Shakila (actress)

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Shakila is an actress, best known for her roles in Guru Dutt's films: Aar Paar (1954) and C.I.D. (1956). She also starred with Shammi Kapoor in Shakti Samanta's China Town (1962).[1] She retired from films in 1963[2] when she married and decided to move to United Kingdom with her husband who was not from the film industry. Her sister Noor (short for Noorjehan) was married to Johnny Walker (actor).[3]

The famous song baabuujii dhiire chalanaa(बाबूजी धीरे चलना) from Aar Paar was filmed on her.


Filmography[edit]

  • 1949 Duniya
  • 1950 sextan
  • 1953 Armaan
  • 1953 Madmust
  • 1953 Shahenshah
  • 1953/II Aaghosh
  • 1954 Aar-Paar - Dancer (Captain's Moll)
  • 1954 Alibaba and 40 Thieves
  • 1954 Gul Bahar
  • 1954 Halla Gulla
  • 1954 Khushboo
  • 1954 Laila
  • 1954 Lal Pari
  • 1954 Noor Mahal
  • 1955 Mast Qalandar
  • 1955 Ratna Manjari
  • 1956 C.I.D. - Rekha
  • 1956 Caravan
  • 1956 Jhansi Ki Rani - Kashi (as Shakeela)
  • 1956 Malika
  • 1956 Paisa Hi Paisa
  • 1956 Roop Kumari
  • 1957 Begunah
  • 1957 Naag Padmini
  • 1957 Paristan
  • 1958 Al Hilal
  • 1958 Chaubees Ghante
  • 1958 Post Box 999 - Nilima
  • 1959 Forty Days
  • 1959 Guest House - Neela
  • 1959 Kali Topi Lal Rumal
  • 1959 School Master
  • 1960 Abdulla
  • 1960 Baraat
  • 1960 Dr. Shaitan
  • 1960 Gambler
  • 1960 Shriman Satyawadi
  • 1961 Reshmi Rumal - Rekha Rai
  • 1962 Baghdad Ki Raaten
  • 1962 China Town - Rita D. Rai
  • 1962 Naqli Nawab
  • 1962 Tower House - Sabita
  • 1963 Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye
  • 1963 Mulzim
  • 1963 Ustadon Ke Ustad - Nita

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