1977

Aaina achieved an amazing success...
Film Aaina became the first ever film to cross 400 weeks in cinemas in Karachi. Nadeem and Shabnam were totally dominating actors in Urdu films.

  • Due to the political unsatiability in the country only 81 films were released.

    Eid Days:
    (14 films; 6 Urdu, 6 Punjabi, 2 Pashto)
    8 films on Eid-ul-Fittar (1397 hijri) on Friday, September 16
    3 Urdu: Mere Hazoor, Dard & Bharosa
    3 Punjabi: Qanoon, Jabroo & Chor Sipahi
    2 Pashto: Qaidi & Ehsan
    6 films on Eid-ul-Azha (1397 hijri) on Tuesday, November 22
    3 Urdu: Kalu, Baray Mian deevanay & Mohabbat mar nahin sakti
    3 Punjabi: Ghairat di mout, Ajj dian Kurian & Kon sharif kon Badmash

    OBITUARIES:
    Directors: Producer and director J.C.Annand (Sassi fame), director and Walli Sahib
    Producer: Niazi Mailk
    Actor: Sadiq Ali
    Other Artists: Film journalist Ibrahim Jalees were among the people who died in this year.
    Remarkable Musical Movies
  • Aaina Parastish Uff yeh Beevian
    Aashi Shama-e-Mohabbat Ishq Ishq
    Jeera Saeen Mere Hazoor Jabroo
    Pehli Nazar Insaan Susraal
    Ajj dian Kurian Bare Mian deewane Salakhen
    Film Business:
  • This great film was shown in Karachi's cinemas from March 18th, 1977 to January 14th, 1982 (4 years, 9 month and 27 days - total 401 weeks combined, 47 solo weeks at Bambino and 132 at Scala cinema, Karachi). (Thanks to Mr. Syed Bakar, Karachi)
  • Aina combined completed more than 300 weeks but less than 350 weeks in Karachi. This should be in mind that all cinemas are comprises of 800 to 1000 seats for viewers but Scala cinema has only 198 seats. (Thanks to Mr. Waseem Khawar, Saudi Arabia)
    » Read also: Some facts about film records....
  • Actors Shabnam, Nadeem, Rehan, Bahar, Nimmo, Qavi, Zarqa, Hanif, Perveen Bobby, Nasira, Neena, Khalid Saleem Motta
    Producer A.R. Shamsi
    Director Nazrul Islam
    Music Robin Ghosh
    Lyrics Taslim Fazli, Akhtar Yousuf
    Singers Mehdi Hassan, Mehnaz, Nayyara Noor, Akhlaq Ahmad, Alamgir
    Film songs:

    Kabhi main sochta hun kucch na kucch kahun Mehdi Hassan
    Ruthe ho phir tum ko kaise manaun Sayyan Nayyara Noor
    Mujhe Dil se na bhulana, chahe roke yeh zamana Mehdi Hassan
    Mujhe Dil se na bhulana, chahe roke yeh zamana Mehnaz, Alamgir
    Mujhe Dil se na bhulana, chahe roke yeh zamana Nayyara Noor
    Waada karo Saajna, chhu keh mujhe tum abhi Mehnaz, Alamgir
    Haseen Wadion se puchho, pyar karti hain Mehnaz,
    Akhlaq Ahmad

    N.F. Films
    Parastish
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    January 14, 1977
    A melodious film...
    Actors Deeba, Nadeem, Waheed Murad, Mumtaz, Nanha, Khalid Salim Mota, Saqi, Munawar Saeed, Nayyar Sultana
    Producer Nasim Ahamd
    Director Aziz-ul-Hassan
    Music Wajid Ali Nashad
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Mehnaz, Ahmad Rushdi, Rajab Ali
    Film songs:
    Mujhe le chal, yahan se door, un Wadion mein Mehnaz
    Subh-o-shaam, tera naam, honto peh hai... Mehnaz
    .... Rajab Ali, Mehnaz
    Ankhon se tum jana nahin door... Ahmad Rushdi
    Chhor na dena mera saath, Sathi... Mehnaz
    Saathi re, beet na jaye mousam pyar ka... Rajab Ali, Mehnaz

    Zareen Arts Concern
    Uff yeh Beevian
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    February 25th, 1977
    A diamond jubilee musical film .....
    Actors Shabnam, Shahid, Najma, Sabiha Khanum, Nayyar Sultana, Meena Daud, Tamanna, Lehri
    Producer M. Saeed
    Director S. Suleman
    Music M. Ashraf
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Mehdi Hassan, Naheed Akhtar
    Film songs:
    Zinda rahen to kis ki khatir... Mehdi Hassan
    Jis ka khali haath dekhun...Tooti Frooti... Mehdi Hassan
    Too mila pyar mila, hone laga tooroo...rooroo...roo Naheed Akhtar

    Aashi
    Filmsaz Productions
    Aashi
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    Jyly 1st, 1977
    A musical film .....
    Actors Babra Sharif, Shahid, Saiqa, Jamshed Ansari, Ibrahim Nafis, Najma Mehboob, Zahid Khan
    Producer & Director Ali Sufian Afaqi
    Music Nazir Ali
    Lyrics Taslim Fazli
    Singers Naheed Akhtar, Mehnaz, Mala, Ahmad Rushdi, Ghulam Abbas
    Film songs:
    Jane tamanna, kab tak tum na, pyar mera pehchano ge Ghulam Abbas
    Aap ko ham pasand karte hain... Naheed Akhtar
    Pyar kabhi karna na kam, mar jayegi teri Aashi Naheed Akhtar
    Kehne ko hai yeh suhag raat lekan... Ahmad Rushdi

    Shabab Productions
    Shama-e-Mohabbat
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    Jyly 14th, 1977
    A musical film .....
    Actors Shabnam, Shahid, Ghulma Mohayyuddin, Tamanna, Nanha
    Producer & Director Shabab Keranvi
    Music M. Ashraf
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Naheed Akhtar, Mehdi Hassan, Asad Amanat Ali Khan
    Film songs:
    Main chhupa sakon ga kaise tere pyar ko jehan se Mehdi Hassan
    Husn wale buhat yehan honge, aap jaise magar Mehdi Hassan,
    Naheed Akhtar
    Too Sham-e-Mohabbat hai, main hun tera Parwana Asad Amanat Ali
    Mere Mehboob ka aaya hai mohabbat nama Naheed Akthar

    P.N.R. Productions
    Ishq Ishq
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    July 14th, 1977
    A big musical film .....
    Actors Kaveeta, Nadeem, Sangeeta, Ghulam Mohayyuddin, Qavi, Talish
    Producer Tayyab Rizvi
    Director Sangeeta
    Music Kemal Ahamd
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Mehnaz, Mehdi Hassan
    Film songs:
    Ishq sacha hai to phir waada nibhana hoga Mehdi Hassan
    Ishq sacha hai to phir waada nibhana hoga Mehnaz
    Nainaa re Nainaa, tum hi bure Mehdi Hassan

    Allah Wala Productions
    Jeera Saeen
    (Punjabi)
    Released on:
    Jyly 21st, 1977
    A musical film .....
    Actors Najma, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi, Adeeb
    Producer Malik Mohammad Ali
    Director Younis Malik
    Music Tafoo
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Masood Rana
    Film songs:
    Tussi sarian Maanwan Bhainaa, ik Kuri noo chhad ke Masood Rana
    We main naar badami rang di Madam Noor Jehan

    Waraich Productions
    Mere Hazoor
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Fittar,
    September 16th, 1977
    Watch Movies OnlineA musical film .....
    Actors Shabnam, Shahid, Najma, Sabiha Khanum, Santosh
    Producer A. Hassan
    Director Saeed Suleman
    Music M. Ashraf
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hassan
    Film songs:
    Hamari sanson mein aaj tak woh Hina ki khushbu Madam Noor Jehan
    Hamari sanson mein aaj tak woh Hina ki khushbu Mehdi Hassan

    Qazi Films
    Jabroo
    (Punjabi - Colour)
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Fittar,
    September 16th, 1977
    A musical film .....
    Actors Mumtaz, Yousuf Khan, Mustafa Qureshi, Rangeela, Afzaal
    Producer Qazi Jahangir
    Director Waheed Daar
    Music Inayat Hussain
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Naheed Akhtar, Mehnaz, Masood Rana, Rajab Ali
    Film songs:
    Ud janiye hawaye meri Chunni na ura Madam Noor Jehan
    Haq La-elaha-illalah, too samne aake naeen disda Masood Rana, Rajab Ali

    Daar Brothers
    Pehli Nazar
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    October 6, 1977
    A musical film...
    Actors Mohammad Ali, Nadeem, Babra Sharif, Asiya, Masood Akhtar, Afzaal
    Nazar, Chakram, Taya Barkat, Asha Posley, Saqi, Nasrullah Butt, Mustafa Tind, Tahira, Seema, Meena Daud
    Producer & Director Aslam Daar
    Story & Dialogs Aziz Merathi
    Music Master Inayat Hussain
    Lyrics Qateel Shafai
    Singers Madam Noor Jehan, Mala, Mehnaz, Naheed Akhtar, Mehdi Hassan, Ahmad Rushdi, Ghulam Abbas
    Film songs:
    Duniya kab chup rehti hai, kehne de jo kehti hai Madam Noor Jehan
    Chham chham mori baje Paylia... Madam Noor Jehan
    ... Ghulam Abbas, Mehnaz
    Sajna re... Mala, Ahmad Rushdi
    Too ne aane mein der laga di, ja ve tera... Mehnaz
    ... Ghulam Abbas,
    Naheed Akhtar
    Sajna re, kyun bheege tore Nain... Madam Noor Jehan
    A jan-e-tamanna, tera charcha na karen ge... Mehdi Hassann

    Insaan
    Kamyab Pictures
    Insaan
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    October 21th, 1977
    A film with nine music director's..
    Actors Babra Sharif, Shahid, Badar Munir, Nimmi, Nazli, Kemal Irani, Sajjad Kishwar, Khalid Salim Mota, Ilyas Kashmiri
    Producer Aslam Chodhary
    Director Masood Pervez
    Music director's Khawaja Khurshid Anwar, Master Inayat Hussain, Safdar Hussain, A. Hameed, Musle-ud-din, Master Abdullah, Nashad, Nazir Ali, Kemal Ahmad
    Lyrics Qateel Shafai, Fyaz Hashmi, Masroor Anwar, Taslim Fazli, Saeed Geelani
    Singers Mehnaz
    Film songs:
    Chali ray, main na rukun gi kain..
    (Music: Safdar Hussain, poet: Fyaz Hashmi)
    Mehnaz
    Raat ko jab barf pigalti hay..
    (Music: Kemal Ahmad, Poet: Taslim Fazli)
    Mehnaz
    Sanso mein phool khilay, rashk-e-bahar mila..
    (Music: Master Inayat Hussain, Poet: Qateel Shafai)
    Mehnaz
    Na koi waada hua, na koi iqrar hua..
    (Music: Khawaja Khurshid Anwar, Poet: Qateel Shafai)
    Mehnaz
    O Sitamgar, mohabbat saza ho geyi..
    (Music: Nashad, Poet: Saeed Geelani)
    Mehnaz
    Jan-e-man, teray aanay say jhoom uthi dil ki dharkan..
    (Music: A. Hameed, Poet: Masroor Anwar)
    Mehnaz
    Be-hoshi kay aalam mein ..
    (Music: Naziar Ali, Poet: Taslim Fazli)
    Mehnaz
    ...
    (Music: Musle-ud-din, Poet: ?)
    Mehnaz
    ...
    (Music: Master Abdullah, Poet: ?)
    Mehnaz


    Nazar Art Productions
    Susraal
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    October 28th, 1977
    A big comedy and musical film...
    Actors Sangeeta, Shahid, Kaveeta, Usman Peerzada, Tamanna, Nanha
    Producer A. Hameed
    Director Nazar Shabab
    Music M. Ashraf
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Mehdi Hassan, Naheed Akhtar
    Film songs:
    Bhande kali karalo, purane nawen bana lo (1) Mehdi Hassan
    Bhande kali karalo, purane nawen bana lo (2) Mehdi Hassan
    Sofean te beh ke Juice peen waliye Mehdi Hassan
    Woh kehte hain Dunia mein pyar bari cheez hai Mehdi Hassan
    Ham mein tum, tum mein ham, gum ho geye Mehdi Hassan,
    Naheed Akhtar

    Daar Brothers
    Bare Mian Deewane
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Azha,
    November 22nd, 1977
    A comedy and musical film...
    Actors Asiya, Nadeem, Nimmi, Nanha, Khalid Salim Mota and Talish
    Producer & Director Aslam Daar
    Music Kemal Ahamd
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Ahmad Rushdi, Mehnaz
    Film songs:
    Aaj mila hai mujh ko aakhri chance...Let Me Dance... Ahmad Rushdi
    Ik Panchhi aur ik Perdesi... Mehnaz

    Kemal Films
    Ajj dian Kurian
    (Punjabi - Colour)
    Released on:
    Eid-ul-Azha,
    November 22nd, 1977
    Second episodes of a three parts film...
    Actors Neelo, Kemal, Nisho, Najma, Badar Munir, Ali Ejaz, Mansoor, Aurangzeb, Nazim, Jamshed Ansari, Saiqa, Naveen Tajak, Khanum, Farzana, Rangeela, Munawar Saeed, Ilyas Kashmiri
    Producer & Diretor Kemal
    Music Wajahat Attre
    Lyrics ...
    Singers Naheed Akhtar, Mehnaz, Ahmad Rushdi, Masood Rana, A. Nayyar
    Film songs:
    Kalian na jana sade naal naal chalo jee
    Bura a zamana, sade naal naal chalo jee
    Naheed Akhtar, Mehnaz
    Thandi thandi rut te kanware mar jan ge
    Takya na tussan te wachare mar jan ge
    A. Nayyar,
    Masood Rana

    Noorani Pictures
    Salakhen
    (Urdu - Colour)
    Released on:
    December 23rd, 1977
    Watch Movies OnlineA big film .....
    Actors Babra Sharif, Mohammad Ali, Ghulam Mohayyuddin, Nanha, Qavi, Afzaal, Talish
    Producer Tariq Masood Qureshi
    Director Hassan Askari
    Music Kemal Ahmad
    Lyrics ---
    Singers Mehnaz, Mehdi Hassan, A. Nayyar, Asad Amanat Ali Khan
    Film songs:
    Tere mere pyar ka aisa nata hai Mehdi Hassan
    Tere mere pyar ka aisa nata hai Mehnaz
    Pyar ka matlab nahin samjhati... Mehdi Hassan
    .... Mehnaz, A. Nayyar
    .... Asad Amanat Ali



    Total 81 Released Films
    Super hit Urdu films
    1. Uff yeh Beevian
      Shabnam, Shahid, Najma
    2. Aaina
      Shabnam, Nadeem, Rehan
    3. Bharosa
      Zeba, Mohammad Ali, Nanha
    4. Salakhen
      Babra, Modh Ali, Gullu

    Hit Urdu films
    1. Mohabbat ek kahani
      Kaveeta, Nadeem, Nanha
    2. Sargent
      Najma, Asif, Mustafa Qureshi
    3. Susraal
      Sangeeta, Shahid, Nanha
    4. Teesri Qasm
      Musarrat Shaheen, Asif Khan
    5. Mehman
      Babra, Rahat Kazmi
    6. Shama-e-Mohabbat
      Shabnam, Shahid, Gullu

    Average Urdu films
    1. Beti
      Babra, Shahid, Habib
    2. Bare Mian Deewane
      Asiya, Nadeem, Talish
    3. Begum Jan
      Rani, Shahid, Bindia
    4. Ishq Ishq
      Kaveeta, Nadeem, Sangeeta
    5. Black Cat
      Musarrat Shaheen, Shahid, Naghma
    6. Aamna Samna
      Najma, Shahid, Nisho
    7. Jasoos
      Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi
    8. Pyar ka waada
      Babra, Shahid, Saiqa
    9. Tipu Sultan
      Ruhi Bano, Mohammad Ali
    10. Goonj
      Najma, Shahid, Gullu
    11. Apne hue paraye
      Mumtaz, Waheed Murad, Ali

    Flop Urdu films
    1. Awara
      Mumtaz, Shahid, ILyas
    2. Parstish
      Deeba, Nadeem, Waheed
    3. Qattal ke baad
      Deeba, Badar Munir, Nimmi
    4. April Fool
      Asiya, Aurangzeb, Ejaz
    5. Gora Kala
      Nisho, Nadeem, Qavi
    6. Aashi
      Babra, Shahid, Nanha
    7. Sangum
      Shabnam, Nadeem, Lehri
    8. Cheekh
      Shehnaz, Badar Munir, Asif
    9. Sholay peh Shola
      Nimmi, Talat Iqbal
    10. Mere Hazoor
      Shabnam, Shahid, Sabiha
    11. Dard
      Babra Sharif, Nadeem
    12. Yadon ki Barat
      Nimmi, Asif, Bindia
    13. Jawani Deewani
      Babra Sharif, Shahid
    14. Pehli nazar
      Babra, Modh Ali, Nadeem
    15. Insaan
      Babra, Shahid, Badar Munir
    16. Jeenay ki rah
      Mumtaz, Sudhir, Mohammad Ali
    17. Shaheen
      Mumtaz, Sultan Rahi
    18. Neya Suraj
      Shabnam, Mohammad Ali
    19. Roti, Kapra aur Insaan
      Deeba, Mohammad Ali, Kaifee
    20. Kalu
      Rani, Mohammad Ali, Shahid
    21. Mohabbat mar nahin sakti
      Deeba, Nadeem, Qavi

    Super hit Punjabi films
    1. Dada
      Najma, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi
    2. Do Chor
      Najma, Sudhir, Badar Munir
    3. Lahori Badshah
      Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Shahid
    4. Jabroo
      Mumtaz, Yousuf, Mustafa Qureshi
    5. Qanoon
      Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi
    6. Jeera Saeen
      Najma, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi

    Hit Punjabi films
    1. Dildar sadqe
      Asiya, Iqbal Hassan, Najma
    2. Tinn Badshah
      Najma, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi
    3. Danka
      Neelo, Iqbal Hassan, Nimmo
    4. Chor Sipahi
      Najma, Yousuf, Mustafa Qureshi
    5. Begunah
      Asiya, Aurangzeb, Rangeela
    6. Suha Jora
      Najma, Iqbal Hassan, Mustafa Qureshi
    7. Ajj dian Kurian
      Neelo, Najma, Kemal
    8. Kon Sharif kon Badmuash
      M.Shaheen, Sultan Rahi, Asif

    Average Punjabi films
    1. Akhri Medan
      Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Mustafa Qureshi
    2. Faraad
      Asiya, Yousuf, Iqbal Hassan
    3. Dosti te Dushmani
      Musarrat S., Sultan Rahi
    4. Akhri Muqabala
      Najma, Sultan Rahi, Akbar
    5. Baghi te Qanoon
      Asiya, Asif, Mustafa Qureshi

    Flop Punjabi films
    1. Dharti lahu mangdi
      Asiya, Yousuf, Deeba
    2. Malikzada
      Neelo, Iqbal Hassan
    3. Tera vi jawab naeen
      Neelo, Iqbal Hassan, Mustafa Qureshi
    4. Jurm main keeta si
      Neelo, Sudhir, S.Rahi
    5. Puttar te Qanoon
      Naghma, Iqbal Hassan, Sawan
    6. Sadqe teri mout toon
      Neelo, Bhatti, Sultan Rahi
    7. Inteqam di Agg
      Aliya, Sultan Rahi, Shahid
    8. Haji Khokhar
      Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Talish
    9. Sher Babbar
      Aliya, Sultan Rahi, Iqbal Hassan
    10. Ghairat di mout
      Asiya, Sultan Rahi, Iqbal Hassan
    11. Mere Badshah
      Neelo, Sultan Rahi, Bahar
    12. Khamosh
      Aliya, Sultan Rahi, Afzaal
    13. Himmat
      Asiya, Iqbal Hassan, Kaifee
    14. Akhri Goli
      Neelo, Yousuf, Mustafa Qureshi

    Flop Sindhi films
    1. Rutt ain Ajrak
      Chakori, Mushtaq Changezi

    Average Pashto film
    1. Ehsan
      Shenaz, Bedar Bakht
    2. Shoghlay
      Nimmi, Talat Iqbal

    Flop Pashto film
    1. Sheeno
      Yasmin, Rabb Nawaz, Amman
    2. Qaidi
      Naadra, Bedar Bakht
    3. Dameena Dameena
      Yasmin Khan, Badar Munir