Nurjahan (Noor Jehan)

Nurjahan (Noor Jehan)

Nurjahan (Noor Jehan) (1926-2000) is a Bollywood Actor known for the movies Patit Pawan(1933), Mirza Sahiban(1933), Intaqam(1933)

NameNurjahan (Noor Jehan) (نور جہاں‎)
Titlesthe queen of melody, Malika-e-Tarannum
Other NamesNurja han, Noor Jehan, Noorjahan, Noor Jehan, Nurjehan, Baby Nurjehan
Date Of Birth21 September 1926
Age(Age at Death: 74 years 3 months 2 days)
Place Of BirthKasur, Punjab, British India
Date Of Death23 December 2000
Place Of DeathKarachi, Sindh, Pakistan
FatherMadad Ali(professional musician)
MotherFateh Bibi(professional musician)
HusbandsShaukat Hussain Rizvi(married in 1942. marriage ended in 1953 with divorce) , Ejaz Durrani(2nd married in 1959. but also ended in divorce in 1979.)
Noor Jahan was the adopted stage name for Allah Wasai a singer and actress in British India and Pakistan.

Her career spanned seven decades. She was renowned as one of the greatest and most influential singers of her time in South Asia and was given the honorific title of Malika-e-Tarannum / the queen of melody.

Wasai 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.

Interesting Facts and Trivia

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  1. She was a singer trained in the classical tradition of dhrupad, an ancient style of Hindustani devotional music.
  2. She has recorded about 10,000 songs in various languages of India and Pakistan including Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and Sindhi languages.
  3. In 1957, Jahan was awarded the President's Award for her acting and singing capabilities.

Nurjahan (Noor Jehan): Filmography (23)

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1935 Aaj Ka Alladin[Actor]
1935 Azadi[Actor]
1935 Kala Swar[Actor]
1935 Gaibi Gola[Actor]
1935 Ghar Jamai[Actor]
1935 Jaan-e-alam Anjuman Ara[Actor]
1935 Misar Ka Sitara[Actor]
1935 Rangila Nawab[Actor]
1935 Sati Toral[Actor]
1935 Stree Dharma[Actor]
1934 Cinema Queen[Actor]
1934 Diwani[Actor]
1934 Kala Wagh[Actor]
1934 Kismet Ki Kasauti[Actor]
1934 Neki Ka Taj[Actor]
1934 Vaman Avtar[Actor]
1934 Veer Bharat[Actor]
1933 Abe Hayat[Actor]
1933 Intaqam[Actor]
1933 Mirza Sahiban[Actor]
1933 Patit Pawan[Actor]
1933 Shane Subhan[Actor]
1931 Dard E Jigar[Actor]