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Naseem Banu (I) (1916–2002)

Born into a wealthy family, Naseem was enchanted by movies as a young girl and became determined to be an actress. Her beauty attracted a myriad of film offers, but she had to resort to a hunger strike before her family would allow her to appear in movies. An overnight sensation, Naseem worked prolifically until she retired in the mid-1950s so that... See full bio »



(age 85) in Mumbai, India

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Known For

Anokhi Ada Kamini
Talaaq Roopa
Pukar Malika Noor Jahan
Khoon Ka Khoon Ophelia


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 1972 Pakeezah (as Naseem)
 1967 Nawab Sirajuddaullah (as Naseem)
 1963 Holiday in Bombay
 1960 Kala Bazar
Naseem Banu
 1957 Nausherwan-E-Adil
Malka-e-Iran Khazar (uncredited)
 1953 Baghi
 1952 Ajeeb Ladki
 1952 Betaab
 1951 Shabistan
 1950 Sheesh Mahal
Ranjana Singh
 1949 Chandni Raat
 1948 Anokhi Ada
Kamini (as Naseem)
 1948 Mulaqat
 1946 Door Chalen
 1946 Jeevan Swapna
 1945 Begum
 1944 Chal Chal Re Navjavan
 1942 Ujala
 1940 Main Hari (as Naseem)
 1939 Pukar
Malika Noor Jahan (as Naseem)
 1938 Talaaq
 1938 Meetha Jahar (as Naseem)
 1935 Khoon Ka Khoon
Show Show Costume and Wardrobe Department (9 credits)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Madam Naseem Banu | Nasim Banu | Smt. Naseem Banu | Naseem

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Mother of actress Saira Banu, son Sultan Ahmed and mother-in-law of actor Dilip Kumar.


Pari Chehra Naseem

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