Parveen Babi (4 April 1949 – 20 January 2005) was an Indian film actress, model, and an interior designer. She is most remembered for her appearances in several commercially-successful films, and playing mostly bold roles throughout the 1970s and early 1980s. Regarded as one of the most glamorous actresses throughout Hindi cinema, she was also one of the highest paid actresses of her time. With a film career spanning 15 years, Babi appeared in more than 50 Hindi films with a variety of genres. She made her debut in 1973 with the film Charitra, and had her breakthrough with the films Majboor (1974) and Deewaar (1975), where she then garnered the reputation of a successful actress. Babi was notorious for breaking various cultures and stereotypes among few actresses, and was also the first Indian to have appeared on the cover of Time magazine. Babi retired from the film industry in 1985. She had remained unmarried after a string of relationships with Kabir Bedi, Danny Denzongpa and Mahesh Bhatt. She was diagnosed with diabetes later in her life, and died of multiple organ failure on 20 January 2005.