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Cynthia Alexander Fernandes

(1940-06-30)30 June 1940
Died30 January 2021(2021-01-30) (aged 80)
Other namesAbida Riaz
OccupationMovie actress
Years active1955–2005
Spouse(s)Riaz Shahid (died in October 1972)
FamilyShaan Shahid (son)

Neelo (born Abida Riaz; 30 June 1940 – 30 January 2021) was an actress from Lahore City. She was the mother of the movie actor Shaan. She was born June 29, 1945 in Bhera, near Sargodha.

Later, when she got married to Riaz Shahid she changed her name to Abida Riaz, and also became a Muslim. Shahid died in 1972, but Riaz has kept her name the same.

Neelo died of cancer on 30 January 2021 in Abbottabad at the age of 80.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Veteran actress Neelo Begum dies of cancer". Pakistan Today. 2021-01-30. Retrieved 2021-01-31.