Deeba with Waheed Murad
August 1, 1947
Ranchi, Bihar, British India
Special Award, Sajna door diya, (Punjabi film)
Deeba (Urdu: دیبا) is a Pakistani film actress. Her real name is Raheela.she was born on 1 August 1947 in Ranchi district of Bihar in India . She was one of the leading film actresses during the 1960s and 1970s, well known for her romantic and tragic roles in Urdu and Punjabi films. She started her career as an actress in Charagh jalta raha. Her performances in several films, such as Milan (1964), Aina (1966), Payal ki jhankar (1966), Sangdil (1968), Dard (1969), Sajna door diya (1970), Neend hamarey khuwab tumharey (1971), Ansoo (1971) and Perdes (1972), have won critical acclaim. She received a Nigar Best Actress award for the Punjabi film Sajna door diya in 1970. Her smiling face and innocent look have given rise to the description "Pakistani Mona Lisa"
Deeba married camera man Naeem Rizvi in 1971 and left silver-screen for 10 years. However, financial hardships made her join film industry again in 1987 as character actress.
List of television projects
- Mother of Desert (TV Film) - Indus TV
- Moorat (TV Serial) - ARY TV
- Manzil (TV Serial) - ARY TV
- Riyasat (TV Serial) - ARY TV
- Sarkar Sahab (TV Serial) - ARY TV
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