Category: Lollywood

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It has been said before that most of the early film artists were already fully out of the burner in India, and they literally put what they learnt in Bombay to better use in the Pakistani silver screen to illuminate it with a special spark. In this context, one such artiste who made it in […]

Talat Siddiqui

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On April 25, 2010

Character artistes are the backbone of any film industry. Even in the sub-continent obsessed with the romantic films, the hero and heroine are not generally considered the best actor and actresses of

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Talish

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In Actors & Actresses
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On April 25, 2010
He was a man who knew how to conserve his energies! He was a sensitive actor who brought to his roles a flair of literary nuances. He may have got a taste for this oeuvre while living and working in Bombay, where he kept the company of literary stalwarts like Krishan Chandra. Talish also worked […]

S.M. Yousuf

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On January 6, 2010

Amongst those film makers who resurrected social values through their positive exposure on the silver screen, the name of S.M. Yousuf will remain amongst the top ten Muslim directors in the sub contin

S. Suleman

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On January 6, 2010

A lot of cine-goers might be oblivious to the fact that S. Suleman began his film career, before partition, as an actor (child star) in a film called Doosri Shadi. The movie was directed by Ram Aryani

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Agha G.A. Gul

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In Producers & Directors
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On January 6, 2010
Amongst the families, which have worked diligently at keeping the film industry on consistent ground, the Gul family must rate the topmost in any event. Agha G. A. Gul, the true mentor and doyen of the industry, stands towering over others of his ilk in the community. He is regarded the most vital pillar of […]

Khan Ataur Rehman

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On January 6, 2010

The highly distinctive patterns of Bengali filmmaking has added lots of sparkling colors to sub-continental cinema. In Bangladesh, during the 1950s and 1960s too, there were many artistes and film rel

Munir Niazi

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On January 5, 2010

Munir’s creative endeavors date back from early ‘50s, when his foray into films and his far and few between appearances on mushaira gahs earned him early recognition. His filmi fame received a hug

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Suroor Barabankvi

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In Lyricists
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On January 5, 2010
Who can forget those soft words, those pleasing and lilting tunes and those memorable numbers like Yeh saman, mauj ka karvan and Teri yaad as gaee, ghum khushee mein dhal gaey, ik chiragh kya jala, sau charagh jai gaey, from the film Chand Aur Chandni. These and many other such haunting numbers were written by […]
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