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First super hit film in Pakistan - Pheray

Thursday, 28 July, 1949
First super hit film in Pakistan - Pheray

Pheray was first ever Punjabi film in Pakistan, which was released on Eid-ul-Fittar Day on July 28, 1949.

It was the sixth film in the list of Pakistani films. This film celebrated great success and ran for 25 weeks at Palace Cinema Lahore. It became first ever solo Silver Jubilee film in Pakistan, but it was a re-make of Nazir's own pre-partition film Gaun ki Gori (1945). His actress wife Sawarn Lata was producer with her real name Saeeda Bano and he gave director name as Majeed (?).

It was also the first film for legandary singer and actor Inayat Hussain Bhatti. Senior legendary music director Baba G.A. Chishti composed and recorded seven songs of this film in a single day. Three of songs were penned by him self included the most hit song of them..

  • Menu Rabb Di Sonh Teray Naal Pyar Ho Geya, Way Channa Sachi Muchi..!


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