1955

First Karachi made film..
"Hamari Zuban" (Our Language!) was the first ever Karachi made film (released on June 10). "Baba-e-Urdu" Molvi Abdul Haq played a role in this political motivated film. Early, on April 22, 1954, Mr. Haq leads more than one lakh demonstrators against the decision of the Bengali Prime Minster of Pakistan Mohammad Ali Bogra to make Bengali the second national language of Pakistan. (Bengali was declared the second national language on May 7, 1954).

Debutants:
Actors: Musarrat Nazir, Aslam Pervez, Nayyar Sultana were discovered in film Qatil and Akmal was seen in an extra role in this film.
Inayat Hussain Bhatti appeared as hero in film "Jallan".
Diljeet Mirza in Jallan, Rukhsana in Hamari Zuban and Saqi in Iltija
Directors: Prominent film directors Shabab Keranvi and M. J. Rana directed their inaugural films "Jallan" and "Sohni".
Singer: Saleem Raza
Musicians: Safdar Hussain and Akhtar Hussain made their debut in films "Heer" and "Patay Khan", respectively.

Eid Day's:
(5 films; 4 Urdu, 1 Punjabi)
3 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1374 hijri), Tuesday, May 24, 1955
2 Urdu: Noukar & Sohni
1 Punjabi: - Pattan
2 films on Eid-ul-Azha, Sunday, July 31, 1955
2 Urdu: Toofan & Jheel kanarey
0 Punjabi: -

OBITUARIES:
Writer: Legendry writer Saadat Hassan Manto passed away on January 11, 1955
Lyricist: F. D. Sharf (Chann We fame) died on March 14, 1955.

Remarkable Musical Movies
Heer Pattan Qatil
Noukar Patay Khan Toofaan
Heer
Anees Pictures Super hit musical Punjabi film
H E E R
Realesed on:October 28, 1955
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  • Heer Ranjha 1932
  • Heer Sial 1965
  • Heer Ranjha 1970
  • Actors Sawarn Lata, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Zeenat, Nazar, Rekha, Imdad and Ajmal
    Producer J. C. Annand
    Director Nazir
    Music Safdar Hussain
    Lyrics Hazeen Qadri
    Screen Play & Dialogs Baba Alam Siaposh
    Singers Munawar Sultana, Zubaida Khanum, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Imdad Hussain

    Film songs:
    Jadoon ishq de kam noo hath laie Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Baddal noo hath lawan Munawar Sultana
    Hoon Birian noo kar lay band ni Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Assan jan ke meet lei akh we Zubaida Khanum
    Chharian de ghar Imdad Hussain
    Akhan milian gulabi naina naal ni Zubiada Khanum
    Doli chardian marian Heer cheekan Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Toon Data ain toon Data Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Dhol dille da jani aje nein aya Zubaida Khanum
    Sanoo Sajna de milne di tang a Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Ult gean taqdeeran Zubaida Khanum
    Tere naal naal pakhi wangoo Munawar Sultana
    Teri beparwahi Rabba Inayat Hussain Bhatti,
    Zubaida Khanum

    Pattan
    Capital Films Superhit Punjabi film
    Pattan
    Realesed on: Eid-ul-fittar day, May 24, 1955
    Watch Movies OnlineA memorable musical film from the 50s...
    Actors Musarrat Nazir, Santosh, Aasha Posley, Nazar, Ajmal, M. Ismael, Ghulam Mohammad Sultan Khoost, Diljeet Mirza and Allauddin
    Producer Sheikh Latif
    Director Luqman
    Music G. A. Chishti
    Lyrics Tufail Hushiarpuri, Hazin Qadri, Mushir Kazmi, Musharraf
    Singers Zubaida Khanum, Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Film songs:
    Dunia hera pheri Baba, na teri na meri... Zubaida Khanum,
    Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Chhad jaween na Channa banh parh ke Zubaida Khanum
    Daal te Kaddu, sun te Paindu... Zubaida Khanum
    Sada sajra piar, kawe bar bar,
    keete huye qarar bhuli na...
    Zubaida Khanum,
    Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Rus geya Mahi sada, rus geya Rabb... Zubaida Khanum
    Dunia ek Khilona, kahin millan aur kahin... Zubaida Khanum
    Re jehra bole...... Zubaida Khanum,
    Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Beri ditti khel oye Mohabbtan da mail oye,
    Rabb ne milaya sada Patna te mail oye...
    Zubaida Khanum,
    Inayat Hussain Bhatti
    Meiunu lagian ne terian udeekan... Zubaida Khanum
    Meri Kundlan wale Bal, meri Harni wali... Zubaida Khanum
    Rung Rangeeli Doli meri, Babul aj na tor... Zubaida Khanum

    Sabiha Khanum
    Kemal Pictures
    Qatil
    (Urdu)
    Musical film
    Released on:
    January 22, 1955
    A big film....

    Film Business:
    Lahore: January 21, Friday, Nishat, 23 weeks
    Karachi: May 24, Tuesday, Taj Mehal/2, 18/23 weeks
    Actors Sabiha, Santosh, Aslam Pervez, Musarrat Nazir, Nayyar Sultana, Akmal (xtra)...
    Producer G. A. Gul
    Director Anwar Kemal Pasha
    Music Inayat Hussain
    Lyrics Qateel Shafai
    Singers Iqbal Bano, Kausar Perveen, Salim Raza..

    Film songs:
    Ulfat ki nayi manzil ko chala Iqbal Bano
    O Maina, jane keya ho geya Kousar Perveen
    .... Salim Raza

    Pera Mount Pictures
    Noukar
    (Urdu)
    Musical film
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Fittar,
    May 24, 1955
    A big film....
    Actors Sawarn Lata, Nazir, Shaad, Ragni, Zeenat, Asha Posley, ChunChun, A. Shah, G.N. Butt and Agha Salim Raza
    Producer Atta-ullah Shah Hashmi
    Director (A.S.Hashmi??) M.M. Billoo Mehra (read more here)
    Music G. A. Chishti
    Lyrics Qateel Shafai
    Singers Kausar Perveen, Munawar Sultana, Salim Raza
    Film songs:
    Zindgi se pyar bhare koi Geet gaye ga.. Kausar Perveen
    Mera pyar dagmag dholey... Kausar Perveen
    Raj dulare, tohe dil mein basaun... Kausar Perveen
    Ghoonghat ki oat Gori Balam ko dekhe... Kausar Perveen,
    Munawar Sultana
    Laga di kyun aag Malik, mere aashiyane mein.. Kausar Perveen
    Taqdeer ke Malik dekh zara, kya zulm... Salim Raza,
    Kausar Perveen
    One, Two, Three, Four, mil kar khoob lagao zor... Munawar Sultana

    Modern Age Pictures
    Patay Khan
    (Punjabi/Urdu)
    Released on: November 18, 1955
    Watch Movies OnlineA musical film with two great singers in main roles - Madam Noor Jehan and Zubaida Khanum...
    • "Do rahi rasta bhool geye..." was an Urdu/Punjabi mix song by Madam Noor Jehan and picturized on Musarrat Nazir in Urdu and on Madam Noor Jehan in Punjabi.
    • "O jan-e-bahar, aya tere aney se rut peh nikhar.." sung by Madam Noor Jehan and was picturized on Musarrat Nazir.
    Actors Noor Jehan, Aslam Pervez, Zubaida Khanum, Zarif, Musarrat Nazir, Nazar, M. Ismael, Imdad Hussain, Hazir Qadri, Rekha, Allauddin
    Producer Islam Din Shami
    Director M. A. Rasheed
    Music Akhtar Hussain
    Lyrics Hazin Qadri
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Zubaida Khanum, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Zarif, Fazal Hussain

    Film songs:
    Uchian Mehalan waliye Laila pa de khair... Zarif
    Na dhak dhak jawani nu, chhad khulli... Inayat Hussain Bhatti, ?
    Teinu hor mandian ki kehna... (bol) Zubaida Khanum
    Mainu kehndi a jawani akhan char kar lai Madam Noor Jehan
    Aaja meri pharh lai Banh Madam Noor Jehan
    Mor lai mohar channa, raat tur chali aa Madam Noor Jehan
    Ham tumhara pyar mein tarpata rahe ga,
    kisi se na kahe ga
    Zubaida Khanum,
    Fazal Hussain
    O jan-e-bahar, aya tere aaney se rut... Madam Noor Jehan
    Kalli kalli jan dukh lakh te... Madam Noor Jehan
    Do rahi rasta bhool geye, rang badal geya Madam Noor Jehan
    Holi holi ro Mombatiye... (bol) Madam Noor Jehan
    Yaad Sajan di rakh sarhaney, Kuriye soja... Zubaida Khanum
    Hoka main devan gali gali we Madam Noor Jehan
    Jor jor ke aasan da Mehan (bol) Zarif
    Sajjan Dushman uthde behnde Inayat Hussain Bhatti

    Kaghan Films Urdu film
    Toofaan
    Released on: Eid-ul-Azha, July 31, 1955
    A musical film....
    Actors Sabiha, Sudhir, Asha, Zarif, Shola...
    Producer Khawaja Kaleem
    Director Haidar Shah
    Music G. A. Chishti
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Fazal Hussain...
    Film songs:
    Aaj yeh kis ko nazar ke samne pata hun Fazal Hussain
    ... Inayat Hussain Bhatti

    Total 19 Released Films
    Super hit Urdu films
    1. Qatil
      Sabiha, Santosh, Aslam
      Lahore: January 21, Friday,
      Nishat, 23 weeks
      Karachi: May 24, Tuesday,
      Taj Mehal/2, 18/23 weeks
    2. Noukar
      Sawarn Lata, Nazir, Ragni

    Hit Urdu film
    1. Inteqaam
      Sabiha, Santosh, M. Ismael

    Average Urdu film
    1. Toofaan
      Sabiha, Sudhir, Asha, Zarif

    Flop Urdu films
    1. Shararay
      Sabiha, Ragni, S. Gul
    2. Khatoon
      Sawarn Lata, Nazir, Haeem
    3. Sohni
      Sabiha, Sudhir, Shammi
    4. Hamari Zaban Karachi based film
      Beena, Sheikh Hassan
    5. Mehfil
      Sabiha, Sudhir, Allauddin
    6. Jheel Kanarey
      Gulshan Ara, Sudhir, Talish
    7. Nazrana
      Ragni, Santosh, Nazar, Azad
    8. Jallan
      Nadra, Inayat Bhatti, Zarif
      Lahore: September 2, Friday,
      Sanober, 9 weeks
      Karachi: November 4, Friday,
      Naz/1,4/6 weeks
    9. Iltija
      Ragni, S. Gul, Salim Raza
    10. Khazan ke baad
      Shammi, Sudhir, Allauddin
    11. Intekhaab Karachi based film
      Jamila Razzaq, Masood

    Super hit Punjabi films
    1. Pattan
      Musarrat Nazir, Santosh, Allauddin
    2. Heer Karachi based film
      Sawarn Lata, Inayat Bhatti

    Hit Punjabi film
    1. Patay Khan
      Noor Jehan, Aslam, Zubaida Khanum

    Average Punjabi film
    1. Bulbul
      Aasha, Sudhir, Nazar, Zeenat