February

month in Pakistan's Film History
Pakistan Film Magazine is providing some golden memories from the past in this monthly series. You can read figures and facts, debutantes, obituaries, watch & listen to the ever green Urdu and Punjabi film songs and see some memorable film posters from this month.


Dosti (1971) The poster of film Dosti, which was second diamond jubilee film in Pakistan. This film was shoot in London. Ejaz Durrani was producer and hero of this musical film. Shabnam played main role and Rahman was co-hero. This film was released in 1971.
Some memorable film poster's from movies released in January month..
Baap ka gunah (1958) Khoon ki pyas (1964) Jokar (1966) Majhay di Jatti (1966) (1967) Dard (1970) Nei Laila neya Majnu (1969) Duniya na manay 81971) Farz aur Mamta (1975) Haku 81976) Saheli (1978) Waaday ki Zanjeer (1979)
(left to right) Baap ka Gunnah (1958), Khoon ki pyas (1963), Jokar & Majhay di jatti (1966), Insaniyat (1967), Nei Laila neya Majnu & Dard (1969), Dosti & Duniya na manay (1971), Farz aur Mamta (1975), Haku (1976), Saheli (1978), Waaday ki Zanjeer (1979)
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Facts from February month

1950
Urdu film Beli was Pakistan's first Urdu film which was released in February month on 4.2.1950. This film introduced some legendry artists like Sabiha Khanum, Zubaiada Khanum, Rasheed Attray, Masood Pervez..
See the column Debutantes..

Laray was first Punjabi film, which was released in February month (18.2.1950). It was a great musical show by legendry music director Baba Chishti.

1957
Yakkay Wali (1957)February month has been very lucky for the film business and many big films were released in this month. Yakkay Wali was one of them on 22.2.1957.

Fanoos (1963)

1964
The first Eid-ul-Fittar was celebrated in this month was on February 26, 1964. These six movies were released on this occasion:

  • Mouj MelaIshq par zor nahin
  • Baghawat
  • Kala Pani
  • Fanoos
  • Qanoon
  • Mouj Mela

    1967
    Irani actress Shah Para was heroine with Mohammad Ali in director Farid Ahmad's Urdu film Jan Pehchan in this month.

    1970
    The first Eid-ul-Azha was celebrated on February 17, 1970. These eight movies were shown on this date:
  • Shama aur Parwana
  • Anwara
  • Do Nain sawali
    Shama aur Parwana (1970) Anwara (1970) Do Nain sawali (1970)
  • Afsana
  • Akhri Chattan
  • Sajna door deya
  • Sajjan Beli
  • Chan tay Chakor
    Akhri Chattan (1970)Chan tay Chakor (1970)

    1972
    Meh Jabeenay was the first ever Pastho film released in this month on 4.2.1972.

    1979

    The greats box office hit film Moula Jatt was released in this month on 11.2.1979.

    1996
    Sultan Rahi and Madam Noorjehan's last big movie Sakhi Badshah was released in this month on 21.2.1996.
    Sultan Rahi and Saima in Sakhi Badshah (1996)
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  • Some famous discoveries in February month..
    Sabiha Khanum in Beli (1950)Zubaida Khanum in Beli (1950)Rasheed Attray in Beli (1950)Ejaz in Hameeda (1956)Habib in Lakh-e-Jiggar (1956)Naseem Begum in Be-gunahNanha in Watan ka Sipahi (1966)Tariq AzizAnjuman in Waaday ki Zanjeer (1979)
    Sabiha Khanum, Zubaida Khanum, Masood Pervez and Rasheed Attray in Beli (1950), Ejaz in Hameeda (1956), Habib in Lakht-e-Jiggar (1956), Naseem Begum in Be-gunah (1957), Nanha in Watan ka Sipahi (1966), Tariq Aziz in Insaniyat (1967), Wajahat Attray in Nikkay hundia da pyar (1969), Anjuman in Waday ki Zanjeer (1979)
    Urdu songs
    A video collection of some memorable Urdu film songs from movies released in February month..
    Punjabi songs
    A video collection of some memorable Punjabi film songs from movies released in February month..
    Obituaries
    Pakistan Film Magazine presented a monthly "Obituary-Calender" on late artists in 2011. Now you can click on image below to find all updated late artists from a dynamic database..
    Obituaries intro in Urdu Mukhtar Begum Renuka Devi (Begum Khurshid Jehan) Sawarn Lata
    Sultan Khoost M. Ashraf Ragni Romana

    Some memorable movies released in February month
  • Beli (1950)
  • Laray (1950)
  • Hameeda (1956)
  • Lakht-e-Jiggar (1956)
  • Data (1957)
  • Aas Paas (1957)
  • Yakkay Wali (1957)
  • Behrupia (1960)
  • Ajab Khan (1961)
  • Ishq par zor nahin (1963)
  • Baghawat (1963)
  • Kala Pani (1963)
  • Mouj Mela (1963)
  • Daachi (1964)
  • Touba (1964)
  • Khandan (1964)
  • Aisa bhi hota hay (1965)
  • Doli (1965)
  • Joukar (1966)
  • Insaniyat (1967)
  • Chan Makhna (1968)
  • Babul da Wehra (1968)
  • Salgirah (1969)
  • Nei Laila Neya Majnu (1969)
  • Dard (1969)
  • Aasra (1969)
  • Anwara (1970)
  • Hony Moon (1970)
  • Shama aur Parwana (1970)
  • Dosti (1971)
  • Duniya Paisay di (1971)
  • Nadan (1973)
  • Dillagi (1974)
  • Do Chor (1977)
  • Mohabbat ek kahani (1977)
  • Uff yeh Bivian (1977)
  • Saheli (1978)
  • Moula Jatt (1979)
  • Ham Dono (1980)
  • Anokha Daaj (1981)
  • Khan-e-Azam (1982)
  • Lajawab (1982)
  • Dillan day souday (1983)
  • Ham say na takrana (1987)
  • Insaniyat kay Dushman (1990)
  • Sakhi Badshah (1996)