1 August 1947
Special Award, Sajna door diya, (Punjabi film)
Deeba (Urdu: دِیبا), is a Pakistani film actress. 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), Perdes (1972), and Seeta Maryam Margaret (1978) have won critical acclaim. She played many supporting characters, including on-screen mother in several films throughout most of the 1980s and 1990s.
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.
She acted in several television plays in early 2000s.
She was born on 1 August 1947 in Ranchi district of Bihar in India and presently lives in Lahore. Her real name is Raheela. She was married to cameraman Syed Naeem Rizvi and has two sons Syed Salman Rizvi, TV Actor Syed Imran Rizvi, and a daughter TV Actresses Madiha Rizvi married to TV Actor Hassan Noman.
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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