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Shaan's film Waar won the Eid battle..!

Saturday, 19 October, 2013
Shaan's film Waar won the Eid battle..!
With One Crore 14 lakh (Rs 11,397,930) in ticket sales, Waar broke the previous record of 90 lakhs set by an Indian film Chennai Express on the first day of exhibition earlier in the year.Figures from all the 42 screens on which the Shaan-starrer Waar opened have not yet come in and the overall tally for the action film is expected to rise further. The film cost Rs. 20 Crore ($2.5 million) to make and is expected to be distributed in 25 countries.

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First film studio in Pakistan inaugurated..

Monday, 16 February, 1948
First film studio in Pakistan inaugurated..

The first ever film studio in Pakistan, Pancholi Film Studio on Upper Mall Road Lahore was inaugurated on February 16, 1948.

It was owned by Seith Dalsukh M. Pancholi (1906-59), who was first film importer and distributor of Hollywood movies in the Northern India (now Pakistan). He was also producer and director of famous Lahore made movies like Gul Bakavli (1939), Yamla Jatt (1940) and Khazanchi (1941).

After partition, he migrated to India and his manager Divan Sardari Lal took over. He was producer of first Pakistani released film Teri Yaad in this year but film 2 Kinaray was first film to start in this studio. in 1952, Pancholi studio was alloted to a famous ghazal and folk singer Malika Pukhraj and became Malika Studio. Then it was rent to some other parties and its name was also changed as Jawidan Studio, later it was sold by Malika Pukhraj and it became Upper Mall Scheme with lot of houses.



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