Naseem Bano

February 2012

Naseem Bano – Interview

By |February 27th, 2012|

A whole new generation of cinema-goers have grown up without knowing who Naseem Banu is or was. Some of them know that she is Saira Banu’s mother and that is all. Which is a pity in a way because in her day there was […]

June 2011

Pari Chehra Naseem Bano at Dilip Kumar – Saira Bano’s Wedding Ceremony

By |June 25th, 2011|

December 2010

Naseem Bano – Glamorous Pose

By |December 31st, 2010|

May 2010

Shyam and Naseem in Shabistan (1951)

By |May 16th, 2010|

Shabistan (1951) songs were composed by  two music directors – Madan Mohan and C. Ramchandra. This particular song was composed by C. Ramchandra and sung by Geeta Dutt and Talat Mahmood. C. Ramchandra used Geeta’s voice sparingly, but this film has 3 Talat-Geeta […]

November 2009

Sinbad the Sailor (1952) – Ada sai Jhoomte

By |November 14th, 2009|

This beautiful song was composed by Chitragupta who was still a struggling music director at that time and this film – particularly this song helped him establish his place in the Hindi Film Industry. According to Shamshad Begum, many music directors used her as […]

Naseem Bano

By |November 7th, 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 celebrities of the Indian cinema could win popularity and fame of such unprecedented scale in the relatively short […]