Mumtaz, born on 31 July 1947, is a Bollywood actress and former model. She is best known for her performances in films like ‘Khilona’, ‘Do Raaste’, ‘Bandhan’, ‘Sachcha Jhoota’, ‘Apna Desh’, ‘Roti’, ‘Aap Ki Kasam’, ‘Aaina’, ‘Prem Kahani’, etc. Mumtaz appeared as a child artist in ‘Sone Ki Chidiya’ (1958).

In the early 60s, as a teenager she acted as an extra in ‘Vallah Kya Baat Hai’, ‘Stree’ and ‘Sehra’. As an adult, her first role in A-grade films was that of the role of sister of the hero in OP Ralhan’s ‘Gehra Daag’. She got small roles in successful films such as ‘Mujhe Jeene Do’. 

Later, she got the role as main lead heroine in 16 action films, including ‘Faulad’, ‘Veer Bhimsen’, ‘Tarzan Comes to Delhi’, and won the Filmfare Best Actress Award for the film ‘Khilona’ in 1970. She was very happy that the audience accepted her in an emotional role.

Mumtaz acted with actors like Dharmendra, Feroz Khan, Sanjeev Kumar and Biswajeet and she acted with Rajesh Khanna in 10 films.