BirthdaySeptember 21, 1926

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Noor Jehan

    Full name: Noor Jehan
    Also known as: Noor Jahan, Noor Jehan, Jahan, Noor, Jehan, Noor
    Professions: Music Department, Actress, Soundtrack
    Nationality: Pakistani
    Occupation: Film director, film actress,playback singer, music composer

  2. Noor Jehan Death information

    Died: Saturday, 23rd of December, 2000 (Age: 74)

  3. Noor Jehan Biography

    Noor Jahan or NoorJahan (Punjabi, Urdu: ??? ?????) was the adopted stage name for Allah Wasai (September 21, 1926 – December 23, 2000), 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 (Urdu: ???? ?????, English: the queen of melody).Born into a Punjabi family of musicians, Wasai was pushed by her parents to follow in their musical footsteps and become a singer but she was more interested in acting in films and graced the earliest Pakistani films with her performances. She has recorded about 10,000 songs in various languages of India and Pakistan including Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and Sindhi languages. Along with Ahmed Rushdi, she holds the highest record of film songs in the history of Pakistani cinema. She is also considered to be the first female Pakistani film director.In 1957, Jahan was awarded the President's Award for her acting and singing capabilities.

  4. Noor Jehan Family

    Spouse: Ejaz Durrani

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