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Motion Pictures Archive of Pakistan

1964

Showbiz Highlights of 1964

Sangam was the first ever picture which was released in Pakistan completely in color format it was released April 23, 1964. Prior to this some songs were included in color format in black and white films. Sangam was released on eve of Eid ul Azha and film was produced from Dhaka, East Pakistan (Now Bangladesh) which was directed by Zaheer Rehan.

 

Nigar Awards – 1964

Category of Award

Awardee

Film

Language

Year

Best Film

Tajamul Hasan Rizvi

Khamosh Raho

Urdu

1964

Best Director

S.M. Yousuf

Ashiana

Urdu

1964

Best Script Writer

Riaz Shahid

Khamosh Raho

Urdu

1964

Best Screenplay

Riaz Shahid

Farangi

Urdu

1964

Best Actor

Waheed Murad

Heera Aur Pathar

Urdu

1964

Best Actress

Shamim Ara

Farangi

Urdu

1964

Best Supporting Actor

Mohammad Ali

Khamosh Raho

Urdu

1964

Best Supporting Actress

Sumeeta

Sangam

Urdu

1964

Best Musician

Nashad

Meh Khana

Urdu

1964

Best Lyricist

Faiz Ahmad Faiz

Farangi

Urdu

1964

Best Cinematographer

Babar Bilal

Ashiana

Urdu

1964

Best Playback Female Singer

Naseem Begum

Lutera

Urdu

1964

Best Playback Male Singer

Mehdi Hassan

Farangi

Urdu

1964

Best Editor

M. Aqeel Khan

Heera Aur Pathar

Urdu

1964

Best Art Director

Haji Mohiuddin

Meh Khana

Urdu

1964

Best Sound Editor

Yousuf Ameen

Khamosh Raho

Urdu

1964

Best Comedian

Lehri

Paigham

Urdu

1964

 

Summary of Films released in 1964

Thirty Five films were released in 1964, summary is as follow:-

Language Super Hit Super Average Flop Total
Urdu  2 6 10  35  53
Punjabi  2  2  3 7  14
Bengali         7
 Total  4 13 42   74

 

 

Films Released in 1964

Chronological

Following films were Released in 1964

 

Lutera
(Urdu – Friday, January 17, 1964)

 

 

Baap Ka Baap
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Chhoti Ammi
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Dachi
(Punjabi – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Khandan
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Mama Jee
(Punjabi – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Touba
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Shukria
(Urdu – Wednesday, June 03, 1964)

 

 

Waris Shah
(Punjabi – Friday, March 13, 1964)

 

 

Shikari
(Urdu – Friday, March 20, 1964)

 

 

Shatranj
(Urdu – Friday, March 27, 1964)

 

 

Mamta
(Urdu – Wednesday, March 04, 1964)

 

 

Nehlay Pe Dehla
(Urdu – Wednesday, March 04, 1964)

 

 

Pani
(Punjabi – Friday, April 17, 1964)

 

 

Piyar Na Kar Nadan
(Urdu – Friday, April 17, 1964)

 

 

Gehra Dagh
(Urdu – Thursday, April 23, 1964)

 

 

Sangam
(Urdu – Thursday, April 23, 1964)

 

 

Bharjai
(Punjabi – Friday, May 29, 1964)

 

 

Inspector
(Urdu – Friday, May 29, 1964)

 

 

Ladli
(Punjabi – Friday, May 29, 1964)

 

 

Sufaid Khoon
(Urdu – Friday, May 29, 1964)

 

 

Tanha
(Urdu – Friday, May 29, 1964)

 

 

Ishrat
(Urdu – Wednesday, May 06, 1964)

 

 

Jhalak
(Urdu – Sunday, December 06, 1964)

 

 

Jugni
(Punjabi – Sunday, December 06, 1964)

 

 

Shadi
(Urdu – Sunday, December 06, 1964)

 

 

Ye Bhi Ek Kahani
(Urdu – Friday, June 26, 1964)

 

 

Bees Din
(Urdu – Friday, July 17, 1964)

 

 

Jameela
(Urdu – Friday, July 17, 1964)

 

 

Khamosh Raho
(Urdu – Friday, July 17, 1964)

 

 

Azaad
(Urdu – Wednesday, July 08, 1964)

 

 

Beti
(Urdu – Wednesday, July 08, 1964)

 

 

Khybar Pass
(Urdu – Friday, August 14, 1964)

 

 

Paisay
(Urdu – Friday, August 28, 1964)

 

 

Walayat Pass
(Punjabi – Friday, August 28, 1964)

 

 

Meh Khana
(Urdu – Friday, September 04, 1964)

 

 

Mera Mahi
(Punjabi – Friday, September 04, 1964)

 

 

Piyar Ki Saza
(Urdu – Friday, September 04, 1964)

 

 

Paigham
(Urdu – Friday, September 18, 1964)

 

 

Phool Aur Kantay
(Urdu – Friday, September 18, 1964)

 

 

Shabab
(Urdu – Friday, September 18, 1964)

 

 

Andhi Mohabbat
(Urdu – Friday, September 25, 1964)

 

 

Head Constable
(Urdu – Friday, September 25, 1964)

 

 

Deewana
(Urdu – Friday, October 02, 1964)

 

 

Ashiana
(Urdu – Friday, October 09, 1964)

 

 

Ik Pardesi Ik Mutiar
(Punjabi – Friday, October 09, 1964)

 

 

Bandhan
(Urdu – Friday, October 23, 1964)

 

 

Chingari
(Urdu – Friday, October 23, 1964)

 

 

Haveli
(Urdu – Friday, October 23, 1964)

 

 

Maa Ka Piyar
(Urdu – Friday, October 23, 1964)

 

 

Aurat Ka Piyar
(Urdu – Friday, October 30, 1964)

 

 

Wah Bai Wah
(Urdu – Friday, November 06, 1964)

 

 

Baghi Sipahi
(Urdu – Friday, November 13, 1964)

 

 

Chhoti Behan
(Urdu – Friday, November 13, 1964)

 

 

Landa Bazar
(Urdu – Friday, November 13, 1964)

 

 

Ik Dil Do Deewane
(Urdu – Friday, November 20, 1964)

 

 

Malang
(Punjabi – Friday, November 20, 1964)

 

 

Ghaddar
(Urdu – Friday, November 27, 1964)

 

 

Sher Di Bachi
(Punjabi – Friday, November 27, 1964)

 

 

Hath Jori
(Punjabi – Friday, December 04, 1964)

 

 

Karvan
(Urdu – Friday, December 04, 1964)

 

 

Lai Lagg
(Punjabi – Friday, December 04, 1964)

 

 

Millan
(Urdu – Friday, December 04, 1964)

 

 

Heera Aur Pathar
(Urdu – Friday, December 11, 1964)

 

 

Farangi
(Urdu – Friday, December 18, 1964)

 

 

Malen
(Urdu – Friday, December 25, 1964)

 

 

Do Digonto
(Bengali)

 

 

Eito Jibon
(Bengali)

 

 

Megh Vanga Rod
(Bengali)

 

 

Onek Diner Chena
(Bengali)

 

 

Raja Elo Shoharey
(Bengali)

 

 

Sheet Bikel
(Bengali)

 

 

Suto Rang
(Bengali)

 

Alphabetical

 

Baap Ka Baap
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Chhoti Ammi
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Dachi
(Punjabi – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Khandan
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Lutera
(Urdu – Friday, January 17, 1964)

 

 

Mama Jee
(Punjabi – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Mamta
(Urdu – Wednesday, March 04, 1964)

 

 

Nehlay Pe Dehla
(Urdu – Wednesday, March 04, 1964)

 

 

Pani
(Punjabi – Friday, April 17, 1964)

 

 

Piyar Na Kar Nadan
(Urdu – Friday, April 17, 1964)

 

 

Shatranj
(Urdu – Friday, March 27, 1964)

 

 

Shikari
(Urdu – Friday, March 20, 1964)

 

 

Shukria
(Urdu – Wednesday, June 03, 1964)

 

 

Touba
(Urdu – Saturday, February 15, 1964)

 

 

Waris Shah
(Punjabi – Friday, March 13, 1964)

 

Language Wise

Films of 1964 as per Language

 

Urdu

Punjabi Bengali
1 Ashiana Bharjai Do Digonto
2 Andhi Muhabbat Dachi Eito Jibon
3 Aurat Ka Piyar Hath Jori Megh Vanga Rod
4 Azad Ik Pardaisi Ik Mutiyar Onek Diner Chena
5 Baap Ka Baap Jugni Raja Elo Shoharey
6 Baghi Sipahi Ladli Sheet Bikel
7 Bandhan Lai Lagg Suto Rang
8 Bees Din Malang  
9 Beti Mama Jee  
10 Chhoti Ammi Mera Mahi  
11 Chhoti Behan Pani  
12 Chingari Sher Di Bachi  
13 Deewana Walayat Pass  
14 Farangi Waris Shah  
15 Gehra Dagh    
16 Ghaddar    
17 Haveli    
18 Head Constable    
19 Heera Aur Pathar    
20 Ik Dil Do Deewaney    
21 Inspector    
22 Ishrat    
23 Jameela    
24 Jhalak    
25 Karwaan    
26 Khyber Pass    
27 Khamosh Raho    
28 Khandan    
29 Landa Bazar    
30 Lutera    
31 Maa Ka Piyar    
32 Malang    
33 Malen    
34 Mamta    
35 Meh Khana    
36 Millan    
37 Nehlay Pe Dehla    
38 Paisey    
39 Paigham    
40 Phool aur Kantey    
41 Piyar Ki Saza    
42 Piyar Na Kar Nadan    
43 Safaid Khoon    
44 Sangam    
45 Shabab    
46 Shadi    
47 Shatranj    
 48 Shikari    
 49 Shukria    
 50 Tanha    
 51 Touba    
 52 Wah Bai Wah    
 53 Yeh Bhi Aik Kahani    

Status

Films released in 1964 (Status Wise)

Urdu Films (Status Wise)

  Super Hit Super Average Flop
1 Farangi Ashiana Azad Andhi Muhabbat
2 Touba Beti Bandhan Aurat Ka Piyar
3   Gehra Dagh Chingari Baap Ka Baap
4   Heera Aur Pathar Deewana Baghi Sipahi
5   Millan Ghaddar Bees Din
6   Paigham Ishrat Chhoti Ammi
7     Khamosh Raho Chhoti Behan
8     Khandan Haveli
9     Nehlay Pe Dehla Head Constable
10     Sangam Ik Dil Do Deewaney
11       Inspector
12       Jameela
13       Jhalak
14       Karwaan
15       Khyber Pass
16       Landa Bazar
17       Lutera
18       Maa Ka Piyar
19       Malang
20       Malen
21       Mamta
22       Meh Khana
23       Paisey
24       Phool aur Kantey
25       Piyar Ki Saza
26       Piyar Na Kar Nadanv
27       Safaid Khoon
28       Shabab
29       Shadi
30       Shatranj
31       Shikari
32       Shukria
33       Tanha
34       Wah Bai Wah
35       Yeh Bhi Aik Kahani

 

Punjabi Films (Status Wise)

 

Super Hit

Super Average Flop
1 Hath Jori Ladli Bharjai

Ik Pardaisi Ik Mutiyar

2 Dachi Pani Mama Jee Jugni
3     Waris Shah Lai Lagg
4       Malang
5       Mera Mahi
6       Sher Di Bachi
7       Walayat Pass

Debuts

Following Artists debut their film career in 1964

Actor

 Azeem in Paisey Changezi in Beti Haroon in Sangam
Irfan Khosat in Wah Bai Wah Kumar in Touba  

 

Actress

 Hina in Khandan Niggo in Ishrat Rozi in Sangam
Saloni in Ghaddar Seema in Meh Khana Talat Siddiqui in Chhoti Behan
Tamanna in Ashiana Tarannam in Maa Ka Piyar  

 

Director

Pervez Malik in Heera Aur Pathar S.A. Hafiz in Touba

 

Singer

Alam Lohar in Lai Lagg

 

Musician

 Karim Shahab-ud-din in Ye Bhi Aik Kahani  Nashad in Meh Khana Nisar Bazmi in Head Constable

 

 

Obituaries

Obituaries – 1964

Actors Singer / Qawal
Abdur Rehman Kabuli(May 28) Prem Nagi (Dec 19)
  Ustad Akbar Khan (Mar 26)
  Ustad Fateh Ali Khan (Mar 12)

 

 

 

 


 

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