Sabiha Khanum

October 2011

Sabiha Khanum throws cocktail party for Indian and Pakistani cricket teams (1955)

By |October 9th, 2011|

1. Ilyas Kashmiri

2. Rakshi

3. Sabiha Khanum

4. Himalayawala

5. Santosh Kumar

August 2011

Lar gaye nain hamare – Toofan (1955) – Pukhraj Pappo singing for G.A. Chisthi

By |August 25th, 2011|

Pakistani film Toofan was released in 1955. Its music was composed by legendary music director G.A. Chisthi whom music director Khaiyyam considers as one of his gurus. The most famous song from Toofan was Fazal Hussain’s ghazal Aaj yeh kis  ko nazar ke saamne […]

July 2011

Ulfat ki nai manzil ko chala – Qatil (1955) – Raag Tilak Kamode

By |July 9th, 2011|

Just two songs – payal main geet hain chham chham ke and ulfat ki nai manzil ko chala – would have placed Master Inayat in the category of great music composers of the subcontinent. The first was composed for the film Gumnam in 1954 […]

Farida Khanum and Sabiha Khanum in Sailaab (1953)

By |July 4th, 2011|

Very few people know that legendary ghazal singer from Pakistan Farida Khanum also acted in a film. She acted opposite Masud and Sabiha Khanum in Sailaab (1953) and her screen name was ‘Neeli’. The most unusual thing about this song was that instead of […]

June 2011

Noor Jehan’s last appearance in a film… Baji (1963)

By |June 21st, 2011|

This was legendary singer/actress Noor Jehan’s last appearance in a film, not as a leading lady but making a cameo appearance in Baji (1963), on the insistence of director S. Suleman. I think this is the only instance [as far as I know] where […]

November 2010

Posters – Qatil (1955)

By |November 4th, 2010|

September 2010

Sabiha Khanum and Zeenat in Sassi (1954)

By |September 25th, 2010|

Sabiha Khanum posing for Lux Toilet Soap (1957)

By |September 25th, 2010|

Sabiha Khanum and Santosh in Mukhra (1958)

By |September 25th, 2010|

Nayyar Sultana, Santosh Kumar and Sabiha Khanum in Saath Lakh (1957)

By |September 25th, 2010|