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Qateel Shafai

He was was a legendary poet who wrote songs for more than 200 movies
Qateel Shafai - Film poet  - He was was a legendary poet who wrote songs for more than 200 movies

Some facts about Qateel Shafai
Real name Aurangzeb Khan
First film Teri Yaad (Urdu - 1948)
Active career
Life Wednesday, 24 December, 1919 -
Wednesday, 11 July, 2001
Born at Haripur, Hazara
Language Hindko
Profession poetry
Relations
Qateel Shafai was song writer of Pakistan's first film Teri Yaad in 1948. He got fame in the sub-continent after film Qatil (1955) with this mega hit song by Iqbal Bano..

  • Ulfat Ki Nei Manzil Ko Chala..

Qateel Shafai's some other mega hit musical movies were Noukar (1955), Intezar (1956), Ishq-e-Laila (1957), Naela (1965), Dil Mera Dharkan Teri (1968), Saza (1970), Dosti (1971), Azmat (1973), Pehli Nazar (1977) etc.

Qateel Shafai also produced two movies. His first film as producer was a Pashto film Ajab Khan Afridae in 1971 and the second film was Pakistan's only Hindko film Qissa Khawai in 1980. Read more on Qateel Shafai on Wikipedia

Qateel Shafai was born on December 24, 1919 in Haripur, Hazara and died on July 11, 2001 in Lahore.



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    (This Urdu/Punjabi article was first published on July 10, 2011)

    Qateel Shafai

    Interviewed by Yasmin Hameed, Ptv (1994)

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