Bio: Khursheed Bano (Punjabi, Urdu: خورشید بانو‬‎) (14 April 1914 – 18 April 2001), often credited as Khursheed or Khurshid, was a singer and actress, and a pioneer of the Indian cinema. Her career ran through the 1930s and 1940s, before she migrated to Pakistan in 1948. Making her debut with Laila Majnu (1931), she acted in over thirty films in India.[citation needed] She is best known for her film Tansen (1943) with actor-singer K. L. Saigal, which featured many of her memorable songs.[3][4][1]
Born: 14 April 1914, Kasur District, Pakistan
Albums: Classic Bollywood Scores, Vol. 21: Bhakt Surdas (1942), Bombay Ka Chor (1962)
Spouse: Yaqub Lala (m. 1949–1963), Yakub Khan Mehboob Khan (m. ?–1956)
Died: 18 April 2001, Karachi, Pakistan