May 2010

Bollywood Pairs – Pran – Noor Jehan

By |May 7th, 2010|

Right from his first film, in which he played villain, Pran was cast opposite some of the most beautiful women in the subcontinent.

Noorjehan was the first of them.

Noorjehan, which means light of the world, went on to become the singing sensation of the subcontinent. […]

Sultan Rahi – Anjuman

By |May 7th, 2010|

Superstars have often faced this problem that while they march steadily on, lesser mortals who may be their partners, get old or tired or flopped, to leave their side. Mega-star, Sultan Rahi faced this dilemma twice or thrice in his career, not only with […]

Waheed Murad – Rani

By |May 3rd, 2010|

Getting favorable review from the very first movie he did, Waheed Murad had little time to think of failed films like Saaz-o-Awaz, in 1965. Rani had partnered him in that film on classical music. At that time, Waheed was excited about the formation of […]

Waheed Murad – Zeba

By |May 3rd, 2010|

It was as if the world was waiting for them with bated breath. Fewer pairs in the history of the sub-continental cinema have awakened such interest and curiosity as Waheed Murad and Zeba. She was senior to him and had worked with all top […]

Mohammed Ali – Zeba

By |May 3rd, 2010|

If Pakistani film industry was able to put forward a pair of regal grace, timeless integrity, expressive brilliance and screen glory as well as marital blessings, it is the couple called Ali-Zeb. Different views do continue to exist, but when you see that Mohammad […]

November 2009

Shabnam – Nadeem

By |November 26th, 2009|

It would be hard to say when Nadeeem first met Shabnam, but the first film he did with her was Suroor Barabankvi’s Tum Mare Ho in 1968. Generally, Nadeem was paired with Shabana, while Rehman was doing movies with Shabnam. There weren’t too many […]

Ejaz – Firdous

By |November 26th, 2009|

There were just two occasions in the life of Madam Noor Jehan when she had to keep tabs on her husband Ejaz Durrani! Once, primarily, she barged in onto the set of Masood Parvez’s Heer Ranjha to watch whether her personal life hero isn’t […]

Mussarat Nazir – Sudhir

By |November 26th, 2009|

He was the first macho-man of Pakistani Cinema, and she was Pakistan’s first sex-symbol. Therefore, it is no wonder then that their first pairing together in Baaghi (1956) generated sparks onscreen. Baaghi – an action packed drama was inspired by Apache. Sudhir played the […]

Darpan – Nayyar Sultana

By |November 26th, 2009|

It’s definitely interesting to note that when Darpan, the younger brother of Santosh, moved into Pakistani cinema, he was exactly opposite to what Santosh represented with large, hazel eyes, that almost seemed fluorescent, a rich playboy’s smile and slightly insensitive dialogue delivery. Darpan seemed […]

Sabiha Khanum – Santosh Kumar

By |November 26th, 2009|

A remarkable nobility of looks and manners marked the screen presence of Santosh Kumar. When he met the screen queen of the 1950s, Sabiha, who was known for her vivacity and beauty, it was a rare combination that lit up the screen. They first […]