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Veena (I) (1926–2004)


She started out playing heroine roles in Pre-Partition films. She made her debut with Garib and Gawandhi (1942) at around sixteen years of age. Garib was made in Urdu and Gawandhi was made in Punjabi and directed by Mehboob Khan. In Garib, she played the role of Lata and in Gawandhi she played heroine opposite Shyam who played the hero. She became... See full bio »

Died:

(age 78) in India

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Known For

The Chess Players
The Chess Players Queen Mother
(1977)
Kaagaz Ke Phool
Kaagaz Ke Phool Veena Varma / Veena Sinha
(1959)
Pakeezah
Pakeezah Nawabjaan
(1972)
Taj Mahal
Taj Mahal Malka-E-Alam Noor Jehan / Mehrunissa
(1963)

Filmography

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 1988 Woh Mili Thi
Amar's Mother
 1983 Jaanwar
 1983 Razia Sultan
Empress Shah Turkhan
 1982 Lubna
 1981 Agni Pareeksha
Karuna Choudhary
 1981 Mera Salaam
 1980 Man Pasand
 1979 Gawaah
 1977 Jay-Vejay: Part - II
Chandeli
 1977 The Chess Players
Queen Mother
 1974 Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye
Raja's mom
 1974 Ganga
 1973 Jheel Ke Us Paar
Mrs. Kulwant Rai 'Rani Maa'
 1973 Chhupa Rustam
Mrs. Rajendra Jain
 1973 Banarasi Babu
Mohan's Mother
 1973 Mere Gharib Nawaz
Begum Baig
 1972 Shehzada
Rajlaxmi
 1972 Parichay
Sati Devi
 1972 Pakeezah
Nawabjaan
 1970 The New Road
Rukmini
 1970 Heer Raanjha
 1969 Anmol Moti
 1969 Do Raaste
Mrs. Gupta (Satyan's mom)
 1968 Aashirwad
Leela S. Choudhary
 1968 Saathi
Rajni's Mother
 1968 Shrimanji
Maya M. Gupta
 1967 Chhoti Si Mulaqat
Shanker's wife
 1967 Noorjehan
 1967 Naujawan
 1966 Sannata
 1965 Sikandar E Azam
Sikander's mother
 1964 Baghi
 1964 Shehnai
 1963 Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon
Jamuna
 1959 Chhoti Bahen
Yashoda
 1959 Kaagaz Ke Phool
Veena Varma / Veena Sinha
 1958 Khota Paisa
Geeta
 1958 Mehndi
 1957 Mumtaz Mahal
 1957 Naya Zamana
 1957 Hamara Haj
 1957 Mera Salaam
 1956 Halaku
Maharani
 1956 Jallad
 1954 Naaz
 1952 Aasmaan
 1952 Annadata
 1951 Afsana
Meera
 1951 Kashmir
 1950 Dastan
Rani
 1946 Rajputani
 1945 Humayun
Rajkumari (as Veena Kumari)
 1945 Pahali Nazar
 1945 Phool
 1944 Maa Baap
 1943 Najma
Najma
 1942 Garib
Lata (as Veena Kumari)
 1941 Aasra
 1941 Kasauti
 1939 Swastik
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Veena Kumari | Veena Sapru

Height:

5' 7½" (1.71 m)
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Trivia:

Sister of character actor Iftekhar.

Star Sign:

Cancer

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