Sudhir

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 […]

Meena Shorey in Pakistani Film Akhari Nishan (1958)

By |November 20th, 2011|

Akhari Nishan was Meena Shorey’s last hit film in Pakistan as a leading lady. After Akhari Nishan, her films started to flop and she was demoted to supporting/negative roles. Akhari Nishan was an action film, where Meena played the lead opposite Pakistan’s first action […]

September 2011

Laila Majnu – Review (1976)

By |September 5th, 2011|

“Laila Majnu” offers within its 19 reel, lavish sets, glit­tering desert exteriors, an ela­borate fantasy sequence, and gorgeous costumes. It all makes for an eye-catching pageant, except that the pageant often looks closer to being a comedy than a tragic tale of star-cross­ed lovers. […]

July 2010

Noor Jehan and Sudhir in Ghalib (1961)

By |July 25th, 2010|

Noor Jehan and Sudhir in Ghalib (1961). Noor Jehan’s last film as a leading actress.

Noor Jehan and Sudhir in Ghalib (1961)

By |July 25th, 2010|

Noor Jehan and Sudhir in Ghalib (1961). Noor Jehan’s last film as a leading actress.

A still from Hatim (1956)

By |July 3rd, 2010|

May 2010

Sudhir’s Autograph

By |May 1st, 2010|

These autographs were taken by my Dad during 1964-1965 time period when he was studying at a college in Lahore – Ummer Siddique

November 2009

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 […]

September 2009

Sudhir

By |September 27th, 2009|

Sudhir aka Lala Sudhir was the first action hero of Pakistan. Sudhir’s real name was Shah Zaman Khan and he was born in 1922 in Lahore to an ethnic Pashtun family. He started his career in United India opposite the popular leading lady of […]