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Noor Jehan - Pakistani Film Actress - Photo Gallery and Biography

Noorjehan or Noorjehan was the adopted stage name for Allah Wasai (September 21, 1926 – December 23, 2000) who was a legendary singer and actress in British India and Pakistan. In 1957, Jehan was awarded the President's Award for her acting and singing capabilities. She began to sing at the age of five or six years old and showed a keen interest in a range of styles, including traditional folk and popular theatre. In 1945 Jehan played the lead role, alongside Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, in the movie Bari Maa. After the creation of Pakistan in 1947, Rizvi and Jehan decided to move to Pakistan.In 1986, on a tour of North America, Jehan suffered from chest pains and was diagnosed with angina pectoris after which she underwent a surgery to install a pacemaker. On December 23, 2000 Jehan died as a result of heart failure.

Noor Jehan Biography

  • Artist Name: Noor Jehan
  • Date of Birth: September 21, 1926 - December 23, 2000
  • Other Names: Madam Jee, Allah Wasai, Noorjehan, Noorjehan
  • Years Active: 1930–1996
  • Profession: Actress, Director, Singer
  • Mother Tongue: Urdu
  • Language Active: Punjabi, Urdu
  • Place of Birth: Kasur, Punjab, British India
  • Debut:

Noor Jehan Photo Gallery

Noor Jehan Filmography

Movies

1939: Gul Bakavli
1939: Imandaar
1939: Pyam-e-Haq
1940: Sajni
1940: Yamla Jat
1941: Chaudhry
1941: Red Signal
1941: Umeed
1941: Susral
1942: Chandani
1942: Dheeraj
1942: Faryad
1942: Khaandan
1943: Nadaan
1943: Duhai
1943: Naukar
1944: Lal Haveli
1944: Dost
1945: Zeenat
1945: Gaon ki Gori
1945: Badi Maa
1945: Bhai Jaan
1946: Anmol Ghadi
1946: Dil
1946: Humjoli
1946: Sofia
1946: Jadoogar
1946: Maharana Pratab
1947: Mirza Sahibaan
1947: Jugnu
1947: Abida
1947: Mirabai
1951: Chanwey
1952: Dopatta
1953: Gulnar
1953: Anarkali
1955: Patey Khan
1956: Lakt-e-Jigar
1956: Intezar
1959: Nooran
1958: Choomantar
1958: Anarkali
1959: Neend
1959: Pardaisan
1959: Koel
1961: Mirza Ghalib

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