Mpaop

Motion Pictures Archive of Pakistan

1976

 

Showbiz Highlights of 1976

Demise of Legend artist – Munawar Zarif

Munawar Zarif who started his film career from a Punjabi film Dandian in 1961 and got a breakthrough in the film Hath Jori in 1964. After a film career as a comedian, he became a film actor, first as side-hero in film Pardey mein rehney do (1968) and then in the title roles and hero in the same year Banarsi Thugg (1973) and Jeera Blade (1973). He was awarded the Nigar Award on his outstanding performance in Baharo Phool Barsao (1972), Zeenat (1975) and Ishaq Deewana. He appeared in more than 300 films in just 16 years from 1961-76. He was also famous for his Ad-Lib dialogue delivery. According to former film director M. Akram the famuos director that Often Munawar Zarif improvised so much that his fellow actors would have trouble keeping up with him.

 

Hammal-o-Mahgang – First Film in Balochi Language

In 1976, Hammal-o-Mahgang was the only film which was produced in Balochi language; the film was though completed and was cleared by censor board but could be released due to some technical reasons. Anwar Iqbal (Ptv Karachi actor) and A. R. Baloch played the lead role in the film. The press show of the film was projected on Bambino cinema screen. Now after laps of thirty eight years Anwar Iqbal finally managed to release the film on Balochi TV channel Wish. The film is based on a true story of Qalat state which was pen downed by Syed Zahoor Shah Hashmi and directed by Aslam Baloch, music composed by Fateh Muhammad. One of film song “Nai sah wah wich rawa”, which was sung by Ishrat Jahan and Wali Muhammad and it was written by Atta Shad who died on February 13, 1997. Anita Gul, Anwar Iqbal, Noor Muhammad Lashari, Shakil Lasi, Mehmood Lasi, Muhammad Hussain Madari, Dear Asghar Nadir Shah Adil and A. R. Baloch were in main cast of the film. Mpaop wishes the best of luck to Anwar Iqbal.

 

 

Summary of Films released in 1976

112 films were released in 1976, summary is as follow:-

Language Super Hit Super Average Flop Total
Urdu

 11  5 26  48 
Punjabi

3 4 43 56
 Pashto

 –

5 5
Sindhi

2 2

English

1 1
Total

12

14 9 77 112

 

 

 

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Films Released in 1976 (Alphabetical)

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Urdu

Punjabi Pashto Sindhi English
1

Aag Aur Ansoo

Ajj Da Badmash Da Zoye Meena Ajj Taan Bhakar Payun Beyond The Last Mountain
2

Aaj Aur Kall

Ajj Di Taza Khabar Da Meeney Aur Rutt Ja Rand  
3

Aap Ka Khadam

Akh Lari Bado Badi Haibat Khan    
4

Ansoo Aur Sholey

Akhhar Inteqam Lambey    
5

An Data

Anjam Kafirstan    
6

Anokhi

Ayash      
7

Aulad

Bad Tameez      
8

Aurat Aik Paheli

Baghawat      
9

Daagh

Baghi Te Farangi      
10

Daman Ki Aag

Billa Babbar Sher      
11

Deewar

Charagh Bahadar      
12

Dekha Jaye Ga

Chitra Te Shera      
13

Dharkan

Chor Nu Moor      
14

Do Ansoo

Club Dancer      
15

Dushmani

Dara      
16

Goonj Uthi Shehnai

Do Dushman      
17

Insan Aur Farishta

Dukki Tikki      
18

Insaniyat

Gama B.A.      
19

Inteqam Ke Sholay

Gangu Puttar Maa Da      
20

Jeo Aur Jeeney Do

Ghairat      
21

Kharidar

Hashar Nashar      
22

Koshish

Hukam Da Ghulam      
23

Mehboob Mera Mastana

Jagga Gujjar      
24

Mohabbat Aur Dosti

Jahangira      
25

Mohabbat Aur Mehngai

Jano Kapatti      
26

Moom Ki Guriya

Jatt Kuriyan Tu Darda      
27

Mujrim Kon

Jawan Te Medan      
28

Mujhey Galey Laga Lo

Jor Barabar Da      
29

Musafar

Khofnak      
30

Naag Aur Nagan

Kil Kil Mera Naa      
31

Nasheman

Kothe Tapni      
32

Phool Aur Sholay

License      
33

Raja Jani

Maa Sadqey      
34

Rastey Ka Pathar

Maan Jawani Da      
35

Sachai

Mafroor      
36

Sazish

Mout Khed Jawana Di      
37

Seyyan Anari

Pathar Te Moti      
38

Shabana

Pindiwal      
39

Society Girl

Piyar Kadey Nai Marda      
40

Surreya Bhopali

Reshma Te Shera      
41

Tallaq

Sanjhi Ghairat Yaaran Di      
42

Talash

Shagna Di Mehndi      
43

Taqdeer Kahan Le Aai

Shehzor      
44

Waada

Shera Te Babbra      
45

Waqt

Sohni Mehinwal      
46

Zaib-u-Nisa

Thaggan De Thagg      
47

Zaroorat

Tinn Yar      
48

Zubaida

Toofan      
49   Truck Driver      
50   Ultimatum      
51   Ustad Shagird      
52   Wardat      
53   Warrant      
54   Yaar Da Sehra      
55   Yarana      
56   Zindabad      
           

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Films released in 1976 (Status Wise)

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Urdu Films – 1976 (Status Wise)
  Super Hit Super Average Flop
1 Aaj Aur Kall Aurat Aik Paheli Ansoo Aur Sholey Aag Aur Ansoo
2 An Data Dekha Jaye Ga Goonj Uthi Shehnai Aap Ka Khadam
3 Mohabbat Aur Mehngai Inteqam Ke Sholay Insan Aur Farishta

Anokhi

4 Shabana Koshish Naag Aur Nagan

Aulad

5 Society Girl Mohabbat Aur Dosti Tallaq

Daagh

6

Talash

Mujhey Galey Laga Lo   Daman Ki Aag
7   Phool Aur Sholay  

Deewar

8  

Sachai

  Dharkan
9  

Sazish

  Do Ansoo
10   Seyyan Anari  

Dushmani

11   Waqt  

Insaniyat

12       Jeo Aur Jeeney Do
13       Kharidar
14       Mehboob Mera Mastana
15       Moom Ki Guriya
16       Mujrim Kon
17      

Musafar

18       Nasheman
19       Raja Jani
20       Rastey Ka Pathar
21       Surreya Bhopali
22       Taqdeer Kahan Le Aai
23      

Waada

24      

Zaib-u-Nisa

25       Zaroorat
26       Zubaida
         

Punjabi Films – 1976 (Status Wise)

  Super Hit Super Average Flop
1 Hashar Nashar Baghawat Ajj Da Badmash Ajj Di Taza Khabar
2 Jagga Gujjar Baghi Te Farangi

Anjam

Akh Lari Bado Badi
3 Jatt Kuriyan Tu Darda Shagna Di Mehndi Sanjhi Ghairat Yaaran Di Akhhar
4 License   Ultimatum

Ayash

5 Toofan    

Bad Tameez

6 Warrant     Billa Babbar Sher
7       Charagh Bahadar
8       Chitra Te Shera
9       Chor Nu Moor
10       Club Dancer
11      

Dara

12       Do Dushman
13       Dukki Tikki
14       Gama B.A.
15       Gangu Puttar Maa Da
16      

Ghairat

17       Hukam Da Ghulam
18       Jahangira
19       Jano Kapatti
20       Jawan Te Medan
21       Jor Barabar Da
22       Khofnak
23       Kil Kil Mera Naa
24       Kothe Tapni
25       Maa Sadqey
26       Maan Jawani Da
27      

Mafroor

28       Mout Khed Jawana Di
29       Pathar Te Moti
30       Pindiwal
31       Piyar Kadey Nai Marda
32       Reshma Te Shera
33       Shehzor
34       Shera Te Babbra
35       Sohni Mehinwal
36       Thaggan De Thagg
37       Tinn Yar
38       Truck Driver
39       Ustad Shagird
40       Wardat
41       Yaar Da Sehra
42      

Yarana

43       Zindabad
         

Pashto Films – 1976 (Status Wise)

  Super Hit Super Average Flop
1       Da Zoye Meena
2       Da Meeney Aur
3       Haibat Khan
4       Inteqam Lambey
5       Kafirstan
         

Sindhi Films – 1976 (Status Wise)

  Super Hit Super Average Flop
1       Ajj Taan Bhakar Payun
2       Rutt Ja Rand
         

English Films – 1976 (Status Wise)

  Super Hit Super Average Flop
1       Beyond The Last Mountain
         
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Lead Artists – 1976

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Best Films of 1976

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Debut Films – 1976

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Obituaries – 1976

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