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Agha Talish
Villain, Character Actor
First film: Nath (Punjabi - 1952)
Last film: ?

Talish was an international standards actor and he played some historic roles in some very big films like Shaheed, Farangi, Zarqa and Yeh Amman. He got breakthrough from a drunk role who sang "Yaro mujhe muaaf rakho, main nashey mein hun... (by Salim Raza in Saat Lakh in 1957). Talish played some unforgettable roles in Pakistani films. His role in Shaheed from 1961 - and then a remake of this film as Watan in 1981 was one of the best role on silver screen. He was "Ajnabi" - The Stranger (an englishman who discovered oil in the Arabian dessert). Talish also played a remarkable role as an Israeli officer in film Zarqa (1969). His roles as Nawab in Umrao Jan Ada and Zeenat were all time best roles in social films. He also played a fantastic comedy and title role in Barey Mian Deevaney (1977).
Talish worked in an Indian film Saraey key baher in 1947 and he acted as hero with Rehana in film Apna Paraya in 1959, with Nayyar Sultana and Laila in Touheed. He was second hero in Guddi Gudda with Musarrat Nazir and Sudhir. Talish appeared in more than 450 films.
Born as Agha Ali Abbas Qazalbash who belongs to Ludhina, Indian Punjab, was known as Agha Talish in film industry. He died on February 19, 1998 at Lahore. (by Mohammad Ayub Qureshi, Saudi Arabia)
Filmography of Talish:

1955
Jheel Kinarey
1956
Jabroo, Miss 56
1957
Saat Lakh, Sehti and Sardar
1958
Touheed, Akhri dawo and Aadmi
1959
Boodi shah, Sachey moti, Neend and Saathi
1960
Rahguzar, Yeh dunya, Allahdin ka Beta, Sahil, Roop Mati Baz Bahadur and Sahaili
1961
Gulfam, Ajab khan, Sunehrey sapney, Farishta, Chotey sarkar, Haboo, and Bara bajey
1962
Shake hand, Azra, Qaidi, Paharan, Shaheed, Sukh ka sapna, Aulad, Ghoonghat, Awaz dey kahan hay, Dosheeaa, Anchal
1963
Baghawat, Kala pani, Yahoodi ki Larki, Baji, Daman, Mahndi waly heth, Chacha khamkhowah
1964
Chingari, Lutaira, Mama jee, Piar na kar naadan, Gehra dagh, Shabab, Havaili, Landa bazar and Farangi
1965
Doli, Devdas, Aurat, Kaneez, Malangi and Raqasa
1966
Gawandi, Jokar, Ruswai, Bharia Mela, Paidagir, Pail ki jhankar and Janbaz
1967
Lakhon mein aik, Zinda lash, Kafir, Shola aur shabnam, Hamraz, Hamdam
1968
Lala rukh, Zindagi, Mafroor, Aurat aur zamana, Saiqa, Ashiq, Beti Beta, and Taj Mahal
1969
Neela parbat , Pia milan ki aas, Aneela, Jang-e-Azadi, Zindagi kitni haseen hai, Andleeb, Dia aur Toofan, Tere ishq nachaya, Jind Jan and Zarqa
1970
Shama aur Parwana, Takht-o-Taj, Maa Puttar, Nya sawera, Darinda, Bedardi, Aik phool aik Pathar, Charda Sooraj and Rootha na karo
1971
Dosti, Bhen bhara, Khak aur khoon, Yeh aman, Neend hamari khawab tumhar and Al-Asifa
1972
Naag Mini, Bazar, Mere hamsafar, Soudagar, Khoun apna koun paraya, Niazam, Ehsas, and Umrao jan ada
1973
, Aan, Sarhad ki goud mein, Jithey vagdi ay Ravi, Sadho aur Sheitan, and Baharoon ki manzil
1974
Main bani dulhan, Dillagi, Nouker Wohti da, Imandar, Jawan mere Des da, Laila Majnoon, Haqiqat, and Bahisht
1975
Zindagi te toofan, Izzat, Farz aur mamta, Be aulad, Milap, Shireen Farhad, Zeenat, Aik gunah aur sahi, Neiki badi, Ganwar and Umang
1976
Hukam da ghulam, Haibat khan, Aulad, Chor noon mor, Kothey tapni, Mahboob mera mastana, Zaibunisa, Sachai, Sazish, AnnDaata, Insanyat, Zuroorat, and Kil kil mera naa
1977
Ishq ishq, Haji khokhar, Barey mian deewaney, and Salakhein
1978
Aag aur zindagi, Mazi haal mustaqbil, Inqilab, Seeta Maryam Margrete, Zindgi, Haider Ali, Play boy, and Ankho ankho main
1979
Mohammed bin Qasim
1980
Bandish, Sardar and Bahram Daku
1981
Dil ney phir yaad kia, Watan, Alahdin, Basheera tey Qanoon, Wafa, Do dil, and Sultan tey varyam
1982
Bara bhai, and Tairey bina kia jeena
1983
Dehleez, Love story
1984
Doorian, Ucha shimla jat da, Chor chowkidar, Dulla Bhati and Ishq nachavey gali gali
1985
Dhee Rani, Ashyana, Deewaney do, Khuddar and Direct Hawaldar
1986
Domoro intiqam (Pushto), Faisla, and Nazdeekian
1987
Allah rakha, Duniya and Nijat
1988
Mukhra, Roti, Baghi Haseena, Bano and Piasi
1989
Shani, Roop ki rani, Madam bawri, Zabardast, Miss Allah rakhi, Karmoo dada, Rakhwala, Achoo 302, Mohabbat ho to aisi ho, Nangi talwar, Zakhmi aurat and Gori dian jhanjhran
1990
Bulandi, Flak shair, Dil and Nag devta
1991
Adil
1994
Mohabbat ki aag
1995
Ajab Khan

  Naeem Hashmi
Villain, Character Actor and poet
First film: Ilzam (Urdu - 1953)
Last film: Hashar Nashar (Punjabi - 1976)

Naeem Hashmi was not only an actor but also a very much respected poet and writer. He was poet of the all time best and famous film Naat "Shah-e-Madina, Yasrib ke wali...". (Some sources claim that this Naat was written by Tanvir Naqvi). Naeem Hashmi was introduced in Indian film "Chandni Chowk" in 1946 which was produed in Calcutta.
According to an article by Mr. Arif Waqar from BBC Urdu Internet website on Naeem Hashmi's 30th anniversary on April 27, 2006, Naeem Hashmi produced the first ever short feature film "Inqala-e-Kashmir" in 1948 in Pakistan, but this film was banned after only one show in Ritz cinema Lahore. A patriotic song from this film "Salam a Qaid-e-Azam, teri azmat ko salam, tera Parcham hai tabinda, tera pecham hai zinda..." was a National Anthem of Pakistan before 1954 which was also written by Naeem Hashmi and sung by Saghar Siddiqi. According to the same source Naeem produced the first ever Stage play "Shadi" in Odeon cinema Lahore in 1948.
Naeem Hashmi appeared in 74 films, 37 Urdu and 37 Punjabi. He played the title role in Babul. Other famous films were Khatoon, Noor-e-Islam, Azma-e-Islam, Shama, Ayaz, Sher Jawan and Banarsi Thagg. He died on April 27, 1976.

 

Sawan
Villain, Character Actor and Producer
First film: Karnama (Urdu - 1956)
Last film: Darya Khan (Sindhi - 1991)

His real name was Zafar Ahmad Butt (aka Jafra) who belongs to a Kashmiri family from Sialkot. He appeared first time in a Karachi made Urdu film Karnama in 1956. He struggled many years and got fame from director Haidar Chodhary's super hit film Tees Mar Khan in 1963. He was almost in every film as villain in which Allauddin was hero. Lai lagg, Junj, Malang, Phanney Khan, Nizam Lohar, Chalbaz, Punj Darya were some of them. He was villain actor in many of Akmal's films as well (Doli, Malangi, Lal Bujhakar, Dhol Sipahi, Bahadur Kisan etc.) and also in some other films as Chann Makhna, Sajjan pyara, Sajjan Dushman...
He was seen in title role in film Goonga first time in 1966. Jigri Yaar in 1967 was one of his famous film in title role. He got positive roles from film Pagri sanbhal Jatta (1968). Lachhi, Sheran di jori, Langotia, Dhee Rani, Mukhra Chann warga, Aukha Jatt, Ishq na puchhe zat, Sheran de Puttar Sher, Sohna Jani etc. and film Anwara in 1970 made him a most for Punjabi films. This film celebrated platinum jubilee in Karachi. Then he played title roles in many films in the beginning of the 1970s. Khan ChaCha in 1972 was his best film as actor which was the first ever diamond jubilee Punjabi film in Pakistan. Asghara, Zaildar, Hashu Khan, Khazanchi, Mali, Sheru, Baba Dina, Qasu, Sardara, Pehlwan ji in London, Mera Babul and Budha Sher were other films in title roles.
After the great success of film Khan ChaCha, he demanded a huge amount for his next big film Basheera but his role was offered to Sultan Rahi with less than 1/10 of total amount. Sultan Rahi's great success was a huge below for Sawan and latter he was forced to accept minor roles in many films til his death on July 6, 1998.


  Sikandar
Villain
First film: Jabroo (Punjabi - 1956)
Other films: Apna paraya and Savaira (1959), Aulad (1962), Shatranj (1964), Watan ka sipahi (1965), Jahan barf girti hay (1972) and Siyasat (1986).

 

Mazhar Shah
Villain and Character Actor
First film: Begunnah (Urdu - 1958)
Last film: Bagroo (Punjabi - 1987)
He introduced a new style as villain in Punjabi films. His Barrak (brawl) was his trade mark, which was very popular in the 1960s. His first appearance was in an Urdu film Be-gunah in 1958 but he got breakthrough from famous Punjabi film Behrupia in 1960. Rani Khan was another famous film as villain in the same year and his pair with legendry film hero Akmal was established in this film as well. They were seen in many films together as Muftbar, Choorian, Chacha Khamkhah, Waris Shah, Pani, Ladli, Bharjai, Hath jori, Doli, Punjab da Sher, Soukan, Mann Mouji, Pililpi sahib, Malangi, Banki Naar, Jigri Yaar, Yaaran naal baharan, Chacha ji, Muqabala, Akbara, Run Murid and Sher Jawan. Mouj Mela with Habib in 1963 was one of his big film as performer. He was main villain in Pakistan's first platinum jubilee film Jeedar with Sudhir and Habib in 1965. Dil da Jani with Habib and Mirza Jatt with Ejaz were another big films by Mazhar Shah. He played positive roles in films like Malangi, Babul da wehra, Diallan de soudey and title roles in Sharabi, Sir da sain, Tamashbeen, Mehram dil da and Babul dian Galian. His main Urdu films were Mazloom, Ghadar and Farangi.
Some of his other famous films were Daachi, Phanney Khan, Khalifa, Munhzor, Abba ji, Neelibar, Medan, Do Mutiaran, Jaggbiti, Pagri sanbhal Jatta, Kajla, Bau ji, Dhol Jani, Kanjus, Jani Dushman, Sassi Punnu, Jumma Junj naal, Chann chodhvin da, Nikke hundian da pyar, Wisakhi, Sheran di jori, Mouj bahar, Sajjan pyara, Jind jan, Geo Jatta, Mukhra Chann warga, Genterman, Veryam, Anwara, Maa Puttar, Asghara and many more...
Mazhar Shah's real name was Syed Munawar Shah and he was a retired police constable. He died on October 11, 1989.


  Mustafa Qureshi
Villain, Hero and Character Actor
First film: Perdaisi (Sindhi - 1958)
He was basically radio artist in Hyderabad station and in the same period Mohammed Ali was also there. He started his career from Sindhi film and got a break in Urdu film Lakho main aik in 1967.
Some other films: Aneela (1968), Pia Milan ki aas (1969), Hamjoli (1970) Nadya key paar (1973), Aabroo and Shikar (1974), Jailer tey Qaidi (1975), Aaag aur aansoo, Khoufnak, Toofan and Lisence (1976),Sergeant, Qanoon and Naya sooraj (1977), Aag aur zindagi and Amer Akbar Anthoney (1978), Nawab zadi, Moula Jatt and Laal andhi (1979), Variam, Chan variam, Sher Khan and Sultan tey variam (1981)...

  Nasira
Vamp and Character Actor
First film: Bodi Shah (Punjabi - 1959)
Last film: ?
Nasira was the most famous vamp actress of the 60s. She was heroine in Mr X. with Mohammad Ali but did not succeed as heroine. Here are some of her famous films: Chooriyaan, Jagg biti, Zarqa, Jind Jan, Jeera Blade...

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