Real Name - Rukhsana?
Profession - Actress (Heroine, Side Heroine)
Most Active Years - 1960s
Nationality - Pakistani
Religion - Muslim
Ethnicity - ?
Year of Birth - Not Known
Year of Death - Not Known
Debut Film - Perhaps Sitaroun Ki Duniya (1958)
Last Film - Perhaps Kaee Saal Pehlay (1974) - Her last Urdu film.
Significant others in the Film Industry – N/A
Miscellaneous Info - Rukhsana started her career as a stage actress at Rivoli Theatre, Karachi with the screen name of Cheeko. Later she joined the film industry and appeared in few Karachi productions including Sitaroun Ki Duniya, Apna Paraya etc. She gained nationwide prominence as a dancer in Salma (1960) with the superhit song "Oonchi neechi rahoun mein payal meri thumkey" sung by Naseem Begum picturized on her. Although she played leading roles in few films - Ghareeb, Teer Andaz, Neelam etc, she was mostly cast as side heroine in Pakistani films throughout the 1960s. Rukhsana ended her film career somewhere around mid to late 70s.
Nowadays Rukhsana is living a widow’s life in England. One of Rukhsana’s daughters lives in Mazhar’s (of Mazhar.dk fame) neighborhood. However, he is unable to meet Rukhsana or interview her. According to reliable sources, she doesn’t like to talk about her time spent in the film industry and prefers her privacy.
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|Title||Year||Country||Cast||Director||Music Director||More Info|
|Pyar Ki Saza ||1964||Pakistan||Shamim Ara, Kamal, Rukhsana, Nasira||M.Hasan||Manzoor|
|Pyar Na Kar Nadan ||1964||Pakistan||Nighat, Rukhsana, Talish, Saqi, Baqar Rizvi||Baqar Rizvi||Nasir/B.Wazir|
|Shikari ||1964||Pakistan||Shamim Ara, Darpan, Rukhsana, Asif Jah||Jaffer Malik||Muslehudin|
|Shukriya ||1964||Pakistan||Rukhsana, Habib, Sabira, Allaudin, Nasreen||S.Kiranvi||Manzoor Ashraf|
|Eid Mubarak ||1965||Pakistan||Zeba, Waheed Murad, Habib, Rukhsana||S.M.Yusuf||A.Hamid|
|Fashion ||1965||Pakistan||Shamim Ara, Santosh, Zamarrud, Rukhsana||Shabab Kiranvi||Bakshi Wazir|
|Raqaasa ||1965||Pakistan||Neelo, Rukhsana, Talish, Yusuf||Mushtaq/Ashraf||Rafiq All|
|Haunehar ||1966||Pakistan||Rukhsana, Waheed Murad, Shakil, Seema||S.M.Yusuf||A.Hamid|
|Josh ||1966||Pakistan||Zeba, Sudhir, Waheed Murad, Hanif, Rukhsana, Jaffery||lqbal Yusuf||Muslehudin|
|Hamdam ||1967||East Pakistan||Rehana Siddiqui, Khalil, Akbar, Rukhsana||N.Haq||Ziaudin|
|Hatim Tai ||1967||Pakistan||Saloni, Mohammed AU, Rukhsana, Yusuf||Akbar A.Akku||Nisar Bazmi|
|Main Woh Nahin ||1967||Pakistan||Rukhsana, Kamal, Lehri, Diljit||Qadeer Malik||A.Hameed|
|Shola Aur Shabnam ||1967||Pakistan||Sudhir, Darpan, Shamim Ara, Rukhsana, Talish||K.Khurshid||Manzoor Ashraf|
|Sitamgar ||1967||Pakistan||Sabiha Khanum, Darpan, Rani, Rukhsana, Yusuf||Aziz Meeruthi||Tassaduq|
|Adalat ||1968||Pakistan||Zeba, Hyder, Rani, Rukhsana, Aslam Pervaiz||Hasan Tariq||Tassaduq|
|Nakhuda ||1968||Pakistan||Rukhsana, Shakeel, Zammurud, Ibrahim Nafees||Munnawer Rashid||Manzoor Ashraf|
|Shabistan ||1969||Pakistan||Saloni, Sudhir, Rukhsana, Rehan||Khan Aziz||Tassaduq|
|Darinda ||1970||Pakistan||Saloni, Sudhir, Rukhsana, Aaliya, Talish||Shaukat Hashmi||Gul Hyder|
|Kauser ||1970||Pakistan||Yasmin, Rukhsana,||Maqsood Ahmed||Inayat Huzoori|
|Baharon Phool Barsao ||1972||Pakistan||Rani, Waheed Murad, Rukhsana, Aslam Pervaiz||M.Sadiq||Nashad|
|Kaun Apna Kaun Praya ||1972||Pakistan||Habib, Rukhsana, Zahid Khan, Talish||Latif Shahid||T.Farooqi|
|Kaee Saal Pehlay ||1974||Pakistan||Sultan Rahi, Rukhsana, Sudhir, Adeeb, Tarana||M.Dilawar||Kamal Ahmed|