Category: Actors & Actresses

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Nasreen

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On November 8, 2009
Real name Zarina Agha, Nasreen was the daughter of actress Anwari and actor/music-director Rafique Ghaznavi, and mother of singing-star Salma Agha. She was cast as the leading lady in two pre-partition films Shahjehan (1946) and Ek Rooz (1947). She migrated to Pakistan after partition and married a wealthy carpet dealer in Karachi. One of her […]
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The last of Hindi cinema’s illustrious singer-actresses, Suraiya set a tradition that remains unrivalled and that largely ended with her reign at the top. Her acting style was a charming blend of dialogues and gestures, and was strongly reminiscent of the Muslim feudal era. Born in Lahore (now in Pakistan), Suraiya Jamal Sheikh began her […]
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Charlie

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On November 8, 2009
‘Palat Tera dhyan kidhar hai” – it was a typical honk of the champion comic of the pre-Partition Indian cinema. Noor Mohammad Charlie made a great splash in the sea of the Indian cine kingdom, when he entered the foray with his own zany jokes and word variations, apart from his pet phrases and lingual […]

Naseem Bano

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On November 7, 2009

It may not ring a bell with young Pakistanis, but Prechehra Naseem Bano’s name will revive septuagenarian’s nostalgic memories of subcontinental cinema’s early magical days. Few film

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Raagni

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On September 28, 2009
Raagni, one of the most charming film actresses of the 1940s who silently passed away on February 27, 2007, had contributed greatly to the silver screen with her inspiring beauty and mature histrionics. She was popularly known in film circles as Aahoo Chasham and as a heroine, she left a lasting impression on the minds […]
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