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PrePartition Film History

1939

Detailed information's on released films..

91 released films in 1939

(86 Hindi/Urdu, 5 Punjabi and 0 Silent movies)


Film posters from 1939

Click on any poster and read details on the specific film..

Ghazi Salauddin
Gul Bakavli
Mirza Sahiban
Pap Ki Nagri
Pooran Bhagat
Pukar
Sassi Punnu

5 Punjabi films from 1939

(1 Bombay, 2 Calcutta and 2 Lahore made films)

Sohni Kumharan

Sohni Kumharan
Friday, 3 March 1939
(Punjabi - Made in Calcutta)
Director: B.S. Rajhans
Music: Shyam Sunder
Actors: Mumtaz Shanti, Mubarak Ali Khan, Gul Zaman, Khurshid, A.R. Kashmiri, Zubaida Bano, Mehmood Khan, P.N. Bali, Sardar Begum, Afzal Kahn, Hassan Din, Ashraf Sultana, Master Shamsuddin

Sohni Mehinwal

Sohni Mehinwal
Friday, 3 March 1939
(Punjabi - Made in Lahore)
Director: Roshan Lal Shorey
Music: G.A. Chishti
Actors: Bashir Qawwal, Almas Bai, M. Ismael, Ajmal, Heera Lal, Miss Billo, Shehzadi

Mirza Sahiban

Mirza Sahiban
Friday, 12 May 1939
(Punjabi - Made in Bombay)
Director: D.N. Madhok
Music: Manohar Kapoor
Actors: Illa Devi, Zahoor Raja, A. Shah, Gulab, Bhag Singh, M. Beg, Miss Kalyani, Snehlata, Gulzar, Baby Farida, MAster Suresh, Fazal Elahi, Bhai Desa, Urmila

Sassi Punnu

Sassi Punnu
Friday, 23 June 1939
(Punjabi - Made in Calcutta)
Director: Dawood Chand
Music: Master Dhumi Khan
Actors: Balo (Sassi), Mohammad Aslam (Punnu), Baby Noor Jehan, Haidar Bandi, Eidan Bai, Pushpa Rani, Dar Kashmiri, Mubarak Begum, Nazir Begum, A.R. Kashmiri, Sunder Singh, Sardar Khan, Mohammad Ali Mahia

Gul Bakavli

Gul Bakavli
Friday, 10 November 1939
(Punjabi - Made in Lahore)
Director: Barkat Ram Mehra
Music: Master Ghulam Haider
Actors: Baby Noorjahan, Haimlata (bakavli), Saleem Raza (hero), M. Ismael, Ajmal, Surayya Jabeen, Kasam Nair, Madhoke, Najjo, Feroz, Dewan Sardari Lal, Deevan Gardari Lal, Durga Mota, Diamon, Malti, Nazo



5 Lahore made films from 1939

(0 Silent, 3 Hindi/Urdu and 2 Punjabi films)
Gul Bakavli
Pap Ki Nagri

1.
Bhagat Surdas
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: B.S. Raj Hans
Actors: Wasti, Afzal, Saeeda Bano, Gul Zaman, B.R. Tandan, Khurshid, Nawab Begum
2.
Gul Bakavli
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: Barkat Ram Mehra
Actors: Baby Noorjahan, Haimlata (bakavli), Saleem Raza (hero), M. Ismael, Ajmal, Surayya Jabeen, Kasam Nair, Madhoke, Najjo, Feroz, Dewan Sardari Lal, Deevan Gardari Lal, Durga Mota, Diamon, Malti, Nazo
3.
Khooni Jadugar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: Roshan Lal Shorey, Majnu
Actors: Shyama, M.D. Kanwar, M. Ismael, Majnu, Usha, Kanti, Heera Lal, Jan, Hukam Singh
4.
Pap Ki Nagri
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: M.L. Kapoor
Actors: Armala Devi, Prem Adeeb, M. Zahoor, Ram Lal, Himmat Singh, Jagdesh, Bilraj Puri, Fazal Nawab, Rani Bala, Rasheeda Begum
5.
Sohni Mehinwal
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: Roshan Lal Shorey
Actors: Bashir Qawwal, Almas Bai, M. Ismael, Ajmal, Heera Lal, Miss Billo, Shehzadi

3 Muslim stories films from 1939

(0 Silent, 3 Hindi/Urdu and 0 Punjabi films)
(2 Bombay, 1 Calcutta and 0 Lahore films)
Ghazi Salauddin

1.
Ghazi Salauddin
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: I.A. Hafiz (aslo story and screenplay)
Actors: Ghulam Mohammad, Rattan Bai, Lalita Devi, Mazhar Khan, Yaqoob, Ishwar Lal, Kalyani, Wazir Mohammad Khan, Mohammad ishaq, Mirza Musharraf
2.
Josh-e-Islam
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: Dawood Chand
Actors: Baburao, Pushpa Rani, Nazir, Sundar, Miss Shah Jehan, Nisar Ahmad, Ghulam Mohammad, Ramsh Joshi
3.
Pyam-e-Haq
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: Dheero Bhai Desai
Actors: Anil Kumar, Ashiq Hussain, Gulab, Noorjehan, Anwari, Insoya, Sumsan

6 Folk stories films from 1939

(0 Silent, 1 Hindi/Urdu and 5 Punjabi films)
(2 Bombay, 2 Calcutta and 2 Lahore films)
Gul Bakavli
Mirza Sahiban
Sassi Punnu

1.
Alladin ka Beta
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: N. Wakeel
Actors: Shankar Zaray, Sarojni, Gunpat, Bucha, Bos, Ali, Mirajakr, Razzaq
2.
Gul Bakavli
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: Barkat Ram Mehra
Actors: Baby Noorjahan, Haimlata (bakavli), Saleem Raza (hero), M. Ismael, Ajmal, Surayya Jabeen, Kasam Nair, Madhoke, Najjo, Feroz, Dewan Sardari Lal, Deevan Gardari Lal, Durga Mota, Diamon, Malti, Nazo
3.
Mirza Sahiban
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: D.N. Madhok
Actors: Illa Devi, Zahoor Raja, A. Shah, Gulab, Bhag Singh, M. Beg, Miss Kalyani, Snehlata, Gulzar, Baby Farida, MAster Suresh, Fazal Elahi, Bhai Desa, Urmila
4.
Sassi Punnu
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: Dawood Chand
Actors: Balo (Sassi), Mohammad Aslam (Punnu), Baby Noor Jehan, Haidar Bandi, Eidan Bai, Pushpa Rani, Dar Kashmiri, Mubarak Begum, Nazir Begum, A.R. Kashmiri, Sunder Singh, Sardar Khan, Mohammad Ali Mahia
5.
Sohni Kumharan
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: B.S. Rajhans
Actors: Mumtaz Shanti, Mubarak Ali Khan, Gul Zaman, Khurshid, A.R. Kashmiri, Zubaida Bano, Mehmood Khan, P.N. Bali, Sardar Begum, Afzal Kahn, Hassan Din, Ashraf Sultana, Master Shamsuddin
6.
Sohni Mehinwal
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: Roshan Lal Shorey
Actors: Bashir Qawwal, Almas Bai, M. Ismael, Ajmal, Heera Lal, Miss Billo, Shehzadi

4 hit films from 1939

(0 Silent, 1 Hindi/Urdu and 3 Punjabi films)
(1 Bombay, 2 Calcutta and 1 Lahore films)
Gul Bakavli
Pukar
Sassi Punnu

1.
Gul Bakavli
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: Barkat Ram Mehra
Actors: Baby Noorjahan, Haimlata (bakavli), Saleem Raza (hero), M. Ismael, Ajmal, Surayya Jabeen, Kasam Nair, Madhoke, Najjo, Feroz, Dewan Sardari Lal, Deevan Gardari Lal, Durga Mota, Diamon, Malti, Nazo
2.
Pukar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
Director: Sohrab Modi
Actors: Sohrab Modi, Naseem, Chandramohan, Sheela, Sardar Akhtar, Sadiq Ali, Jillo Bai, Maya Devi, Shakir, G.M. Das
3.
Sassi Punnu
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: Dawood Chand
Actors: Balo (Sassi), Mohammad Aslam (Punnu), Baby Noor Jehan, Haidar Bandi, Eidan Bai, Pushpa Rani, Dar Kashmiri, Mubarak Begum, Nazir Begum, A.R. Kashmiri, Sunder Singh, Sardar Khan, Mohammad Ali Mahia
4.
Sohni Kumharan
(Punjabi - 1939)
Director: B.S. Rajhans
Actors: Mumtaz Shanti, Mubarak Ali Khan, Gul Zaman, Khurshid, A.R. Kashmiri, Zubaida Bano, Mehmood Khan, P.N. Bali, Sardar Begum, Afzal Kahn, Hassan Din, Ashraf Sultana, Master Shamsuddin

91 released films in 1939

(0 Silent, 86 Hindi/Urdu and 5 Punjabi films)
(74 Bombay, 12 Calcutta and 5 Lahore made films)

(An alphabetically list)
1.Aap ki Marzi
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
2.Abhilasba
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
3.Adhuri Kahani
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
4.Admi
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
5.Alladin ka Beta
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
6.Baghi
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
7.Bahadur Ramesh
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
8.Bari Deedi
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
9.Bhagat Surdas
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
10.Bhakti
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
11.Bhedi Kumar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
12.Bholay Bhalay
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
13.Bijli
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
14.Brandy ki Botal
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
15.Chashma Wali
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
16.Chhoti si Dunya
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
17.Comrade
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
18.Daughter of India
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
19.Dekha Jaye Ga
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
20.Dil Hi To Hay
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
21.Durga
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
22.Ek Hi Rasta
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
23.Extress Kyun Bani
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
24.Fankd-o-Faturi
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
25.Flying Rani
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
26.Gharib ka Lal
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
27.Ghazi Salauddin
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
28.Gul Bakavli
(Punjabi - 1939)
29.Hero No. 1
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
30.Hukkam ka Yakka
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
31.Hurricane Special
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
32.Imandar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
33.Imperial Mail
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
34.India in Africa
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
35.Jagari
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
36.Jawani ki Reet
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
37.Jeevan Sathi
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
38.Josh-e-Islam
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
39.Jungle King
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
40.Kahan Hay Manzil Teri
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
41.Kala Jiggar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
42.Kangan
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
43.Kapal Kundla
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
44.Khooni Jadugar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
45.Koun Kisi ka
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
46.Ladies Only
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
47.Leader Face
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
48.Maan Sangram
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
49.Madhu Bansri
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
50.Mera Haq
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
51.Mera Watan
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
52.Meri Ankhen
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
53.Midnight Mail
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
54.Mirza Sahiban
(Punjabi - 1939)
55.Mujrim
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
56.Murad
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
57.Nadi Kinaray
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
58.No Jeevan
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
59.Pakka Badmash
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
60.Pap Ki Nagri
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
61.Patti Patni
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
62.Pooran Bhagat
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
63.Prem ki Jot
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
64.Prem Sagar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
65.Pukar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
66.Punjab Mail
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
67.Pyam-e-Haq
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
68.Rakmani
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
69.Ratna Latari
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
70.Sadhna
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
71.Sadhu ya Sheitan
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
72.Sanat Tulsi Das
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
73.Sansar Neya
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
74.Sansar Sagar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
75.Sapera
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
76.Sassi Punnu
(Punjabi - 1939)
77.Sawastak
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
78.Service Limited
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
79.Sitara
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
80.Sohni Kumharan
(Punjabi - 1939)
81.Sohni Mehinwal
(Punjabi - 1939)
82.Sordas
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
83.Such Hay
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
84.Sunehri Topi
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
85.Taqdeer ki Toup
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
86.Thokar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
87.Thundar
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
88.Tumhari Jeet
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
89.Us ki Tamanna
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
90.Watan kay liye
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)
91.Zambo ka Beta
(Hindi/Urdu - 1939)


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Debuted artists in 1939

Gul ZamanGul Zaman
(Sohni Kumharan)
Mumtaz ShantiMumtaz Shanti
(Sohni Kumharan)
Saleem RazaSaleem Raza
(Gul Bakavli)
ShamimShamim
(Imandar)
Shaukat Hussain RizviShaukat Hussain Rizvi
(Neta Jee Subhash)
Zahoor RajaZahoor Raja
(Mirza Sahiban)

An alphabetically list of all debuted artists in 1939 movies..

Artist Category First film
Gul ZamanSupporting actorSohni Kumharan
Mumtaz ShantiFilm heroineSohni Kumharan
Saleem RazaFilm VillainGul Bakavli
ShamimFilm HeroineImandar
Shaukat Hussain RizviStudio owner, producer, director, editorNeta Jee Subhash
Zahoor RajaActor, director & producerMirza Sahiban


Artists born in 1939

MalaMala
(09-11-1939)
Nazir BegumNazir Begum
(15-05-1939)
Nazrul IslamNazrul Islam
(19-08-1939)
Ustad Raees KhanUstad Raees Khan
(25-11-1939)

An alphabetically list of all born artists in 1939

Artist Date of birth Category
Aziz Meeruti1939Film director and writer
MalaThursday, 9 November 1939Playback singer
Nazir BegumMonday, 15 May 1939Playback singer
Nazrul IslamSaturday, 19 August 1939Film director
Talat Siddiqi1939Supporting actor
Ustad Raees KhanSaturday, 25 November 2017Classical singer


20 total songs

(12 Hindi/Urdu and 8 Punjabi film songs from 1939 - incomplete figures!)

Main playback singers/musicians/lyricists
Noor Jehan - The greatest film personality in Pakistan
Noorjahan
3 songs
Surayya - She was a top singer and actress in the 1940s..
Surayya
0 songs
Shamshad Begum - The first top playback singer in Indo/Pak films..
Shamshad Begum
0 songs
Zeenat Begum - She was a famous playback singer in the 1940s
Zeenat Begum
0 songs
Kundan Lal Saigal - He dominated in two decades..
Kundan Lal Saigal
1 songs
Mohammad Rafi - A standard-voice for male singing in films..
Mohammad Rafi
0 songs
Master Ghulam Haider - He changed the music style of Indo-Pak movies..
Master Ghulam Haidar
0 songs
Pandit Amarnath - He was a busy music director..
Pandit Amarnath
0 songs
Aziz Kashmiri - A legendary film poet..
Aziz Kashmiri
0 songs

1.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Mir Sahib, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
2.1939
(Film:
Sohni Mehinwal -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Umrao Zia Begum, Music: G.A. Chishti, Poet: Ustad Hamdam, Actor(s):
3.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Sardar Akhtar, Menka, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
4.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Roshan Ara Begum, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
5.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Naseem Bano, Sheela, Hafiz Khan Mastana , Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
6.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Sheela, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
7.1939
(Film:
Gul Bakavli -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Tamancha Jan, Music: Master Ghulam Haider, Poet: Wali Sahib, Actor(s):
8.1939
(Film:
Gul Bakavli -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Suriya Jabeen, Master Ghulam Haider, Music: Master Ghulam Haider, Poet: Wali Sahib, Actor(s):
9.1939
(Film:
Gul Bakavli -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Babay Noorjahan, Suriya Jabeen, Music: Master Ghulam Haider, Poet: Wali Sahib, Actor(s):
10.1939
(Film:
Khooni Jadugar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): ?, Music: Pandat Gobind Ram, Poet: Akhtar Sherani, Actor(s):
11.1939
(Film:
Gul Bakavli -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Suriya Jabeen, Music: Master Ghulam Haider, Poet: Wali Sahib, Actor(s):
12.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Sardar Akhtar, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
13.1939
(Film:
Dushman -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Kundan Lal Saigal, Music: ?, Poet: ?, Actor(s):
14.1939
(Film:
Gul Bakavli -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Suriya Jabeen, Music: Master Ghulam Haider, Poet: Wali Sahib, Actor(s):
15.1939
(Film:
Gul Bakavli -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Noorjahan, Music: Master Ghulam Haider, Poet: Wali Sahib, Actor(s):
16.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Sardar Akhtar, Naseem Bano, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
17.1939
(Film:
Gul Bakavli -
Punjabi)
Singer(s): Baby Noorjahan, Music: Master Ghulam Haider, Poet: Wali Sahib, Actor(s):
18.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Sheela, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):
19.1939
(Film:
Pap Ki Nagri -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): ?, Music: Basheer Khan Delhvi, Poet: Lala Nanak Chand Naz, Actor(s):
20.1939
(Film:
Pukar -
Hindi/Urdu)
Singer(s): Naseem Bano, Music: Mir Sahib, Poet: Syed Amir Haidar Kemal, Actor(s):

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