Pakistan lost its eastern wing, East Pakistan - after a nine month long civil war and a Military intervention from Indian Army. Dacca (Dhaka) fall on December 16, 1971 and became the capital of the new born state of Bangladesh. Only six East Pakistani (all Bengali) films were released in this year. Urdu film Pail was last produced film and Meharban was the last Urdu film from Dhaka, which was released in West Pakistan (this Urdu film was released in East Pakistan in 1969). It was also a loss of the third film circuit for Pakistani films. A total number of 210 feature films (161 Bengali and 49 Urdu films) were produced in East Pakistan from 1956-71.