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  • Deeba (Urdu: دِیبا‬‎), is a Pakistani film actress. She was one of the leading film actresses during the 1960s and 1970s, well known for her romantic and tragic roles in Urdu and Punjabi films.[1][2] She started her career as an actress in Charagh Jalta Raha. Her performances in several films, such as Milan (1964), Aina (1966), Payal ki jhankar (1966), Sangdil (1968), Dard (1969), Sajna door diya (1970), Neend hamarey khuwab tumharey (1971), Ansoo (1971) and Perdes (1972), have won critical acclaim.[citation needed] She played many supporting characters, including on-screen mother in several films throughout most of the 1980s and 1990s.[3]
    She received a Nigar Best Actress award for the Punjabi film Sajna door diya in 1970. Her smiling face and innocent look have given rise to the description "Pakistani Mona Lisa"[1][2][4]
    Deeba married camera man Naeem Rizvi in 1971 and left silver-screen for 10 years. However, financial hardships made her join film industr