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Playback singer

Zubaida Khanum

A dominating playback singer..
Zubaida Khanum - Playback singer - A dominating playback singer..
Facts on Zubaida Khanum
Real name Zubaida Khanum
First film Shehri Babu (Punjabi - 1953)
Active career1953-63
Life 1935 - 19-10-2013
Born at Amritsar, Indian Punjab
Language Punjabi
Profession Singing
Relations Riaz Bukhari (husband)
Faisal Bukhari (son)

Zubaida Khanum was a totally dominating playback singer in Pakistani movies from 1955-61.

She was first female singer to sing in more than 150 movies and sang almost 600 songs.

Zubaida Khanum began from Punjabi film Shehri Babu (1953). Her first song was in the composition of Rasheed Attray and penned by Waris Ludhyanvi. It was a super hit song..

  • Gallan Sun Kay Mahi Day Naal Merian, Dopatta Be-Iman Ho Geya..

She sang super hit songs in other Punjabi films like Pattan, Heer (1955), Mahi Munda, Guddi Gudda, Chann Mahi (1956), Yakkay Wali (1957), Sheikh Chilli, Chhoomanter, Jatti, Mukhra (1958), Kartar Singh, Naji (1959) etc.

Zubaida Khanum sang her most super hit Urdu song in film Saat Lakh (1957). It was also composed by Rasheed Attray and wrote by Saifuddin Saif..

  • Aye Mousam Rangeelay Suhanay, Jia Na Hi Manay..

Anokhi, Sarfarosh, Baghi (1956), Ishq-e-Laila, Saat Lakh (1957), Zehr-e-Ishq (1958), 16 Aanay, Raaz (1959), Ayaz, Raat Kay Rahi (1960) etc. were some of her big musical Urdu movies.

Zubaida Khanum also acted in few movies. She was in lead role with Zarif in famous Punjabi film Patay Khan (1955). Madam Noorjahan was first heroine and Musarrat Nazir was as vamp in this film.

She was most busiest playback singer until 1961, when she left film industry after she married to cinematographer Riaz Bukhari.

Zubaida Khanum died on October 19, 2013 on the second anniversary of her husband, who died two years ago on 19.10.2011.

She was mother of famous cinematographer and film director Faisal Bukhari (Bhai Log fame).



Zubaida Khanum

Interviewed by Shehnaz Sheikh, Ptv





Laaj
Laaj
(2003)
Sangam
Sangam
(1997)
Halchal
Halchal
(1985)
Panah
Panah
(1995)

Touheed
Touheed
(1958)
Waris
Waris
(1971)
Hijrat
Hijrat
(2016)

Gowandhi
Gowandhi
(1942)
Zamindar
Zamindar
(1942)
Heer Syal
Heer Syal
(1938)



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