Andaleeb

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Andaleeb
Andleeb.jpg
Directed by Fareed Ahmed
Produced by Rashid Mukhtar
Written by Salma Kanwal
Starring Waheed Murad
Shabnam
Aliya
Mustafa Qureshi
"Jugnu" Durdana Zareen
Lehri
Ibrahim Nafees
Talish
Music by Nisar Bazmi
Release date
  • 29 August 1969 (1969-08-29)
Running time
180 minutes
Country Pakistan
Language Urdu

Andaleeb is a Pakistani Urdu colour film starring Waheed Murad, Shabnam, Aliya, Lehri, Mustafa Qureshi, Ibrahim Nafees, Talish, "Baby Jugnu" Durdana and many others.[1] The film is a musical love story based on Salma Kanwal's novel. The film was produced by Rashid Mukhtar under the banner of Nigar Pictures. Fareed Ahmed was the director and Nisar Bazmi was the music director of the film. The film became a huge success and for his role in the film, Waheed Murad was awarded the 'Best Actor' Nigar Award of the year.[2] The film ran for 56 weeks continuously in Karachi cinemas and thus became a Golden Jubilee film.

Release

Andaleeb was released on August 29, 1969 at 'Rivoli Cinema' of Karachi by Nigar Pictures. The film became a huge success across the nation and ran continuously for 56 weeks with 20 weeks at the main cinema and thus became the Golden Jubilee film. During the same year Pakistan's first Diamond Jubilee film Zarqa starring Ejaz Durrani was released by Riaz Shahid, which became the best film of the year. Whereas, the 1969 Nigar Award for 'Best Actor' went to Waheed Murad for his outstanding performance in this film Andaleeb (1969).[3]

Music

The music of the film was composed by well-known musician Nisar Bazmi. The song Kuch log rooth kar be lagte hain kitne pyare written by Masroor Anwar was one of his big super-hit songs for 1969. Songs of the film are:

Awards

Andaleeb won 4 Nigar Awards in the following categories:

Category Recipient
Best actor Waheed Murad
Special award Shabnam
Best screenplay Ali Sufian Afaaqi[3]
Best sound editor A. Z. Baig

References

  1. ^ http://www.citwf.com/film15057.htm, Andaleeb (1969) film on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website, Retrieved 13 Sep 2016
  2. ^ http://anisshakur.tripod.com/id31.html, A Tribute to actor Waheed Murad, Retrieved 24 Dec 2015
  3. ^ a b http://www.janubaba.com/c/forum/topic/20869/Lollywood/Nigar_Awards__Complete_History, Waheed Murad wins Best Actor Nigar Award for film Andaleeb (1969) on janubaba.com website, Retrieved 13 Sep 2016
  4. ^ http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0369234/soundtrack?ref_=tt_trv_snd, Soundtrack of film Andleeb (1969) on IMDb website, Retrieved 13 Sep 2016

External links

  • Andaleeb on IMDb, Retrieved 24 Dec 2015


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