M.J. Rana's other famous movies were Jatti (1958), Rani Khan (1960), Mera Mahi (1964), Mann Mouji (1965), Abba Jee (1966), Yaar Mar, Jani Dushman (1967), Bau Jee (1968), Chann Veer (1969), Chann Puttar (1970) etc. He was flopped in Urdu movies and only had 5 movies. His Urdu film Tangay Wali (1981) was actually a re-make of his own film Yakkay Wali.
His real name was Mohammad Jameel Rana and he started as assistant director to Daud Chand. His first film was Sohni (1955) and last Sar Phira (1991). He was seen as an actor in film 2 Rangeelay (1972).