Nargis (actress)

Nargis (Urdu: نرگس) is a Pakistani film actress and stage dancer and mujra performer. She has acted in more than 104 films in her film career spanning from 1993 to 2018, and was the highest-paid stage artist across the country in 2016.[1] She is best known for her supporting role in musical romantic film Choorian, which ranks amongst the highest-grossing domestic films of all time. Her other notable films include International Luteray (1994), Ghunda Raj (1994), Soha Jora (2007), and Dushman Rani (2014).[2][3][4]

Native name
Ghazala Shah

11 August 1976
ResidenceToronto, Canada
OccupationFilm actress, stage dancer, host, comedian
Years active1993–2018
Notable work
Spouse(s)Syed Zubair

Selected filmography

Year Film Language
1983Johar Ki BehenPunjabi
1994International LuterayUrdu/Punjabi
1994Ghunda RajPunjabi
1994Danda Peer
1995Madam RaniPunjabi
1995Main Ne Pyar Kiya
1995Shartia Mithay
1996Aao Pyar Karen
1997Kuri Munda Razi
1999Hawwa Ki Beti
2000Long Da Lashkara
2000Yaar Badshah
2002Babbu Khan
2004Daaman Aur Chingari
2007 Soha Jora
2007Ghundi Runn
2009Aaj Ki Larki
2014Dushman Rani[6]


  1. "Nargis turns out to be the highest paid stage artist in Lahore". The Express Tribune. 8 September 2016.
  2. نرگس کون ہے؟ - BBC
  3. (25 October 2012). "Did you know: Lollywood's Nargis shuns movies to be religious scholar". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  4. (25 October 2012). "Lollywood's Nargis to leave showbiz, become a religious scholar". The Express Tribune. Retrieved 13 September 2019.
  5. 'Naseebo' (2014) on IMDb website, Retrieved 19 February 2017
  6. "Back in action: Nargis to get in shape for comeback film". The Express Tribune. 29 March 2002. Retrieved 19 February 2017.
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