[In PICTURES] 26 Rare Photos of Madhubala to Remind You Why She Was Such a Goddess

Madhubala is the beloved Indian actor whose legendary beauty has been an impossible standard for decades. Now these photos from a 1951 shoot for Life magazine by photographer James Burke may just help her keep this title forever.

By turns sultry and sweet, serious and childlike, enigmatic and completely accessible — Madhubala in these photos is thoroughly magnificent.

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