Mother of Sanjay Dutt.
Producer/Director Amar Jeet is married to Nargis' s niece Rehana.
Nargis was the first actor to be honored with the Padmashree Award; she was also nominated to the Rajya Sabha (Indian Parliament) for her charitable work for spastics.
Won the National Award for her role in Raat Aur Din (1967).
In movies, she often played the role of women caught in a dilemma of the heart leading to a tragic ending.