New Delhi [India], Mar 31 : Actor-turned-politician Shatrughan Sinha on Tuesday paid tribute to the 'Tragedy Queen' of Hindi cinema, Meena Kumari on the occasion of her 47th death anniversary.
The 74-year-old actor took to Twitter and praised the late star for her "unique voice and style of dialogue delivery."
"Homages, tributes & prayers for a beautiful, graceful actress, poetess #MeenaKumari, on her death anniversary. She was popularly known as the Tragedy Queen of the Hindi cinema. She had a unique voice & style of dialogue delivery which made her so special," the 'Naseeb' actor tweeted.
Listing down several of the Meena's movies, including 'Sahib Bibi Aur Ghulam', 'Baiju Bawra', 'Pakeezah', 'Kohinoor' and the cult film 'Mere Apne', Sinha expressed that he and late actor Vinod Khanna "were fortunate to have acted & learned from her."
"She has left behind an extensive body of work of immortal films for us to cherish for a lifetime," Sinha concluded.
Meena Kumari had bagged four Filmfare awards for the best female actor over her boasting career during the 1950s and 1960s.
She had played an impressive array of roles, having more than 92 films under her belt.
( With inputs from ANI )