Sabiha Khanum


Sabiha Khanum was a Pakistani film actress. She was also referred to as the “First Lady of Pakistani Cinema”. The recipient of the President’s Award for Pride of Performance and Nigar Awards, she debuted in Lollywood films with Beli (1950), and also appeared in various television dramas. Khanum ruled the Pakistani cinema in 1950s and ‘60s with super hit movies, including Kaneez, Mukhra, Anokha, Tehzeeb and many others. There are some excellent television dramas to her credit also. In most of her movies, Sabiha played the lead roles along with her husband, late Santosh Kumar (Syed Musa Raza), playing the lead role opposite her.