A journalist, poetess and film writer
Rukhsana Noor was a multitalented personality and she secured renowned place in the field of writing as poetess, film lyricist and script writer. Although she acquired master’s degree in Mass Communications but she would be remembered for her participation as film script writer and lyricist for which she diverted after marrying film writer and director Syed Noor.
Rukhsan Noor was born in 1959 at Sialkot. After graduation she got admission in the University of the Punjab and did Masters in Mass Communications. Rukhsana began her journalistic career by joining daily newspaper Jang as feature writer in 1980. She started writing with her real name as Rukhsana Arzoo, subsequently she adopted as Rukhsana Noor after being marries to Syed Noor in 1984. She wrote scripts for various hit feature films, including the super-hit Punjabi movie Choorian. She also penned down lyrics for films song and later compiled the collection of her film songs under title Aa Pyar Dil Mein Jaga. She also published her poetry in book form named Ilham. During her career Rukhsana also served as teacher
in the Punjab University besides an opening of film production house in Lahore. She received various awards for her contribution to films and literature.
In 1984, she married with Film writer, director, producer Syed Noor and had three daughters and one son. In 2005, Syed Noor got re-married with actress Saima so afterward she was living in other house with one of her daughter as her remaining children are there at USA.
Demise of the Artist
Rukhsana was suffering from blood cancer for several years. She was admitted at a local hospital after being treated from the US but her health became critical with passage of each day. Finally she died on January 12, 2017 after a prolonged illness at the age of 58 years. She was buried on January 14, 2017 after the arrival of her daughters from the United States.
She has written the script of following films:-
- Mehndi Waley Hath
- Larki Punjaban
- Naag Aur Nagin
- Dopatta Jal Raha Hai
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