There were just three or four people at the Muslim cemetery in Juhu when she was buried. The only 'lover' who was present was Danny. All the other lovers and the entire industry which treated her as one of the most popular stars proved what it always does. A man or a woman matters only as long as he or she is alive and worth of doing good or being profitable and a business proposition to others.
The mystery about her death is still being investigated and there are cases filed by different people who claim to be related to her and have appealed to different courts in Mumbai and Junagadh to hand over all the money she had and others owed to her and the property standing in her name
She had a huge property in Mumbai and was to get charge of a larger share of her property in Junagadh
She was very upset when Mahesh Bhatt, who had broken of with her, took advantage of their personal story and made a film called Arth with Shabana playing the wife and Smita playing actress and the other woman which was a reflection on the life she spent with Mahesh.
She was always keen to be known as a good actress and admired other actresses like Shabana, Smita and Deepti Naval. She always asked, “When will find roles like them and be recognized as a good actress?"
She had a secretary called Ved Sharma who took care of her business and even her spacious apartment. He tried to take advantage of her mental state and wanted to get hold of her apartment but failed in his attempt
She had a great liking for paintings and other kinds of decoration pieces which made her house look good.
She loved being alone in the beginning but soon found solace in the company of elderly men.
She was so beautiful when she started her career that she made it to the prestigious cover of 'Time' magazine. She was the first Indian actress to have this unique achievement
She had a huge apartment in Kalumal Estate in Juhu where Danny was her neighbour and Ajay Devgn, a little boy in the neighbourhood she played with.
She loved traveling and took of for faraway and unknown places even in the midst of some of her very important shootings.
Parveen tried her hand at writing short stories and poems “but most of them were just expressions of my loneliness and my distrust of people I had placed all my trust in.”
Parveen belonged to the royal family of Junagadh and was even supposed to be in the immediate line up of princess of the former state.
Parveen had a vast collection of some of the best books which she always said she really read and did not keep them in her library for show “like so many others in the industry do, use books as decoration”, as she said.