|Real name||Irshad Begum|
|Date of Birth||Tuesday, 14 April, 1914|
Her fist film was a silent film Eye For An Eye in 1931. She was the third most famous female artist (after Noorjahan and Surayya) who was actress and singer same time. She had some movies with legendary artist Kundan Lal Seigal, Tansen (1943) was the most popular movie of this pair.
She was born in Qasoor, Punjab and married with comedy actor Lala Yaqoob. Her second marriage was with a businessman Yusuf Bhai Mian. She died on April 18, 2001.
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)
Read detailed film career records with online films of almost every famous artist from Pakistani films..