Rani was a Pakistani film and Drama actress who appeared in many Urdu and Punjabi movies and enjoyed success in the 19760s and 1970s. Due to cancer, she couldn’t live longer, yet her powerful performances in numerous movies are still making her alive in the public’s heart.

She received immense love and appreciation throughout her career, but her marriage life couldn’t give her satisfaction as she was divorced 3 times. She received Nigar Award for her striking performance in the movie ‘Mera Ghar Meri Jannat.’ This article has every detail about her, including Rani Biography.

Home Name:Nasira
In Urdu:رانی
Famous As:Film Actress
Residence:Lahore, Pakistan
Date:8th December 1946
Place:Lahore, Punjab Pakistan
Spouse:She married thrice with Hassan Tariq, Mian Javed Qamar, and Sarfraz Nawaz
Parents:Raised by Mukhtar Begum
Siblings :1 sister
Date:27th May 1993
Rest Place:Karachi, Sindh
Years Active:1962 – 1991
Debut Film:Mehboob

Rani Biography

Rani Biography

The film and drama actress Rani acted in many Pakistani movies and a few dramas and received acceptance and acknowledgment worldwide. She was born to a driver of a renowned Pakistani singer, Mukhtar Begum, who raised Rani and helped her established her career as an actress.

She was born as Nasira but known as Rani in the film industry. First, she was given supporting roles but soon after her movie’s success; she started getting offers as a lead actress. Apart from films, she also acted in a few Pakistani dramas. She received Nigar Award for her performance in one of her Blockbuster movies.

Rani Date of Birth

She was born on 8th December 1946 in Lahore as Nasira. Till her death, she lived in Lahore.

Rani Family

She was born in an ordinary and low-income family. Her father, Malik Muhammad Shafi, was a driver who used to work for Pakistani singer Mukhtar Begum. Mukhtar raised Rani, and when she grew, she started living with her mother.

Rani Marriages

First, she got married to Pakistani film director Hassan Tariq from whom she had a daughter Rabia. After a  few years, both parted their ways due to unsolved differences. Later she got married to a Pakistani producer Javed Qamar. Both started living a happy married life until Javed got to know about her cancer, and later, he left her.

Rani went to London for her treatment, where he met Sarfraz Nawaz, a Pakistani cricketer. Unfortunately, again her marriage didn’t work, and he divorced her.

Rani Pakistani actress

Showbiz Career

She started her film career in the 1960s when she was offered supporting roles in different movies. Unfortunately, her films couldn’t do well at the box office, and she was declared a flop actress until she proved herself. When her movies ‘Devar Bhabhi’ and ‘Hazar Dastan’ got success, she started getting lead roles, and it is how her successful journey started.

She starred in many blockbuster movies, including ‘Anjuman,’ ‘Umrao Jan,’ Tehzeeb,’ ‘Naag Manni,’ ‘Mera Ghar Meri Jannat,’ and many others. A few Pakistani dramas of which she became a part include’ Faraib,’ and ‘Khuwaish.’

Rani Movies

  • Mehboob
  • Chooti Ami
  • Ik Tera Sahara
  • Mauj Mela
  • Aakhri Station
  • Choti Behen
  • Satranj
  • Sanam
  • Hazar Dastan
  • Aurat
  • Safaid Khoon
  • Ik Dil Do Deewanai
  • Aurat Ka Pyar
  • Ye Jahan Walai
  • Saaz o Awaz
  • Nachai Nagan Bajai Been
  • Bhai Jaan
  • Joker
  • Shabnum
  • Devar Bhabhi
  • Wo Kon Thi
  • Berehem
  • Nadira
  • Kafir
  • Insaan
  • Ghar Ka Ujala
  • Shab ba Khair
  • Hokumat
  • Goonga
  • Sitam Gar
  • Kafir
  • Behen Bhai
  • Chan Makhna
  • Dil Mera Dharkan Teri
  • Chan Chodvin Da
  • Mera Ghar Meri Jannat
  • Naag Mani
  • Dara
  • Commander
  • Sajan Pyara
  • Ek Hi Raasta
  • Ghabru Put Punjab Dai
  • Maa Beta
  • Panchi Te Pardesi
  • Jindjan
  • Dilbar Jani
  • Zalim
  • Diya Aur Toofan
  • Kochwaan
  • Khoon Nahaq
  • Do Nain Sawali
  • Mr 420
  • Mehram Dil Da
  • Dunia Matlab Di
  • Rab Di Shaan
  • Des Mera Jidaran Da
  • Sajan Beli
  • Shama Aur Parwana
  • Taxi Driver
  • Mr 303
  • Do Baghi
  • Siran Nal Sardarian
  • Sacha Sauda
  • Rab Rakha
  • Tehzeeb
  • Wehshi
  • Unchaa Na Pyar Da
  • Baharo Phool Barsaoo
  • Bhai Bhai
  • Badlai Gi Dunia Sathi
  • Dil Naal Sajan Dai
  • Ghairat Te Qanoon
  • Meri Ghairat Teri Izzat
  • Umraoo Jaan Ada
  • Laila Majnoo
  • Zulm Kade Nain Phalda
  • Ik Gunah Aur Sahi
  • Dilruba
  • Pulekha
  • Begum Jaan
  • Zarorat
  • Aap Ki Khatir
  • Zalzala

Rani Movies

Rani Death

After fighting from deadly disease Cancer for many years, she died on 27th May 1993 in Karachi. A few days after her death, her mother also died. Both were buried side by side. After a few months, her sister also died.