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Noorjahan and Ejaz seperated..!

Wednesday, 28 April 1971
Noorjahan and Ejaz seperated..!

The main reasons were an affair of Firdous and Ejaz after their success from the classic film Heer Ranjha in 1970 and a controversial relation of Madam Noorjehan with President of Pakistan General Mohammed Yahya Khan (1969-71).

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    23-03-2010
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    24-03-2009
    : Majajan - 300 weeks and 3 years run..!
    31-12-2008
    : Very poor business of Indian movies in Pakistan
    31-12-2007
    : A terrible year for Pakistan..!
    23-04-2006
    : Indian movies again on Pakistani cinemas
    13-04-2006
    : The Qur'an reading at Metropole cinema..!!!
    31-12-2005
    : Cinema crises continued..
    24-07-2005
    : Saima married Syed Noor
    01-02-2005
    : First film channel in Pakistan
    31-12-2004
    : Record Pashto film business..!
    31-12-2004
    : Shaan & Saima's diamond jubilee as pair
    31-12-2003
    : A disastrous year for film business
    17-08-2003
    : Khamosh Pani - A Pakistani film won the first prize in Switzerland
    06-08-2003
    : Golden jubilee for Yousuf Khan
    23-03-2003
    : Sitara-e-Imtiaz to Ahmad Rushdi..!
    19-07-2002
    : Pakistani film with Indian Singers..
    23-08-2001
    : Punjabi movies - again violent..!
    23-12-2000
    : Madam Noorjahan died
    29-03-1999
    : Saima & Shaan era started..
    07-11-1998
    : Jinnah - A film on Qaid-e-Azam
    25-10-1998
    : Choorian - a great comeback by Punjabi movies
    16-10-1998
    : Sahiba and Jan Rambo married
    16-08-1997
    : Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan died
    31-12-1996
    : Revival of Urdu movies in this year
    09-01-1996
    : Sultan Rahi assassinated..!
    14-04-1995
    : First diamond jubilee Urdu film in Lahore - Munda Bigra Jaye
    31-12-1994
    : Many big artists passed away..
    24-12-1993
    : Syed Noor as film director
    22-10-1993
    : Moin Akhtar failed on silver screen
    31-12-1992
    : Non-film singers on silver screen..
    12-06-1992
    : Umar Sharif as hero..!
    31-12-1991
    : Pashto movies dominating..!
    06-09-1991
    : Amazing Masood Rana..!
    31-12-1990
    : Some big new comers..!
    27-04-1990
    : Pakistani movie footage in the international media
    07-05-1989
    : Double version Punjabi/Urdu movies..
    25-07-1988
    : Nadeem in Punjabi movies..!
    07-08-1987
    : Sudhir ends his film career
    07-08-1987
    : Shabnam in Punjabi movies..!
    31-12-1986
    : Co-productions movies
    31-12-1986
    : 100 movies in this year..!
    02-06-1986
    : Nanha committed suicide..!
    01-09-1985
    : Javed Sheikh married Salma Agha
    14-11-1984
    : Iqbal Hassan killed in a car accident..!
    31-12-1983
    : Decline of Urdu movies
    14-01-1982
    : Aina ends it run after 5 years..!
    23-05-1980
    : Some Indian movies released in Pakistan after dictators orders..!
    11-01-1980
    : First Platinum jubilee Urdu film in Lahore - Bandish
    03-11-1979
    : Nanha and Ali Ejaz as comedy heroes
    11-02-1979
    : Gandasa culture started in Pakistani movies..
    31-12-1978
    : Decline of Pakistani films began..!
    22-09-1978
    : Firdous lost her property..
    12-05-1978
    : Shabnam Rape Case
    03-03-1978
    : Ejaz in jail in London..
    05-02-1978
    : Babra Sharif and Shahid married
    18-03-1977
    : Film Aina became a record breaking film
    31-12-1976
    : Hat tricks of more than 100 movies pr. year
    17-12-1976
    : First Pakistan made English film Beyond the last Mountain
    29-04-1976
    : Munawar Zarif died..!
    31-12-1975
    : A Golden year..!
    31-10-1975
    : Allah-o-Akbar - An Islamic documentary film
    23-08-1974
    : Khatarnak Awami Dour..!
    07-12-1973
    : First Siraiki film in Pakistan - Dhian Nimania
    14-09-1973
    : Munawar Zarif became hero
    28-05-1973
    : NAFDEC, National Film Development Corporation
    01-10-1972
    : Legendary writer Riaz Shahid died
    30-12-1971
    : Film director Zaheer Rehan disappeared..!
    16-12-1971
    : Pakistan lost East Pakistan..!
    28-04-1971
    : Noorjahan and Ejaz seperated..!
    01-12-1970
    : First Pashto film in Pakistan - Yousuf Khan Sher Bano
    01-12-1970
    : First Gujarati film in Pakistan - Maa tay Maa
    09-08-1970
    : PPP leader Amin Fahim married Dina Laila
    17-10-1969
    : First diamond jubilee film in Pakistan - Zarqa
    28-09-1969
    : Nadeem married
    31-12-1968
    : More than 100 movies released first time..!
    22-12-1968
    : First color Punjabi film in Pakistan - 5 Darya
    19-04-1968
    : Khana-e-Khuda - first Iranian film in Pakistan
    09-08-1967
    : Amazing record by Bashir Ahmad in film Darshan
    11-06-1967
    : Akmal died..!
    31-12-1966
    : Super Stars era started..
    29-09-1966
    : Zeba & Mohammad Ali married..
    12-08-1966
    : Son of Pakistan - a Dacca based Bengali film
    17-12-1965
    : Malangi - double golden jubilee film..
    17-12-1965
    : Ritz cinema's gallery collapsed!
    03-12-1965
    : First cinema scope film in Pakistan - Mala
    19-11-1965
    : First Platinum jubilee film in Pakistan - Jeedar
    06-09-1965
    : Indian movies banned in Pakistan..
    11-02-1965
    : Neelo's and the military regime..!
    23-04-1964
    : First color film in Pakistan - Sangam
    30-08-1963
    : Allauddin as solo hero..
    31-12-1962
    : Many big artists discovered..
    01-12-1962
    : Nayyar Sultana married Darpan
    24-11-1961
    : The last film as actress for Noorjahan
    27-10-1961
    : Gul Bakavli - first B/W film with colour songs..
    30-10-1960
    : Zarif died..
    17-06-1960
    : Noorjahan as playback singer..
    19-10-1959
    : Noorjahan and Ejaz married
    18-06-1959
    : Kartar Singh - a great film released..
    25-05-1959
    : Jago Hua Savera - the inugarual Dhaka based Urdu film..
    01-10-1958
    : Sabiha and Santosh married..
    22-02-1957
    : Film Yakkay Wali created all time business record..!
    03-08-1956
    : First Bengali film in Pakistan - Mukh-o-Mukhush
    12-03-1956
    : Umar Marvi - first Sindhi film in Pakistan..
    10-06-1955
    : First Karachi made film - Hamari Zuban
    18-11-1954
    : First banned film in Pakistan - Ruhi
    09-07-1954
    : Jaal movement
    24-06-1953
    : Noorjehan & Nazar Mohammad scandal..
    29-03-1952
    : Dopatta was a big hit..
    29-03-1951
    : Madam Noorjahan in Pakistan..!
    04-02-1951
    : Film name changed after protest..!
    07-04-1950
    : First silver jubilee Urdu film in Pakistan - 2 Aansoo
    18-11-1949
    : Evernews Pictures first film Mundri
    28-07-1949
    : First super hit film in Pakistan - Pheray
    18-03-1949
    : First silver jubilee Pakistani film in India - Shahida
    07-08-1948
    : Lahore film industry after the partition..
    07-08-1948
    : First feature film in Pakistan - Teri Yaad
    23-07-1948
    : Kashmir Hamara Hay - The first documentary film in Pakistani cinemas
    16-02-1948
    : First film studio in Pakistan inaugurated..


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