The world of cinema was saddened on Monday when news broke out that Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida had passed away at the age of 95. She was dubbed as the “most beautiful woman in the world” and had a successful career spanning over seven decades.
Lollobrigida, who was born in Rome in 1927, had been hospitalized due to complications from surgery earlier this month. Her death marks the end of an era for Italian cinema, as she starred in some of the most iconic films from the 1950s and 1960s.
The actress won numerous awards throughout her career and will be remembered by many for her remarkable contribution to Italian cinema. Her loss is deeply felt by all those who have been inspired by her work over the years.
“Lollo” as she was nicknamed by her fans started working in movies after the World War 2. In just Italy she has worked with many top directors that includes big names like Mario Monicelli, Vittorio De Sica.