1962

Many big artists were introduced..

A memorable year for Pakistani Film Industry when many big films were released and many big stars were discovered.

Debutants:
Actors: Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Deeba, Talat Hussain and Kamal Irani in Chiragh jalta raha, Waheed Murad in Aulad, Rani in Mehboob, Shabnam and Rehman in Chanda, Naghma in Choudhary, Adeeb in Daal mein Kala, Tani in Qabeela, Panna in Zarina, Tarana in Sukh ka Supna.
Singers: Masood Rana in Inqalab, Bashir Ahmad in Chanda and Ustad Amanat Ali Khan in Darwaza.
Musicians: Robin Ghosh in Chanda, Khalil Ahmad in Aanchal and Master Abdullah in Suraj Mukhi.
Poet: Masroor Anwar in Banjaran and Sroor Barabankvi in ??

  • Great singer Ahmad Rushdi got breakthrough from his mega hit song "Gol gappe wala aya" in film "Mehtab" and
    the Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan sung his first hit song "Jis ne mere dil ko dard diya" in film "Susral", both big singers started their film careers in 1956 but struggled many years.
    The third all time greatest singer Masood Rana was introduced in this year in film "Inqalab".

    Eid Day's:
    (5 Urdu films)
    3 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1381 hijri), Friday, March 9, 1962
    3 Urdu: Chiragh jalta raha, Shake Hand & Darwaza
    0 Punjabi: -
    2 films on Eid-ul-Azha, Tuesday, May 15, 1962
    2 Urdu: Qaidi & Mera kya qasoor
    0 Punjabi: -
    Remarkable Musical Movies
  • Shaheed Chiragh jala raha Azra
    Qaidi Mousiqaar Aulaad
    Mehtab Banjaaran Susraal
    Ghoonghat Aanchal Mehboob
    Shaheed
    K.K. Productions
    SHAHEED
    Urdu
    Released on:
    January 5, 1962
    This film "Shaheed" (The Martyr) was based on the story from the 20s, when "The Black Gold" was discovered in the Arabian dessert. A battle between the naive Arabs, the adroit intruders and an errant dancing woman who won the final battle against the heavily armed enemy with her suicide mission.
    Actors Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Husna, Saqi, Diljeet Mirza, Hamalia Wala, Allauddin & Talish
    Producer & Director Khalil Qaisar
    Story Riaz Shahid
    Music Rasheed Attre
    Lyrics Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Munir Niazi, Tanvir Naqvi
    Singers Naseem Begum, Zubaida Khanum, Munir Hussain, Ahmad Rusdhi
    Film songs:
    Us be-wafa ka Shehar hai aur hum hain Naseem Begum
    Nisar Main teri Galion peh A Watan ke Munir Hussain
    Habibi Hayya hayya, Habibi hayya hayya Naseem Begum
    Oh kahe dil ki umang, urhun Badal ke sung Zubaida Khanum
    Meri nazren hain Talwar... Naseem Begum
    Main ne kaha ayie... Ahmad Rushdi,
    Naseem Begum

    Chiragh jalta raha
    Dabistan Mehdood
    Chiragh jalta raha
    Urdu
    Released only in Karachi:
    Eid-ul-Fittar Day,
    March 9, 1962

    The first film of Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Deeba, Talat Hussain and Kamal Irani.
    Famous Indian singer Talat Mehmood sang in this Pakistani fim first and last time.
    Film story was based on how the politicians misused the system..

    Film Business:
    Karachi: Nishat/4, 15/26 (silver jubilee)
    Lahore: Ritz 6 weeks (released on 28.9.1962)

    Actors Zeba, Arif, Deeba, Mohammd Ali, Kamal Irani, Waheed (an Radio artist) and Talat Hussain
    Producer, Director, Story & Dialogs Fazal Karim Fazli
    Fazal Karim Fazli on the occasion of the first ever song recording by Noorjehan in Karachi on 19.1.1961
    Music Nahal Abdullah
    Lyrics Ameer Khusro, Mir Taqi Mir, Ghalib, Jigar Muradabadi, Mahir-ul-Qadiri, Fazal Karim Fazli
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Talat Mehmood (Indain singer), M. Kaleem and Kajjan Begum (Mehnaz mother)
    Film songs:
    Patta Patta, Boota Boota, haal hamara Madam Noor Jehan
    Phir aisay khyal aanay lagay.. Madam oorjehan and M. Kaleem
    Mushkil nikla dil ka sanbhlana... Talat Mehmood
    Kuch hua hasil na ab tak koshish... Talat Mehmood

    Evernew Pictures
    Azra
    Urdu - (semicolor)
    Released on:
    April 20, 1962
    Watch Movies OnlineA big musical film...
    Actors Neelo, Ejaz, Nazar, Talish, Allauddin, Hamalia wala
    Producer G. A. Gul
    Director Munshi Dil
    Story ??
    Music Master Inayat Hussain
    Lyrics Tanvir Naqi, Tufail Hoshiarpurit
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Salim Raza, Naseem Begum
    Film songs:
    Sharma kay ham say dil milanay ka shukriya Saleem Raza,
    Madam Noor Jehan
    Meri wafaen tujhay bulayen, sun dharktay dil Madam Noor Jehan
    Kuchh bhi na kaha aur keh bhi geye Madam Noor Jehan
    Jan-e-baharan, rashk-e-Chamman... Salim Raza

    Qaidi
    Evernew Pictures
    Qaidi
    Urdu
    A big melodious film
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Azha,
    May 15, 1962
    Watch Movies OnlineEight big names in film poetry were together in this great romantic film. It could be a record in Pakistani films.
    Ahmad Rahi wrote top class dialogs in this film.
    Actors Shamim Ara, Darpan, Nazar, Lehri, Salama Mumtaz, Panna, Hamaliya Wala, Talish & Allauddin
    Producer G. A. Gul
    Director Najm Naqvi
    Story Hasrat Lakhnavi
    Screenplay & Dialogs Ahmad Rahi
    Cinematography Naseem Hussain
    Music Rasheed Attre
    Lyrics Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Tanvir Naqvi, Nakhshab, Qateel Shafai, Aziz Kashmiri, Habib Jalib, Muzaffar Warsi, Ahmad Rahi
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Naseem Begum, Irene Perveen, Mala, Saleem Raza, Mehdi Hassan, Ahmad Rushdi, Sain Akhtar
    Film songs:
    Sun sanwli soorat waly Naseem Begum, Irene Perveen
    Meri Sarkar to biggar jati hay.. Ahmad Rushdi,
    Irene Perveen
    Mehfil mein teri teray talabgar aa geye Saleem Raza, Sain Akhtar & Co.
    Ik Deewanay ka is Dil nay kaha maan liya Madam Noor Jehan,
    Mehdi Hassan
    Baharo na ab ham ko Awaz dena.. Madam Noor Jehan
    Mujh se pehli si muhabbat mere Mehboob
    (Poet: Faiz Ahmad Faiz)
    Madam Noor Jehan
    Mere Dil ki Ajnuman mein teray gham say.. Saleem Raza
    Yaad kar kar kay sari sari raat.. Madam Noorjhean
    Ik deewanay ka is dil nay kaha maan liya
    (sad version)
    Madam Noorjehan, Mehdi Hassan

    Sounds & Shads Productions
    Mousiqar
    Urdu
    A big melodious film
    Released on:
    June 22, 1962
    Watch Movies OnlineGreat Music Director Rasheed Attre produced this memorable musical film, which was a big breakthrough for Madam Noor Jehan as playback singer...
    Actors Sabiha, Santosh, Meena, Abbas Nosha, Nusrat Kardar, Saqi, Sikkedar, Laddan, M.D. Sheikh and Guest stars Bahar, Darpan and Rehan
    Producer &
    Music Director
    Rasheed Attre
    Director Qadeer Ghouri
    Story Malik Hafeez
    Screenplay and dialogs Saadat Hassan
    Lyrics Tanvir Naqvi, Habib Jalib, Tufail Hoshiarpuri
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Naseem Begum, Mala, Salim Raza, Munir Hussain, Nazakat Ali, Salamat Ali
    Film songs:
    Hooooooooo... Madam Noor Jehan
    Classical tones... Salamat Ali
    Mitrwa tarsen mori Akhian, jab jab aye yaad tahari... Munir Hussain,
    Nazakat Ali
    Gaye gi Duniya Geet mere, sureele ang... Madam Noor Jehan
    Tum jug jug jeo Maharaj re... Madam Noor Jehan/a>
    Sa...Re...Ga...Ma...Pa...Dha...Ni...
    (Training in classical music)
    Munir Hussain,
    Naseem Begum,
    Nazakat Ali
    Raseele more ratia, najaria mila... Madam Noor Jehan
    Ja ja main tose na hi boloon... Madam Noor Jehan
    Jhulna jalaye... Naseem Begum
    Pi jab tak tere dam mein hai dam... Mala
    Dhalne lagi hai raat koi baat kijiye... Mala
    Bagwa ko chal re....
    (Competition in classical music)
    Salamat Ali,
    Nazakat Ali,
    Naseem Begum
    Is shehr-e-kharabi mein gham-e-ishq ke... Salim Raza
    Yaad karoon tujhe sham svere Madam Noor Jehan
    Tum jug jug jeo Maharaj re... Salim Raza

    Aulad
    F & Y Movies
    Aulaad
    Urdu
    A big melodious film
    Released on:
    August 3, 1962
    Waheed Murad was introduced in this film..
    Actors Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Waheed Murad, Rehana...
    Producer F. M. Sardar & S.M. Yousuf
    Director S. M. Yousuf
    Music A. Hameed
    Lyrics Fyaz Hashmi
    Singers Naseem Begum, Munir Hussain
    Film songs:
    Tum mile pyar mila ab koi armaan nahin Naseem Begum/
    Munir Hussain
    Naam le le ke tera hum to jiye jaen ge Naseem Begum

    Shabab Productions
    Mehtab
    Urdu
    A melodious film
    Released on:
    September 7, 1962
    Ahmad Rushdi got breakthrough from this film after long struggle..
    Actors Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Naghma, Rukhsana, Asad, Zeenat, Hameed Wayin, Allauddin
    Producer A. Hameed
    Director Shabab Keranvi
    Music Manzoor Ashraf, Nazir Ali
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Ahmad Rushdi, Nazir Begum
    Film songs:
    Gol Gappe wala aaya, Gol Gappe laya Ahmad Rushdi
    Nahin khabar jab mili nazar Ahmad Rushdi/
    Nazir Begum

    Banjaran
    Montana Films
    Banjaaran
    Urdu
    A melodious film
    Released on:
    September 14, 1962
    Masood Rana got breakthrough from this film, which was only his second film...
    Actors Neelo, Kemal, Azad, Allauddin
    Producer Iqbal Shehzad
    Director Hassan Tariq
    Music Deebo Bhattachariya
    Lyrics Masroor Anwar
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Irene Perven, Masood Rana
    Film songs:
    Na jane kaisa safar hai mera Madam Noor Jehan
    Kahin Dil peh na jadoo kar jaye Masood Rana
    Tore hussan ke karn ho jaye ik din Masood Rana,
    Irene Perveen
    Lachke kamriya mori main nazuk Irene Perveen,
    Masood Rana
    Patt khol de re ghunghat kaye Masood Rana,
    Irene Perveen

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    Susraal
    Urdu
    A melodious film
    Released on:
    October 14, 1962
    Mehdi Hassan got breakthrough from this film after long struggle...
    Actors Laila, Yousuf, Rukhsana, Allauddin
    Producer & Director Riaz Shahid
    Music Hassan Latif
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hassan, Irene Perveen, Ahmad Rushdi
    Film songs:
    Ja apni hasraton peh aansoo baha ke so ja Madam Noor Jehan
    Jis ne mere Dil ko dard diya Mehdi Hassan

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    Ghoonghat
    Urdu
    A big melodious film
    Released on:
    November 3, 1962
    Another great Music Director Khursheed Anwar produced and directed this memorable musical film..
    Actors Nayyar Sultana, Santosh, Neelo, Talish, A. Shah....
    Producer,
    Director &
    Music Director
    Khursheed Anwar
    Lyrics Faiz Ahmad Faiz, Tanvir Naqvi, Khawaja Khurshid Anwar
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hassan, Naseem Begum, Naheed Niazi

    Film songs:
    Kabhi hum mein tum mein bhi pyar tha Madam Noor Jehan
    Rahon peh thari hain nazaren jamaye... Madam Noor Jehan
    Mujh ko awaz de too kahan hai Mehdi Hassan
    Zindgi tujh ko pukare... Madam Noor Jehan
    Mere Pi ko dhundh ke lao Sakhi... Madam Noor Jehan
    Chhun chhun chhun meri Payel ki dhunn... Naseem Begum

    Tanvir Film Corporation
    Anchal
    Urdu
    A melodious film
    Released on:
    December 7, 1962
    A musical film...
    Actors Shamim Ara, Darpan, Saba, Talish
    Producer S. M. Fareed
    Director Alhamid
    Music Khalil Ahmad
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Naheed Niazi, Salim Raza, Ahmad Rushdi
    Film songs:
    Kisi Chamman mein raho tum Bahar ban ke raho Ahmad Rushdi
    Tujh ko maalum nahin, tujh ko bhala keya maalum Salim Raza
    Tujh ko maalum nahin, tujh ko bhala keya maalum Naheed Niazi

    Evernew Pictures
    Mehboob
    Urdu
    Released on:
    November 3, 1962
    Rani was introduced in this film...

    Film Business:
    Lahore: November 16, Nishat/1, 7/9 weeks
    Karachi: November 30, Revol/4, Majestic 14i, 18/29 weeks
    Actors Rani, Shamim Ara, Habib, Yousuf Khan, Talish
    Producer G. A. Gul
    Director Anwar Kamal
    Story ??
    Music Rasheed Attre
    Lyrics ??
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mala
    Film songs:
    Nigahen mila kar badal jane wale Madam Noor Jehan
    Sapno mein urri urri jaun... Mala

    Total 38 Released Films
    (Total 33 films from West Pakistan
    and 5 films from East Pakistan,
    1 Urdu, 4 Bengali films)
    Super hit Urdu films
    1. Shaheed
      Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, allauddin, Talish
    2. Qaidi
      Shamim Ara, Darpan, Talish
    3. Mousiqaar
      Sabiha, Santosh, Abbas
    4. Aulaad
      Nayyar, Habib, Waheed Murad
    5. Mehtaab
      Nayyar Sultana, Habib, Allauddin

    Hit Urdu films
    1. Mera keya qasoor
      Shamim Ara, Asad, Saqi
    2. Chanda
      Shabnam, Rehman, Sultana
    3. Banjaaran
      Neelo, Kemal, Allauddin
    4. Daal mein kala
      Bahar, Kemal, Mohd Ali
    5. Ghoonghat
      Nayyar, Santosh, Neelo

    Average Urdu films
    1. Chiragh jalta raha
      Zeba, Arif, Mohd Ali
      Karachi: Nishat/4, 15/26 (silver jubilee)
      Lahore: Ritz 6 weeks (released on 28.9.1962)
    2. Azra
      Neelo, Ejaz, Allauddin
    3. Bulbul-e-Baghdad
      Laila, Kemal, Nazar
    4. Susraal
      Laila, Yousuf, Allauddin
    5. Aanchal
      Shamim Ara, Darpan, Talish
    6. Barsaat mein
      Neelo, Ejaz, Allauddin
    7. Mehboob
      Shamim Ara, Habib, Rani, Yousuf
      Lahore: November 16,
      Nishat/1, 7/9 weeks
      Karachi: November 30,
      Revol/4, Majestic 14i, 18/29 weeks
    8. Ek manzil do rahen
      Musarrat Nazir, Aslam Pervez, Husna

    Flop Urdu films
    1. Sukh ka sapna
      Laila, Yousuf, Talish
    2. Shake Hand
      Nayyar, Aalluddin, Talish
    3. Darwaaza
      Neelo, Yousuf, Talish
    4. Inqalaab
      Jameela, Habib, Shamim
    5. Husn-o-Ishq
      Neelo, Ratan Kumar, Ragni
    6. Ajnabi
      Bahar, Ejaz, Diljeet Mirza
    7. Sooraj Mukhi
      Bahar, Aslam, Asif Jah
    8. Zareena
      Husna, Yousuf, Habib, Naghma
    9. Dosheeza
      Neelo, Ejaz, Aslam, Talish
    10. Awaz de kahan hai
      Yasmin, Akmal, Talish
    11. Musarrat Nazir, Aslam, Husna
    12. Beta
      Bahar, Aslam, Husna, Liala
    13. Unche Mehal
      Neelo, Aslam, Husna

    Hit Punjabi films
    1. Paharan
      Yasmin, Yousuf, Talish
    2. Chouhdry
      Naghma, Akmal, Asif Jah

    Flop Punjabi film
    1. Billo Jee
      Sawarn Lata, Habib, Nazir
    2. Jamalo
      Meena, Asad, Naghma

    4 Bengali films
    1. Joaar Elo
    2. Notun Sur
    3. Sonar Kajol
    4. Surjosnan