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Urdu film

Teri Yaad

Released date: Saturday, 7 August, 1948

Eid-ul-Fitr (1367 hijri), Saturday, August 7, 1948

Color: Black & White

Genre: Social film

Film company: Diwan Pictures

Made in Lahore

Box office: Average

Film director
Title role(s):
Debut: Nazar, Qateel Shafai, Tanvir Naqvi, Munawar Sultana

Film Teri Yaad was based on a typical formula story as a rich man who gave his wealth to his new born daughter after his death, but she was killed by a greedy man. The widow of the rich man got an orphan child, who grew up and fall in love with greedy mans son. Then some romance, music, dance, drama and in the end of the film the widow got revenge from the greedy man who committed suicide and hero heroine got each others - Finish!

 

Performance
Asha Poslay and Nasir Khan in film Teri Yaad (1948)

Asha Poslay was main heroine with Nasir Khan (the younger brother of Dilip Kumar), both main artists were not impressive. Najma, Rani Kiran and Jahangir Khan played supporting roles.

Nazar was a great discovery who became the first super star comedian in Pakistani movies. Film director Daud Chand had an expirence of ten years since his film Sassi Punnu (1938) was famous before partition, but his performance was average. Film lyricists did well and music was best part of this film, but not any single song was recorded on gramophone. Asha Poslay and Rani Kiran's father Inayat Ali Nath was music director. Cinematographer Raza Mir had very tough time with poor technology and cameras.

 

Film business

Film Teri Yaad ran for five weeks on its main cinema in Lahore. It was not bad in 1949 when Indian films freely were screened on Pakistani cinemas. Therefor this film was not "dead-flop" as it has been told in Pakistani media, it was an average business, also in Karachi where it ran for five weeks on its main cinema.


Main artists in film

Teri Yaad

(Urdu - 1948)

The poster of film Teri Yaad (1948)
The poster of film Teri Yaad (1948)
Teri Yaad
(This Urdu/Punjabi article was first published on August 6, 2008)
Newspaper ads of film Teri Yaad (1948)

The film ads in Weekly Istaqlal on 15 August 1948..

Newspaper ads of film Teri Yaad (1948)

The film ads in Daily Imroze Lahore on Saturday, 7 August 1948.

Newspaper ads of film Teri Yaad (1948)

The film ads in Daily Inqilab Lahore on Freday, 6 August 1948.

Newspaper ads of film Teri Yaad (1948)
Film credits of

Teri Yaad

(Urdu - 1948)
ActorsAsha Poslay, Nasir Khan, Najma, Nazar, Shola, Jahangir Khan, Rani Kiran, Sardar Mohammad, Zubaida, Master Ghulam Qadir
Director(s)Daud Chand
Producer(s)Diwan Sardari Lal, D.P. Singh
Writer(s)Khadim Myhayyuddin
Musician(s)Inayat Ali Nath (ass: Anwar Kareem Daad)
Poet(s)Qateel Shafai, Tanvir Naqvi, Saifuddin Saif, Tufail Hoshiarpuri
Singer(s)Munawar Sultana, Asha Poslay, Ali Bakhsh Zahoor
CameraRaza Mir
Other'sSound: Z.A. Baig (ass. Mushtaq Rizvi)
Eidtor: M.A. Latif (ass. S.K. Hussain)
Processing: Pyaray Khan (ass. Waris, Shamim, Sunnay Laboratory)
Electrician: Dost Mohammad (ass. Rafiq Sarhadi, M. Ashraf)
Still Photography: Abdullah
Mackup: Latif Hussain
Dresses: Altaf Hussain
Art: Chodhary Sultan (ass: Ghulam Nabi, Fazal Ahmad)
Production cheif: Ram Dial
Production Manager: M. Safdar
Publicity: Hamid, Meraj
Studio Engineer: Latif Durrani
Studio: Pancholi Art Studio, Lahore

Music of film

Teri Yaad

(Urdu - 1948)
1.

A Dil Walo Saajan Gaye, Ham Ujar Geye..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Tufail Hoshiarpuri
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay
2.

Bol Bol Vairniya, Main Gei Thi Kahan..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Munawar Sultana, Ali Bakhsh Zahoor
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Tufail Hoshiarpuri
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay, Nasir Khan
3.

Chhalki Jawani, Hey Jiya Mora Dolay..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Saifuddin Saif
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay
4.

Dukh Ki Mari, Barson Apnay Bhaag Ko Roye..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Aasha Poslay
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Qateel Shafai
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay
5.

Hamen Chhor Na Jana Jee, Munh Mor Na Jana Jee..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Saifuddin Saif
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay
6.

Hamen To Intezar Tha, Sara Chaman Bol Raha Hay Papiha..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Asha Poslay
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Saifuddin Saif
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay
7.

Kya Yaad Suhani Ayi, O Manchlay, Yaad Hay Man Mani..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Asha Poslay
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Tanvir Naqvi
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay
8.

Main Titli Ban Kay Ayi, Joban Nay Li Angrai..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Aasha Poslay
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Saifuddin Saif
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay
9.

Mohabbat Ka Mara Chala Ja Raha Hay..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Ali Bakhsh Zahoor
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Qateel Shafai
,
Actor(s): ?
10.

Teri Yaad Aye, O Piya Bulaye..

(Urdu)
Singer(s): Asha Poslay
Music: Inayat Ali Nath
,
Poet: Tanvir Naqvi
,
Actor(s): Asha Poslay


Box office reports of film

Teri Yaad

(Urdu - 1948)
Lahore circuit

Released date: Saturday, 7 August, 1948

Film status: Average

Weeks: 5 weeks

Main theatre: Empire cinema

Karachi circuit

Released date: Friday, 4 November, 1949

Film status: Average

Weeks: 5 weeks

Main theatre: Empire (Qismat) cinema




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