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Wrote poetry in Urdu, some of which has been published.

Mehmood Married Meena Kumari's sister.

Mehmood Taught table tennis to Meena Kumari.

At the Filmfare Awards 1963, she was the only one nominated in the category Best Actress in a Leading Role. She was nominated for three of her performances in three different films - an achievement still not accomplished by any other actress at the Filmfare Awards.

She had taken interest in newcomer Rahul from the film Raaz (1967). She was promoting him to all producers. His real name was Mahinder and he was from Jalandhar India.

Actor Altaf ( Pakeezah) was married to Meena Kumari sister.

Prior to her death, Kamal Amrohi was planning a film with her titled "Saaton Jahan".

Sister Madhu (Mahlekha) acted in Kinare Kinare and Manzil. She was married to Mehmoof. She later remarried Kishore Sharma (Her lawyer). Kishore Sharma would later attempt to produce "Chanakaya" directed by B.R.Chopra. Starring Dilip Kumar, Dharmendra, Kabir Bedi.

Fiji Indian born, Bhaichand Patel's book "Iam a Stranger Here Myself -an unreliable memoir" has stories of Meena Kumari in her last days. He worked with Meena's lawyer Rajni Sharma and Kishore Sharma (Mehmood's ex wife's new husband).

Meena Kumari thou in very bad health attended film's premiere at Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai.She passed away few days later after the film's release.