Tag: Munawwar Sultana

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What does one expect when one is to visit a heroine of yesteryear? A room full of faded pictorial memories, an aged, grey-haired forgotten lady, wistfully thinking about the days that were. But things at Munawwar Sultana’s (now Mrs. Munawwar Sharaf Ali) were different. The room where we sat had a framed tapestry, a modern […]
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Munawwar Sultana

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On August 13, 2011
[ Profile – Selected Filmography ] Real Name –  Munawwar Sultana? Profession – Actress (Heroine) Most Active/Popular Decades – 1940s / 1950s Religion – Muslim Ethnicity – N/A Date of Birth – N/A Date of Death – N/A Debut Film – Perhaps Pyar (1940) Last Film – Perhaps Deewar (1955) Significant others in the Film […]
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Munawwar Sultana (not to be confused with Pakistani playback singer from the same time period) was a Bollywood actress who was popular in the late 40s. She started her career probably around early 40’s under the filmi name of Asha in films like Khazanchi (1941). She first gained some recognition in Pehli Nazar (1945), where […]

Elaan (1947)

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Story of two half-brothers, the evil Sajjad (Himalaywala) and the good Javed (Surendra). Exploited since his childhood by the richer and crueller branch of the family, represented by Sajjad and his mo

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Babul (1950)

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Synopsis Set in a small village, Babul is a story of a young postmaster Ashok (Dilip Kumar). He stays in the house of a former postmaster and meets his daughter Bela (Nargis). Bela falls deeply in love, dreaming of a life with him. Meanwhile Dilip develops feelings for the Zamindar’s daughter Usha (Munawar Sultana), who […]
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