Motion Pictures Archive of Pakistan

Zahir Shah




Zahir Shah was born in 1952 at Sargodha and in end 70’s he moved to Lahore and appeared as extra in mostly Punjabi films. With his hard work he became a must villain against Sultan Rahi in Punjabi films. Qasam Khoon Di, Remand, Janbaz, Siren, Noori, Budha Gujjar, Raka, Yari Dosti were his some of the best films. After the demise of Sultan Rahi and consequent downfall of Punjabi cinema forced him to quit his acting profession.






Demise of the Artist

Zahir Shah died on June 13, 2017 after suffering from heart attack. His funeral prayers were offered at his hometown Sargodha on June 14, 2017.

.(innaMay Allah rest the departed soul in eternal peace)



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