Parveen Babis lifestyle reflected her modern outlook – she dated Danny Denzongpa Kabir Bedi and Mahesh Bhatt

Parveen Babi was a force of nature in the Bollywood of the late 70s and early 80s

Parveen Babi struggled with mental illness but publicly denied she had been diagnosed with schizophrenia

He can not seem to stop revisiting the subject from Arth which he directed and cast Smita Patil and Shabana Azmi in

New show ‘Ranjish Ji Sahi written and produced by Mr Bhatt fictionalises his romance with the troubled actress

She chose unconventional roles like Anita from Deewar and her trendy outfits influenced fashion on and off screen

She was found dead at home in Mumbai in 2005 after neighbours noted newspapers left at her doorstep for three days

Woh Lamhe which he wrote and produced Kangana Ranaut starred as a fictionalised version of Parveen Babi

FASCINATION

The Fatal Fascination Of Parveen Babi

Every so often there is renewed interest in the life and death of Parveen Babi usually connected to a Mahesh Bhatt production

The Fatal Fascination Of Parveen Babi