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Sudhir – Filmography

 

 

Sudhir remain attached with Pakistan film industry from 1946 to 1987 Sudhir being as handsome young man meeting all the pre-requisites of a film hero was picked by famous Director Naranjan, who discovered the potential and aptitude of twenty three years old young man and casted him as hero in his film Faraz which was Shah Zaman’s first movie, Ragni played as heroin against him whereas S. K. Saghar composed the music of the film Faraz. During the shooting Naranjan suggested him to change his name from Shah Zaman to Sudhir and that’s how Shah Zaman became Sudhir, Faraz was released in 1947 before the partition of Indo-Pak. When Pakistan came into being, he made his first entry in film Hichkolay with Najma as heroin, that’s how the career of film legend Sudhir was started. During his career Sudhir played in 164 films, details are as under the succeeding paragraphs.

 

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Summary of Sudhir’s Films

Here it is the complete summary of Sudhir‘s film including film Farz which was released in 1947 before partition and the films in which he appeared as guest star:- 

 


 Total Films

171

(Including pre-partition film Farz as his first film)
Urdu Films 69  
Punjabi Films 95  
Pashto Films 1  
Film as Director 1 (Sahil in 1960)
Films as Producer 7  
Films as Character Actor 10  
Films as Guest Star 13  

 

 

 

Facts About Sudhir’s Films

Here are few credits on the credit credentials of Sudhir:

 
  • First Golden Jubilee film of Pakistan Sassi
  • Pakistan’s first Platinum film Jee Dar (1965), which celebrated solo golden jubilee at Revali Cinema Lahore on its first run.
  • Gul Bakauli was first black and white film which has songs picturised in color format.
  • Sudhir made a production house as Sudhir Films and seven films were made under this banner, produced by Sudhir.
  • Sudhir directed a film Sahil Se Door that was made under Sudhir Films but it was released as Sahil in 1960, in film an actual fight with tiger by Sudhir was filmed.
  • Not only the story but three songs of film Baghawat were written by Sudhir, he was also Producer, Director and Hero of this film as well.
  • Talish was the co-producer of film Mafroor made under Sudhir Films and directed by M. Saleem released in 1968, Mafroor was again released in 1976 renamed as Jang -e-Azadi.
  • Main Zinda Hun was made under Sudhir Films and Shimmi the wife of Sudhir was the producer of the film.
  • In his film Dushman Ki Talash, Sudhir introduced his son Zaman Khan as hero of the film against Babra Sharif and directed by Diljeet Mirza and it was released in 1978.
  • Sudhir produced a film Aankh ka Nasha released on 1957, in which he did young to old character for the first time.
  • Pathan was produced with Sudhir as hero but on agitation by the Pakhtun community it was renamed Aik Thi Maa and it was released in 1960, in 1972 this film again released but this time its name was changed to Farz Aur Mohabat.
  • Sudhir played duel role of father and son in Qabila.
  • Sudhir played main role with almost every actress of his era, it is worth mentioned that with Sabiha Khanum he played the role of son (Dhan Jigra Maa Da), father (Aankh ka Nashah), brother (Bhein Bhara), wife (Chhoti Begum) and beloved (Toofan), it is a record that two super stars performed in such a variety roles.
  • In 1962 Sudhir played the role of son of Muhammad Ali and vice versa he played father of Muhammad Ali in may film films like An Data.
  • Dopatta (1952) gave a sold platform to Sudhir’s film career.
  • Baghi (1956) in which Sudhir played action angry young man role was released in China.
  • Sudhir’s film Kartar Singh (1959) was screened on Indian Punjab’s cinemas for consecutive three years.
  • Sudhir‘s Punjabi film Maa Puttar (1970) was the first ever film to celebrate Platinum jubilee in Karachi.
  • Follwing Sudhir’s film did record business:
   
  • Dulla Bhatti (1956) Dulla Bhatti was film which generated so much revenue that producer of the film Aga G.A. Gul established Evernew Studio, one of the top ranking film studios of Pakistan.
  • Mahi Munda (1956)
  • Yakke Wali(1957) It was first Golden jubilee Punjabi film of Pakistan that enabled Bari Malik, the producer of the film to build the second film studios in Lahore.
 

 

 

 

 

Sudhir in Character Actor roles – Films

Sudhir started playing Character Actor role in his early films and it remained continued till termination of his career, prominent films are as under:

 

No Film Year Language
1 Aankh ka Nashah 1957 Urdu
2 An-daata 1976 Urdu
3 Black Warrant 1982 Urdu
4 Jan-e-Bahar 1958 Urdu
5 Jadoo 1974 Punjabi
6 Khan -e- Azam 1981 Punjabi
7 Mama Bhanja 1980 Punjabi
8 Son Of An-data 1987 Urdu
9 Sorat Aur Seerat 1975 Urdu
10 Zalzala 1987 Urdu

 

 

Sudhir as Guest Star – Films

Sudhir also gave a guest appearance in the films are as under:

 

S/No Film Year Language
1 Deewana 1964 Urdu
2 Jokar 1966 Urdu
3 Moajza 1966 Urdu
4 Dil Aur Duniya 1971 Urdu
5 Do Rangeeley 1972 Punjabi
6 Pehla War 1973  Punjabi
7 Ghulam 1973  Punjabi
8 Reshma Jawan Ho Gai 1975  Punjabi
9 Be-Gunah 1977  Punjabi
10 Mera Naam Raja 1978  Urdu
11 Sheeshey Ka Ghar 1978  Urdu
12 General Bakht Khan 1979  Urdu
13 Haseeno Ki Barat 1992  DVF

 

 

 

 

Complete Filmography of Sudhir

All films of Sudhir are enumerated below, which include his film Chronological, Alphabetical, Language wise, statistics are as under:

 

Sudhir’ Films – Chronological

Sudhir’ Films – Alphabetically

S/No Film Year Language
1 Farz  1947  Urdu
2 Hichkolay 1949  Urdu
3 Dopatta 1952  Urdu
4 Tarrap 1953  Urdu
5 Gumnam 1954  Urdu
6 Deewar 1954  Urdu
7 Sassi 1954  Urdu
8 Sohni 1955  Urdu
9 Bulbul 1955  Punjabi
10 Tofaan 1955  Urdu
11 Jheel Kanarey 1955  Urdu
12 Khizan Ke Baad 1955  Urdu
13 Dulla Bhatti 1956  Punjabi
14 Mahi Munda 1956  Punjabi
15 Chhoti Begum 1956  Urdu
16 Mirza Sahiba 1956  Urdu
17 Pawwan 1956  Urdu
18 Baghi 1956  Urdu
19 Hatim 1956  Urdu
20 Guddi Gudda 1956  Punjabi
21 Shalimar 1956  Urdu
22 Daata 1957  Urdu
23 Yakke Wali 1957  Punjabi
24 Nooraan 1957  Punjabi
25 Aankh ka Nashah 1957  Urdu
26 Murad 1957  Urdu
27 Jan-e-Bahar 1958  Urdu
28 Anar Kali 1958  Urdu
29 Jatti 1958  Punjabi
30 Aakhri Nishan 1958  Urdu
31 Society 1959  Urdu
32 Yar Beli 1959  Punjabi
33 Kartar Singh 1959  Punjabi
34 Jhoomar 1959  Urdu
35 Gulshan 1959  Urdu
36 Aik Thi Maa 1960  Urdu
37 Sahil 1960  Urdu
38 Ajab Khan 1961  Urdu
39 Gul Bakauli 1961  Urdu
40 Ghalib 1961  Urdu
41 Kala Pani 1963  Urdu
42 Baghawat 1963  Urdu
43 Neelam 1963  Urdu
44 Chacha Khamkha 1963  Punjabi
45 Farangi 1964  Urdu
46 Deewana (as Guest) 1964 Urdu
47 Ghaddar 1964  Urdu
48 Baghi Sepahi 1964  Urdu
49 Khyber Pass 1964  Urdu
50 Dachi 1964  Punjabi
51 Mama Jee 1964  Punjabi
52 Jee Dar 1965  Punjabi
53 Phaney Khan 1965  Punjabi
54 Mann Mouji 1965  Punjabi
55 Sar  -e- Aam 1965  Punjabi
56 Josh 1966  Urdu
57 Jokar  (as Guest) 1966 Urdu
58 Moajza (as Guest) 1966 Urdu
59 Koh e Noor 1966  Urdu
60 Qabila 1966  Urdu
61 Anparh 1966  Punjabi
62 Majhe Di Jatti 1966  Punjabi
63 Shola Aur Shabnum 1967  Urdu
64 Chattan 1967  Urdu
65 Hakumat 1967  Urdu
66 Kafir 1967  Urdu
67 Jani Dushman 1967  Punjabi
68 Mangetar 1967  Punjabi
69 Mafroor 1968  Urdu
70 Ik Hi Rasta 1968  Urdu
71 Har Fun Mola 1968  Urdu
72 Main Zinda Hun 1968  Urdu
73 Chheen Ley Azadi 1968  Urdu
74 Chan Makhna 1968  Punjabi
75 Meidan 1968  Punjabi
76 Pagri Sanbhal Jatta 1968  Punjabi
77 Jag Beeti 1968  Punjabi
78 Pind Di Kuri 1968  Punjabi
79 Hakeem Jee 1969  Urdu
80 Jang -e-Azadi 1969  Urdu
81 Khoon -e- Nahaq 1969  Urdu
82 Shabistan 1969  Urdu
83 Sheran De Puttar Sher 1969  Punjabi
84 Waryam 1969  Punjabi
85 Bhaian Di Jori 1969  Punjabi
86 Okha Jatt 1969  Punjabi
87 Tuadi Izzat Da Sawal Ae 1969  Punjabi
88 Darinda 1970  Urdu
89 Reshma 1970  Urdu
90 Maa Puttar 1970  Punjabi
91 Charda Suraj 1970  Punjabi
92 Behram 1970  Punjabi
93 Khoon Da Badla Khoon 1970  Punjabi
94 Chor Naley Chattar 1970  Punjabi
95 Ghairat Shan Jawana Di 1970  Punjabi
96 Rangu Jatt 1970  Punjabi
97 Sher Puttar 1970  Punjabi
98 Al-Asifa 1971  Urdu
99 Dil Aur Duniya (as Guest) 1971 Urdu
100 Yaar Badshah 1971  Punjabi
101 Ghairat Mera Na 1971  Punjabi
102 Ishq Bina Ki Jeena 1971  Punjabi
103 Sajawal 1971  Punjabi
104 Baba Dina 1971  Punjabi
105 Bhein Bhara 1971  Punjabi
106 Ghunghro 1971  Punjabi
107 Jor Jawana Da 1971  Punjabi
108 Farz Aur Mohabat 1972  Urdu
109 Do Rangeeley (as Guest) 1972 Punjabi
110 Heera Moti 1972  Punjabi
111 Khon Pasina 1972  Punjabi
112 Nizam 1972  Punjabi
113 Thah 1972  Punjabi
114 Puttar Da Piyar 1972  Punjabi
115 Ik Doli Do Kahar 1972  Punjabi
116 Inteqam 1972  Punjabi
117 Puttar Panj Daryawan Da 1972  Punjabi
118 Sohney Phull Piyar De 1972  Punjabi
119 Yar Nibhande Yariyan 1972  Punjabi
120 Pehla War (as Guest) 1973  Punjabi
121 Ghulam (as Guest) 1973  Punjabi
122 Nishan 1973  Punjabi
123 Bahadra 1973  Punjabi
124 Sohna Veer 1973  Punjabi
125 Dukh Sajna De 1973  Punjabi
126 Ghulam 1973  Punjabi
127 Ghairat Merey Veer Di 1973  Punjabi
128 Khabardar 1973  Punjabi
129 Sohna Babul 1973  Punjabi
130 Wichhriya Sathi 1973  Punjabi
131 Kei Saal Pehley 1974  Urdu
132 Jadoo 1974  Punjabi
133 Lottery 1974  Punjabi
134 Har fun Mola 1974  Punjabi
135 Lambey Hath Qanoon De 1974  Punjabi
136 Nagri Data Di 1974  Punjabi
137 Tere Jaye Puttar Jamman Manwan 1974  Punjabi
138 Zan, Zar Te Zamin 1974  Punjabi
139 Sorat Aur Seerat 1975  Urdu
140 Dhan Jigra Maa Da 1975  Punjabi
141 Ser Da Badla 1975  Punjabi
142 Reshma Jawan Ho Gai (as Guest) 1975  Punjabi
143 Sultana Daku 1975  Punjabi
144 Ae Pag Mere Veer Di 1975  Punjabi
145 Aadi Mujrim 1975  Punjabi
146 Agg Te Khoon 1975  Punjabi
147 Mardaan Hath Medan 1975  Punjabi
148 An Data 1976  Urdu
149 Baghi Te Farangi 1976  Punjabi
150 Chor Nu Moor 1976  Punjabi
151 Mafroor 1976  Punjabi
152 Wardat 1976  Punjabi
153 Jeenay Ki Rah 1977  Urdu
154 Do Chor 1977  Punjabi
155 Be-Gunah (as Guest) 1977  Punjabi
156 Jurm Mein Keeta Si 1977  Punjabi
157 Dushman Ki Talash 1978  Urdu
158 Mera Naam Raja 1978  Urdu
159 Sarr -e- Aam 1978  Punjabi
160 Da Dushman Talash 1978  Pashto
161 Mera Naam Raja (as Guest) 1978  Urdu
162 Sheeshey Ka Ghar (as Guest) 1978  Urdu
163 General Bakht Khan (as Guest) 1979  Urdu
164 Adawat 1979  Punjabi
165 Do Toofan 1980  Punjabi
166 Mama Bhanja 1980  Punjabi
167 Akhri Qurbani 1981  Punjabi
168 Khan -e- Azam 1981  Punjabi
169 Toofan Te Chatan 1981  Punjabi
170 Bara Bhai 1982  Urdu
171 Black Warrant 1982  Urdu
172 Sarkari Order 1983  Punjabi
173 Zalzala 1987  Urdu
174 Son Of An-daata 1987  Urdu
175 Haseeno Ki Barat (as Guest) 1992  DVF
S/No Film Year Language
1 Aadi Mujrim 1975  Punjabi
2 Aakhri Nishan 1958  Urdu
3 Aankh ka Nashah 1957  Urdu
4 Adawat 1979  Punjabi
5 Ae Pag Mere Veer Di 1975  Punjabi
6 Agg Te Khoon 1975  Punjabi
7 Aik Thi Maa 1960  Urdu
8 Ajab Khan 1961  Urdu
9 Akhri Qurbani 1981  Punjabi
10 Al-Asifa 1971  Urdu
11 An Data 1976  Urdu
12 Anar Kali 1958  Urdu
13 Anparh 1966  Punjabi
14 Baba Dina 1971  Punjabi
15 Baghawat 1963  Urdu
16 Baghi 1956  Urdu
17 Baghi Sepahi 1964  Urdu
18 Baghi Te Farangi 1976  Punjabi
19 Bahadra 1973  Punjabi
20 Bara Bhai 1982  Urdu
21 Be-Gunah (as Guest) 1977  Punjabi
22 Behram 1970  Punjabi
23 Bhaian Di Jori 1969  Punjabi
24 Bhein Bhara 1971  Punjabi
25 Black Warrant 1982  Urdu
26 Bulbul 1955  Punjabi
27 Chacha Khamkha 1963  Punjabi
28 Chan Makhna 1968  Punjabi
29 Charda Suraj 1970  Punjabi
30 Chattan 1967  Urdu
31 Chheen Ley Azadi 1968  Urdu
32 Chhoti Begum 1956  Urdu
33 Chor Naley Chattar 1970  Punjabi
34 Chor Nu Moor 1976  Punjabi
35 Da Dushman Talash 1978  Pashto
36 Daata 1957  Urdu
37 Dachi 1964  Punjabi
38 Darinda 1970  Urdu
39 Deewana (as Guest) 1964 Urdu
40 Deewar 1954  Urdu
41 Dhan Jigra Maa Da 1975  Punjabi
42 Dil Aur Duniya (as Guest) 1971 Urdu
43 Do Chor 1977  Punjabi
44 Do Rangeeley (as Guest) 1972 Punjabi
45 Do Toofan 1980  Punjabi
46 Dopatta 1952  Urdu
47 Dukh Sajna De 1973  Punjabi
48 Dulla Bhatti 1956  Punjabi
49 Dushman Ki Talash 1978  Urdu
50 Farangi 1964  Urdu
51 Farz  1947  Urdu
52 Farz Aur Mohabat 1972  Urdu
53 General Bakht Khan (as Guest) 1979  Urdu
54 Ghaddar 1964  Urdu
55 Ghairat Mera Na 1971  Punjabi
56 Ghairat Merey Veer Di 1973  Punjabi
57 Ghairat Shan Jawana Di 1970  Punjabi
58 Ghalib 1961  Urdu
59 Ghulam 1973  Punjabi
60 Ghulam (as Guest) 1973  Punjabi
61 Ghunghro 1971  Punjabi
62 Guddi Gudda 1956  Punjabi
63 Gul Bakauli 1961  Urdu
64 Gulshan 1959  Urdu
65 Gumnam 1954  Urdu
66 Hakeem Jee 1969  Urdu
67 Hakumat 1967  Urdu
68 Har Fun Mola 1968  Urdu
69 Har fun Mola 1974  Punjabi
70 Haseeno Ki Barat (as Guest) 1992  DVF
71 Hatim 1956  Urdu
72 Heera Moti 1972  Punjabi
73 Hichkolay 1949  Urdu
74 Ik Doli Do Kahar 1972  Punjabi
75 Ik Hi Rasta 1968  Urdu
76 Inteqam 1972  Punjabi
77 Ishq Bina Ki Jeena 1971  Punjabi
78 Jadoo 1974  Punjabi
79 Jag Beeti 1968  Punjabi
80 Jan-e-Bahar 1958  Urdu
81 Jang -e-Azadi 1969  Urdu
82 Jani Dushman 1967  Punjabi
83 Jatti 1958  Punjabi
84 Jee Dar 1965  Punjabi
85 Jeenay Ki Rah 1977  Urdu
86 Jheel Kanarey 1955  Urdu
87 Jhoomar 1959  Urdu
88 Jokar  (as Guest) 1966 Urdu
89 Jor Jawana Da 1971  Punjabi
90 Josh 1966  Urdu
91 Jurm Mein Keeta Si 1977  Punjabi
92 Kafir 1967  Urdu
93 Kala Pani 1963  Urdu
94 Kartar Singh 1959  Punjabi
95 Kei Saal Pehley 1974  Urdu
96 Khabardar 1973  Punjabi
97 Khan -e- Azam 1981  Punjabi
98 Khizan Ke Baad 1955  Urdu
99 Khon Pasina 1972  Punjabi
100 Khoon Da Badla Khoon 1970  Punjabi
101 Khoon -e- Nahaq 1969  Urdu
102 Khyber Pass 1964  Urdu
103 Koh e Noor 1966  Urdu
104 Lambey Hath Qanoon De 1974  Punjabi
105 Lottery 1974  Punjabi
106 Maa Puttar 1970  Punjabi
107 Mafroor 1968  Urdu
108 Mafroor 1976  Punjabi
109 Mahi Munda 1956  Punjabi
110 Main Zinda Hun 1968  Urdu
111 Majhe Di Jatti 1966  Punjabi
112 Mama Bhanja 1980  Punjabi
113 Mama Jee 1964  Punjabi
114 Mangetar 1967  Punjabi
115 Mann Mouji 1965  Punjabi
116 Mardaan Hath Medan 1975  Punjabi
117 Meidan 1968  Punjabi
118 Mera Naam Raja 1978  Urdu
119 Mera Naam Raja (as Guest) 1978  Urdu
120 Mirza Sahiba 1956  Urdu
121 Moajza (as Guest) 1966 Urdu
122 Murad 1957  Urdu
123 Nagri Data Di 1974  Punjabi
124 Neelam 1963  Urdu
125 Nishan 1973  Punjabi
126 Nizam 1972  Punjabi
127 Nooraan 1957  Punjabi
128 Okha Jatt 1969  Punjabi
129 Pagri Sanbhal Jatta 1968  Punjabi
130 Pawwan 1956  Urdu
131 Pehla War (as Guest) 1973  Punjabi
132 Phaney Khan 1965  Punjabi
133 Pind Di Kuri 1968  Punjabi
134 Puttar Da Piyar 1972  Punjabi
135 Puttar Panj Daryawan Da 1972  Punjabi
136 Qabila 1966  Urdu
137 Rangu Jatt 1970  Punjabi
138 Reshma 1970  Urdu
139 Reshma Jawan Ho Gai (as Guest) 1975  Punjabi
140 Sahil 1960  Urdu
141 Sajawal 1971  Punjabi
142 Sar  -e- Aam 1965  Punjabi
143 Sarkari Order 1983  Punjabi
144 Sarr -e- Aam 1978  Punjabi
145 Sassi 1954  Urdu
146 Ser Da Badla 1975  Punjabi
147 Shabistan 1969  Urdu
148 Shalimar 1956  Urdu
149 Sheeshey Ka Ghar (as Guest) 1978  Urdu
150 Sher Puttar 1970  Punjabi
151 Sheran De Puttar Sher 1969  Punjabi
152 Shola Aur Shabnum 1967  Urdu
153 Society 1959  Urdu
154 Sohna Babul 1973  Punjabi
155 Sohna Veer 1973  Punjabi
156 Sohney Phull Piyar De 1972  Punjabi
157 Sohni 1955  Urdu
158 Son Of An-daata 1987  Urdu
159 Sorat Aur Seerat 1975  Urdu
160 Sultana Daku 1975  Punjabi
161 Tarrap 1953  Urdu
162 Tere Jaye Puttar Jamman Manwan 1974  Punjabi
163 Thah 1972  Punjabi
164 Tofaan 1955  Urdu
165 Toofan Te Chatan 1981  Punjabi
166 Tuadi Izzat Da Sawal Ae 1969  Punjabi
167 Wardat 1976  Punjabi
168 Waryam 1969  Punjabi
169 Wichhriya Sathi 1973  Punjabi
170 Yaar Badshah 1971  Punjabi
171 Yakke Wali 1957  Punjabi
172 Yar Beli 1959  Punjabi
173 Yar Nibhande Yariyan 1972  Punjabi
174 Zalzala 1987  Urdu
175 Zan, Zar Te Zamin 1974  Punjabi

 

 


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