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Naghma

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On December 27, 2009
It is only apt that film actress Naghma would strike the indigenously Punjabi dance pose of the bhangra in this scene from the Punjabi hit film ‘Langotia.’ Naghma was the archetypical Punjabi heroine and concentrated much of her vigorous career stretching from the early 60s to the present time in strictly Punjabi films and television […]

Habib

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On December 27, 2009

Starting from his 1956 film debut in director Luqman’s Lakht-e-Jigar, opposite Yasmeen, (with Noor Jehan and Santosh in the lead roles), right up to his declining popularity in Urdu films around 196

Nimmi

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On December 27, 2009

Wonderfully fresh and vibrant, Nimmi was a typical Pakhtoon beauty to hit the Lollywood screen of the 1970s. She made a quick impact on the film industry, she stunned the populace with her good perfor

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Sultan Rahi

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On December 27, 2009
The late documentary film maker Mushtaq Guzdar in his chronicle on Pakistan cinema noted that the cinema of Pakistan claimed distinction for itself with three factors: the number of songs Madame Noorjehan contributed; the number of stories writer Nasir Adeeb was credited with; and the number of films Sultan Rahi acted in. During his 28 […]

Shahid

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On December 27, 2009

His career spanned a mere decade, from 1973-1983. But female hearts fluttered aplenty during those ten eventful years! Shahid was the Don Juan of the Pakistani film industry during the 1970s. Like the

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Nasima Khan

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In Actors & Actresses
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On December 26, 2009
The dreamy vision of the 1950s and the 1960s was something that truly inspired artistes to venture forth into the fold. They came from all walks of life, not just the bazaar, as is the case today. Nayyar Sultana, Jamila Razzaq, Shamim Bano and Najma all belonged to the middle-class and upper middle-class, respectable families; […]

Mahpara

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On December 26, 2009

Flamboyant girls in printed fabrics have been more than a few in every industry. And Lollywood has had its share of them, too. Amongst those, Mahpara was a prominent addition in the mid- ‘60s, who w

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Emmy Minwala

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On December 25, 2009
=”dropshadow” bordercolor=”#3e3e3e” bordersize=”0px” stylecolor=”#000″ align=”center”] Emmy Minwala Real Name – Emmy Minwala Profession – Actress (Dancer) Active Years – 1950s – 1970s Nationality – Pakistani Religion – Parsi (later converted to Islam after marrying Hassan Tariq) Ethnicity – Parsi Date of Birth – Date of Death – Debut Film – Sohni (1955) Last Film – […]
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