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Salgira

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Language  Urdu
Director  Qamar Zaidi
Country  Pakistan
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Release date  14 February 1969

Salgira (Urdu: سالگرہ) (English: Birthday) is an Urdu-language Pakistani black-and-white film released in 1969. It is a melodious love story directed by Qamar Zaidi and produced by Najma Hassan and written by Shams Hanafi. The film cast Waheed Murad, Shamim Ara, Tariq Aziz, Santosh Rissal, Nirala, Nighat Sultana and Talish. Included in the soundtrack are two hits songs, Meri zindagi hai naghma, meri zindagi tarana... and Lay aai phir kahan par qismat hamein kahan se... sung by Noor Jehan.

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Asif Ali Zardari, ex-president of Pakistan, acted as the young protagonist Waheed Murad. This is his only known film as a child actor.

Release

Salgira was released on the Valentines Day in 1969. The film completed 20 weeks at the main cinemas and 61 weeks at the other cinemas of Karachi and thus became a golden jubilee film.

Music

The music of Salgira is composed by Nashad and the lyrics are written by Shevan Rizvi and Taslim Fazli. Playback singers are Noor Jehan, Mehdi Hassan, Irene Parveen and Ahmed Rushdi.

Songography

  • Lay aai phir kahan par qismat hamein kahan se... by Noor Jehan
  • Meri zindgi hai naghma meri zindagi tarana... by Noor Jehan
  • Zulf ko teri ghataon ka... by Mehdi Hassan
  • Lazat-e-soz-e-jiger pooch le perwaney se... by Ahmed Rushdi & Irene Parveen
  • Tere wadey se meri zindagi saji... by Ahmed Rushdi & Irene Parveen
  • Awards

    Salgirah won 2 Nigar Awards in the following categories:

    References

    Salgira Wikipedia


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