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|
|Sitaron ki Duniya ||1958||Pakistan||Ejaz, Sheda Imam, Meena Shorey, Rukhsana, Charlie||M.H.Muhib||Zafar Khurshid|
|Wah Re Zamane ||1958||Pakistan||Shamim Ara, Ejaz, Ratan Kumar, Rukhsana||Rafiq Rizvi||G.Nabi, A.Latif|
|Apna Paraya ||1959||Pakistan||Shamim Ara, Kamal, Rukhsana, Yusuf Khan||Rafiq Rizvi||Saif Chugtai|
|Savera ||1959||Pakistan||Shamim Ara, Kamal, Rukhsana, Sikander||Rafiq Rizvi||Manzoor|
|Alladin ka Beta ||1960||Pakistan||Neelo, Ratan, Saqi, Nasira, Lehri, Rukhsana||R.A.Raju||Chishti|
|Ghareeb ||1960||Pakistan||Rukhsana, Salim Nigar, Emmy, Shahina, Neelo, Kamal, Lehri, M.Ismail||Qaiser Pasha||Nazir Shelay|
|Salma ||1960||Pakistan||Bahar, Ejaz, Allaudin, Yasmeen, Rukhsana, rakshi||A.Malik||Rashid Attre|
|Sham Dhalay ||1960||Pakistan||Sabiha Khanum, Santosh, Nazar, Rukhsana||Santosh Kumar||Rashid Attre|
|Yeh Duniya ||1960||Pakistan||Jamila Razzaq, Talish, Lehri, Rukhsana, Aqil||Nazir Sufi||Deebo|
|Sher-e-Islam ||1961||Pakistan||Ratan Kumar, Laila, Rukhsana, Kafira||M.J.Rana||Azam Baig|
|Sunheray Sapne ||1961||Pakistan||Musarrat, Aslam Pervaiz, Talish, Rukhsana||A.Malik||H.Latif|
|Surraiya ||1961||Pakistan||Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Asad, Bokhari, Rukhsana||S.Kiranvi||Akhter/Munoo|
|Zamana Kya Kehega ||1961||Pakistan||Kamal, Shamim Ara, Rukhsana, Lehri||lqbal Yusuf||Muslehudin|
|Suraj Mukhi ||1962||Pakistan||Bahar, Aslam Pervaiz, Rukhsana, Asif Jah||Dilshad Malik||Abdullah|
|Susral ||1962||Pakistan||Laila, Rukhsana, Yusuf, Allaudin, Nighat Sultana||R.Shahid||H.Latif|
|Kala Aadmi ||1963||Pakistan||Habib, Neelo, Rukhsana, Rajni||Maqsud Ahmed||Safdar|
|Khoon ki Piyas ||1963||Pakistan||Laila, Yusuf, Rukhsana, Diljit||Maqsood Ahmed||Safdar|
|Maa Beti ||1963||Pakistan||Yasmeen, Yusuf, Rukhsana, Meena, Allaudin||Ch.Latif||Safdar|
|Neelam ||1963||Pakistan||Rukhsana, Sudhir, Asad Bokhari, Naghma, Zeenat||A.Hameed||Manzur Ashraf|
|Teer Andaz ||1963||Pakistan||Rukhsana, Sultan, Saba, Sahira||M.Akram||Chishti/Safdar|
|Aashiana ||1964||Pakistan||Zeba, Kamal, Asha, Habib, Rukhsana||S.M.Yusuf||A.Hameed|
|Khyber Pass ||1964||Pakistan||Neelo, Sudhir, Rukhsana, Nazar||Daud Chand||Safdar|
|Maa ka Pyar ||1964||Pakistan||Saibra, Habib, Rukhsana, Adeeb||Ziaullah||Rafiq All|
|Maikhana ||1964||Pakistan||Hanif, Shamim Ara, Habib, Rukhsana||Nakhshab||Nashad|
|Paigham ||1964||Pakistan||Shamim Ara, Sultan, Rukhsana, Zeenat||Nazir Ajmeri||A.Hameed|