Uzra Butt Biography, Movies & Many More

Uzra Butt nee Mumtaz was a famous theatre personality of the Indian Subcontinent who later moved to Pakistan in 1964. She is one of the most popular actresses who made a difference in the entertainment industry during 1937 while breaking traditional barriers and joining Uday Shankar ballet company as an actor along with her sister Zohra Sehgal who is also a famous Indian actress who lived in India. Uzra Butt was a talented actress who entered Uday Shankar’s ballet troupe as a dancer and also taught dance before joining the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) in 1944 as an actress. She had her first lead in Khwaja Ahmad Abbaplay Zubeda and was later on chosen as a lead heroine in Prithivi Raj Kapoor films.

Uzra Butt was born on 22 May 1917 in Rampur, India. She is the daughter of Mumtazullah Khan and Natiqua Begum. Butt was born and raised in Rampur alongside her sibling’s brothers and sister. She was the fourth of her seven siblings – Zakullah, Hajrah, Zohra (Zohra Sehgal), Ikramullah, Amina, and Sabra, and grew up in Chakrata, near Dehradun. Author Kiran Segal is her niece and actress Samiya Mumtaz is her grand niece.

She migrated to Pakistan with her husband in 1964. Here she formed a dance troupe in Rawalpindi, acted on stage and television from time to time and served the Pakistan National Council of the Arts. Later she moved to Lahore and joined the Ajoka Theatre in October 1985. she went on to act in the plays: Barri, Dukhini, Dukh Darya, Takey Da Tamasha, Talismati Tata, Teesri Dastak, Kali Ghata, Adhuri, and Surak Gulaban Da Mousam. Uzra was presented the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in Acting (Urdu) in 1994 by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India’s National Academy of Music, Dance & Drama; it is India’s highest recognition that is presented to practicing artists.

Her last stage performance was in 2008. She died in Lahore, Pakistan at age 93.

NameUzra Butt nee Mumtaz
Nick NameUzra
ProfessionTheatre Personality, Dancer, Actress
Date of DeathMay 31, 2010
Date of BirthMay 22, 1917
(At Time of Death)
93 Year (2008)
Place of DeathLahore
Birth PlaceRampur, India
HometownLahore, Pakistan
SchoolLocal Privste School
CollageLady Irwin College
Zodiac SignGemini

Uzra Butt nee Mumtaz Family

Father Name Mumtazullah Khan
Mother Name Natiqua Begum
Brother  Zakullah Begum Mumtaz-ullah Khan,
Ikramullah Begum Mumtaz-ullah Khan
Sister Zakullah Begum Mumtaz-ullah Khan,
Ikramullah Begum Mumtaz-ullah Khan
Husband  Hameed Butt

Uzra Butt nee Mumtaz Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Boyfriend  Hameed Butt
Husband / Spouse Hameed Butt
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ChildrenPavan Sehgal, Kiran Segal

Uzra Butt nee Mumtaz Physical Stats

Height6 feet 2 inches (1.87 m)
WeightIn Kilogram- 54 Kg
In Pounds – 119lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

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Uzra Butt nee Mumtaz Education 

School Local Private School
Collage Lady Irwin College
Educational Qualification Graduate

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Some Unknown facts about Uzra Butt nee Mumtaz

  • Uzra ButtneeMumtaz a theatre personality of the Indian Subcontinent.
  • She was the sister of theatre and Bollywood film actress Zohra Sehgal.
  • She was born as Uzra Mumtaz  in Rampur, India

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