Featuring Noor Jehan (who was also the director) and Santosh Kumar in the lead roles, the film was released on April 29, 1950.
The script was by renowned playwright Syed Imtiaz Ali Taj while the musical score was by Feroze Nizami.
In fact, India produces more films than even Hollywood while Pakistan’s film industry is yet to make even a mark in the region.
Affected by the same political change, a number of talented Muslims who have established themselves in Bombay’s (now Mumbai) film circles, moved back to Lahore.Prominent among them were film producer Syed Shaukat Hussain Rizvi, his wife actress and singer Noor Jehan, actress Swarn Lata, actor Nazeer, director W. Ahmad, director Luqman, director Sabtain Fazli, music director Feroze Nizami and music director Khawaja Khursheed Anwar.These creative artists laid the foundation of the Pakistani film industry.Soon afterwards Dhaka (now in Bangladesh) also started emerging as a film-making centre.Its development was supported by the patronage extended by the central development board.
It not only turned out to be a successful movie but was also the first Pakistani film to be a golden jubilee hit by completing a 50 week run in cinema houses.