1960

Zarif died..
Top class comedian Zarif died by heart attack on October 30. He appeared in all four Punjabi films released in this year. His last released film was "Jamalo" in 1962.

  • Madam Noor Jehan started her career as playback singer with Urdu film "Salma" and Punjabi film "Rani Khan" but Naseem Begum was the most dominating playback singer after her marvelous performance in the melodious film "Saheli", which was the only super hit film of the year.

    Debutants:
    Actors: Salma Mumtaz in Neelofar, Sabira Sultana in Insaaf, Ibrahim Nafees in Raat ke Rahi and Nirala in Aur bhi gham hain.

    Eid Day's:
    (9 Urdu films)
    6 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1379 hijri), Tuesday, March 29, 1960
    6 Urdu: Bhabhi, Watan, Noukri, Gulbadan, Yeh Duniya & Ek thi Maa
    0 Punjabi: -
    3 films on Eid-ul-Azha, Monday, June 6, 1960
    3 Urdu: Alahdin ka Beta, Dil-e-Nadan & Khaiber Mail
    0 Punjabi: -

    OBITUARIES:

    Actors: Sabiha's father Mohmmad Ali Mahiya died on September 27, 1960. (Thanks to Mr. Aqeel Abbas Jafri, Karachi)

    Remarkable Musical Movies
  • Saheli Rahguzar Ayaz
    Salma Mitti dian Murtan Raat ke Rahi
    Rani Khan Sham dhaley
    Saheli
    F & Y Films super hit Urdu Musical film
    Saheli
    Released on: December 23rd, 1960
    Watch movies onlineA big musical film...
    Actors Nayyar Sultana, Darpan, Shamim Ara, Bahar, Aslam Pervez
    Producer F. M. Sardar, S. M. Yousuf
    Director S. M. Yousuf
    Music A. Hameed
    Lyrics Fyaz Hashmi
    Singers Nasim Begum, Salim Raza
    Film songs:
    Ham bhool geye har baat magar tera pyar Naseem Begum
    Mukhre peh Sehra dale, aaje o aane wale Naseem Begum
    Hum ne jo Phool chnne, woh Dil mein chubhe Naseem Begum
    Kahin do Dil jo mil jate, bigarta keya zamane ka Salim Raza,
    Naseem Begum

    Rahguzar
    Evergreen Pictures
    Rahguzar
    (Urdu)
    Released on:
    January 22, 1960
    A musical film...
    Actors Sabiha, Aslam Pervez, Nayyar Sultana, Talish...
    Producer Chodhary Eid Mohammad
    Director Zia Sarhady
    Music Musleh-ud-din
    Lyrics Tanvir Naqvi
    Singers Naheed Niazi, Salim Raza
    Film songs:
    Tujhe pyar aye kisi peh kab, tera jo sittam... Salim Raza

    Firdous films Urdu film
    A Y A Z
    Released on: April 29, 1960
    The film story was about the Great Afghan Conqueror Mehmood Ghaznavi (971-1030) (played by Shahnawaz) and his "servant" and the Governor of Lahore Ayaz (played by Habib)...
    Actors Sabiha Khanum, Habib, Kemal, Nayyar Sultana, Neelo, Nasreen, Zeenat, Reekha, Naeem Hashmi, Sawan, Ilyas Kashmiri and Shahnawaz as Mehmood Gaznavi
    Producer Begum Malik Sharif
    Director Luqman

    Story & Dialogs

    Meerza Adeeb
    Music Khawaja Khursheed Anwar
    Cinematography Nabi Ahmad
    Choreography Ashiq Hussain Samrat
    Lyrics Qateel Shafai, Tanvir Naqvi
    Singers Zubaida Khanum, Naheed Niazi and Iqbal Bano
    Film songs:
    Sallu alai-e-wa-alle-i, jo na hota tera jamal hi Zubaida Khanum
    Naach naach Parwaney, jab tak Shama jaley Kousar Perveen
    Raqs mein hai sara Jehan, aye ga woh... Naheed Niazi
    Shab-e-Mehtab hay, tanhai hay... Iqbal Bano
    A Mahlaqa, a jan-e-wafa, kyun aaj hay too Zubaida Khanum
    Main dil hi dil mein nachun.. Naheed Niazi
    Yeh kon aya hay... Zubiada Khanum
    Mil geya dil ko qarar Naheed Niazi
    Note:
    Qateel Shifai was also signed for the movie and his name is displayed in title of the movie as well, but according to info provided by Khwaja Khurshid Anwar Trust all songs were penned by Tanvir Naqvi.
    (Thanks to Mr. Dr. Bukhari for these additional info)


    Salma
    A. M. Films Urdu film
    Salma
    Released on: Eid-ul-Azha, June 9th, 1960
    A big musical film...
    Actors Yasmin, Ejaz, Bahar, Allauddin, A. Shah
    Producer & Director Ashfaq Malik
    Music Rashid Attre
    Lyrics Tanvir Naqvi
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Salim Raza, Batish
    Film songs:
    Zindgi hai ya kisi ka intezaar Madam Noor Jehan
    Kharri kharri keya soch rahi hai too Salim Raza
    Kali kali raat mein, Bhayya barsat mein Batish

    Film Hayyat Punjabi film
    Mitti dian Murtan
    Released on: October 21, 1960
    A famous musical film...
    Actors Bahar, Aslam Pervez, Nazar, Nighat, Zarif
    Producer Wazir Ali
    Director Riaz Ahmad Raju
    Music G. A. Chishti
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Naheed Niazi, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Fazal Hussain
    Film songs:
    Dillan dian mailian ne Chann jeyan surtan Naheed Niazi
    Dillan dian mailian ne Chann jeyan surtan Fazal Hussain
    Kare na bhrosa koi Duniya de pyar da Inayat Hussain Bhatti

    Montana Films
    Raat ke Rahi
    (Urdu)
    Released on:
    October 28th, 1960
    A big musical film...
    Actors Rehana, Darpan, Shamim Ara, Talish
    Producer Iqbal Shezad
    Director Iqbal Yousuf
    Music A. Hameed
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Zubaida Khanum, Nasim Begum, Salim Raza
    Film songs:
    Teri ulfat mein Sanam, Dil ne buhat Zubaida Khanum
    Ae Badlon ke rahi... Zubaida Khanum
    Kissi se nazar takra geyi... Ahmad Rushdi

    Rani Khan
    Evernew Films
    Rani Khan
    (Urdu)
    Released on:
    November 4th, 1960
    A musical film...
    Actors Husna, Akmal, Laila, Zarif, Nazar, Naghma (as extra), Mazhar Shah
    Producer G. A. Gul
    Director M. J. Rana
    Music G. A. Chishti
    Lyrics Hazeen Qadri
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Naseem Begum, Mala, Zarif
    Film songs:
    Naeen bhulna we tenu naeen bhulna Madam Noor Jehan
    Main Sala Rani Khan da main Sala Zarif

    Cressant Films Urdu film
    Sham dhaley
    Released on: December 16, 1960
    The only film by Santosh Kumar as producer and director and hero...
    Actors Sabiha, Santosh, Rukhsana, Nazar..
    Producer & Director Santosh Kumar
    Music Rasheed Attre
    Lyrics Sufi Tabassum...
    Singers Naseem Begum..
    Film songs:
    So bar Chamman mehka, so bar bahar aayi... Naseem Begum

    Total 40 Released Films
    (Total 38 films from West Pakistan
    and 2 Bengali film from East Pakistan)
    Super hit Urdu films

    1. Saheli
      Nayyar, Shamim Ara, Darpan

    Hit Urdu films
    1. Saltanat
      Sabiha, Santosh, Nazar, Ilyas
    2. Raat ke Rahi
      Rehana, Darpan, Shamim Ara
    3. Daku ki Larki
      Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Allauddin
    4. Salma
      Yasmin, Ejaz, Bahar, Allauddin

    Average Urdu films
    1. Street 77
      Musarrat Nazir, Habib, Neelo
    2. Gulbadan
      Musarrat Nazir, Ejaz, Sheikh Iqbal
    3. Ek thi Maa
      Nayyar Sultana, Sudhir, Bahar
    4. Ayaz
      Sabiha, Habib, Shahnawaz
    5. Alah Din ka Beta
      Neelo, Rattan Kumar, Talish
    6. Dil-e-Nadan
      Musarrat Nazir, Kamal, Shahnawaz
    7. Khaibar Mail
      Neelo, Aslam, Nayyar Sultana
    8. Sham dhaley
      Sabiha, Santosh, Ruskhsana

    Flop Urdu films
    1. Rahguzar
      Sabiha, Aslam, Talish
    2. Clerk
      Musarrat Nazir, Khalil Qaisar
    3. Gharib
      Rukhsana, Salim Nigar
    4. Insaf
      Neelo, Kamall, M. Ismael
    5. Bhabhi
      Shamim Ara, Aslam, Yasmin
    6. Watan
      Musarrat Nazir, Kamaal, Ejaz
    7. Noukri
      Musarrat Nazir, Darpan, Lehri
    8. Yeh Duniya
      Jameela, Talish, Lehri
    9. Izzat
      Shamim Ara, Ejaz, Habib
    10. Hamsafar
      Yasmin, Aslam, Nazar
    11. Shehzadi
      Neelo, Aslam, Rakhshi
    12. Do Ustad
      Shamim Ara, Rattan Kumar, Ilyas
    13. Khan Bhahadur
      Musarrat Nazir, Kamaal, Laila
    14. Aur bhi gham hain
      Jameela, Jaafri, Lehri
    15. Shehbaz
      Yasmin, Aslam, Diljeet Mirza
    16. Zanjeer
      Ragni, Masood, Nazar, Azad
    17. Sahil
      Shammi, Sudhir, Allauddin
    18. Roop Matti Baz Bahadur
      Shamim Ara, Aslam, Talish
    19. Neelofar
      Neelo, Rattan Kumar, Nasira
    20. Laggan
      Husna, Aslam, Yousuf
    21. Manzil
      Neelo, Ejaz, Aslam, Nazar

    Avarage Punjabi films
    1. Behrupia
      Meena, Akmal, Zarif, Mazhar
    2. Mitti dian Murtaan
      Bahar, Aslam, Zarif, Nazar

    Flop Punjabi films
    1. Sohni Kumharan
      Bahar, Aslam, Zarif, Ajmal
    2. Rani Khan
      Husna, Akmal, Nazar, Zarif

    2 Bengali films

    1. Rajdhanir Buke
    2. Aasia