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Punjabi film

Pheray

Released date: Thursday, 28 July, 1949

Eid-ul-Fitr (1368 hijri), Thursdag, July 28, 1949

Color: Black & White

Genre: Romantic, musical film

Film company: Anees Pictures

Made in Lahore

Box office: Super hit

Film director
Title role(s):
Debut: Zeenat
The film story

Film Pheray was almost an identical love story as the famous folk story of Heer Ranjha. Sawarn Lata loves Nazir but her brother Allauddin is against their relationship. He marry her with a wealthy man M. Ismael. The Hindu wedding ritual of seven steps around the fire (Pheray) are taken by Sawarn Lata's best friend Zeenat, who is hidden in a traditional wedding dress. Sawarn Lata moves to her new home but plays as a sick women to avoid any sexual relation with her husband. M. Ismael getting tired from her sickness and finally find out the real fact of her behavior. He decides to re-arrange the wedding ceremony, but not with him this time, but with his wife's lover - and that was a happy end of Pakistan's first super hit musical film.


This film had some super hit songs like

  • Menu Rabb Di Sohn Teray Naal Pyar Ho Geya, Way Channa Sachi Muchi..
  • Way Akhian Lavin Na, Tay Fer Pachhtavin Na, Anjana..
  • Jay, Nein Si Pyar Nibhana, Sanu Dass Ja Koi Thikana..
  • Ki Keeta Taqdeeray, Kyun Ror Dittay 2 Heeray..

    Main artists in film

    Pheray

    (Punjabi - 1949)

    Film credits of

    Pheray

    (Punjabi - 1949)
    ActorsSawran Lata, Nazir, Allauddin, M. Ismael, Nazar, Zeenat, Maya Devi, Baba Alam Siaposh
    Director(s)Majeed (supervisor: Nazir)
    Producer(s)Saeeda Bano (Sawran Lata)
    Writer(s)Baba Alam Siaposh
    Musician(s)G.A. Chishti
    Poet(s)Baba Alam Siaposh, G.A. Chishti
    Singer(s)Munawar Sultana, Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    CameraA. Hameed
    Other's

    Music of film

    Pheray

    (Punjabi - 1949)
    1.

    Dasso, Main Ki Karran..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: Baba Alam Siaposh
    ,
    Actor(s):
    2.

    Jay, Nein Si Pyar Nibhana, Sanu Dass Ja Koi Thikana..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: Baba Alam Siaposh
    ,
    Actor(s):
    3.

    Ki Keeta Taqdeeray, Kyun Ror Dittay 2 Heeray..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Actor(s):
    4.

    Lay Way Dilla, Hun Nainan Kolun..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: Baba Alam Siaposh
    ,
    Actor(s):
    5.

    Main Bagan Di Morni..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: Baba Alam Siaposh
    ,
    Actor(s):
    6.

    Menu Rabb Di Sohn Teray Naal Pyar Ho Geya Way..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Actor(s): Sawarn Lata
    7.

    Sapp Di Tohr Na Turriye, Ni Kurriye..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: Baba Alam Siaposh
    ,
    Actor(s):
    8.

    Tarian Di Chhawen Chhawen..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana, Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: Baba Alam Siaposh
    ,
    Actor(s):
    9.

    Thapp Thapp, Main Tay Dhola..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana, Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: Baba Alam Siaposh
    ,
    Actor(s):
    10.

    Tu Koel Tay Main Kaan, Chal Chaliye..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Allauddin
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Actor(s):
    11.

    Way Akhian Lavin Na, Tay Fer Pachhtavin Na, Anjana..

    (Punjabi)
    Singer(s): Munawar Sultana, Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Music: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Poet: G.A. Chishti
    ,
    Actor(s): Sawarn Lata, Nazir


    Box office reports of film

    Pheray

    (Punjabi - 1949)
    Film Pheray was first ever super hit musical film in Pakistan. It celebrated solo silver jubilee (25 weeks) on its main cinema, and competes with famous musical Indian Punjabi film Lachhi, which was shown on Qaisar cinema. Dillagi, Kaneez, Dard and Pukar were other big Indian films at Lahores cinemas in this period.
    Lahore circuit

    Released date: Thursday, 28 July, 1949

    Film status: Silver jubilee

    Weeks: 25 solo weeks

    Main theatre: Palace cinema

    Karachi circuit

    Released date: Friday, 7 April, 1950

    Film status: Average

    Weeks: 5 weeks

    Main theatre: Plaza cinema




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