Film journalist

Riaz Shahid

He was a revolutionary film writer..
Riaz Shahid - Film journalist - He was a revolutionary film writer..
Some facts about Riaz Shahid
Real name Sheikh Riaz
First film Bharosa (Urdu - 1958)
Active career1955-72
Life - 01-10-1972
Born at Quetta
Language Punjabi
Profession Writer, journalist
Relations

Riaz Shahid got a unique attention with his firy dialogue and stories in Pakistani movies. He was introduced as story and dialog writer by his friend Allauddin in film Bharosa in 1958. Shaheed (1962) was his big film as writer. He produced, directed and wrote his first film Susral in 1962. His all time best film was Zarqa in 1969, which was his only super hit film as producer and director, it was also the first ever diamond jubilee film in Pakistan. His other films as director were Mr. Allah Ditta (1966), Gharnata and Yeh Amn (1971). Famous dialogus Kahan Say Liye Hayn Yeh Jhumkay.. from film Badnam (1966) were also written by Riaz Shahid. His last film as writer was Haidar Ali (1978).

Riaz Shahid also acted in a film Nizam Lohar (1966). A famous song by Masood Rana Pyar Kisay Naal Pavin Na.. was picturised on him.

Riaz Shahid, real name Sheikh Riaz, started as journalist with famous magazines Chattan, Lail-o-Nahar and Daily Maghrabi Pakistan. His famous novel Hazar Dastan was published in 1955. His brother Fiaz Sheikh was also in the film line. He married top actress Neelo after her famous episode in 1965, when she refused to dance in an official function. Super star hero Shaan is his son.

Riaz Shahid was born in 1927 in Quetta and died on October 1st, 1972 in Lahore.




The latest updates

Click on any image and read more..


Pakistan Film Database

Detailed informations on released films, music, artists, history,

box office reports, videos, images etc..



7 decades of Pakistani films

Some facts & figures on released films, artists and film music from the last seven decades..

70 Years of Pakistani Films

Movies Online

The largest collection of 1251 Online Pakistani films..

501

Urdu films

637

Punjabi films

90

Pashto films

Bharosa
Bharosa
(1977)
Chingari
Chingari
(1964)
Warrant
Warrant
(1976)

Artists database

Useful information's with detailed film records, milestones, videos, images etc..


Click on any category from the menu below and read more information's..



PrePartition Film Database

Informations on released films and artists from 1913-47..

PrePartition Film Database (1913-47)


About this site

Pakistan Film Magazine is the first and largest website on Pakistani films, music and artists with detailed informations, videos, images etc. It was launched on May 3, 2000.

Click on the image below and visit the one of the last manual-edited or non-database website from 2012..

Old pages of Pakistan Film Magazine

More archived pages of Pakistan Film Magazine since 2000..


External film & music links



Top


A website by

Pak Magazine