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Mumtaz November 8, 2009 12:57 pm

Mumtaz’s first cinematic appearance wasn’t in a film role, but during two intermittent song interludes in M. Usman’s 1973 Urdu film Farz where she wiggled her voluptuous yet constrained figure....

Nabeela November 8, 2009 1:00 pm

Nabeela was popular supporting actress of Pakistani cinema, mostly active in 60s and 70s. She is best remembered for her powerful performance as Tangawallah‘s wife in Badnaam (1966), a film...

Nisho November 8, 2009 1:06 pm

Nisho made quite a sensation when she first made her appearance on the big screen in the early 70’s with Baazi. At first people thought she would occupy the slot...

Pervez Malik November 8, 2009 1:12 pm

It began in those days when the Pakistani nation had newly earned its freedom — and that included the freedom to dream, which is something which we seem to be...

Rahman November 8, 2009 1:14 pm

In an era ruled by Waheed Murad, Mohammad Ali and later Nadeem, Rahman was the only Bengali actor-director to rule the box office with his romantic-musical films in the former...

Shahpara November 8, 2009 1:16 pm

Shahpara was renowned Iranian actress who was invited by producer Mohsin Shirazi (later a popular host of TV chat shows) to work in his production Jaan Pehchan (1967). It was...

Amirbai Karnataki (1906-1965) November 8, 2009 1:43 pm

Amirbai Karnataki (born around 1906, died March 3, 1965) was a famous actress/singer and playback singer of the yesteryears and was famous as Kannada Kokila. Mahatma Gandhi was an ardent...

Asha Bhosle November 8, 2009 1:46 pm

Gifted with a voice that possesses extraordinary range and versatility, Asha Bhosle has to her credit over 10,000 songs in 14 languages. Together with her legendary sister Lata Mangeshkar, Bhosle...

Geeta Dutt November 8, 2009 2:00 pm

A versatile playback singer who could breathe life into her songs, Geeta Dutt was known for the freshness and charm of her voice. Born Geeta Roy, she moved to Bombay...

Ghulam Haider November 8, 2009 2:03 pm

Music composer born in Hyderabad (Sind, Pakistan). Studied dentistry. Leading composer from the Lahore group e.g. Shyam Sunder, Khurshid Anwar and S.D. Batish. With Naushad initiated a musical revolution helping...