Inaugural Pakistani film.. Teri Yaad became the first ever released film but not the first film production in Pakistan. It was completed in a record time. Lahore was the third biggest film center in sub-Continent - after Bombay and Calcutta - and there were many films under production in 1947.
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Director Luqman's Urdu film Shahida was actually the first "Pakistani film" which was started before partition and released in 1949. After partition, Do Kinaray was the inaugural film production by Ashiq Bhatti. Jihad was the second film by Zahoor Raja, which was released in 1950 and Teri Yaad was the third film by Deevan Sardari Lal.
Pakistan made film Kashmir Hamara Hay was the first ever released film on any Pakistani cinema but it was a documentary film and not a feature film. A journalist from Delhi Rafiq Chamman was producer of this film on Kashmir issue. This film was released on July 23, 1948 in Qaiser (now Imperial Cinema). (Thanks to Shaukat Ali Chheena)
5 weeks on Prabhat Cinema (Sanober and now Empire on McClod Road Lahore)
Also 5 weeks in Karachi's Empire Cinema
(Thanks to Mr. Shaukat Ali Cheena from Lahore)
Pakistans inaugural film Teri Yaad was released in Perbhat (Sanober) Cinema Lahore on August 7th, 1948. It was an Eid-ul-Fittar Day.
Teri Yaad was a dead flop film and the only attraction was film hero Nasir Khan, who was brother of the legendry Dillip Kumar. Asha Poslay was introduced as heroine, but she never became a successful film heroine. Her father Nath, was music director of this film.