Suraiya Highest paid female star of the 40s, she had an edge over her contemporaries because she was not only an actress, but a singer too! The first Melody Queen of the industry, she was applauded by... more 
Suraiya Highest paid female star of the 40s, she had an edge over her contemporaries because she was not only an actress, but a singer too! The first Melody Queen of the industry, she was applauded by the then Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru for putting “life in the soul of ‘Mirza Ghalib’ (1954).” less 
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