The Italian film legend Gina Lollobrigida has died at age 95

WRITTEN BY Raju Kumar Yadav

Gina Lollobrigida, an Italian film diva who rose to fame abroad in the 1950s and was labelled "the most beautiful woman in the world"

after the title of one of her films, passed away on Monday in Rome, according to her agent. 95 years old.

Paola Comin, the agent, had no other information.

To fix a thigh bone that was damaged in a tumble, Lollobrigida underwent surgery in September. 

She reported she had instantly started walking again when she got home.

The diva's painted likeness adorned the cover of Time magazine in 1954, 

which compared her to a "divine" in a piece about Italian filmmaking.

Lollobrigida still attracted attention more than 50 years later with her statuesque frame and-

dark, curly hair, and she preferred the title actress to the gender-neutral actor.