Salma Agha

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Salma Agha
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Aagha in 2011
Born Salma Agha
London, England, UK
Residence Dubai, UAE
Ethnicity Pakistani
Occupation Singer, actress, producer
Religion Islam
Spouse(s) Rahmat Khan
(m. 1999–2010; divorced, 2 children)
Manzar Shah (m. 2011–present)
Children 2
Relatives See Agha–Khan family

Salma Agha is a British singer and actress of Pakistani origin[1] who sang as well as acted in Indian films in the 1980s and the early 1990s. Her first film was B.R Chopra's Nikaah for which she won the Filmfare Best Female Playback Award for the ghazal "Dil Ke Armaan Aansuon Mein Beh Gaye".

Early life and career[edit]

Agha was born to Nasreen (born as Zarina Ghaznavi) and Liaqat Gul Aga.[2] Her father was a succesful businessman dealing in rugs. Salma's maternal grandparents are actor Jugal Kishore Mehra and actress Anwari Begum who starred in the first ever made Heer Ranjha (1932). Salma's biological maternal grandfather was Rafiq Ghaznavi. Nasreen was later adopted by Jugul Kishore Mehra, who converted to Islam and took on the name Ahmed Salman.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Salma Agha was married to Rahmat Khan in 1999. They have two children together-Sasha Agha and Liaqat Ali Khan. In 2010, they got divorced. Agha got married to Manzar Shah in 2011.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1982 Nikaah Nilofar Filmfare Awards in Best female playback singer for Dil Ke Armaan
1984 Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki Leena Also playback singer
1985 Salma Salma Banarasi
1985 Oonche Log Poonam Singh
1986 Aap Ke Saath
1988 Kanwarlal
1988 Jungle Ki Beti
1988 Paanch Fauladi Julie
1988 Mahaveera Don's Dancer
1990 Pati Patni Aur Tawaif Gauri Also playback singer
1991 Meet Mere Man Ke
1996 Gehra Raaz
2010 Bachao

Discography[edit]

Songs Film Co-singer
Dil Ke Armaan Nikaah
Dil Ki Yeh Arzoo Thi Nikaah Mahendra Kapoor
Chehra Chupa Liya Hai Nikaah Asha Bhosle, Mahendra Kapoor
Faza Bhi Hai Jawaan Jawaan Nikaah
Tu Mera Kya Lage Oonche Log Kishore Kumar
Shah-E-Madina Salma
Tarasti Hain Deedar Ko Salma Anwar
Zindagi Tere Dar Pe Salma
Kehna Na Tum Yeh Kisise Pati Patni Aur Tawaif Mohammed Aziz
Mujhe Log Kehte Hain Pati Patni Aur Tawaif
Teri Mohhabbat Meri Jawani Pati Patni Aur Tawaif Mohammed Aziz
Mara Naam Salma Aap Ke Saath
Chumma Chumma Pataal Bhairavi
Ae Mere Mehboob Salma Shabbir Kumar
Kaahe Baithe Ho Salma Peenaz Masani
Come Closer Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki
Dance Dance Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki Bappi Lahiri
Jeena Bhi Kya Hai Jeena Kasam Paida Karne Wale Ki Bappi Lahiri
Pehla Pehla Pyaar Na Bhoole Mazdoor

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Seema Sinha, TNN Sep 4, 2012, 10.05AM IST (2012-09-04). "Salma Agha’s daughter Sasha bags Yashraj’s film". The Times of India. Retrieved 2013-04-24. 
  2. ^ "Salma Agha: What’s the Big Deal if I Married Twice?". Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  3. ^ "Rafiq Ghaznavi". Retrieved 2013-12-13. 

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