She was born as Suraiya Jamaal Sheikh. She was born on 15 June 1929. She died on 31 January 2004. She was a singer and an actress too. She was a famous actor in the era of 40s and 50s. She was a famous actress who was titled as Malika-e-Tarannum. She was born to the owner of a small furniture shop in Gujranwala, Punjab. She couldn't receive any training in singing yet she was a famous actress. She completed her schooling from J.B. Petit High School for Girls, Mumbai. She made her debut as a child artist Usne Kya Socha (1937).She was selected to play the role of Mumtaz Mahal in Taj Mahal movie. She had worked in the movies such as Dard (1947), Dillagi (1949), Anmol Ghadi (1946), and Dastaan (1950). She sang for the films such as Mr. Lambu (1956), Inam (1955), Miss 1958 (1958), Shama (1961), Trolly Driver (1958), Malik (1958), and Rustom Sohrab (1963). Check out this page for more updates on Suraiya.