1995

Nadira killed and Masood Rana passed away..
OBITUARIES:

Actors: Prominent film heroine Nadira was killed in a terror incident.
The first super star action hero Sudhir, actor and journalist Asad Jaafri, actor and director Iqbal Yousuf
Singers: The first female singer Munawar Sultana, great singer Masood Rana and Munir Hussain and Pashto singer Gulnar Begum.
Directors: Top class director M.J. Rana

Diamond jubilees in both circuits

Munda bigra jaye became the first ever Urdu film to celebrate diamond jubilees (100 weeks) in both Karachi and Lahore's cinemas. This film achieved some amazing success through out the country and it was a great comeback of Urdu films.
  • Sargam was the best ever musical Urdu film of the decade
  • Syed Noor was on top as director with his two super hit films Sargam and Jeeva and Javed Sheikh's inaugural film as director Mushkil was released.

    Debutantes:
    Actors: Meera in Kanta, Resham and Babur Ali in Jeeva and Adnan Sami Khan in film Sargam were introduced in this year.
    Singers: Anwar Rafi got breakthrough in film Jeeva with his mega hit song Janu sun zara...

    Eid Days:
    (16 films; 4 Urdu, 1 U/P, 3 Punjabi, 8 Pashto)
    10 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1415 hijri) on Friday, March 3, 1995
    3 Urdu: Jeeva, Mr. K2 & Khazana
    2 Punjabi: Wehshi Aurat & Shera Malang
    5 Pashto: Mangol Khan, Sarikhor, Logey Valbey, Gandagir & Pagal
    6 films on Eid-ul-Azha (1415 hijri) on Wednesday, May 10, 1995
    1 Urdu: Awargi
    1 Urdu/Punjabi double version: Madam Rani
    1 Punjabi: Gabbar Singh
    1 Pashto: Lor toofan, Pazeb & Leyonipi

    Remarkable Musical Movies
  • Sargam Jeeva Munda bigra jaye
    Madam Rani Mushkil Jo dar geya woh..
    Shah Production
    Sargam
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    September 1st, 1995
    Adnan Sami Khan and Zeba Bakhtiar
    Hero Adnan with heroine and his ex-wife Zeba, they married during this film.
    One of the best musical and romantic film of the decade, Adnan Sami Khan done a great job but unfortunately it was his first and last appearence in any Pakistani film. He composed some songs with Indian singer Asha Bhonsle and created an all time Pakistani record for any single film with his 10 songs, most of them super hit songs. A classical musician Maharaj Ghulam Hussain Kathak appeared as an actor in this film.
    Actors Zeba Bakhtiar, Adnan Sami Khan, Nadeem, Deeba, Mustafa Qureshi, Abid Khan, Shafqat Cheema, Najam and Maharaj Ghulam Hussain Kathak
    Producer, director & writer Syed Noor
    Music Adnan Sami Khan
    Lyrics Riaz-ur-Rehman Saghar
    Singers Asha Bhonsle, Hadeeqa Kiani, Adnan Sami Khan and Hamid Ali Khan
    Film songs:
    A Khuda, a Khuda, jis ne ki justju... Adnan Sami Khan
    Suhani rut ayi, mann dholay ... Hamid Ali Khan,
    Hadeeqa Kiani,
    Adnan Sami Khan
    Pal do pal ke hain andheray, so ja... Adnan Sami Khan
    Bheega hua mousam piara... Adnan Sami Khan
    Chamki Kiran, khilay Phulwa... Hamid Ali Khan,
    Adnan Sami Khan
    Jab se khili ho, mujhe ab mili ho... Adnan Sami Khan
    Maharaj Kathak
    Hadeeqa Kiani
    Pyar hai, yahi to pyar hai... Adnan Sami Khan,
    Hadeeqa Kiani
    Zara Dholki bajao Gorio... Adnan Sami Khan,
    Asha Bhonsle
    Pyar bina jeena nahin jeena... Adnan Sami Khan,
    Hadeeqa Kiani
    Barhte Badal, Dil mein halchal... Adnan Sami Khan,
    Hadeeqa Kiani
    Woh mujhe yaad aya, jitna bhi main ne.. Hadeeqa Kiani


    A.B. Films
    Jeeva
    (Urdu/Punjabi - Colour)
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Fittar,
    March 3rd, 1995
    Platinum jubille in Lahore
    Silver jubilee in Karachi
    The shrine of Hazrat Ayub Ansari (reh) in Istanbul in Turkey was picturized in this film.
    Nadeem played the title role and two new faces were seen on silver screen, Resham and Babur Ali but this film was a big milestone for Anwar Rafi who was struggling in many years.
    Famous folk singer Shoukat Ali sung his only duet song with Madam Noor Jehan.

    Film Business:
    Lahore: March 3, Shabistan/4, 40/78 weeks
    Karachi: March 3, Nishat/11, 9/31 weeks
    Actors Nadeem, Resham, Babur Ali, Neeli, Javed Sheikh, Ghulam Mohayuddin...
    Producer Suhail Butt
    Director Syed Noor
    Music M. Arshad
    Lyrics Khuwaja Pervez, Saeed Gilani
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Humaira Channa, Shoukat Ali and Anwar Rafi
    Film songs
    Janu sun zara, palken to utha... Anwar Rafi
    Chhoo ke chale, tujh ko hawa... Anwar Rafi,
    Humaira Channa
    ?? Madam Noor Jehan,
    Shoukat Ali
    Kuri BulBul wergi hania we.. Madam Noor Jehan

    Shera Films
    Munda bigra jaye
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    April 14th, 1995
    The first ever diamond jubilee film in Lahore...
    Film Business:
    Lahore: Diamond Jubilee, 108 weeks (Prince 33 weeks)
    Karachi: ?
    Actors Reema, Babur Ali, Sahiba, Jan Rambo, Zeba Shehnaz, Ismael Tara, Shafqat Cheema
    Producer Haji Abdur Rashid
    Director Shamim Ara
    Dialogs Dubair-ul-Hassan
    Music M. Ashraf
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Saleem Danish....
    Film songs:
    Amman dekh, dekh, tera Munda bigri jaye.. Saleem Danish

    Al-Meraj Films
    Madam Rani
    (Double version - Punjabi/Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Azha,
    May 10th, 1995
    An action film...
    Film Business:
    Lahore: Golden Jubilee, 55 weeks (Mubarik 26 weeks)
    Karachi: Golden Jubilee, 64 weeks (?)
    Actors Anjuman, Sultan Rahi, Nadeem, Hamayun Qureshi
    Producer Sheikh Aslam
    Director Masood Butt
    Writer ---
    Music Tafoo
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan
    Film songs:
    (Punjabi version)
    ?? Madam Noor Jehan

    Habib Jalib Films
    Mushkil
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    March 31st, 1995
    Javed Sheikh started his career as film director...
    Film Business:
    Lahore: Silver Jubilee, 27 weeks (Rattan 12 weeks)
    Karachi: ?
    Actors Neeli, Javed Sheikh, Saleem Sheikh, Asif Khan...
    Producer Abdul Habib
    Director Javed Sheikh
    Writer ---
    Music Amjad Bobby
    Lyrics ---
    Singers ??
    Film songs:
    Dil ho geya hai tera deevana, ab koi jachta nahin
    Nadan hai, samjhata nahin, bin tere rehta nahin..
    Mehnaz
    Taskeen Javed

    Evernew Pictures
    Jo dar gya woh mar gya
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Azha,
    September 22nd, 1995
    Javed Sheikh as a villain...
    Film Business:
    Lahore: Golden Jubilee, 56 weeks (Gulistan 26 weeks)
    Karachi: ?
    Actors Neeli, Nadeem, Reema, Babur Ali, Javed Sheikh, Attiqa Udho, Rangeela
    Producer S.A. Gul
    Director Iqbal Kashmiri
    Writer ---
    Music Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Kha, Tafoo, Aamir Munawar
    Lyrics Khuwaja Pervez, Saeed Geelani, Riaz-ur-Rehman Saghar
    Singers Humaira Channa, Shabnam Majeed, Ghulam Abbas, Tehseen Jawed, Arshad Mehmood
    Film songs:
    Choori kach di, o kach di.. Humaria Arshad

    Total 64 Released Films

    Super hit Urdu film

    1. Jeeva
      Nadeem, Resham, Babur Ali
      Lahore: March 3,
      Shabistan/4, 40/78 weeks
      Karachi: March 3,
      Nishat/11, 9/31 weeks
    2. Munda bigra jaye
      Reema, Babur Ali
    3. Sargam
      Zeba B., Adnan Sami

    Hit Urdu film
    1. Jo dar gya woh mar gya
      Neeli, Nadeem, Reema
    2. Sarak
      Rahi, Reema, Babur Ali

    Average Urdu film
    1. Khazana
      Sahiba, Nadeem, Izhar
    2. Mushkil
      Neeli, Javed, Behroz

    Flop Urdu films
    1. Mr. K2
      Seema Rizvi, Moin Akhtar
    2. Awargi
      Madiha, Shaan, Nadeem
    3. Muskarahat
      Reema, Umar Sharif
    4. Ainak wala Jinn
      ShahTaj, Abid Kashmiri
    5. Panah
      Sahiba, Nadeem, Javed
    6. Kanta
      Meera, Mohsin, Talish
    7. Ajab Khan
      Madiha, Badar Munir

    Hit Punjabi films
    1. Chodhary Badshah
      Saima, Sultan Rahi
    2. Gabhar Singh
      Saima, Sultan Rahi
    3. Wehshi Aurat
      Saima, Sultan Rahi

    Average Punjabi films
    1. Sultan-e-Azam
      Saima, Sultan Rahi
    2. Shera Malang
      Saima, Sultan Rahi
    3. Mundra
      Saima, Sultan Rahi
    4. Att Khuda da wair
      Saima, Sultan Rahi

    Flop Punjabi films
    1. Qalandra
      Gori, Sultan Rahi
    2. Mangal Khan
      Anjuman, Sultan Rahi
    3. Nangay Paun
      Iram Tahir, Faisal Qureshi
    4. Mastana Mahi
      Rubi, Umar Sharif, Rahi
    5. Dil da Chor
      Nain Tara, Asad
    6. Naam ki Suhagan
      Rubi, Shaan
    7. Sanata
      Saima, Sultan Rahi
    8. Shartia mithay
      Nargis, Babbu Barral
    9. Ishthari Mujrim
      Madiha, Sultan Rahi
    10. Khoon da hisab
      Anjuman, Sultan Rahi

    Hit
    Double version films

    1. Madam Rani
      Anjuman, Sultan Rahi
    2. Jungle ka Qanoon
      Saima, Sultan Rahi

    Average
    Double version films

    1. Chuupay Rustam
      Rubi, Umar Sharif, Rahi

    Flop
    Double version films

    1. Baghi Shehzaday
      Saima, Sultan Rahi
    2. Dam Mast Qalandar
      Anjuman, Sultan Rahi, Mohammad Ali
      Lahore: April 21, 1995,
      Capital/10, 5/19 weeks
      Karachi: April 21, 1995,
      Afshan/9, 2/11 weeks
    3. Jeenay do
      Hina Shahin, Nawaz Khan
    4. Khotay Sikkay
      Reema, Umer Sharif
    5. Golden Girl
      Anjuman, Sultan Rahi
    6. Ham nahin ya tum nahin
      Neeli, Javed, Babra
    7. Main ne pyar kiya
      Madiha, Shaan, Nargis

    Hit Pashto films
    1. Sarrikhor
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir
    2. Leonesipi
      Noori, Badar Munir
    3. Latehka
      Babra Raj, Tariq Shah

    Average Pashto films
    1. Gandagir
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir
    2. Dilruba Daku
      Yasmin, Asif Khan
    3. Badkar
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir
    4. Gorkand
      Babra Raj, Badar Munir

    Flop Pashto films
    1. Halku Khan
      Shehnaz, Badar Munir
    2. Mangol Khan
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir
    3. Logedalbe
      Saba Shahin, Shahid Khan
    4. Paagal
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir
    5. Aur Toofan
      Durdana, Badar Munir
    6. Pazeb
      Durdana, Badar Munir
    7. Nahl Daku Badmuash
      Durdana, Badar Munir
    8. Azab
      Musarrat Nazir, Asif Khan
    9. Namak Halal
      Saba Shaheen, Badar Munir
    10. Doulat leoneye
      Saneeta, Asif Khan
    11. Muqaddar Badshah
      Noori, Badar Munir
    12. Da Sark Jang
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir
    13. Begunah
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir
    14. Da hashar Medan
      Zamurrad Khan, Badar Munir
    15. Zalim Jadugar
      Babra Raj, Badar Munir
    16. Nave Daku
      Musarrat Nazir, Badar Munir