Film director and writer

Aziz Merthi

Aziz Merthi was a famous director and story writer
Aziz Merthi - Film director and writer - Aziz Merthi was a famous director and story writer

Some facts about Aziz Merthi
Real name
First film Yaar Beli (Punjabi - 1959)
Active career(1959-91)
Life - 22-02-2014
Born at Meerut, India
Language Urdu
Profession Film making
Relations Anwar Aziz (son)

He was mostly known for costume movies, especially stories based on Alif Laila or The Arabian Nights like Husn-o-Ishq (1962), Hazar Dastan (1965), Lala Rukh (1968) and Paristan (1968). His other movies as director were Yaden (1971) and Pyasi (1988).

Aziz Merthi also wrote stories for some super hit movies. Khalil Qaisar's Nagin (1959), Aslam Dar's Basheera (1972), Dillagi (1974), Zubaida (1976) and Iqbal Kashmiri's Banarsi Thug (1973) were some of his super hit movies as story and dialogue writer.

He died on February 22, 2014 at Lahore. He was 80 years old.

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