Noor was born in Lahore, Pakistan. She has a younger sister, Faaria Bukhari, who used to be a child-star in Pakistani movies in mid 90's and is a contestant on the reality dance competition show, Nachley Season 3. Noor judged the first two seasons. Actress Sana Nawaz is her cousin.
Noor made her acting debut as a child-star in mid 90's in Pakistani movies like Uroosa, Jannat, Payar karan toh nai darna etc. in which she played the childhood roles of leading ladies like Reema, Resham, Meera, Maria Wasti, Mishi khan, Anjuman, Laila, Saima, Durdana Rehman, Neeli etc.
She made her debut as a grownup leading lady/heroine in 2000 in the film Mujhe shaan Chaahiye along with Shaan and has since appeared in more than a dozen Urdu and Punjabi films. She left the film industry due to family issues, but returned in 2009 with the film, Zill-e-Shah, alongside Shaan and Saima. Noor signed a deal with Green Chillies Entertainment and SunsTD ld. productions to appear in their film Sasural Genda Phool directed by Mehdi Khanum, a filmmaking student. She is happily married and got two sons from her husband's ex-wife.
Noor has also appeared in several television dramas and shows. She co-hosted a Pakistani family show on ARY Digital alongside Muzna Ibrahim in 2007. She also acted in the comedy series Colors directed by Fahim Burney.
Noor married an Indian national during her time off her career. He lives in Dubai and owns an event and production company. Noor also lived in Dubai, however as of April 2008, she moved back to Lahore and filed for divorce shortly afterwards. She married director/producer Farooq Mengal in June 2010. The couple separated four months later due to family problems. Her father, Sheeraz Bukhari accused Mengal of causing dire consequences towards his daughter. Noor demanded for a divorce.