Film name changed after protest..!
Sunday, 4 February, 1951
Due to a protest from musician community the name of Punjabi film Meerasi
was changed to Billo. Veteran actor M. Ismael played the title role as Phajja Meerasi
and Radio Pakistan Lahore's legendary artist Nizam Din
(Mirza Sultan Baig) from the famous programme Jamhoor di awaz
played a role in this film. It was also the first film of Darpan with his real name Ishrat