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1961 Films

1961

 

November 24, 1961  Urdu
Lahore

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Syed Attaullah Shah Hashmi announced a film Ghalib in 1959 which was inspired by Sohrab Modi’s Mirza Ghalib (Bharat Bhoshan and Suriya). Based on biographical plot of famous Urdu literature poet Mirza Asad Ullah Ghalib. Sudhir and Noor Jahan were selected for the main lead roles. M. Naseem of Popular Pictures, who had already produced Perdesan were the producer of Ghalib, Tassadaq Hussain composed the music of the film and really worked very hard to create a melodious songs with classical touch. Especially Ghalib’s famous ghazals like Mudat hoi hai yaar ko mehman keye hoye and Dil hi to hai na sang o khisht dard se bhar na aaye keyn were fabulous tunes. Ghalib was released on November 24th, 1961, the film was so so, as far as acting performance was concerned, Noor Jahan was all right in her character whereas Sudhir was again unsuitable for this character, indeed his selection for portraying Ghalib was completely illogical choice as he was popular as a Jangju action hero and this factor was felt by every spectator once watching the film on big screen that resulted into a failure of the film. This factor badly affected the acting film career of Noor Jahan so disappointingly she declared permanent retirement from acting and started her full time playback singer career from that onward and this announcement terminated the 26 years acting career of Noor Jahan.

Film was released in Naz cinema Karachi.

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Genre: Drama l Fiction Color: Run Time: NC

 

Cast

Credited cast:

Noor jahan face Noor Jahan
Sudhir Sudhir
Yasmin
Laila
Shola
 Ghareeb Shah
G.N. Butt
Rehan
Khurshid Shahid
Diljeet Mirza  
Babbo (Ishrat Sultana)
Saleem Raza Salim Raza
Saqi Saqi
Special Appearance:-
 Mushir Kazmi
Habib Jalib
 Nazish Kashmiri
Tufail Hoshiarpuri

Complete credited cast: NC

 

Film Details with Crew

Released Date: November 24, 1961
Production: S.K. Pictures
Producer: Syed Attaullah Shah Hashmi
Director: Syed Attaullah Shah Hashmi
Karishan Kumar (K. Khursheed as supervisor)
Writer / Story: Shatir Ghazanvi
Dialogues:

Agha Shorash Kashmiri

Lyrics:

Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib
Tufail Hushiarpuri

Choreography:

Ashiq Hussain Samrat

Editor:

Ali

Cinematography: Rasheed Choudhry
Kahlifa Saeed Ahmed (Assistant)
Art Director: N.M. Khawaja
Nazir Kutiyal
Music:

Tassadaq Hussain

Singers:

Noor Jahan
Zubaida Khanum
Naheed Niazi
Saleem Raza
Batish

 

Technical Specifications

Language: Urdu
Genre: Drama l Fiction
Run Time: NC
Length: NC
Sound Format: Mono l Analogue
Color:
Aspect Ratio: Flat 4:3

 

 

Music

 

Song

Singers

Lyrics

Composed by

1

Dar Minat Kush Dawa Na Hua, Main Na Achha Hua

Noor Jahan  Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 

2

Dil Bhi To Hai An Sang Khisht Dard Se Bhar

Noor Jahan  Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 

3

Dil-E-Nadan Tujhe Hua Keya Hai, Akhir Is Dard Ki Dawa Keya Hai

Noor Jahan  Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 

4

Hai Bas Ke Har Aik Unke Ishare Mein Nishan

Noor Jahan  Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 
5

Kabhi Neki Bhi Us Ke Jee Mein Gar Aa Jaye

Noor Jahan  Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 

6

Mudat Hoyi Hai Yaar Ko Mehman Kiye Hoye

Noor Jahan  Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 

7

Nukta Cheen Hai Gham-E-Dil Us Ko Sunaye Na

Noor Jahan  Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 

8

Taskeen Ko Hum Na Royen Jo Zoq-E-Nazar Mile

Noor Jahan, Naheed Niazi Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 
9

Tere Sar Par Dekh Ke Teeka Tere

Zubaida Khanum, Batish Tufail Hoshiarpuri Tassadaq Hussain 

10

Ye Na Thi Hamari Qismat Ke Wisal-e-Yaar Hota, Kuchh Aur Jeetey Rehte

Noor Jahan, Saleem Raza Mirza Ghalib  Tassadaq Hussain 

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Storyline

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