Madhubala was born as Mumtaz Begum Jehan Dehlavi in Delhi on February 14th 1933. Her family was Pathan muslim. She adopted screen name Madhubala. Her father Ataullah Khan relocated the family to Bombay in search of better life. There they frequented the Bombay film studios in search of work. This was when the young Mumtaz entered films at tender age of 9.