Azra

Azra

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Real Name –  Azra ?

Profession – Actress (Heroine / Character Actress)

Most Active/Popular Decades – Late 1950s / 1960s

Religion – Muslim

Ethnicity – N/A

Date of Birth

Date of Death – Still Alive

Debut FilmMother India (1957)

Last Film – Perhaps Shan-e-Khuda (1971)

Significant others in the Film IndustryHusn Bano [?, not confirmed yet](Mother, Actress)

Miscellaneous Info – Azra was a starlet active in Hindi films from late ’50s to ’60s. Daughter of Husn Bano (?, not confirmed yet), Azra was introduced by Mehboob Khan in his classic film Mother India (1957) opposite Sunil Dutt. Although she was cast as a leading lady in few films including Babar (1960), she was soon reduced to character roles in films like Love in Simla, Junglee and Ganga Jamuna. You might remember her as a fake princess in the famous song from Junglee (1961), Suku Suku. She was last seen at Shyama’s birthday party in 2008.

Related Youtube Video – Sudha Malhotra singing for Shobha Khote in Babar (1960), with Azra in the frame.

Mohammad Rafi singing for Shammi Kapoor in Junglee (1961) with Azra and Helen in the frame,  music by Shankar Jaikishan.