Pakistani Film heroines from the 1950's 40s | 50s | 60s | 70s | 80s | 90s | 00s

  Sabiha Khanum
Heroine, Character Actress, Singer
First film: Beli (Punjabi - 1950)
Last film: ?

Sabiha Khanum will be remembered as The First Lady of Pakistan Silver Screen. She was the most successful film heroine in the 50s. She was unanimously the best film actress in the film history of Pakistan. She belongs to Gujrat, The City of "Sohni Mehinwal" - a famous romantic story from the past and was introduced in Punjabi film "Beli". She was the heroine of the first ever Urdu silver jubilee film. Do Aansoo in 1950 and had performed in many big films in the 50s and 60s...
Sabiha's mother Balo (Iqbal Begum) was a famous Punjabi stage performer in 30's. She acted in Heer Sial (1937) and in the same film Baby Noor Jehan, Haider Bandi and Eidan (both Noorjahan's sisters) also acted in the film. Other film Sassi Pannu (1938) directed by Daud Chand who directed also Sassi (1954 Sabiha-Sudhir) where the Balo's daugher Sabiha was cast heroine.
Sabiha's father Mohammad Ali Mahiya was producer of Sabiha's famous film Naji (1959).

Related links:
» Sabiha Khanum's website
» Sabiha Khanum's filmography


  Musarrat Nazir
Heroine, singer
First film: Qatil (Urdu - 1955)
Last film: Bahadur (Urdu - 1967)

Musarrat Nazir was the most successful film heroine by the business point of view in the 50s. Two of her films "Yakke Wali" and "Mahi Munda" created all time business records. She was a versatile actress and the first ever traditional Jatti or Mutiar in Punjabi films but she had a very short period as heroine due to her marriage on the peak of her film career. She came back as singer in the 80s and sung some film songs.

Filmography of Musarrat Nazir:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1955
Qatil Urdu Sabhia, Santosh, Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Nayyer Sultana
2
1955
Pattan Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Santosh, Asha, Nazar, Ajmal, Allauddin
3
1955
Patay Khan Punjabi Noor Jehan, Aslam, Zubaida Khanum, Zarif, Musarrat Nazir
4
1956
Mahi Munda Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Ajmal, Zarif, Nazar, Ilyas Kashmiri
5
1956
Qismat Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Santosh, Yasmin, Majeed
6
1956
Peengaan Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Aslam Pervez, Zarif, Allauddin
7
1956
Mirza Sahiban Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Yasmin, Allauddin
8
1956
Baaghi Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Yasmin, Allauddin, Nazer, Ajmal
9
1956
Guddi Gudda Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Talish, Asha Posley, Ajmal
10
1957
Seestan Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Shaad, Asha Posley, Salim Raza
11
1957
Yakke Wali Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Neelo, Zarif, Nazar, Ajmal, Ilyas
12
1957
Palkaan Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Akmal, Zarif, Allauddin
13
1957
Thandi Sarak Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Kemal, Zarif, Rekha
14
1957
Aankh ka Nashah Urdu Sabiha, Sudhir, Musarrat Nazir, Neelo, Aslam Pervez
15
1957
Sehti Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Akmal, Neelo, Talish
16
1957
Baap ka Gunaah Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Asif Jah, Salim Raza
17
1958
Neya zamana Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Santohs, M. Ismael
18
1958
Jan-e-Bahar Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Husna, Neelo, Babbo, Luddan
19
1958
Zehr-e-Ishq Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Habib, Yasmin, Neelo
20
1958
Jatti Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Neelo, Ilas Kashmiri
21
1958
Rukhsana Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Nayyar Sultana, Rukhsana
22
1959
Society Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Shola, Husna, Salim Raza
23
1959
Sahara Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Diljeet Mirza
24
1959
Sola aanay Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Neelo, Zahoor Shah
25
1959
Yaar Beli Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Neelo, Zarif
26
1959
Kartar Singh Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Bahar, Laila, Zarif, Allauddin
27
1959
Raaz Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Shamim Ara, Nazar, Talish, Allauddin
28
1959
Lukkan Mitti Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Neelo, Zarif
29
1959
Jaidad Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Shamim Ara, Allauddin
30
1959
Jhoomar Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Allauddin
31
1960
Clerk Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Khalil Qaisar, Rattan Kumar
32
1960
Street 77 Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Habib, Neelo, Sharara
33
1960
Gulbadan Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Sheikh Iqbal, Rangeela
34
1960
Noukri Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Asha, Lehri
35
1960
Watan Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Kemal, Ejaz, Bahar
36
1960
Dil-e-Nadan Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Kemal, S. Gul, Shahnawaz
37
1960
Khan Bhahadur Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Kemal, Laila
38
1960
Daku ki Larki Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Nayyar Sultana, Allauddin
39
1961
Chhotay Sarkar Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Nasreen, Talish
40
1961
Sunehre Sapne Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Rukhsana, Talish
41
1961
Mangol Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Ilyas, Allauddin
42
1961
Gulfam Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Nazar, S. Suleman, Talish
43
1961
Muftbar Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Akmal, Zarif, A. Shah
44
1962
Shaheed Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Husna, Allauddin & Talish
45
1962
Ek manzil do rahen Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Aslam Pervez, Husna, Saqi, Panna
46
1963
Ishq par zor nahin Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Aslam Pervez, Ilyas, Musarrat Nazir (guest)
47
1967
Bahadur Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Mohammad Ali, Nasira

According to this filmography Musarrat Nazir had 33 Urdu and 14 Punjabi films. She appeared with other heroes as with Santosh 3, Sudhir 12, Aslam Pervez 10, Darpan 6, Akmal 4, Ejaz 6, Habib 2, Kemal 4, Shaad and Khalil Qaisar one each. She worked with director M.J. Rana in five films.


  Neelo
Heroine, Supporting Actress
First film: Sabira (Urdu - 1956)
Last film: ?
Neelo was the second generation of successful film heroines and the first ever top dancer heroine in Neeloboth Urdu and Punjabi films in Pakistan. She played side-roles in many years and became top heroine in the first half of the 60s....
She was born on 30th June 1941 in Bhera, Sargodha. First time she appeared as an extra standing in a mob scene in Hollywood's Bhwani Junction (1955) which was shoot in and around Lahore. This is very interesting to know that Shabab Keranvi rejected her for films when she approached him for acting in films. Shabab sahib said: " this girl can not be a film actress, never never...
During General Ayub Khan's rule in 1965, she was called to give a live dance performance for the entertainment of Emperor of Iran who paid an official visit to Pakistan, but she refused to comply with their wishes. She was harassed and threatened with dire consequences and she attempted to commit suicide. Habib Jalib expressed his anguished and wrote the poem: "Tu keh na waqfe, adaba-e-shahnshahi hay...", later this poem was used in film Zarqa with slight changes in the words.
Neelo's real name was Cynthia Alexander Fernandes, after the marriage with Riaz Shahid, she coverted to Islam and renamed Abida Riaz. Before becoming a heroine till 1959, Neelo is the one of Pakistani film heroines who worked minor/extra and song item roles in a maximum number of films (about 20 films) like Sabira (1956), Anjam, Saat Lakh, Phooley Khan, Ankh ka nasha, and Sehti (1957), Jane Bahar, Shaikh chilli, Naya dour, Kacha kalian, Zehr-e-ishq, Nai larki, Darbar, Mumtaz, and Akhri Nishan (1958), Yaar beli, Sola aaney, Lukan mitti, Neend and Lalkar (1959). Neelo is also the mother of super star Shaan. (by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi)

Related links:
» Neelo's filmography


  Shamim Ara
Heroine, Supporting Actress, Producer and Director
First film: Kanwari Baiwa (Urdu - 1956)
Last film (as actress): Tees Mar Khan (Punjabi - 1989)
As film heroine:
Pakistan's most popular and busiest Urdu film heroine in the 60s. She got breakthrough from super hit melodious film Saheli. Followed by some famous films such as Insan badalta hai and Zamana kya kahe ga (1961), Qaidi, Mera kya qasoor, Anchal and Mehboob (1962), Kala Pani, Seema and Ik tera sahara (1963), Shabab, Mehkhana, Pegham, Chingari, Haveli and Farangi (1964), Faishon, Dil ke tukrey, Devdas and Naela (1965), Majboor, Aag ka Darya, Jalwa and Mere Mehboob (1966), Lakhon mein ek, Doraha, Aliya and Hamraz (1967), Dil mera dharkan teri, Saiqa and Mera Ghar meri Jannat (1968), Dil-e-betab, Salgira and Aanch (1969), Be-wafa and Aansoo ban geye Moti (1970), Night Club (1971), Farz and Zindgi ek safar hai (1972) and Khawab aur Zindgi and Zeb-ul-Nissa (1973). She only appeared in two Punjabi films; Jaidad and Tees Maar Khan (her last film). She also appeared in Apna paraya and Alam Ara in 1959 and was co-actress in Madam Noor Jehan's big musical film Annar Kali (1958). Her last film as heroine was "Apne huwe Paraye" in 1977.
As producer & director:
Shamim Ara produced her first film Saiqa in 1968 and directed the inaugural film "Geo aur Jeeney do" in 1976. Munda Biga Jaye was a record breaker film with diamond jubilees in both circuits; Lahore and Karachi. Other famous films as director were Playboy, Miss Hong Kong, Miss Singapore, Miss Colombo, Lady Smuggler, Lady Commando, Akhri Mujra, Beta, Hathi mere Sathi, Hum to chaley Susral, Miss Istanbul, Hum kisi se kum nahin, Love 95 etc.
Born as Putli Bai in a dancing family in Ali Gharh, India in 1942. She visited Karachi in 1956 and was selected as heroine in Kanwari Beva. She married many times since her love affair with Mohammad Ali ended in a failure.
More about Shamim Ara by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi, Saudi Arabia:
At her peak, she was much interested and serious to get marry with Mohammed Ali, but her mother or grandmother was deadly against to this marriage, so her love to Mohammed Ali ended a failure.
Shamim ara got married more than one time but unluckily most of them were not long lasting. First time Sardar Rind, a landlord from Sind, got married with Shamim Ara forcibly, he kidnaped her and called Qazi for Nikah. After some time of the marriage, Sardar Rind was involved in a fatal accident and died on the spot on Karachi-Hyderbad highway and then Shamim Ara got freed herself.
Later Shamim Ara, after a long love affair, married with renowened film director and ex-husband of Sameena Ahmed (TV artist and producer), Fareed Ahmed, son of W.Z. Ahmed (Waada and Roohi fame). Fareed Ahmed directed many hit films like Andleeb, Angarey and Zaibunisa etc. But this marriage lasted only one day, the next day of marriage they were seperated for unknown reason. After this broken marriage, Fareed Ahmed was much depressed, left Pakistan and settled in abroad where he died.
Shamim are also got married with A. Kareem or A. Majeed from Agfa color, and got a son from him (now he is young), but unfortunately this marriage also could not become a long lasting.
At present, it is said that she is the wife of Dabeerul Hasan, who is an associated producer and story writer.
Related links:
» Shamim Ara's filmography

  Yasmin
Heroine
First film: Jehad (Urdu - 1950)
Last film: Kousar (Urdu - 1970)

Yasmin was a perfect choice for any tragic role in Urdu or Punjabi films. She started as Zarina Reshma in film Jahad 1950 and played side roles in Chann We, Dopatta and Lakht-e-Jiggar with Madam Noor Jehan. Punjabi film Morni in 1956 with Inayat Hussain Bhatti was her first film as solo heroine. Jabroo was a successful film with Akmal and Bharosa and Paharan with Yousuf Khan and Aadmi with Habib were other famous films. She had 58 films, 48 Urdu and 10 Punjabi films.
Yasmin's role as a prositute in semi art film Farishta (1961) was one of an unforgettable role in Pakistani cinemas history. Her role in Nizam Lohar (1966) was an another super class role. She will also be remembered for the mega hit song picturized on her "Dil deta hai ro ro duhai, kisi se koi pyar na karey..", which was sung by Mala and Sain Akhtar in film Ishq par zor nahin in 1963.
Her face was much resembled with indian film actress Madhubala. Her very first appearance in the film was Zeenat (1945 - Noor Jehan, Kiran dewan, Yaqoob and Shahnawaz) made by Shoukat Hussain Rizvi where she can be seen sitting among others in a ladies Qawwali scene "Ahein na bharien shikway na kiye, kuchh bhi na zaban se kam lia" sung by Noor Jehan, Zohra ambaley wali, Ameer bai karnatki and others. This was the first ever ladies qawwalli presented in any film. Yasmeen produced one film udner Y.S. (Yasmeen Shoukat) banner, Dunya na maney (Zeba, Mohammed Ali, Zumarrud, Lehri and Raagnee in 1971).
Yasmin married director and cameraman Jaafar Bukhari and then studio owner and director Syed Shoukat Hussain Rizvi (who was ex-husband of Madam Noor Jehan).

Filmography of Yasmin:
No.
Year
Film Language Actors
1
1950
Jahaad Urdu Yasmin, Zahoor Raja
2
1950
Amanat Urdu Gulshan Ara, Darpan, Yasmin
3
1951
Eid Urdu Yasmin, Najmul Hassan, Suresh
4
1951
Chann way Punjabi Noor Jehan, Santosh, Yasmin, Salim Raza
5
1952
Dopatta Urdu Noor Jehan, Ajay Kumar, Sudhir, Yasmin
6
1956
Darbar-e-Habib Urdu Yasmin, Talish, Majeed
7
1956
Haqeeqat Urdu Yasmin, Masood, Zeenat
8
1956
Qismat Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Santosh, Yasmin
9
1956
Jabroo Punjabi Yasmin, Akmal, Talish
10
1956
Morni Punjabi Yasmin, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Nazar
11
1957
Anjaam Urdu Yasmin, Ilyas Kashmiri, Neelo
12
1957
Muraad Urdu Yasmin, Kemal, Ilyas Kashmiri
13
1957
Maasoom Urdu Yasmin, Habib, M. Ismael
14
1958
Bharosa Urdu Yasmin, Yousuf Khan, Allauddin
15
1958
Tamanna Urdu Yasmin, Ejaz, Nighat
16
1958
Aadmi Urdu Yasmin, Habib, Nayyar Sultana, Talish and Allauddin
17
1959
Khul ja sim sim Urdu Yasmin, Darpan
18
1959
Lalkaar Urdu Yasmin, S. Gul
19
1959
Neend Urdu Noor Jehan, Aslam Pervez, Neelo, Yasmin, Asad Jaafri
20
1960
Bhabhi Urdu Shamim Ara, Aslam Pervez, Yasmin
21
1960
Hamsafar Urdu Yasmin, Aslam Pervez, Nazar
22
1960
Salma Urdu Yasmin, Ejaz, Bahar, Allauddin, A. Shah
23
1960
Shehbaz Urdu Yasmin, Aslam Pervez, Diljeet Mirza
24
1961
Farishta Urdu Yasmin, Ejaz, Talish, Allauddin
25
1961
Dandian Punjabi Yasmin, Aslam
26
1962
Awaz de kahan hai Urdu Yasmin, Akmal, Talish
27
1962
Paharan Urdu Yasmin, Yousuf Khan, Talish
28
1963
Maa Beti Urdu Yasmin, Yousuf Khan, Rukhsana
29
1963
Ishq par zor nahin Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Aslam, Ilyas Kashmiri,Yasmin (guest)
30
1964
Head Constable Urdu Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Habib, Yasmin
31
1965
Soukan Punjabi Yasmin, Akmal, Mazhar Shah
32
1966
Majhe di Jatti Punjabi Yasmin, Mazhar Shah, A. Shah and Ilyas Kashmiri
33
1970
Kousar Urdu Yasmin Khan, Habib, Allauddin

  Nayyar Sultana
Heroine, Character Actress
First film: Qatil (Urdu - 1955)
Last film: Teen Yakke teen Chhakke (Urdu/Punjabi - 1991)
Nayyar Sultana will be remembered for her emotional acting in Pakistani films. She was a supporting actress in the beginning of her film career and appeared in films like Anokhi, Intekhab, Saat Lakh, Behrupia, Mazloom etc. Film Saheli made her a top class film heroine for a while. Ayaz, Surayya, Mehtab, Ghoonghat, Aulad, Baji, Maa ke Aansoo and Yahudi ki Larki were some of her big films as main heroine. Then she married famous film star Darpan and left the film industry. Her comeback as heroine did not succeed and almost every film as Ik Musafar Ik Haseena, Azmat, Meri Bhabhi, Fasana-e-Dil and Hamjoli flopped. Then she started her character-actor career and became very successful in both Urdu and Punjabi films. Umrao Jan Ada, Bahishat, Dillagi, Nanha Farishta, Gumrah, Pyasa, Pehchan, Ik Gunah aur sahi, Abhi to main jawan hun and Anmol Mohabbat were some of her memorable films.
Nayyar Sultana was born as Tayyaba in India and died by cancer on October 27, 1992 at Karachi.

Nayyar Sultana as first heroine:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1958
Be-gunnah Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Anwar Baig, Nighat Sultana, Butt Kashir
2
1958
Toheed Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Talish, Laila, Salim Raza
3
1958
Aakhri Dao Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Talish, Allauddin
4
1959
Mazloom Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Aslam, akmal, Shamim Ara, Mazhar
5
1960
Ek thi Maa Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Sudhir, Bahar, Salim Raza
6
1960
Saheli Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Shamim Ara, Bahar, Aslam
7
1961
Gulfarosh Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Kemal, Meena, Zahoor Raja, Naeem
8
1961
Sun of Ali Baba Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Aslam, Asif Jah, Rangeela, Naeem
9
1961
Surayya Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Rukhsana, Asad Bukhari
10
1961
Teen Phool Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Aslam, Husna, Allauddin
11
1962
Aulaad Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Waheed Murad, Rehana
12
1962
Ghoonghat Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Santosh, Neelo, Laila, A. Shah, Talish
13
1962
Mehtaab Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Naghma, Asad, Allauddin
14
1962
Shake Hand Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Aalluddin, Talish
15
1963
Aurat ek kahani Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Ejaz, Husna, Saqi, Rajni
16
1963
Baji Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Zeba, Aimi, Talish
17
1963
Dulhan Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Shamim Ara
18
1963
Maa ke aansoo Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Naghma, Roshan, Zeenat
19
1963
Yahudi ki Larki Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Talish, Shahnawaz, Talish
20
1968
Ik Musafar Ik Haseena Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan
21
1968
Nadar Khan Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Aslam
22
1969
Meri Bhabbi Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Zeenat
23
1970
Hamjoli Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Mustafa Qureshi
24
1972
Farz aur mohabbat Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Sudhir
25
1973
Azmat Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Rozina, Haidar, Aslam Pervez

  Bahar
Heroine, Character Actress
First film: Chann Mahi >(Punjai - 1956)
Last film: ?

She never became a top class heroine but as character actress achieved great successes. Bahar appeared as heroine/second heroine in films like Saheli, Salma, Kartar Singh, Lutera, Khandan, Daal mein kala, Bharjai, Doctor, Waris Shah, Farangi and many more. She married director and actor Iqbal Yousuf and left the film industry but came back as supporting actress in film Maa te Qanoon in 1974. She was best known as "Sultan Rahi's Mother" because she appeared in many Punjabi films in the 80s as his mother. Some of her famous films are Sher Khan, Moula Bakhsh, Kaley Chor and many more... Choorian was one of her last films.

Bahar's filmography as heroine:
No.
Year
Film Language Actors
1
1956
Cann Mahi Punjabi Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Asif Jah, Salim Raza
2
1957
Laila Majnoo Urdu Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Shola, Ilyas Kashmiri
3
1957
Zulfaan Punjabi Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Zeenat
4
1958
Ghar Jawai Punjabi Bahar, Sultan, A. Shah
5
1959
Himmat Urdu Bahar, Aslam Pervez
6
1959
Bodi Shah Punjabi Bahar, Akmal, Zarif
7
1959
Kartar Singh Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Bahar, Laila, Bhatti, Ajmal, Zarif
8
1960
Ek thi Maa Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Sudhir, Bahar
9
1960
Saheli Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Shamim Ara, Bahar, Aslam Pervez
10
1960
Salma Urdu Yasmin, Ejaz, Bahar, Allauddin, A. Shah
11
1960
Mitti dian Murtaan Punjabi Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Nazar, Nighat, Zarif
12
1960
Sohni Kumharan Punjabi Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Zarif, Ajmal
13
1961
Do raste Urdu Bahar, Yousuf Khan, Ejaz
14
1961
Jadugar Urdu Bahar, Sultan
15
1961
Abroo Punjabi Bahar, Akmal
16
1961
Mangti Punjabi Bahar, Aslam
17
1962
Ajnabi Urdu Bahar, Ejaz, Diljeet Mirza
18
1962
Beta Urdu Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Husna, Liala
19
1962
Daal mein kala Urdu Bahar, Kemal, Mohammad Ali
20
1962
Mousiqaar Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Meena, Bahar, Darpan and Rehan
21
1962
Sooraj Mukhi Urdu Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Asif Jah
22
1963
Dhup Chaun Urdu Bahar, Ejaz, Nasira
23
1963
Shararat Urdu Bahar, Mohammad Ali, Laila
24
1963
Suhag Urdu Bahar, Habib, Nighat
25
1964
Azad Urdu Bahar, Santosh, Asad Bukhari, Ajmal
26
1964
Farangi Urdu Shamim Ara, Sudhir, Bahar, Allauddin, Mazhar Shah, Talish
27
1964
Khandan Urdu Bahar, Akmal, Habib, Mohammad Ali, Naghma, Mazhar Shah
28
1964
Landa Bazar Urdu Bahar, Asad Bukhari, Asif Jah
29
1964
Lutera Urdu Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Talish
30
1964
Mamta Urdu Bahar, Habib, Waheed Murad
31
1964
Bharjai Punjabi Bahar, Akmal, Zahoor Shah
32
1964
Waris Shah Punjabi Bahar Akmal, Meena, Nasira, Asif Jah, Inayat Hussain Bhatti
33
1965
Doctor Urdu Bahar, Waheed Murad, Jaafri
34
1965
Kale log Urdu Bahar, Habib, Anwar
35
1965
Sanam Urdu Bahar, Kemal, Rani, Mohammad Ali
36
1968
Dil Darya Punjabi Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Mazhar Shah
37
1988
Bano Punjabi Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Talish
A highly educated lady, Kishwar Begum was introduced by Anwar Kemal Pasha as Bahar in Punjabi film Chann Mahi. It would be very interesting to know that how Anwar Kemal Pasha gave the name Bahar to Kishwer who introduced her in film Chan Mahi (1956). Anwar Kemal was found of to play and participate in Race. In those days when Anwar Kamal Pasha selected Kishwar (Bahar) for his film Chan Mahi in Karachi, his favourite mare named Bahar won the race and he got a lot of many consequently. So, Anwar Kamal was very happy and suggested Kishwer's filmi name Bahar. (by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi, Saudi Arabia)

  Meena Shori
Heroine
First film: Miss 56 (1956)
Last film: Nishan (1979)
She was born in Raiwind near Lahore in a rural and poor family. She was totally illeterate girl and jumped to Bombay in late 30's and became silver screen temptress and happiest girl in the Indian filmdom from 40's & 50's. Sohrab Modi gave her chance in Sikandar (1941) that was an all India hit and there was no looking back for Meena. She worked in Indian films from Sikandar (1941) thru Shrimati (1956) and then moved to Pakistan and worked here in films till late 70's. Eik Thi Larki (1949) made by her husband Roop K. shorie (at the time of marriage with R.K. Shorie, Meena changed the

Meena in Pakistani films
relegion to Hindu and later after the seperation, again she entered to Islam), dubbed her as the sensational Lara Lappa Girl. Also the song from this film "Lara Lappa Lara Lappa lai lag da..." was very popular and became a street song of those days.
Meena got married with R.K. Shorie, Zahoor Raja, Al-Nasir, Raza Mir and lastly Asad Bokhari but at the last and final part of her life story that was also too painful to be real. No one from them was around her and she also had no issue from them. A bright star in glaxy of filmdom in 40's and 50's was reduced to extremely destitude living by the end her life before the death in 1989. In late 80's when she was seriously sick having no money for treatment, former Prime Minister Nawaz Shareefhelped her out and one time late Mohammed Ali also gave her moral support when she had stood up in a function begging for charity money to marry off her sister's daughters. Once she told that she felt like a dried up tree in a grove of green saplings that everyone is out to chop down and burn. It is said that her burial was arranged with charity money.
Meena's other films before 1947 Pathron ka soudagar (1944), Neelam and Rut rangeeli. (1945), Shahar sey door (1946),Arsee (1947) and Ajeeb Larki.
She migrated to Pakistan in 1956 and worked as heroine, side heroine and later as character actress and appeared in Khamosh raho, Landa bazaar, Phool aur kantey, Ghaddar and Andhi mohabbat (1964), Hamraz, Mirza Jatt (1967), Najo (1969), Mera naa Patey Khan (1974) and Nishani (1979). She was seen in 98 films, 59 Urdu and 39 Punjabi. (by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi).

Meena Shori's films as heroine:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1956
Miss 56 Urdu Meena Shori, Santosh, Aslam Pervez
2
1957
Bara Aadmi Urdu Meena Shori, Ejaz, Allauddin
3
1958
Sitaron ki Duniya Urdu Meena Shori, Sheeda Imam, Rukhsana
4
1958
Aakhri nishan Urdu Meena Shori, Sudhir, Allauddin
5
1958
Jagga Punjabi Meena Shori, Aslam Pervez, Ilyas Kashmiri
6
1959
Gulshan Urdu Meena Shori, Sudhir
7
1959
Bacha Jamoora Punjabi Meena Shori, Akmal
8
1960
Behrupia Punjabi Meena Shori, Akmal, Zarif, Mazhar
9
1962
Jamalo Punjabi Meena Shori, Asad Bukhari, Naghma
10
1963
Teen aur teen Urdu Meena Shori, Habib, Lehri

  Laila
Heroine
First film: Waada (1957)
Last film: Babul dian Galian (1987)
Laila had very short film career but she was very popular...
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1957
Waada Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Laila, Ilyas Kashmiri
2
1958
Toheed Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Talish, Laila, Salim Raza
3
1958
Chhoomantar Punjabi Noor Jehan, Aslam Perwez, Laila, Zarif, Allauddin
4
1959
Kartar Singh Punjabi Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Bahar, Laila, Zarif and Allauddin
5
1960
Khan Bhahadur Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Kemal, Laila
6
1960
Rani Khan Punjabi Husna, Akmal, Laila, Zarif, Nazar, Naghma, Mazhar Shah
7
1961
Sher-e-Islam Urdu Laila, Rattan Kumar
8
1961
Speran Urdu Laila, Habib, Nirala, Nasra, Asad
9
1961
Taj aur Talwar Urdu Laila, Ratan Kumar
10
1962
Bulbul-e-Baghdad Urdu Laila, Kemal, Nazar
11
1962
Sukh ka sapna Urdu Laila, Yousuf Khan, Talish
12
1962
Susraal Urdu Laila, Yousuf, Rukhsana, Allauddin
13
1962
Chodhary Punjabi Laila, Akmal, Naghma, Asif Jah, Mazhar Shah
14
1963
Damaad Urdu Laila, Asad Bukhari, A. Shah
15
1963
Khun ki pyas Urdu Laila, Yousuf Khan, Rukhsana
16
1963
Main ne kya jurm kiya Urdu Laila, Habib, Aslam
17
1963
Shararat Urdu Bahar, Mohammad Ali, Laila
18
1963
Chacha khamkha Punjabi Laila, Sudhir, Mazhar Shah
19
1963
Chooriyan Punjabi Laila, Akmal, Nasira, Asif Jah, Ajmal, Mazhar Shah
20
1964
Andhi Muhabbat Urdu Laila, Kemal, Talish
21
1964
Jhalak Urdu Laila, Kemal, Allauddin
22
1964
Wah Bhei wah Urdu Laila, Akmal, Yousuf Khan
23
1964
Mama Jee Punjabi Laila, Sudhir, Habib, Talish
24
1965
Chhoti si Duniya Urdu Laila, Habib, Allauddin
25
1965
Koh-e-Qaaf Urdu Laila, Darpan, Diljeet Mirza

  Husna Husna
Heroine, Vamp
First film: Jan-e-Bahar (Urdu - 1958)
Last film: Lahu de rishte (1980)
Husna never became a top class heroine and mainly played side-heroine or vamps role in Urdu and Punjabi films during her long film career.
Husana was introduced as child star in film "jan-e-Bahar" in 1958 and played a role as daughter of Sudhir and Musarrat Nazir. Then she became "full-heroine" and "Ajab Khan" was a hit film as solo heroine and Sudhir was her hero!
Husna was very talented and glamorous actress. She appeared as solo heroine in Rani Khan successfully and "Yamla Jatt", "Kon kisi ka", "Taqdeer" and "Sarhad" were another famous musical films. Other films as solo heroine were Laggan, Haboo, Ghazi bin Abbas, Zarina, Beta, Tamasha, Al-Hilal, Neela Parbat and few other films. As side-heroine she was seen in Nagin, Shaheed, Unchey Mahal, Kochwan, Dosti, Sabbaq, Khamosh Nigahen, Rabb Rakha, Naik Perveen, Surayya Bhoopali and few other films.

Husna's films as heroine:
No.
Year
Film Language Actors
1
1958
Jan-e-Bahar Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Sudhir, Husna
2
1959
Naagan Urdu Neelo, Rattan Kumar, Husna, Yousuf Khan, Nazar
3
1960
Laggan Urdu Husna, Aslam Pervez, Yousuf Khan
4
1960
Rani Khan Punjabi Husna, Akmal, Laila, Zarif, Nazar, Naghma, Mazhar Shah
5
1961
Ajab Khan Urdu Husna, Sudhir, Talish
6
1961
Ghazi bin Abbas Urdu Husna, Rattan Kumar
7
1961
Habu Urdu Husna, Habib, Talish
8
1962
Beta Urdu Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Husna, Liala
9
1962
Ek manzil do rahen Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Aslam Pervez, Husna
10
1962
Shaheed Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Husna, Allauddin & Talish
11
1962
Unche Mehal Urdu Neelo, Aslam Pervez, Husna
12
1962
Zareena Urdu Husna, Yousuf Khan, Habib, Naghma
13
1963
Aurat ek kahani Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Ejaz, Husna
14
1965
Tamasha Urdu Husna, Sultan, Nazar
15
1966
Al-Halaal Urdu Husna, Darpan
16
1966
Kon kisi ka Urdu Husna, Kemal
17
1966
Maa, Bahu aur Beta Urdu Husna, Santosh
18
1966
Sarhad Urdu Husna, Ejaz
19
1966
Taqdeer Urdu Husna, Santosh
20
1967
Gunahgar Urdu Husna, Habib
21
1968
Asmat Urdu Husna, Ejaz, Zeba, Aslam
22
1968
Aurat aur Zamana Urdu Husna, Kemal, Talish
23
1968
Behan Bhai Urdu Rani, Nadeem, Kemal, Deeba, Husna, Ejaz, Aslam
24
1969
Neela Parbat Urdu Husna, Mohammad Ali, Talish
25
1969
Pia millan ki aas Urdu Husna, Mohammad Ali, Talish
26
1969
Yamla Jatt Punjabi Husna, Yousuf Khan, Allauddin
27
1970
Honeymoon Urdu Husna, Kemal, Rozina
28
1971
Dosti Urdu Shabnam, Ejaz, Rehman, Husna, Rangeela, Talish
29
1971
Khamosh Nigahen Urdu Rozina, Waheed Murad, Munawar Zarif, Husna
30
1971
Mera Dil meri aarzoo Urdu Husna, Yousuf Khan Khan, Mohammad Aliya
31
1971
Rab rakha Punjabi Rani, Yousuf Khan Khan, Husna
32
1972
Bazi jit lei Punjabi Husna, Habib, Kaifee
33
1973
Society Urdu Shabnam, Nadee, Husna
34
1974
Sawan aya
tum nahin aye
Urdu Shabnam, Nadeem, Husna
35
1976
Raja Jani Urdu Shabnam, Mohammad Ali, Husna

  Rukhsana
Heroine
First film: Hamari Zuaban (1955)
Last film: Ghairat mere Veer di (1973)
Rukhsana was the best known side-heroine in the 60s. Before joining films she was a stage actress of Rivoli Theatre, Karachi in 50's with the name of Cheeko. Later she became Rukhsana in films. On the place of Rivoli theatre, Rivoli cinema was constructed and now the cinema is demolished and Rivoli Shopping plaza is there. (by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi, Saudi Arabia)

Rukhsana as first heroine:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1960
Gharib Urdu Rukhsana, Salim Nigar, Emi, Rashid
2
1963
Neelum Urdu Rukhsana, Sudhir, Naghma, Zeenat, Asad Bukhari
3
1963
Teer andaz Urdu Rukhsana, Sultan, Saba, Sahra
4
1964
Shukriya Urdu Rukhsana, Habib, Sabira Sultana, Roshan
5
1966
Honhaar Urdu Rukhsana, Shakeel, Trannum, Kemal Irani
6
1967
Main Woh nahin Urdu Rukhsana, Kemal
7
1967
Shola aur Shabnam Urdu Rukhsana, Sudhir, Darpan
8
1968
Nakhuda Urdu Rukhsana, Shakeel, Ibrahim
9
1971
Bahadur Khan Pashto Rukhsana, Hamayun Qureshi Qureshi
10
1974
Kei saal pehle Urdu Rukhsana, Sudhir, Adeeb
11
1976
Haibat Khan Sindhi Rukhsana, Saqi, Talish

  Zamurrad
Supporting Heroine, Dancer
First film: Hasrat (Urdu - 1958)
Last film: ?

Zamurrad started in the 50s as an supporting actress. She was first heroine in four films only as Hamen bhi jeene do (1963), Katari (1968), Zindgi ke meley (1972) and Jawab do (1974). She was one of many other Mrs. Shahids....

Some famous films of Zamurrad:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1958
Hasrat Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Yousuf Khan, Zamurrad, Ajmal, Zarif, Ghulam Mohammad, Ilays, Allauddin
2
1962
Mera keya qasoor Urdu Shamim Ara, Asad Bukhari, Saqi, Zeenat, Master Mushtaq, Zamurrad, A. Shah
3
1963
Hamen bhi jeene do Urdu Zamurrad (Nazee), Hanif, Kemal Irani, Qamar
4
1964
Laadli Punjabi Nasira, Akmal, Zeenat, Zamurrad, Seema
5
1965
Malangi Punjabi Shirin, Akmal, Firdous, Yousuf Khan, Zamurrad, Munawar Zarif, Zulfi, Rangeela, Ajmal, Aslam Pervez, Sikkedar, Sawan, Mazhar Shah and Mohammd Ali (as guest)
6
1966
Badnaam Urdu Neelo, Ejaz, Nabeela, Diljeet Mirza, Hameed Wain, Zamurrad, Rangeela, Albela, Asad Jaafri, Abbas Nosha, Tani, Pervez Sajjad and Allauddin
7
1967
Maa Baap Urdu Zeba, Waheed Murad, Zamurrad, Yousuf Khan, Rangeela, M.D. Sheikh, Sheikh Iqbal, Rekha, Seema, Talat Siddiqi, Allauddin
8
1968
Katari Urdu Zamurrad, Tariq Aziz, Ejaz
9
1968
Main kahan Manzil kahan Urdu Ada, Nadeem, Ejaz, Zamurrad, Nighat, Allauddin
10
1968
Mujhe jeene do Urdu Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Rangeela, Zamurrad, Ilyas
11
1968
Panj Darya Punjabi Firdous, Akmal, Shirin, Zamurrad, Allauddin, Rangeela, Asha Posley, Rekha, Sheikh Iqbal, M. Ismael, Ajmal and Sawan
12
1969
Naseeb apna apna Urdu Shabnam, Waheed Murad, Zamurrad, Nirala, Tamanna, Saqi
13
1969
Piya milan ki aas Urdu Husna, Mohammad Ali, Zamurrad, Lehri, Talish
14
1970
Chann Puttar Punjabi Firdous, Habib, Zamurrad, Yousuf Khan
15
1970
Dil dian lagian Punjabi Rani, Ejaz, Zamurrad, Munawar Zarif, Shahida, Nabeela, Nasira, Sheikh Iqbal, Fazal Haq, Ilyas Kashmiri and Mazhar Shah
16
1970
Heer Ranjha Punjabi Firdous, Ejaz, Zamurrad, Munawar Zarif, Rangeela, Salma Mumtaz, Najmul Hassan, Tani, Farhi, Aqeel, Ilyas Kashmiri and Ajmal
17
1970
Soghat Urdu Rozina, Nadeem, Zamurrad, Masood Akhtar, Tariq Aziz, Nanha
18
1971
Parai Aag Urdu Shamim Ara, Nadeem, Aasia, Zamurrad, Qavi
19
1971
Roop Behroop Urdu Nisho, Kemal, Zamurrad
20
1971
Ucha naa pyar da Punjabi Rani, Ejaz, Zamurrad
21
1972
Athroo ik Mutiyar de Punjabi Naghma, Habib, Zamurrad, Ajaml
22
1972
Gata jaye Banjara Urdu Zamurrad, Agha Sajjad
23
1972
Sabbaq Urdu Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Husna, Zamurrad, Allauddin
24
1972
Sajjan beparwah Punjabi Naghma, Habib, Zamurrad, Iqbal Hassan, Munawar Zarif, Ali Ejaz, Razia, Sheikh Iqbal, Asad, Ilyas Kashmiri
25
1972
Umrao Jan Ada Urdu Rani, Shahid, Zamurrad, Aasiya, Mumtaz, Rangeela, Lehri, Ladla, Imdad Hussain, Nayyar Sultana, Tamanna, Talat Siddiqi, Allauddin and Talish
26
1972
Zindgi ke mele Urdu Zamurrad, Sultan Rahi, Hamid Chodhary
27
1973
Banarsi Thugg Punjabi Firdous, Ejaz, Zamurrad, Mumtaz, Munawar Zarif, Saira, Sultan Rahi, Naeem Hashmi, Fazal Haq, Ilyas Kashmiri
28
1973
Chann Tara Punjabi Naghma, Habib, Iqbal Hassan, Zamurrad, Nanha, Razia, Ali Ejaz, ChunChun, Ilyas Kashmiri, Asad Bukhari
29
1973
Ziddi Punjabi Yousuf Khan, Firdous, Ejaz, Zamurrad, Nabeela, Munawar Zarif, Nanha, Rangeela, Razia, Ilyas Kashmiri
30
1974
Jawab do Urdu Zamurrad, Darpan, Yousuf Khan
31
1974
Maa da Lal Punjabi Firdous, Habib, Yousuf Khan, Aliya, Zamurrad, Aslam, Ali Ejaz, Seema, Ilyas Kashmiri, Nabeela, Munawar Saeed
32
1979
Mohammad bin Qasim Urdu Nisho, Nazim, Zamurrad, Qavi, Adeeb, Nayyar Sultana, Talish
33
1983
Ik dooje ke liye Urdu Babra Sharif, Ayaz, Zamurrad, Afzaal, Mohammad Ali
34
1983
Raka Punjabi Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi, Zamurrad
35
1983
Aaj ki raat Urdu Shabnam, Mohammad Ali, Zamurrad, Lehri, Allauddin
36
1985
Mehak Urdu Babra Sharif, Faisal, Sabiha, Zamurrad, Mohammad Ali
37
1985
Parwana Urdu Babra Sharif, Nadeem, Asif Raza, Zamurrad, Qavi
38
1986
Ek hi rasta Urdu Babra Sharif, Javed Sheikh, Zamurrad, Mohammad Ali
39
1986
Jhoomar Chor Urdu Shabnam, Javed Sheikh, Ejaz, Zamurrad
40
1995
Da hashar Medan Pashto Zamurrad Khan, Badar Munir

  Shammi
Heroine
She was Mrs. Sudhir - the second wife.
Here is her filmography:
No.
Year
Film Language Actors
1
1950
Shammi Punjabi Shammi, Santosh, Ajmal, Shola
2
1950
Be-qraar Urdu Ragni, S. Gul, Shammi, Charlie, Majeed
3
1953
Ghulam Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Shammi
4
1953
Ilzaam Urdu Shammi, Rafiq Anwar, Naeem Hashmi
5
1953
Mehbooba Urdu Shammi, Santosh, Asha Poslay
6
1953
Tarrap Urdu Shammi, Sudhir, Allauddin
7
1954
Ruhi Urdu Shammi, Santosh, Hamaliya Wala
8
1955
Khazan ke baad Urdu Shammi, Sudhir, Allauddin
9
1955
Sohni Urdu Sabiha, Sudhir, Shammi
10
1956
Pawwan Urdu Shammi, Sudhir, Zarif, Nazir
11
1960
Sahil Urdu Shammi, Sudhir, Allauddin
12
1963
Baghawat Urdu Shammi, Sudhir, Akmal, Nayyar Sultana

 

Shahina
Heroine
She was the daughter of musician Rafiq Ghaznavi and Anwar Begum and Salma Agha's aunt. She was the first heroine in her first Punjabi film Beli apposite Santosh (Sabiha was second heroine in this film). Here is her short film career:

No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1950
Beli Punjabi Shahina, Santosh, Sabiha, M. Ismael
2
1950
Judai Urdu Shahina, Sadiq Ali, Nazar, Zeenat
3
1955
Inteqam Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Shahina, M. Ismael
4
1957
Nigar Urdu Shahina, Amman, M. Ismael, Naeed Hashmi

  Gulshan Ara
Heroine
She was a busy film heroine in the first half of the 50s. Here is her filmography:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1950
Do Aansoo Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Shamim, Gulshan Ara, Ajmal, Allauddin
2
1950
Amanat Urdu Gulshan Ara, Darpan, Yasmin, Nazar
3
1952
Naveli Urdu Gulshan Ara, Rehan, Sultan, M. Ismael
4
1953
Awaaz Urdu Gulshan Ara, Santosh, Majeed, Shahnawaz
5
1953
Tarrap Urdu Shammi, Sudhir, Gulshan Ara, Allauddin
6
1953
Aaghosh Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Gulshan Ara, M. Ismael
7
1954
Deevar Urdu Gulshan Ara, Sudhir, Allauddin
8
1954
Raat ki baat Urdu Sabiha, Santosh, Gulshan Ara, Allauddin
9
1954
Mujrim Urdu Gulshan Ara, Yousuf Khan, Nasreen, Allauddin
10
1955
Jheel Kanarey Urdu Gulshan Ara, Sudhir, Zarif, Talish

  Nighat Sultana
Heroine, Supporting Actress
First film: Mehbooba (Urdu - 1953)
Last film: Ishtihari Mujrim (Pashto - 1987)
She was heroine in the beginning of her film career, then she became supporting actress in many films as Ashiyana, Chingari (1964) and Afsana Zindgi ka (1972).

Nighat Sultana as heroine:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1956
Ummar Marvi Sindhi Nighat Sultana, Fazlani, Noor Mohammad Charlie
2
1958
Sassi Punnu Sindhi Nighat Sultana, Saqi, Rukhshi, Siani Atish
3
1958
Lakhpatti Urdu Nighat Sultana, Saqi, Nasreen, Asha Poslay, Jamaal
4
1959
Neend Urdu Noor Jehan, Aslam Pervez, Neelo, Nighat Sultana, Asad Jaafri, Diljeet Mirza, Rakhshi, Talish, Allauddin
5
1961
Bombay wala Urdu Nighat Sultana, Saqi, Nayyar Sultana, Jamaal
6
1963
Marvi Sindhi Nighat Sultana, Fazlani, Rukhsana, Nasira
7
1964
Pyar na karna nadan Urdu Nighat Sultana, Baqar Rizvi, Rukhsana, Saqi, Talish
Her real name is Gulzar Bigum, born in 1935 in Iraq. Her father was Bengali origin working in army and was sent to Iraq during the 1st World War where he got married with an Iraqi Kurd woman. At the age of 14, she returned to Pakistan, Karachi with her father. Nighat also worked in army hospital as Nurse for some time before joining films. She got married with Hassan Tariq. Reena (Saboohi) was her daughter but Nighat always claimed her as sister due to some reasons. She will be remembered for the very impressively character role of an invalid young girl in Riaz Shahid's film Susral (1962). (by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi, Saudi Arabia)

  Rehana
Heroine
She acted as heroine in many films with big heroes in 40's like Ashok Kumar, Dev Annand, Raj Kapoor and Nasir Khan. Her films in India, Ham aik hain and Santaan (1946), Nai baat, Nateeja, Pal, Sajan and Shehnai (1947), Sagai, Khirki and Shanshana kee bablaboo.
She migrated to Pakistan but despite of struggle she could not continue her success in Pakistan. Acted in few films in Pakistan, here is her filmography:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1956
Wehshi Urdu Rehana, Afzal Nazir, Zarif, Hamaliyawala
2
1956
Shalimar Urdu Rehana, Sudhir, Shola, Nazar
3
1959
Apna praya Urdu Shamim Ara, Kemal, Rukhsana, Rehana, Lehri, Talish
4
1960
Raat ke Rahi Urdu Rehana, Darpan, Shamim Ara, Talish
5
1962
Aulaad Urdu Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Waheed Murad, Rehana
6
1963
Dil ne tujhe man liya Urdu Zeba, Kemal, Rehana, Nirala, Mohammad Ali

  Jameela Razzaq
Heroine
Jameela Razzaq's mother was an extraordinarily beautiful actress Sultana from the days of silent films, who was the elder sister of Zubaida, the heroine of the first talkie film (Alam Ara) in India. Sultana worked in many silent films like Veer Abhimanyu, Gul-e-Bakavali, Kala Naag, Prithvi Vallabh. In Pakistan Sultana produced a film Ham Aik Hain, but it was a flop film. (by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi)

Jameela Razzaq's filmography:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1955
Intekhab Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Masood, Nayyar Sultana, A. Shah
2
1956
Funkar Urdu Khursheed, Pervez, Jameela Razzaq, Butt Kashar
3
1958
Neya Dour Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Aslam Pervez, Neelo, Diljeet Mirza
4
1959
Faisala Urdu Shamim Ara, Yousuf, Jameela Razzaq, Lehri, Baby Deeba
5
1960
Yeh Duniya Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Talish, Lehri, Rukhsana, Aqil
6
1960
Aur bhi gham hain Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Asad Jaafri, Lehri, Neelma
7
1961
Gul Bakavli Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Sudhir, Ilyas
8
1961
Ham ek hain Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Aslam, Asha, Lehri, Azad
9
1962
Inqalab Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Habib, Shamim Ara, Rashdi
10
1963
Ishq par zor nahin Urdu Jameela Razzaq, Aslam Pervez, Yasmin, Babbo, Azad, Ilyas

  Nasreen
Heroine
She was not the same actress as Nasreen who was Salma Agha's mother. Here is her filmography:
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1954
Gumnam Urdu Sabiha, Sudhir, Ragni, M. Ismael, Asif Jah, Nasreen
2
1954
Mujrim Urdu Gulshan Ara, Yousuf Khan, Nasreen, Allauddin
3
1957
Shohrat Urdu Nasreen, Habib, Ilyas Kashmiri, A. Shah, Ajmal
4
1958
Lakhpatti Urdu Nighat, Saqi, Nasreen, Asha Posley, Jamaal
5
1961
Chhotay Sarkar Urdu Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Nasreen, Talish
6
1961
Be-khabar Urdu Nasreen, Sultan, Ajmal, Rangeela
7
1961
Deevana Urdu Sabiha, Ejaz, Habib, Nasreen, Ilyas


  Kafira
Supporting Heroine
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1959
Gumrah Urdu Kafira, Habib, Nasira, Ejaz
2
1961
Zamin ka Chand Urdu Shamim Ara, Aslam Pervez, Kafira, Mazhar Shah
3
1961
Taj aur Talwar Urdu Laila, Rattan Kumar, Kafira, Saqi
4
1961
Sher-e-Islam Urdu Laila, Rattan Kumar, Rukhsana, Kafira
5
1965
Kale log Urdu Bahar, Habib, Anwar, Kafira

  Kalawati
Supporting heroine
No.
Year
Films Language Actors
1
1950
Do kinaray Urdu Akhtari, Suresh, Kalawti, Zarif
2
1952
Khanabadosh Urdu Manorma, Pran, Kalawti, Ajmal
3
1963
Kala Pani Urdu Shamim Ara, Sudhir, Habib, Yasmin, Kalawti, Tarana, Sultan, Talish

  Zaib Qureshi
Supporting heroine
It is very coincidence that Zaib Qureshi worked in 1951 in Director (with Suraish who came to Paksitan and worked in two films here (Do Kinarey 1950 and Eid 1951) and then returned to India like other stars Pran, Nasir Khan etc.
Zaib Qureshi got married with actor Shayam, who died during a film shooting named Shabistan in 1951. Sahira Kazmi, renowned TV actress and producer is daughter of Zaib Qureshi.

  Khursheed
Heroine
First film in Pakistan: Funkar (Urdu - 1956)
Last film: Mandi (Urdu - 1956)

She was a great film actress and singer in 30's and 40's but could not continue her success when she came to Pakistan. She acted in a lot films in India like Ghaibi Tara and Chiragh husn (1935), Ailan-e-jang (1936), Praim samadhi and Mudhar milan (1938), Mairi aankhein(Mazhar khan), Murad (jay raj) and Daughters of India (Jay raaj 1939),Koun kisi ka (1939), Musafir, Andhi and Dharam bandhan(1940), Baiti (1941), Tiag (1942), Taan sain (KL Sehgal), Zameen and Nurse (1943), Shehansha baber (Shaikh Mukhtar) and Mumtaz mahal (Chandar mohan 1944),Parbhok ka ghar (Tirlok kapoor 1945), Phulwari (Motilal) and Maharana partab (Ishwar lal 1946),Koun pardaisi, Mitti and Aagey barho(Devanand) (1947). (by Mohammed Ayub Qureshi)

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