1979

Moula Jatt created some amazing records..!!
Gandasa became a box office hit after the blockbuster film Moula Jatt. Sultan Rahi and Mustafa Qureshi were most popular actors in action Punjabi films.
..and in the same year a comedy pair, Nanha and Ali Ejaz were successfully introduced in Punjabi film Dubai chalo.

Debutants:
Actors: Anjuman was introduced in Urdu film Waadey ki Zanjeer but she dominated Punjabi films in the 80s.

Eid Days:
(20 films; 5 Urdu, 13 Punjabi, 2 Sindhi)
11 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1399 hijri) on Saturday, August 25, 1979
2 Urdu: Josh & Khushboo
6 Punjabi: Khana jangi, Nizam Daku, Ghunda Act, Dada Pota, Dangle & Wehshi Gujjar
1 Sindhi: Hazir sain
2 Pashto:
Multaney & Dolei
9 films on Eid-ul-Azha (1399) on Saturday, November 3, 1979
3 Urdu: Miss Hong Kong, Nawabzadi & Gehrey zakhm
4 Punjabi: Gullu Badshah, Dehsht, Sohni Dharti & Iqbal-e-jurm
1 Sindhi: Dosten jo pyar

OBITUARIES:
Actors: Nabeela, Munshi Zaheer
Producers: Shoukat Sheikh
Singers: Alam Lohar
Musicians:
Hassan Latif
Other artists: M.A. Latif

Remarkable Musical Movies
Moula Jatt Behan Bhai Pakeeza
Mr. Ranjha Neya Andaz Hathiar
Aurat Raj Wehshi Gujjar Khushboo
Dubai chalo Miss Hong Kong Aag

Sultan Rahi
and his
"Gandasa"
Bahu Films
Moula Jatt
(Punjabi - Colour)
Released on:
February 11th, 1979
Watch Movies OnlineA technically poor film but due to some very powerful characters as Moula Jatt (Sultan Rahi), Noori Natt (Mustafa Qureshi), Daro Natni (Chakori) and Mukho Jatti (Asiya) this film celebrated diamon jubilee in Lahores cinemas and a business record through out Pakistan till it was banned by government due to too much violence...

Actors Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Chakori, Kaifee, Aliya, Asad, Seema, Ladla, Raneela, Adeeb, Ilyas Kashmiri, Shakeel, Mustafa Qureshi
Producer Sarwar Bhatti
Director Younis Malik
Writer Nasir Adeeb
Music Inayat Hussain
Lyrics ...
Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mehanz, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Alam Lohar, Shoukat Ali, Ghulam Ali
Film songs:
Nashe diye botle, na aini att chukk ni... Inayat Hussain Bhatti
Jhanjhar kare teinu piar we, main mar geyi Mehnaz
Rowe maan te gharoor, ajj hasse majboor Madam Noor Jehan
Dildar mere pyar kolun bach ke te kithe Madam Noor Jehan
A te wela aap dasse ga,
kon marda medan pehle halle
Alam Lohar
Shoukat Ali

Nazar Art
Behan Bhai
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
January 19th, 1979
A musical film .....
Actors Rani, Waheed Murad, Mohammad Ali, Bindia, Tamanna, Nanha
Producer A. Hameed
Director Nazar Shabab
Music Kemal Ahmad
Lyrics ---
Singers Mehnaz, Mehdi Hassan, Ghulam Abbas
Film songs:
Is Dunia mein yaar, ham to rahe anari... Mehdi Hassan,
Ghulam Abbas
Do sathi jeevan ke, ik doojay ka saath Mehdi Hassan, Mehanz
Do dilon ki mukamal kahani ho gai Mehdi Hassan, Mehanz


Nadeem & Shabnam
Armaan Pictures
Pakeeza
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
April 20th, 1979
A musical film .....
Actors Shabnam, Nadeem, Bindia, Rahat Kazmi, Naveen Tajak, Jamshed Ansari, Jameel Fakhri, Qavi...
Producer Masroor Anwar
Director Pervez Malik
Music M. Ashraf
Lyrics Masroor Anwar
Singers Naheed Akhtar, Mehnaz, Ghulam Abbas
Film songs:
Mil jata hai yaar magar piar nahin milta Ghulam Abbas
Tujh se piar karun ga... Ghulam Abbas,
Mehnaz
Is Dunia mein kam hi milen ge ham jaise Mehnaz
Kuchh un ki wafaon ne loota... Naheed Akhtar

J.J.Productions
Mr. Ranjha
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
April 27th, 1979
A comedy film... See also Heer Ranjha
Actors Rani, Shahid, Aslam Pervez, Meena Daud...
Producer & Director Jan Mohammad Jumman
Music Rajab Ali
Lyrics ...
Singers Naheed Akhtar, Mehdi Hassan, Masood Rana, Ghulam Abbas
Film songs:
Ek jhalak dikhla de mere yaar ki Mehdi Hassan
Tujhe dekh ke yoon lagta hai mujhe..
mere khwabon ki taabeer hai too...
Ghulam Abbas,
Naheed Akhtar
Main Ranjha hoon duniya walo Masood Rana

Hussain Pictures
Neya Andaz
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
May 18th, 1979
A musical film .....
Actors Shabnam, Shahid, Ishrat Chouhdry, Tamnna, Lehri
Producer Khalid Hussain
Director Khalid Khursheed
Music A. Hameed
Lyrics ---
Singers Madam Noor Jehan, A. Nayyar, Munir Hussain
Film songs:
De rahi hai maza, bekhudi aap ki.. Madam Noor Jehan
... A. Nayyar
.... Munir Hussain & co.

S.T.R. Productions
Hathiar
(Punjabi - Colour)
Released on:
June 1st, 1979
A musical film .....
Actors Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Sabiha Khanum, Zubair, Mustafa Qureshi, Alam Lohar
Producer Tufail Imran
Director M. Akram
Music Nazir Ali
Lyrics ---
Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Alam Lohar
Film songs:
... Madam Noor Jehan
... Alam Lohar


Rangeela Productions
Aurat Raj
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
July 13th, 1979
A strange film .....
Actors Rani, Waheed Murad, Sultan Rahi, Naghma, Shehla Gill, Rangeela
Producer & Director Rangeela
Music Nazir Ali, M. Ashraf
Lyrics ---
Singers Rangeela....
Film songs:
Apni sanson mein basa lo to inayat ho gi... Rangeela

Budha Gujjar Productions
Wehshi Gujjar
(Punjabi - Colour)
Released on:
Eid-ul-Fittar,
August 25th, 1979
"Jagga Tax" was released as "Wehshi Gujjar"...
Actors Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Najma, Iqbal Hassan, Naghma, Adeeb
Producer Meraj Din
Director Younis Malik
Music Tafoo
Lyrics ---
Singers Madam Noor Jehan
Film songs:
Lahore shehar toon junj charhi te taar... Madam Noor Jehan

Nazar Art Productions
Khushboo
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
Eid-ul-Fittar,
August 25th, 1979
A musical film...
Actors Rani, Shahid, Mumtaz, Rangeela, Ibrahim Nafees, Noor Naghmi, Nayyar Sultana
Producer A. Hameed
Director & story Nazar Shabab
Music M. Ashraf
Lyrics Masroor Anwar
Singers Mehnaz, Naheed Akhtar, Mehdi Hassan
Film songs:
Main jis din bhula doon tera piar dil se.. Mehnaz
Aayo kaheen door chalein Mehnaz,
Mehdi Hassan

Goldy Pictures
Dubai chalo
(Punjabi - Colour)
Released on:
Eid-ul-Azha,
November 3rd, 1979
A musical film .....
Actors Mumtaz, Ali Ejaz, Nanha, Durdana Rehman, Naghma, Iqbal Hassan, Tani, Nasrullah Butt, Abid Kashmiri, Changezi, Aneeta, Abbu Shah, Taya Barkat, Malik Anokha, Badiuz Zaman, Mastana, Asim Bukhari, Allauddin, Ilyas, Qavi, Hairatangez, Aslam Pervez
Producer Aisha, Shumaila
Director Haidar Chouhdry
Music Tafoo
Lyrics Khawaja Pervez
Story Riaz Batalvi
Screenplay, dialogs Syed Noor
Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Inayat Ali
Film songs:
Ajj meinu mil geya visa Dubai da... Inayat Ali
Doorun doorun Akhian mare Munda Patwari da Madam Noor Jehan

Shamim Ara Productions
Miss Hong Kong
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
Eid-ul-Azha,
November 3rd, 1979
A diamond jubilee film....
Actors Babra Sharif, Asif Raza Mir, Usman Peerzada, Nanha, Munawar Saeed, Nasir Chunn
Producer & Director Shamim Ara
Music M. Ashraf
Lyrics ---
Singers Naheed Akhtar...
Film songs:
Yeh mousam hota hai nainon se... Mehdi Hassan
... Naheed Akhtar

Khurram Pictures
Aag
(Urdu - Colour)
Released on:
December 21st, 1979
A musical film .....
Actors Babra Sharif, Mohammad Ali, Shahid, Ashar, Asiya, Sultan Rahi
Producer & Director Hassan Askari
Music M. Ashraf
Lyrics ---
Singers Naheed Akhtar, Mehdi Hassan, A. Nayyar
Film songs:
Tujhe jan-e-wafa dil mein basane ki tamanna hai Mehdi Hassan
Main to jala aisa jeewan bhar... A. Nayyar



Total 96 Released Films
Super hit Urdu films
  1. Pakeeza
    Shabnam, Nadeem, Qavi
  2. Miss Hong Kong
    Babra, Asif Raza Mir

Hit Urdu films
  1. Gehre Zakham
    Najma, Asif, Mustafa Qureshi
  2. Aap se keya parda
    Anjuman, Mohammad Ali
  3. Nawabzadi
    Rani, Shahid, Kaveeta

Average Urdu films
  1. Behan Bhai
    Rani, Waheed, Ali
  2. Tarana
    Rani, Waheed Murad
  3. Khak-o-Khoon
    Naveen Tajak, Shujaat Hashmi
    Lahore: ?
    Karachi: March 23, Friday,
    Lyric/14, 5/21 weeks
  4. Neya Andaz
    Shabum, Shahid, Ishrat
  5. Kis naam se pukarun
    Babra, Shahid, Naghma
  6. Aurat Raj
    Rani, Waheed Murad
  7. Josh
    Rani, Mohammad Ali, Shahid
  8. Khushboo
    Rani, Shahid, Mumtaz
  9. Chalte chalte
    Shabnam, Shahid, Lehri
  10. Aag
    Babra, Ashar, Mohammad Ali

Flop Urdu films
  1. Mohammad bin Qasim
    Nisho, Nazim, Talish
  2. Parwarish
    Sweety, Yousuf, Sultan Rahi
  3. Paisa bolta hai
    Ishrat, Waseem, Seemi
  4. Waade ki Zanjeer
    Anjuman, Waheed, Ali
    Lahore: ?
    Karachi: February 2, Friday, Nasheman/20, 5/33 weeks
  5. Yehan se wahan tak
    Mumtaz, Waheed, Kemal
  6. Nei Tehzeeb
    Rani, Shahid, Babra
  7. Naqsh-e-Qadam
    Rani, Mohammad Ali, Asif
  8. ChoriChori
    Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Qavi
  9. Nishani
    Shabnam, Waheed Murad
  10. Raja ki aayegi Baraat
    Mumtaz, Ali, Waheed
  11. Mr. Ranjha
    Rani, Shahid, Aslam
  12. Nazr-e-karm
    Shabnam, Shahid, Usman
  13. Jan ke Dushman
    Musarrat Shaheen, Badar Munir
  14. Main chup rahungi
    Sangeeta, Usman Peerzada
  15. Har fun Moula
    Najma, Kemal, Qavi
  16. Do raaste
    Mumtaz, Nadeem, Shahid
  17. Jeene ki saza
    Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi
  18. Ab Ghar jane do
    Rani, Shahid, Rangeela
  19. Ibadat
    Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Rani
  20. Lal Andhi
    Kaveeta, Asif, Mustafa Qureshi
  21. Multan Khan
    Nimmi, Badar Munir, Aslam
  22. Mout meri zindgi
    Neelo, Asif, Mustafa Qureshi
  23. Ham sub Chour hain
    Najma, Shahid, Asif
  24. Kashmikash
    Najma, Asif, Mustafa Qureshi
  25. Nishana
    Deeba, Habib, Adeeb
  26. General Bakht Khan
    Rani, Sudhir, Ali, Yousuf

Super hit Punjabi films
  1. Moula Jatt
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi
  2. Dubai Chalo
    Mumtaz, Ali Ejaz, Nanha
  3. Goga Sher
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi
  4. Jatt Soorma
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Iqbal
  5. Wehshi Gujjar
    Aaasi, Sultan Rahi

Hit Punjabi films
  1. Hathiar
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi
  2. Nizam Daku
    Mumtaz, Yousuf, Rahi
  3. Dada Pota
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Sawan
  4. Butt Bahadur
    Najma, Sultan Rahi

Average Punjabi films
  1. Jatt da kharak
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi
  2. Bakka Rath
    Asiya, Mustafa Qureshi
  3. Ziddi Jatt
    Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi
  4. Ghunda Act
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi
  5. Shera te Cheeta
    Najma, Yousuf, Mustafa Qureshi
  6. Gullu Badshah
    Najma, Sultan Rahi
  7. Dehsht
    Chakori, Sultan Rahi

Flop Punjabi films
  1. Qasm Khoon di
    Mumtaz, H.Qureshi, Ishrat
  2. Notan noo salam
    Asiya, Kemal, Iqbal
  3. Adawat
    Najma, Sudhir, Mustafa Qureshi
  4. Gariftar
    Najma, Mustafa Qureshi, Afzaal
  5. Chalan
    Asiya, Yousuf, Mustafa Qureshi
  6. Main nalaiq aan
    Nazli, Sultan Rahi
  7. Muqabala
    Asiya, Iqbal Hassan
  8. Tehka Pehlwan
    Musarrat Shaheen, Nanha
  9. Takht ya takhta
    Chakori, Kaifee, Nanha
  10. Remand
    Mumtaz, Mustafa Qureshi
  11. Badla
    Naghma, Asif, Mustafa Qureshi
  12. Do jeedar
    Asiya, Asif, Iqbal Hassan
  13. Main sharif aan
    Najma, Sultan Rahi
  14. Makhan Khan
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi
  15. Ghair hazir
    Najma, Sultan Rahi, Iqbal
  16. Permit
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi
  17. Khanajungi
    Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi
  18. Dungal
    Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi
  19. Ik sharif so Badmuash
    Asiya, Mustafa Qureshi, Iqbal
  20. Sangeen jurm
    Najma, Afzaal, Musarrat
  21. Waqd da Badshah
    Najma, Sultan Rahi
  22. Order
    Neelo, Sultan Rahi
  23. Jail da Badshah
    Najma, Sultan Rahi
  24. Dadagir
    Najma, Iqbal Hassan
  25. Sohni Dharti
    Najma, Iqbal Hassan
  26. Iqbal-e-jurm
    Najma, Sultan Rahi
  27. Qatil te Farishta
    Mumtaz, Ghulam Mohayyuddin
  28. Machle Khan
    Asiya, Sultan Rahi

Hit Pashto film
  1. Nadan
    Yasmin, Badar Munir
  2. Anjam
    Yasmin, Asif Khan

Average Pashto film
  1. Mujrim
    Yasmin, Badar Munir
  2. Ghundgup
    Yasmin, Badar Munir
  3. Badnaam
    Nimmi, Badar Munir
  4. Multane
    Nimme, Badar Munir
  5. Tandur
    Najma, Mustafa Qureshi

Flop Pashto film
  1. Dolei
    Yasmin, Nemat Sarhadi

Average Sindhi film

  1. Hazir Saeen
    Saeeda, Waseem, Saqi

Flop Sindhi film
  1. Dharti aain Akash
    Chanda, Waseem, Baloch
  2. Dosten jo piar
    Raisa, Anwar Iqbal