Film Comedian

Razia

She was first specialist comedian actress in Pakistani films
Razia - Film Comedian - She was first specialist comedian actress in Pakistani films
Some facts about Razia
Real name Shah Zamani
First film Taj Aur Talwar (Urdu - 1961)
Active career1961-81
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Language Punjabi
Profession Acting
Relations Naghma (sister-in-law - Nand)

Although there were some other actresses in comedy roles before Razia, like Asha Poslay, ChunChun etc. but Razia was first and the most popular comedian actress who only appeared in comedy roles in more than 200 movies. She was dominating comedian actress but not suitable to become heroine, instead, her junior colleagues Saiqa and Zarqa were seen in leading roles with Rangeela and Munawar Zarif, when they became heroes in the 1970s.

Razia was introduced in Urdu film Taj aur Talwar in 1961. In the beginning of her career, she was paired with two famous comedian Nazar and Asif Jah, then with Rangeela and Munawar Zarif. Some of her famous movies were Choorian (1963), Hath Jori (1964), Aina (1966), Mirza Jatt (1967), Chann Makhna, Sajjan Pyara, Roti (1968), Jind Jan, Dillan day Souday, Dia aur Toofan (1969), Att Khuda da Vair (1970), Sajjan Beparwah (1972) etc. Her last film was Tangay Wali in 1981.

Razia was relative of actress Naghma. It was told that she died on July 21, 1987 in Lahore but according to the latest research by a renowned film journalist Mr. Guddu Khan from Karachi, she still lives. There were also some rumors, that she died in London jail, where she was captured due to heroine smuggling.




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