Begum Para was a famous actress of her era, who ruled the hearts of the youth of that era with her performance and glamorous looks. If she is called the first glamorous actress of Bollywood, then it will not be wrong. He was seen in films of the 1940s and 1950s.
In the film world, people may know her as Begum Para, but in real life her name was Zubeida-ul-Haq. According to media reports, Begum Para got a glamorous photoshoot done for Life magazine in the year 1951. Her photographs were taken by a photographer named James Burke, after which she became famous not only in the country but also abroad. Let us tell you that the son of the actress, Ayub Khan is a famous actor, who has worked in films and TV shows.
There were discussions that Begum Para had become so famous that American soldiers used to go to war with her picture in their pockets. Begum Para’s father was a judge who also held the post of Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Since his father Ehsanul-Haq was associated with the judicial service of northern Rajasthan, his childhood was spent in Bikaner.
Begum Para studied at Aligarh Muslim University. The story of his coming in film is quite interesting. In fact, when Begum Para’s brother moved to Bombay in 1930 to enter the acting world, he met Bengali actress Protima Dasgupta. Love blossomed between the two and then they got married.
The story of Begum Para’s entry in film is quite interesting. When Begum Para used to visit her sister-in-law Protima Dasgupta in Calcutta, she was very much impressed by her illustrious life. Protima used to take him to the colorful gatherings of the film world. Begum Para was very beautiful, so she started getting offers for films. Shashadhar Mukherjee and Devika Rani offered him to work in a film.
Begum Para was married to Dilip Kumar’s brother Begum Para first appeared in the film ‘Chand’ released in the year 1944. In view of his glamorous image, he was given roles in films. She was married to Nasir Khan, who was the brother of Dilip Kumar. She was last seen in the 2007 film ‘Saawariya’, in which she played Sonam Kapoor’s grandmother. Begum Para passed away in the year 2008.