Najma

Real Name – Najma ?

Profession – Actress (Heroine, Side Heroine)

Active/Years – Mid 1940s to Early 1950s

Nationality – Pakistani

Religion – Muslim

Ethnicity – Punjabi

Date of Birth – Not Available

Date of Death – Not Available

Debut Film – Perhaps Nasib (1945)

Last Film – Perhaps Harjai (1952)

Significant others in the Film Industry – Not Available

Miscellaneous Info – Najma started her career in 1945 in two Hindi films i.e. Nasib opposite Kumar and Pramila and Piya Milan opposite Motilal and Nirmala. The she played the lead in the Muslim social Haqdar (1946) before she was cast in the most important film of her career – Parwana (1947) where she played K.L. Saigal’s wife. After partition she left for Pakistan and appeared in its maiden film Teri Yaad (1948) in a secondary role. After that she acted in few more Urdu and Punjabi films including Hichkolay, Hamari Basti and Billo. Harjai (1952) was her last Urdu film before she disappeared without a trace.

Filmography

Title
Year

Country
Producer
Director
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Kaise Kahun
1945
India
Pancholi Art
Moti Gidwani
Naseeb
1945
India
Silver Films
Vedi
Piya Milan
1945
India
Wadia Movietone
S. M. Yusuf
Chehra
1946
India
Upright Pictures
R. Sharma
Haqdar
1946
India
Dugal Pictures
Rafiq Rizvi
Parwana
1947
India
Jeet Productions
J. K. Nanda
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Shahkar
1947
India
United Films
S. Khalil
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Teri Yaad
1948
Pakistan
D.Sardari Lal
Daud Chand
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Hichkolay
1949
Pakistan
Shaikh Hussain
Daud Chand
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Hamari Basti
1950
Pakistan
Agha G. Mohd
Shakoor Qadri
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Harjai
1952
Pakistan
Akbar Bokhari
Shafqat Shah