Badar Munir

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Badar Munir
Born 1940
Madyan, Swat State, British India
(now in Swat, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan)
Died October 2008 (aged 67–68)
Lahore, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actor, film director

Badar Munir (1940 – October 11, 2008) was a Pashtun film star and director. Originally from Madyan[1] in the princely state of Swat, he starred in over 400 Pashto and Urdu films from 1970 to 2002.[2]

Before joining films, Bader Munir used to drive Rikshaw in Karachi streets then he got a job as Tea boy in Waheed Murad's office. He was introduced by Waheed Murad to the film industry in 1970. His first movie was Yousaf Khan Sherbano, with Yasmin Khan as heroine.[1]

Badar Munir has five sons and five daughters. His elder son Syed Munir also worked in Pashto films Da Qudrat Shan, Sa Ba Yad sati, and Zoai da badmash.

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