Mumtaz Net Worth (March, 2023): Facts, Biography, Age, height, Husband

Mumtaz Net Worth:$5 million (Rs 35 Crores)

NameMumtaz Askari Madhvani
BornJuly 31, 1947
Height1.7 m
Country of OriginMumbai, India
SpouseMayur Madhvani (m. 1974)
ChildrenTanya Madhwani, Natasha Madhwani
Mumtaz Net worth$5 million

How much is the Net Worth of Mumtaz?

Mumtaz Net Worth. Mumtaz Askari Madhvani is an actress from India. She is best recognised for her work in Hindi films, and she has received a Filmfare Award and a Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award for her services to the Hindi film industry. Mumtaz’s Net Worth is estimated to be approximately $5 million.

Mumtaz in Career

Mumtaz Biography:

Mumtaz was born in Mashhad, Iran, to Abdul Salim Askari a dry fruit merchant and Shadi Habib Agha. They split a year after she was born. Mallika, her younger sister, is an actress who was married to wrestler and Indian actor Randhawa, who is Dara Singh’s younger brother.

Mumtaz Career:

Born into poverty in an urban slum in Mumbai, Mumtaz made her acting debut at age 11 with Sone Ki Chidiya (1958). Following smaller roles as a teenager in films like; Stree (1961), Sehra (1963), and Gehra Daag (1963), Mumtaz progressed to leading roles with a series of action films opposite wrestler Dara Singh in films like; Faulad (1963) and Daku Mangal Singh (1966).

Mumtaz Biography
Mumtaz Biography

However, her appearance in these films typecasted her as “Stunt Film Heroine” and her career stalled. Following praised supporting work in films; Ram Aur Shyam (1967), Mere Hamdam Mere Dost (1968) and Brahmachari (1968), Mumtaz had her career breakthrough with Raj Khosla’s family drama Do Raaste (1969).

She went on to establish herself as one of the leading actresses of Hindi cinema with films; Bandhan (1969), Aadmi Aur Insaan (1969), Sachaa Jhutha (1970), Khilona (1970), Tere Mere Sapne (1971), Hare Rama Hare Krishna (1971), Apna Desh (1972), Loafer (1973), Jheel Ke Us Paar (1973), Chor Machaye Shor (1974), Aap Ki Kasam (1974), Roti (1974), Prem Kahani (1975) and Nagin (1976). Following her appearance in the drama Aaina (1977), Mumtaz took a sabbatical from acting for 13 years, making her comeback with Aandhiyan (1990), following which she retired from acting.

In the early 1960s, she appeared as an extra in films such as Vallah Kya Baat Hai, Stree, and Sehra. Her first role in an A-grade picture as an adult was in O. P. Ralhan’s Gehra Daag, in which she played the hero’s sister.

She had minor roles in popular films like Mujhe Jeene Do. She went on to star alongside freestyle wrestler Dara Singh in 16 action films, including Faulad, Veer Bhimsen, Tarzan Comes to Delhi, Sikandar-E-Azam, Rustom-E-Hind, Raaka, and Daku Mangal Singh, and was dubbed a stunt-film heroine. Dara Singh was paid INR 450,000 for every film while Mumtaz was paid INR 250,000 per film in Dara Singh and Mumtaz’s collaborations.

Mumtaz Net worth Sources: (Acting)

Mumtaz in Do Raaste
Mumtaz in Do Raaste

Mumtaz became a star after Raj Khosla’s hit Do Raaste (1969), starring Rajesh Khanna. Despite the fact that Mumtaz had a little role, director Khosla cast her in four songs.

The film made her famous, and she admitted that despite her minor role, it was still one of her favourite films. Her films Do Raaste and Bandhan, both starring Rajesh Khanna, were the highest-grossing films of 1969, grossing roughly 65 million and 28 million rupees, respectively.

In Tangewala, she played Rajendra Kumar’s main lady. Shashi Kapoor, who had previously refused to work with her in Sachaa Jhutha due to her status as a “stunt-film heroine,” now wanted her to star in Chor Machaye Shor (1973). She played the lead heroine alongside Dharmendra in films like Loafer and Jheel Ke Us Paar (1973).

Mumtaz Husband:

Mumtaz married businessman Mayur Madhvani in 1974. They have two daughters, one of whom, Natasha, married actor Feroz Khan’s son Fardeen Khan in 2006.

Mumtaz Relationships:

Shammi Kapoor loved her and wanted to marry her too but Mumtaz was not ready to leave her film career at her early age as Kapoor didn’t want his wife to work in the film industry after getting married.