Popular Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida has passed away at the age of 95. Gina Lollobrigida got the tag of the most famous woman in the world and was also considered as the Mona Lisa of the 20th century. You would be surprised to know that Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor also had a connection with Gina Lollobrigida.
- Famous Italian actress Gina Lollobrigida passed away
- Gina Lollobrigida breathed her last at the age of 95.
- Gina Lollobrigida was sexually assaulted twice
It is being told that Gina Lollobrigida’s thigh bone was broken in 2021, which underwent surgery in September. But after surgery, Gina Lollobrigida recovered and she started walking. She came into limelight when she started making films in Italy after World War II.
Popular Star of European Cinema, Family Business
Gina Lollobrigida was one of the last five international actors to be a part of the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema. She was one of the biggest stars of European cinema in the 50s and 60s. Gina Lollobrigida had no connection to the film world even remotely, yet she managed to make her mark worldwide. Gina Lollobrigida’s parents had a furniture business. But instead of joining the family business, Gina Lollobrigida decided to enter the world of showbiz.
Participating in beauty pageants, Karisma Kapoor’s connection
She started participating in beauty pageants. Along with this, Gina Lollobrigida started playing small roles in Italian films. Gina Lollobrigida’s nickname was ‘Lolo’. Everyone used to call him by this name. You would be surprised to know that Bollywood actress Karisma Kapoor adopted her Lolo nickname after being influenced by Gina Lollobrigida.
Career rolled then became a photojournalist
Gina Lollobrigida did many films including Come September with Hollywood star Rock Hudson, Black Eagle, Mad About Opera, ‘Alarm Bells’, ‘A Tale of Five Cities’. ‘Come September’ was also given the Golden Globe Award. But later the career of Gina Lollobrigida began to go downhill. Then she became a photojournalist and earned a lot of fame in this too.
Jeena was sexually assaulted twice
Gina Lollobrigida caused a stir when she revealed in 2017 that she had been sexually assaulted twice. According to a report in ‘The Telegraph’, Gina had told that at the age of 19, she was sexually assaulted for the first time. Then she used to go to school. But the second time Jeena was sexually assaulted when she was working in films and was married. But Gina Lollobrigida refused to talk much about it. But it was definitely told that one person who sexually abused him was a foreigner and the other one was from Italy. According to Jina, when this happened to her, she did not have the courage to raise her voice.
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