Sabiha Khanum
Pakistani actor
Sabiha Khanum
Sabiha Khanum is a Pakistani film actress. She was the leading star of Pakistani cinema in the 1950s and the 1960s, and played successful character roles later. Most of Sabiha's movies were with her husband, late Santosh Kumar. Sabiha and Santosh were highly regarded as performers whom the movie goers loved to see together.
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  • 1982
    Age 45
    The following two national songs which she sang at the Pakistan Television program Silver Jubilee in 1982 were appreciated by the audience:
    More Details Hide Details In Anwar Maqsood's stage show, Silver Jubilee, she rendered the following song Yaad karoon tujhay sham saweray from the film Mauseeqar (1962). As the final lyrics faded away that evening, the audience stood up and applauded. Sabiha Khanum, who has been in the public eye for four decades, finally retired, and now lives with her eldest daughter in the U.S.A. Her son and the youngest daughter are also settled there. Sabiha Khanum has won several Nigar awards: Her Filmography
  • 1953
    Age 16
    Sabiha gained some more recognition in her next movie Aaghosh, directed by Murtaza Jilani, starring Santosh, Sabiha, and Gulshan Ara. Her role, in the film 'Ghulam', released in 1953, directed by Anwar Kamal Pasha, with Santosh was also well received.Film directors admired her ability to improvise because she was talented and ambitious.
    More Details Hide Details Her role in the film Gumnaam (1954) was also appreciated by the movie-goers. The movie was directed by Anwar Kamal Pasha, starring Seema, Sudhir and Sabiha Khanum. This film is a story about a mentally retarded girl, played by Sabiha, is a pleasure to watch. She played the role of 'Nooran' in the romantic Punjabi film, Dulla Bhatti (1956) directed by M.S. Daar and this movie celebrated its Golden Jubilee at the Pakistani cinemas. Sabiha was cast opposite all renowned actors of her time. However, she will be remembered most for her films with Santosh Kumar. Along the way, she found the love of her life - Santosh Kumar. Once married, they had a successful marriage and had 3 kids together. Movie-goers were treated to a succession of films about popular romance like the film Waada (1957) starring Sabiha and Santosh. This film was followed by another spate of magnificent movies, which provided countless hours of pleasure to millions of their fans. Sheikh Chilli (1958), Aas Paas (1957), Sassi (1954), Sohni (1955), Choti Begum (1956), Daata (1957), Hatim (1956), Saat Laakh (1957), Dil Mein Tu (1958), Ayaz (1960), Mehfil (1955), Pervaaz (1954), Toofan (1955) and Ishq-E-Laila (1957) are a few names to mention.
  • 1950
    Age 13
    On Nafees Khaleeli's request, the film director Masood Pervez offered her a role in the film Beli (1950), giving Sabiha her debut as a film actress in 1950.
    More Details Hide Details Beli was also the first film of Masood Pervez as a director; the cast was Santosh Kumar, Shaheena and Sabiha Khanum. Next Sabiha played the role of 'Noori' in famous director/producer Anwar Kamal Pasha's Silver Jubilee film Do Ansoo (1950), starring Santosh, Gulshan Ara and Sabiha.
  • 1935
    Age -2
    Born in 1935.
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