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Urdu film

Shahida

Released date: Friday, 18 March 1949

Color: Black & White

Genre: Social film

Film company: Indo-American Pictures

Made in Lahore

Box office: Average

Film director
Title role(s): Shamim
Debut: Shamim, Himaliawala

According to the director of this film Luqman, it was first produced film in Pakistan, and the dialog on Shamim Allah meri izzat teray Haath mein hay.. was first ever recorded dialog for any Pakistani film, which was written by Hakeem Ahmad Shujaa (father of Anwar Kemal Pasha, famous film director). This film was started as Shafaq and its director was Fazal Shah but due to some untold facts, Luqman took over and made this romantic film as Shahida, which celebrated silver jubilees in Delhi and Lucknew, but had an average business in Pakistan.

It was also the second and the last film of Nasir Khan in Pakistan, and first film of Shamim who later married Anwar Kemal Pasha and left film industry.


    Main artists in film

    Shahida

    (Urdu - 1949)

    Film credits of

    Shahida

    (Urdu - 1949)
    ActorsShamim, Nasir Khan, Shakir, Himaliawala, Begum Parveen, G.N. Butt, Nafees Begum, Rani Momtaz, Khalil Aftab, Shammi (as child)
    Director(s)Luqman (ass. Anwar Kemal Pasha)
    Producer(s)M. Akbar Shah
    Writer(s)Hakim Ahmad Shuja, (also dialogues: Anwar Kemal Pasha)
    Musician(s)Master Ghulam Haidar, G.A. Chishti
    Poet(s)Hakim Ahmad Shuja
    Singer(s)Munawar Sultana, Abdul Shakoor Bedal
    CameraAhmad Ullah Ajmeri
    Other's

    Music of film

    Shahida

    (Urdu - 1949)
    1.

    Al-Widaa, Al-Widaa, Pyaray Watan Al-Widaa..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana & Co.
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?
    2.

    Dar-Ba-Dar Phirtay Hayn Ham Ko Koi Poochta Nahin..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?
    3.

    Dunya Say Jo Mita Hay Hamara Nishan Na Ho..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?
    4.

    Kab Tak Na Suni Jaye Gi Faryad Hamari..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?
    5.

    Kabhi Tum Khawab Mein Surat Dikha Jatay To Kya Hota..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Abdul Shakoor Bedal
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?
    6.

    Parday Parday Hi Mein Us Zalim Nay Ruswa Kar Diya..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana, Abdul Shakoor Bedal
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?
    7.

    Yeh Bhi Koi Insaf Hay A Sahib-e-Insaf, Wahan Mitti Kay Pyalay Mein..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?
    8.

    Yeh Kambakht 2 Dil Bhi Milnay Na Paye..

    (Urdu)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: ?
    ,
    Poet: Hakim Ahmad Shujaa
    ,
    Actor(s): ?


    Box office reports of film

    Shahida

    (Urdu - 1949)
    Lahore circuit

    Released date: Friday, 18 March 1949

    Film status: Average

    Weeks: 7 weeks

    Main theatre: Capital cinema

    Karachi circuit

    Released date: Friday, 18 March 1949

    Film status: Flop

    Weeks: 4 weeks




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