Lollywood

July 2013

Satish Anand

By |July 27th, 2013|

Heading a media entertainment company that has been operating successfully in Pakistan since 1946, Satish Anand can best be described as a dynamic professional who has mastered the art of turning every entertainment venture into a lucrative business.

Taking over the company as successor to […]

January 2013

100 Years of Indian Cinema – Timeline

By |January 1st, 2013|

Timeline will be updated daily
1913
Dada Saheb Phalke releases the first Indian feature length film Raja Harishchandra.

 

November 2012

Mussarat Nazir in Punjabi film Yakkey Wali (1957)

By |November 4th, 2012|

Yakkey Wali (1957) starring Mussarat Nazir and Sudhir was a superhit Punjabi film of its time. It was produced by Bari Malik under the direction of M.J. Rana. It is said that this film along with Mahi Munda (1956) raked in so much profit […]

October 2012

Bangladesh – Sri Lanka – Nepal – Pakistan co-production Zameen Aasmaan (1985)

By |October 14th, 2012|

1980s was the time when film industries in many South Asian countries went under decline and the rising cost of production compelled many film makers to plan joint ventures. Pakistan-Nepal-Bangladesh-Sri Lanka launched many co-productions together. India didn’t join as it already has a massive […]

Nahid Niazi (Naheed Niazi) Interview

By |October 13th, 2012|

Ummer – Your husband Moslehuddin used Indian playback singers to sing for two Pakistani films – Hemant Kumar in Humsafar (1960) and Asha Bhosle in Yahudi Ki Ladki (1963). Do you have any idea where these songs were recorded? I have read somewhere that […]

September 2012

Zarqa, Shabnam, Nayyar Sultana and Zeba at a film function

By |September 19th, 2012|

May 2012

Nighat Sultana and Fazlani in the first Sindhi film Umer Marvi (1956)

By |May 19th, 2012|

Vintage Tidbits – Indian actress Nigar Sultana denying reports of her marriage with Pakistani actor Ishrat (Darpan Kumar)

By |May 13th, 2012|

One of the most boisterous Press conferences ever to be held in Bombay’s filmdom was the one held on June 13 – 1954, when gazelle-eyed Nigar Sultana denied reports of her marriage to Pakistani actor Ishrat (Darpan Kumar).

Nigar’s outburst against “blood-sucking” producers and relatives […]

Rakshanda Khattak, Ghazala Ansari, Tehmina Khan with Pakistan’s first lady Nusrat Bhutto

By |May 6th, 2012|

April 2012

Mohini Devi in A.R. Kardar’s Punjabi Production Sohni Kumharan (1937)

By |April 16th, 2012|