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Noor Jehan (I) (1926–2000)

In Pakistan after 1947, Noor Jehan played lead actress roles in films Chann Way (1951)Dopatta (1952) Paatey Khan (1955) Chhu Mantar (1958) Koel (1959). Noor Jehan also was the lead vocalist for film songs in all the above listed films.Then,of course, she continued with her film-song singing career in Pakistan until the early 1990s.She sang ... See full bio »


(age 74) in Karachi, Pakistan

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Chungking Express
Chungking Express Music Department
Maula Jat
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Heer Raanjha
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 1995 Madame Rani (playback singer)
 1995 Jeeva (playback singer)
 1994 Laila (playback singer - as Madam Noor Jehan)
 1994 Chungking Express (playback singer - as Nurjehan)
 1993 Jannat (playback singer)
 1992 Abdullah the Great (playback singer)
 1992 Mischief (playback singer - as Madam Noor Jahan)
 1990 Haseena Atom Bomb (playback singer)
 1988 Face (playback singer)
 1988 The Rod (playback singer)
 1987 Dulari (playback singer)
 1987 Janbaz (playback singer)
 1986 Qaidi (playback singer)
 1985 Ucha Dar Babe Nanak Da (playback singer - as Madam Noor Jehan)
 1984 Sholay (playback singer)
 1984 Ishq Pecha (playback singer)
 1983 Sona Chandi (playback singer)
 1983 Sahib Jee (playback singer)
 1980 Sohra Te Jawai (playback singer)
 1979 Maula Jat (playback singer)
 1977 Aakhri Muqabala (playback singer)
 1976 Sohni Mahiwal (playback singer)
 1976 Society Girl (playback singer)
 1976 Ultimatum (singer)
 1975 Bride for a Night (playback singer)
 1975 Shoukan Mele Di (playback singer)
 1974 Bahisht (playback singer)
 1974 Naukar Wohti Da (playback singer)
 1973 Khushiya (playback singer)
 1973 Daman Aur Chingari (playback singer)
 1973 Naya Raasta (playback singer)
 1973 Ziddi (playback singer)
 1972 Thah (playback singer)
 1972 Nizam (playback singer)
 1972 Sultan (playback singer)
 1972 Mele Sajna De (playback singer)
 1971 Pehlwan Jee in London (playback singer)
 1971 Yeh Aman (playback singer)
 1971 Mastana Mahi (playback singer)
 1971 Yaar Des Punjab De (playback singer)
 1971 Salam E Mohabat (playback singer)
 1971 Friendship (playback singer)
 1970 Chand Suraj (playback singer)
 1970 Rangeela (playback singer)
 1970 Heer Raanjha (playback singer)
 1970 Heer Ranjha (playback singer)
 1969 Andaleeb (playback singer)
 1969 Naajo (playback singer)
 1969 Salgirah (playback singer)
 1968 Sassi Punnu (playback singer)
 1967 Mirza Jat (playback singer)
 1967 Lakhoon Main Aik (playback singer)
 1967 Elan (playback singer)
 1966 Lori (playback singer)
 1966 Sarhad (playback singer)
 1966 Aag Ka Darya (playback singer)
 1965 Malangi (playback singer)
 1965 Sartaj (playback singer)
 1965 Aisa Bhi Hota Hai (playback singer)
 1964 Farangi (playback singer)
 1964 Milan (playback singer)
 1964 Chingari (playback singer)
 1963 Baji (playback singer)
 1962 Ghoonghat (playback singer)
 1962 Susraal (playback singer)
 1962 Mauseeqar (playback singer)
 1962 Qaidi (playback singer)
 1962 Azra (playback singer)
 1962 Chiragh Jalta Raha (playback singer - as Madam Noor Jehan)
 1961 Ghalib (playback singer)
 1961 Farishta (playback singer)
 1960 Rani Khan (playback singer)
 1960 Mughal-E-Azam (playback singer - uncredited)
 1960 Salma (playback singer)
 1959 Koel (playback singer)
 1958 Anarkali (playback singer)
 1958 Chhumantar (playback singer)
 1957 Nooran (playback singer)
 1956 Intezar (playback singer)
 1956 Lakht-E-Jigar (playback singer)
 1955 Patay Khan (playback singer)
 1953 Gulnaar (playback singer)
 1952 Dopatta (playback singer)
 1951 Chanway (playback singer)
 1947 Jugnu (playback singer)
 1946 Anmol Ghadi (playback singer)
 1945 Gaon Ki Gori (playback singer)
 1945 Zeenat (playback singer - uncredited)
 1942 Khandan (playback singer)
 1941 Khazanchi (playback singer)
 1940 Yamla Jat (playback singer)
 1938 Gul Bakaoli (playback singer)
 1937 Fakhre Islam (playback singer)
 1936 Mr. and Mrs. Bombay (playback singer)
 1935 Sheila (playback singer)
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Alternate Names:

Madam Noor Jahan | Noor Jahan | Nur Jahan | Madam Noor Jehan | Noorjahan | Noorjehan | Baby Nurjehan | Nurjehan

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