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Noorjahan and Ejaz married

Monday, 19 October, 1959
Noorjahan and Ejaz married

Legend singer and actress Madam Noorjahan remarried with famous young actor Ejaz Durrani on October 19, 1959 at Lahore.They got three daughters, Shazia, Hina and Tina.

They were separated in 1971 after an affair of Ejaz with the superstar Punjabi film actress Firdous and Madam Noorjahan's controversial relation with President of Pakistan General Agha Mohammad Yahya Khan (1969-71).

They owned Sangeet cinemas in Rawalpindi and Shahidara (Lahore) and Madam Noorjahan sang mega hit songs in films like Heer Ranjha (1970), Dosti (1971), Sholay (1984) and Moula Bux (1988) which were produced by Ejaz Durrani.

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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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