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Film director Zaheer Rehan disappeared..!

Thursday, 30 December, 1971
Film director Zaheer Rehan disappeared..!
After the fall of Dhaka (Dacca) the first coloured film maker in Pakistan, Bengali film producer and director Zaheer Rehan was disappeared in Dhaka on December 30 and never came back again!

Zahir Raihan (1935-71) was a talented film producer, director and writer from Dacca, East Pakistan. He was assistant director in the first Urdu film Jago hua Svera. He joined the traitor, terrorist and criminal organization Mukti Bahini during the civil war in East Pakistan in 1971. He propagated against Pakistan from All India Radio Calcutta and was killed by an unknown gunman after the fall of Dacca on December 16, 1971. He also made an Urdu film Jaltay Suraj kay Neechay (1971) in Lahore but the name of the director of the film was changed due to his treason to Pakistan.



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