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1953 Films

1953

 

November 6, 1953  Urdu
Lahore

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As previously Shoukat Hussain Rizvi had planned to make Nagina but as he was diverted towards Punjabi films and that project was still pending. So with the help of Crescent films he started Gulnaar with the same script of Nagina. Only the direction was changed as Syed Shoukat Hussain Rizvi planned to direct Nagina but Syed Imtiaz Ali Taj was asked to direct the film. Its music was composed by Master Ghulam Haider who got sick during this period. Lata Mangeshkar invited Master Ghulam Haider for complementary treatment in Bombay but he refused to go there and completed the composition of songs but he died just before the release of Gulnaar. Basically the story of Gulnaar was based on Masnavi Zehr e Ishq so for Masnavi specially Khalil Ahmed was invited from Karachi. In film a Nawabi (Knights of Lakhnow) environment was depicted which made this film not attractive for a common spectator so it got flopped. The failure of Gulnaar made Shoukat very upset , who was expecting another big hit as it had broken his dream of giving a big hit in every year. Few songs of Gulnaar which were able to caught the attention of masses:

Gulnaar was a wonderful movie from direction and production point of view but surprisingly proved a flop film after its release. Gulnaar was picturised in Shahnoor Studio under Crescent Films banner and it was the last movie by Master Ghulam Haider the great musician.

Initially the film was planned as Nagina but subsequently it was renamed as Gulnaar

Concept of the film was derived from book Zehr-e-Ishq written by Deya Shankar. 

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Genre: Drama l Fiction Color: Run Time: NC

Cast

Credited cast:

Noor jahan face Noor Jahan
Santosh Kumar Santosh Kumar
Zarif Zarif
Babbo (Ishrat Sultana)
Azad
 Shoukat Thanvi
Shola
Maya Devi
 Shahana
 Ludan
 Aqeel
Latifi
Qamar Zaidi
 Komal  
image not aval Sibtain
Shiekh Iqbal Sheikh Iqbal 
Shahnawaz

 

Complete credited cast: NC

 

 

Film Details with Crew

Released Date: November 6, 1953
Production: Shahnoor Crescent Films
shoukat Hussain Rizvi presents:-
Producer: Mian Ehsan Rafiq
Director: Imtiaz Ali Taj
Writer / Story / Screenplay:

Imtiaz Ali Taj

Lyrics:

Qateel Shafai
Tanvir Naqvi

Dialogues:

Shoukat Thanvi

Choreography: Ashiq Hussain Samrat
Cinematography:

Raza Mir
Riaz Ahmed

Editor:

Hussain Rizvi

Art Director: Habib Shah
Music: Master Ghulam Haider
Rehman Verma (Assistant)
Singers:

Noor Jahan
Roshan Ara Begum
Fazal Hussain
Khalil Ahmed (Musician)

 

Technical Specifications

Language:

Urdu

Genre:

Drama l Action

Run Time:

NC

Length:

NC

Sound Format:

Analogue l Mono

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

Flat 4:3 

Music

 

Song

Singers

Lyrics

Composed by

1

Bachpan Ki Yaadgaro, Main Tum Ko Dhoondti Hun, Tum Bhi Mujhe Pukaro

Noor Jahan Qateel Shafai Master Ghulam Haider 

2

Gila Hai Aasman Wale, Hamein Teri Khudai Se, Raha Hai Be-Khabar Tu Bhi Hamari Nawai Se

Fazal Hussain Qateel Shafai Master Ghulam Haider 

3

Go Thakane Nahi Hain Hosh-o-Hawas Itna Kehne Ko Hai Bulaya Pas

Noor Jahan, Khalil Ahmed NC Master Ghulam Haider 

4

Idhar Dekhte Hain, Udhar Dekhte Hain, Hai Tera Hi Jalwa, Jidhar Dekhte Hain

Fazal Hussain Tanvir Naqvi Master Ghulam Haider 
5

Le Piyar Bhara Dil Nazrana, Mere Piyare Balam Tujhe Meri Qasam Sun Meri Wafa

Noor Jahan, Khalil Ahmed Qateel Shafai Master Ghulam Haider 

6

Mori Sakhi Ki Payal Baje Chham Chham, Zara Tham Tham Meri Banno Bol

NC Qateel Shafai Master Ghulam Haider 

7

Lo, Chal Diye Wo Hum Ko Tasalli Diye Baghair, Ik Chand chhup Geya Hai, Ujala Kiye Baghair

Noor Jahan Qateel Shafai Master Ghulam Haider 

8

Sakhi Ri Nahi Aaye Ga, Sajnawa Mora, Papi Papiha Gaye

Noor Jahan Tanvir Naqvi Master Ghulam Haider 
9

Tanatum Tanatum, Do Rang Bhare Naino Ki Qasm, Mujhe Teri Jawani Ki Qasam

Roshan Ara Begum   Master Ghulam Haider 
 

These songs are NC

     
10

Barbad Hai Dil weeran Hai Nazar, Ae Raat Zara Tham Tham Ke Guzar

Noor Jahan  Qateel Shafai  Master Ghulam Haider 

11

Kis Zaban Se Karon Zikar Lakhnau Ke biyan Rashak e Fardos

NC  NC  NC 

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Storyline

NC

 

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