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Mallika-e-Tarranum Noor Jehan Pakistani Female Singer

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Noor Jehan نور جہاں) was born September 21, 1926. She was a singer and actress in British India and Pakistan. She is renowned as one of the greatest and most influential singers of her time in South Asia and was given the honorific title of Mallika-e-Tarranum ملکہ ترنم, English: (the queen of melody).

Born in a 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 holds a remarkable record of 10,000 songs to her singing credits in various languages of Pakistan including Urdu, Punjabi and Sindhi languages,[1] she is also considered to be the first female Pakistani film director.

In 1957, Jehan was awarded the President’s Award for her acting and singing capabilities.
Filmography
1939
Gul Bakavli
Imandaar
Pyam-e-Haq
1940
Sajni
Yamla Jat
1941
Chaudhry
Red Signal
Umeed
Susral
1942
Chandani
Dheeraj
Faryad
Khaandan
1943
Nadaan
Duhai
Naukar
1944
Lal Haveli
Dost
1945
Zeenat
Gaon ki Gori
Badi Maa
Bhai Jaan
1946
Anmol Ghadi
Dil
Humjoli
Sofia
Jadoogar
Maharana Pratab
1947
Mirza Sahibaan
Jugnu
Abida
Mirabai
1951
Chanwey
1952
Dopatta
1953
Gulnar
Anarkali
1955
Patey Khan
1956
Lakt-e-Jigar
Intezar
1957
Nooran
1958
Choomantar
Anarkali
1959
Neend
Pardaisan
Koel
1961
Mirza Ghalib

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