J.C. Anand

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Jagdish Chand Anand better known as J.C. Anad[1] (1922 - 1977)[1] was a film producer and distributor from Pakistan.[1] One of the largest distributors within the country, he founded Eveready Pictures in Karachi.

Background[edit]

Anand was born in 1922 in Bhera,[1] Sargodha District, British India. His father was a businessman.[2] His family opted to stay back in Pakistan at the time of Partition in 1947.[2] Indian actress Juhi Chawla is his granddaughter. His son, Satish Anand continues to make films in Pakistan.[3]

Career[edit]

Soon after independence, Anand founded Eveready Pictures to produce and distribute films.

Films[edit]

  • Sassi (1954) - Pakistan's first silver jubilee film (Urdu)[2]
  • Heer (1955)
  • Alam Ara (1959)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Gazdar, Mushtaq, "Pakistan Cinema 1947 - 1997" Karachi: OUP 1997 ISBN 0 19 577817 0 pg 41
  2. ^ a b c Gazdar, Mushtaq, "Pakistan Cinema 1947 - 1997" Karachi: OUP 1997 ISBN 0 19 577817 0 pg 42
  3. ^ http://viiphoto.ning.com/photo/film-distributor-satish-anand