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Film director

Dawood Chand

The First Film Director in Pakistan
Dawood Chand - Film director - The First Film Director in Pakistan
Facts on Dawood Chand
Real name Dawood Chand
First film Sassi Punnu (Punjabi - 1939)
First film Teri Yaad (Urdu - 1948)
Active career1938-1975
Life 1907 - 22-05-1975
Born at Kathiawar, Gujarat, India
Language
Profession Film director
Relations

Dawood Chand (or Daud Chand) was director of first Pakistani feature film Teri Yaad, which was released on Eid-ul-Fitr day, August 7, 1948.

He was also film director of Pakistan's first Golden jubilee super hit Urdu film Sassi (1954).

He made 15 films in Pakistan, 11 Urdu and 4 Punjabi. Punjabi film Pulekha (1975) was his last film.

Dawood Chand was a veteran film director and made many films before partition. Sassi Punnu (1938) was his first film and Papiha Ray (1947) was the last released film before partition of India and the formation of Pakistan on August 14, 1947.

Dawood Chand was born in 1907 in Indian state of Gujarat (Kathiawar) and died on May 22, 1975 in Lahore.









Ek Roz
Ek Roz
(1947)
Maha Maya
Maha Maya
(1936)
Champa
Champa
(1945)
Alam Ara
Alam Ara
(1931)

Papi
Papi
(1943)
Hatim Tai
Hatim Tai
(1933)
Tansen
Tansen
(1943)
Mubarak
Mubarak
(1941)



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