380 million INR
| 7.1/10 |
Action, Comedy, romance
| 16 October 1998 (1998-10-16)|
Action Film, Comedy, Romance Film
Moammar Rana, Saima Noor, Nargis, Shafqat Cheema, Sana Nawaz
Mehndi Waley Hath, Channa Sachi Muchi, Shareeka
Choorian (1998 film) Wikipedia
Choorian (Punjabi: چوڑیاں meaning "Bangles") is a 1998 Pakistani Punjabi-language action - romance - crime film directed by Syed Noor & produced by Haji Faqir Mohammad. Film stars Moammar Rana and Saima. Choorian is Pakistan’s third highest-grossing domestic film of all-time.
The film has a simple love story. A city boy Bakhtu (Moammar Rana) is sent to live with his uncle back in the village. He soon falls in love with his uncle's older daughter Billo (Saima). Billo is a servant in her own house, and does all the chores which are overseen by Bahar, her stepmother. Bahar treats her like a slave throughout the movie while her two daughters live like queens.
A city boy called Bakhtu (Moammar Rana) goes to live with uncle back in the village. Here he sees Billo (Saima), his uncle's older daughter and falls in love. Terrorised by her stepmother (Bahar) and stepsisters, Billo is forced to serve as a servant in her own home.
Bakhtu declares his love for her, which is not going down well with Bahar, who having seen Bakhtu, wants her own daughter Nargis married to him. On the other hand Nargis is not going to wait for dear mummy, and attempts to win him over with a sizzling dance number in the rain, but fails miserably. Things come to a boiling point when the couple are confronted by Bahar, the situation is ill-handled by Bakhtu who insults his aunt, calling her a churail (a witch) and is thrown out of the house. Bahar who want be insulted in her own home quickly makes arrangements for Billo to marry a local Chaudry.Moammar Rana as BakhtuSaima Noor as BilloMuzaffar AdeebBahar BegumBabar ButtShafqat CheemaSardar KamalAbid KhanIrfan KhoosatNargisAzhar RangeelaDeebaNaghma
Choorian opened in 22 screens across Pakistan and earned a total of ₨200 million in its one-year run. Choorian became the third highest grossing film on 23 November 2013 after record being broken by Waar and Khuda Kay Liye.
In 2008, Choorian was remade in Indian Punjab as Majajan starring Gavie Chahal. This film was appreciated by the audience of Indian Punjab.
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