Film hero

Sultan Rahi

He was a legendary action film hero in Pakistan..
Sultan Rahi - Film hero - He was a legendary action film hero in Pakistan..
Some facts about Sultan Rahi
Real name Mohammad Sultan
First film Baghi (Urdu - 1956)
Active career1956-1996
Life 24-06-1938 - 09-01-1996
Born at Muzaffar Nagar, UP, India
Language Urdu
Profession Acting
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Sultan Rahi ruled Pakistani Punjabi films in two decades from 1975-1995. He appeared in more than 700 movies and was the most successful film hero on box office ever.

Sultan Rahi began as an extra actor in 1956 from film Baghi and struggled many years. In the late 1960's he got some significant roles as supporting, villain and character actor. 1972 was a turning point in his film career, when he appeared in the title role in super hit film Basheera. In 1975 he appeared in a very violent but super hit film Wehshi Jatt, and became an icon of action hero. His film Moula Jatt (1979) created all time business records and he dominated film industry until his death. 

Sultan Rahi belonged to an Urdu speaking family, who migrated from Muzaffar Nagar, District Bijnore, UP (Utter Pardesh) India, and settled in Rawalpindi. Before joining films, he acted in a stage drama named Nadir Shah Durrani in 1955. He was born in 1938 and killed by an unknown killer on January 9, 1996.



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    (This Urdu/Punjabi article was first published on January 9, 2011)


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