Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Remembering Melody Queen Madam Noorjehan on her 10th anniversary on 23.12.2010

The Greatest film personality from Pakistan
Urdu site on Madam Noorjehan
An article in Urdu/Punjabi
Noorjehan before partition
Film & singing career (1935-2000)

Madam Noorjehan was the greatest film and music personality in the history of showbiz in Pakistan.
She started her film career in the age of just nine years old in film Sheeal (Pind di Kurri - 1935) and became super star as baby artist. She was heroine in Punjabi film Yamla Jatt (1940) and was a top singer and actress in Indian movies in the 40s. After the partition in 1947, she moved from Bombay and started her film career in Pakistan as actress, singer and the first female film director with film Chann Way in 1951. Her last film as actress Ghalib was released in 1961.

Watch & listen to Madam NoorjehanSince 1959 she became playback singer and dominated in more than 35 years. She sang appropriately more than six thousand songs in Urdu, Punjabi and Sindhi films.

She married twice, first with film director Shoukat Hussain Rizvi in 1942 and then film producer and hero Ejaz Durrani in 1959 and she had six children's.

Madam Noorjehan was born in a very poor family on September 21, 1926 at Qasoor, Punjab and died on December 23, 2000 at Karachi as one of the richest woman in the country. 

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