1967

Akmal died..
The bad news of the year was the sudden death of super star Akmal on June 11, 1967. He was the most popular Punjabi film hero in the mid 60s.

  • Bashir Ahmad from East Pakistan created an amazing record when he sung eight songs in Rehman's Urdu film Darshan. He was also lyricist and music composer of these songs, which is an unique record in Pakistan's film history.

    Debutants:
    Actors: Nadeem and Shabana in Chakori, Ali Ejaz in Insaniyat, Rehana Siddiqi in Hamdam and Tariq Aziz in Insaniyat.

  • Zeba-Mohammad Ali in Urdu films and Naghma-Habib and Firdous-Ejaz era started in Punjabi films.

    Eid Day's: (13 films; 9 Urdu, 4 Punjabi)
    8 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1386 hijri), Thursdag, January 12, 1967
    6 Urdu: Mere Laal, Bahadur, Main woh nahin, Nadira, Ponam ki Raat & Is Dharti par
    2 Punjabi: Yaar Maar & Jigri Yaar
    6 films on Eid-ul-Azha, Thursdag, March 23, 1967
    4 Urdu: Chakori, Waqt ki pukar, Elan & Nawab Saraj-ud-Dola
    2 Punjabi: Dil da Jani & Jagirdar

    OBITUARIES:
    Actors: Actress and the wife of Tanvir Naqvi, Maya Devi on February 1
    Music director: Rasheed Attre on December 18
    Singer: Kousar Perveen on December 30
    Producer & director: Nakhshib Charjavi on August 24, 1967.

    Remarkable Musical Movies
  • Lakhon mein ek Jigri Yaar Insaniyat
    Dil da Jani Chakori Dever Bhabhi
    Doraha Darshan Aag
    Mirza Jatt
    A top Class Golden Jubilee super hit musical film
    Arts Combinds
    Lakhon mein ek
    Urdu
    Realesed on: April 28th, 1967 at Rivoli Cinema, Karachi
    Watch Movies OnlineThis film was based on a very sensitive topic of Hindu-Muslim love story. Superb screenplay, direction, cinematography, scenes and excellent performance by every actor. Nisar Bazmi booked his place among the Greatest Music Directors in Pakistan after this remarkable performance in this film.
    Actors Shamim Ara, Ejaz, ChhamChham, Talish and Mustafa Qureshi, Ahmad Rushdi
    Producer Afzal Hussain and Raza Mir
    Director Raza Mir
    Cinemautography: Kamran Mirza
    Music Nisar Bazmi
    Lyrics Fyaz Hashmi, Tanveer Naqvi, Masroor Anwar
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Naseem Begum, Mehdi Hassan, Ahmad Rushdi, Mujeeb Alam

    Film songs:
    Chalo achha hua tum bhool geye Madam Noor Jehan
    Bari mushkil se hua tera mera Madam Noor Jehan
    Ho sun Saajna, dukhi mann ki pukar Madam Noor Jehan
    Halat badal naheen sakte Madam Noor Jehan
    Mann Mandar ke Devta... Madam Noor Jehan
    Saathi kahan ho, awaz to do Madam Noor Jehan,
    Mujeeb Alam
    Dil diya dard liya, aankh mein aansoo aye Mehdi Hassan
    Pyar na ho jab Dil mein to jeena hai adhoora Naseem Begum,
    Ahmad Rusdhi

    Taskeen Pictures
    Jigri Yaar
    Punjabi
    Realesed on:
    Eid-ul-fittar, Januar 12, 1967
    A musical and dramatic film...
    Actors Naghma, Akmal, Mazhar Shah, Rangeela, Munawar Zarif, Meena, Zeenat, Sawan and Allauddin
    Producer Mian Zulfiqar
    Director Iftekhar Khan
    Music G. A. Chishti
    Lyrics and story: Hazeen Qadri
    Singers Mala, Irene Perveen, Ahmad Rushdi and Masood Rana
    Film songs:
    Soch ke yaar banaween Bandeya Masood Rana
    Dil koloon puchh pehlan akhan noo mana ni Masood Rana
    Hai Abba Jee, muaaf cha karo Ahmad Rushdi

    Shabab Productions
    Insaniyat
    Urdu
    Realesed on:
    February 24, 1967
    A love-story of a doctor who lost his life but saved his patient who was married to his beloved...!!!

    Film Business:
    Lahore: March 30, Friday, Naghma/?, 17/30 weeks
    Karachi: February 24, Friday, Lyric/? 12/30 weeks  
    Actors Zeba, Waheed Murad, Tariq Aziz, Nanna, Ali Ejaz, Razia, Sultan Rahi & Firdous
    Producer A. Hameed
    Director Shabab Keranvi
    Music Manzoor Ashraf
    Lyrics Shabab Kiranvi ....
    Singers Mala, Irene Pereen & Ahmad Rushdi
    Film songs:
    Mohabbat mein sara jehan jal geya hai Mala
    Mere hamdam, mere saathi Mala
    Ummat ke ghamkhwar sari duniya ke Mala
    Hai ri mohabbat hai ri... Mala
    Dil na lagana ja ke des paraye Irene Perveen
    Jan-e-bahar, jan-e-tamanna, tum hi to ho Ahmad Rushdi
    Pyar mein sub kuchh chalta hai Ahmad Rushdi, Irene Perveen

    Great musical film A. Y. Films
    Dil da Jani
    Punjabi
    Realesed on:
    Eid-ul-Azha
    March 23rd, 1967
    A story of friendship, love and traditions. Habib played the title role and Rangeela's role as "Mr. Hong Kong" become very popular character. Mazhar Shah's famous barak "Main Tabbar kha jaan te dakaar na maaran..." was also in this big musical film.
    Actors Neelo, Habib, Saloni, Rangeela, Zahoor Shah, M. Ismael, Iqbal Hassan (as xtra), Mazhar Shah, Riaz Ahmad Raju and Allauddin
    Producer Aftab
    Director Riaz Ahmad Raju
    Music Wazir Afzal
    Lyrics Hazeen Qadri
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Naseem Begum, Irene Perveen, Ahmad Rushdi, Munir Hussain, Masood Rana, Shoukat Ali
    Film songs:
    Teri aan main teri Sajnaa... Irene Perveen,
    Naseem Begum
    Larran aye saan Maa de Lal,
    sun ke barkaan bhull geye chaal...
    Ahmad Rushdi,
    Irene Perveen,
    Munir Hussain
    Haye ni main kikker pyar lukan, bulian... Madam Noor Jehan
    Teinu samne batha ke sharmaan... Madam Noor Jehan
    Hath la ke khali Gharian noo,
    samjhana pai geya chharian noo
    Masood Rana,
    Shoukat Ali
    Na Ghar aya Dil da Jani, na main dukh sukh... Madam Noor Jehan
    We main aap na layian we lagian zorazori Madam Noor Jehan
    Sara Pind wajaye ni Dholki... Madam Noor Jehan
    Sayyo ni mere Dil da Jani... Madam Noor Jehan

    A top Class
    Golden Jubilee hit film
    Santosh Productions
    Dever Bhabhi
    Urdu
    Realesed on:
    May 5, 1967
    A top film...
    Film Business:
    Lahore: ?
    Karachi: Golden Jubilee, 55 weeks (? 19 weeks) 
    Actors Rani, Waheed Murad, Lehri, Baby Najmi, Sabhia and Santosh
    Producer Sabiha Raza
    Director Hassan Tariq
    Story Ursh Lakhnawi
    Music Inayat Hussain
    Lyrics Fiaz Hashmi
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mala, Irene Perveen, Mehdi Hassan, Salim Raza, Munir Hussain, Shoukat Ali and Ahmad Rushdi
    Film songs:
    Yeh kaghzi Phool jaise chehre Mehdi Hassan
    Three cheers for Bhabhi hip hip hurray Ahmad Rushdi
    A raat bata keya un se kahen Irene Perveen,
    Munir Hussain
    Tum wohi ho lo tumhein aaj bata detei hein Ahmad Rushdi
    Na aaya aaj bhi tu yeh be-rukhi kam hai Mala, Salim Raza
    Mera Ghar meri jannat, yeh mara Ashiyan... Madam Noor Jehan

    Musical film United Talents
    Doraha
    Urdu
    Realesed on:
    August 25th, 1967
    A remarkable musical film...
    Film Business:
    Lahore: ?
    Karachi: Silver Jubilee, 40 weeks (7 weeks) 
    Actors Shamim Ara, Waheed Murad, Deeba, Ibrahim Nafees, Talish
    Producer Suhail Rana, Pervez Malik
    Director Pervez Malik
    Music Suhail Rana
    Lyrics Masroor Anwar
    Singers Mala, Mehdi Hassan, Ahmad Rushdi, Masood Rana
    Film songs:
    Mujhe tum nazar se gira to rahe ho Mehdi Hassan
    Bhooli hui hoon daastan Ahmad Rushdi
    Bhooli hui hoon daastan Ahmad Rushdi, Mala
    Haan isi mor par, is jagga baith kar Ahmad Rushdi
    Tumhen kaise bata doon tum meri Ahmad Rushdi
    Ajnabi zara souch lo... Ahmad Rushdi
    Koi mere dil mein... Mala
    Yeh to kaho, tor kar Dil mera Masood Rana

    Musical film Ali-Zeb Productions
    Aag
    Urdu
    Realesed on:
    November 3rd, 1967
    A remarkeable musical film...
    Film Business:
    Lahore: ?
    Karachi: Golden Jubilee, 55 weeks (Reenu 26 weeks) 
    Actors Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Lehri...
    Producer Zeba
    Director S. Suleman
    Music Nisar Bazmi
    Lyrics -
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mala, Irene Perveen, Mehdi Hassan, Ahmad Rushdi
    Film songs:
    Beete dino ki yaadon ko kaise Madam Noor Jehan
    Yoon zindgi ki rah mein takra geya koi Mehdi Hassan
    Mousam haseen hai leiken Ahmad Rushdi, Mala
    Jaise jante naheen, pehchante naheen Ahmad Rushdi
    Kuchh kuchh mujh se milta julta Ahmad Rushdi,
    Irene Perveen
    Main mar geyi haye... Irene Perveen
    Waqt na dekhe.... Irene Perveen, Ahmad Rushdi

    Ravi Films
    Mirza Jatt
    Punjabi
    Realesed on:
    November 23, 1967
    A remarkeable musical film. Firdous-Ejaz era started from this super hit film.
    Actors Firdous, Ejaz, Aliya, Munawar Zarif, Razia, Asif Jah, Meena, Tani, Jaggi, Khayyam, Ilyas Kashmiri, Najmul Hassan, Iqbal Hassan (xtra), Murad and Mazhar Shah
    Producer Sheikh Mohammad Ali
    Director Masood Pervez
    Music Rasheed Attre
    Lyrics Ahmad Rahi
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mala, Irene Perveen, Nazir Begum, Masood Rana, Alam Lohar
    Film songs:
    Nikke hundian da pyar, wekhi deveen na Irene Perveen,
    Masood Rana
    Nikke hundian da pyar, wekhi deveen na Irene Perveen,
    Nazir Begum
    Na ishq noo leekaan laween Madam Noor Jehan
    Sunje Dil wale Buhe, ajje main Madam Noor Jehan
    Mutiyaro ni mere haan diyo Madam Noor Jehan
    Ni Sayyo, ik Kurri ne sohre tur jana Mala

    Total 83 Released Films
    (Total 60 films from West Pakistan
    and 23 films from East Pakistan,
    6 Urdu, 17 Bengali films)
    Super hit Urdu films
    1. Chakori
      Shabana, Nadeem, Dear Asghar
    2. Lakhon mein ek
      Shamim Ara, Ejaz, Talish, Mustafa Qureshi
    3. Dever Bhabi
      Rani, Waheed Murad, Sabiha, Santosh

    Hit Urdu films
    1. Insaniyat
      Zeba, Waheed Murad, Tariq Aziz
      Lahore: March 30, Friday,
      Naghma/?, 17/30 weeks
      Karachi: February 24, Friday,
      Lyric/? 12/30 weeks  
    2. Nawab Sarajuddola
      Atia, Anwar Hussain
    3. Ehsaan
      Zeba, Waheed Murad
    4. Darshan
      Shabnam, Rehman
    5. Phir Subha hogi
      Deeba, Waheed Murad, Talat Siddiqi
    6. Rishta hai pyar ka
      Zeba, Waheed Murad
    7. Chhote sahib
      Shabana, Nadeem
    8. Aag
      Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Lehri

    Average Urdu films
    1. Bahadur
      Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Mohammad Ali
    2. Suhagan
      Zeba, Kemal
    3. Hatim Tai
      Siloni, Mohd Ali, Yousuf, Adeeb
    4. Mere Bacche meri ankhen
      Deeba, Kemal, Talat Siddiqi
    5. Zinda Laash
      Deeba, Habib, Rehan, Asad
    6. Doraha
      Shamim Ara, Waheed Murad
    7. Shola aur Shabnam
      Rukhsana, Sudhir, Darpan
    8. Gunahgar
      Husna, Habib , Allauddin, Saloni

    Flop Urdu films
    1. Mere Laal
      Sufia, Hanif
    2. Main Woh nahin
      Rukhsana, Kemal
    3. Naadra
      Rani, Habib, Ejaz, Zulfi, Seema
    4. Is Dharti par
      Rozi, Haroon, Farida
    5. Jan Pehchan
      Shehpara, Mohd Ali
    6. Sajdah
      Deeba, Mohd Ali
    7. Chattan
      Neelo, Sudhir, Deeba
    8. Waqt ki pukar
      Zeba, Tahir
    9. Elaan
      Saloni, Allauddin, Ejaz
    10. Hakoomat
      Rani, Sudhir, Habib, Ilyas
    11. Fantosh
      Rozina, Nahal
    12. Albela
      Ghazala, Kemal
    13. Burma Road
      Sabira, Habib
    14. Ustadon ke Ustad
      Rozina, Fazlani
    15. Kafir
      Rani, Sudhir
    16. Shab-e-Khair
      Rani, Kemal
    17. Aliya
      Shamim Ara, Kemal
    18. Dil deewana
      Deeba, Kemal
    19. Maa Baap
      Zeba, Waheed Murad, Allauddin
    20. Be reham
      Rani, Santosh
    21. Yateem
      Rani, Ejaz
    22. Hamraz
      Shamim Ara, Mohd Ali
    23. Sitamgar
      Sabiha, Santosh, Rani, Darpan
    24. Dost Dushman
      Deeba, Ejaz
    25. Uljhan
      Rozi, Khalil
    26. Hamdam
      Rehana S, Khalil
    27. Ulfat
      Deeba, Habib
    28. Sham Svera
      Neelo, Darpan
    29. Lahu pukarega
      Firdous, Santosh

    Superhit Punjabi films
    1. Dil da Jani
      Neelo, Habib, Allauddin, Mazhar Shah
    2. Mirza Jatt
      Firdous, Ejaz, Munawar Zarif, Mazhar Shah

    Hit Punjabi films
    1. Yaar Maar
      Neelo, Habib, Allauddin, Mazhar Shah
    2. Chacha Jee
      Firdous, Akmal, Allauddin
    3. Jagirdaar
      Naghma, Akmal
    4. Akbara
      Firdous, Akmal, Sawan

    Average Punjabi films
    1. Jigri Yaar
      Naghma, Akmal, Allauddin, Mazhar Shah
    2. Imam Din Gohavia
      Firdous, Akmal, Yousuf
    3. Ravi Paar
      Neelo, Habib
    4. Jani Dushman
      Naghma, Sudhir, Mazhar Shah

    Flop Punjabi film
    1. Yaaran naal Baharaan
      Firdous, Akmal, Mazhar shah
    2. Lut da maal
      Firdous, Akmal
    3. Mangetar
      Naghma, Sudhir
    4. Muqabla
      Naghma, Akmal
    5. Dushman
      Firdous, Akmal
    6. Mera Weer
      Naghma, Akmal, Habib, Sawan
    7. Wohti
      Neelo, Santosh, Mohd Ali, Lehri
    8. Neeli Baar
      Neelo, Yousuf

    17 Bengali films
    1. Agun Niye Khela
    2. Alibaba
    3. Anwara
    4. Ayna O Abashista
    5. Bala
    6. Chaoa Paoa
    7. Hiramon
    8. Jongli Meye
    9. Julekha
    10. Kanchon Mala
    11. Mai Bhi Insan Hoon (Urdu film?)
    12. Moyur Ponkhi
    13. Nawab Sirajuddoula
    14. Nayantara
    15. Obhishap
    16. Oporajeo
    17. Saiful Mulk Bodiuzzamal