|Native name Urdu: سلطان راہی|
Name Sultan Rahi
Spouse Naseem Sultan (m. ?–1996)
Years active 1956–1996 (present)
|Full Name Mohammad Sultan Khan|
Born 1938Uttar Pradesh, British India
Alma mater Primary and middle from
Occupation Actor, producer, singer, writer,
Died January 9, 1996, Gujranwala, Pakistan
Children Haider Sultan, Samina Sultan, Saima Sultan
Residence Lahore, Pakistan, Punjab, Pakistan
Movies Maula Jatt, Rangeela, Sher Khan, Qaidi, Athra Puttar
Similar People Mustafa Qureshi, Noor Jehan, Izhar Qazi, Saeed Khan Rangeela, M Ashraf
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Muhammad Sultan Khan, known as Sultan Rahi (Urdu: سلطان راہی), was a Pakistani actor.
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- Life and career
Some of his films include Maula Jatt, Sher Khan, Chan Veryam, Kaley Chore, and The Godfather, Basheeraa and Wehshi Gujjar. He established himself as one of the leading and most successful actors of Pakistani and Punjabi cinema,, and received a reputation as Pakistan's "Clint Eastwood".
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Life and career
Rahi was born in Uttar Pradesh to an Arain tribe during the British Raj. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947 he moved to Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan.
Rahi performed in the stage drama Nadir Shah Durrani in 1955.
He begin his film career in 1959 as a guest actor in the film Baghi. Maula Jatt was released on 11 February 1979 which became his most successful Pakistani film. His other works include Behram Daku (1980), Sher Khan (1981), Sala Sahib and Ghulami (1985).
Rahi appeared in key roles in over 535 films, and was the highest paid Pakistani actor.
On 9 January 1996 he was shot and killed on the main highway in Pakistan known as Grand Trunk Road, near Samanabad Chungi close to Gujranwala. Rahi was on the way from Islamabad to his hometown Lahore with a friend Ahsan — a film director, when late at night his car’s tyre deflated near Samanabad Chungi. They were compelled to stop to change the wheel of the car. Taking advantage of the darkness and deserted surroundings, some bandits approached the vehicle and tried to rob them. When Rahi began resisting, they opened fire, killing him on the spot and injuring his friend.