Category: Lollywood

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____________________ Profile – Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 Fact File – Filmography – Interview – Photo Gallery Back to Legends – Talat Mahmood ____________________ The year is 1949. A young singer from Calcutta named Tapan Kumar who was soon to earn fame as Talat Mahmood in the music world, […]

Zeenat Begum

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On June 20, 2010

[ Zeenat Begum’s Song List ] Zeenat Begum (not to be confused with actress Zeenat) was a kothewali (courtesan). Her first recorded songs mostly composed by Pandit Amarnath and mostly sung in Pun

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Firdous

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In Actors & Actresses
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On June 13, 2010
Real name Parveen, Firdous was introduced by Nakshab in Fanoos (1963) as a supporting actress, while the main leads were played by Komal and Salam Peerzada. The film was about a haunted Haveli, where a dancer is seen performing her classical dances, and making occasional appearances at the old gate of the palatial home of […]

Shammi

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On June 12, 2010

Younger sister of actress Salma Mumtaz, Shammi belonged to very poor family. Shammi (Shimmi) was introduced by director Munshi in the Punjabi film of the same name Shammi (1950), opposite Santosh Kuma

Nadeem

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On May 19, 2010

He may have made his debut as Pakistan’s answer to Dilip Kumar but Mirza Nazeer Baig Mughal has evolved from a super-hit actor into a superstar during his 43-year career. The journey that began with

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Yousuf Khan

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In Actors & Actresses
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On May 12, 2010
He may have started his career as a second lead but veteran actor Yousuf Khan — the first actor in Pakistan to complete a Golden Jubilee in Lollywood — became a force to reckon with as he matured as an actor. He worked extensively in films during the 50 years, starring in over 400 movies […]

Hassan Zia

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On May 11, 2010

Hassan Zia, sound recordist, who died of a heart attack last month in Karachi, was a winner thrice of the Nigar Film Awards. He was a pioneer for the Pakistan film industry in sound effects and film d

Naseebo Lal

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In Playback Singers
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On May 11, 2010
Once upon a time (well, not so long ago), there lived a queen. She sang and ruled over the hearts of her listeners. Her reign lasted for 60 long years. In her seventh decade, she fell sick and died. The whole kingdom was berieaved and did’nt know how to cope with the loss. Her eldest […]
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