Allauddin (Pakistani actor)

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Allauddin
Born
Allauddin Butt

2 February 1920
Died13 May 1983(1983-05-13) (aged 63)
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
OccupationFilm Actor
Years active1943 – 1983
Children3 sons and 4 daughters 2sons died one in accident and one died by going in to a couma 1son is a retired army cournel 4 daughters are married
AwardsNigar Awards in 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1968, 1980
Special Nigar Award for Badnaam (1966 film)

Allauddin Butt, better known as simply Allauddin (Urdu: علاءُ الدین‎), (2 February 1920 – 13 May 1983) was a Pakistani actor who worked in Pakistani Lollywood movies.[1][2][3] His film career spanned over 4 decades.[1]

Early life and career[edit]

Allauddin Butt was born in Rawalpindi, Punjab, British India in 1923. He was born into a Kashmiri family.[1][3] Initially wanting to be a singer, and trained as a musician who frequented the likes of Ustad Alla Rakha in Bombay, the noted tabla player.[3] Then he met the veteran producer/director A. R. Kardar in Bombay who was originally from Lahore. A. R. Kardar encouraged him to try the film world and introduced him to some film personalities. When Allauddin turned to acting, he was one of the very few Pakistani film actors who mostly acted as a villain, comedian and only sometimes as a lead actor in his films.[1] Allauddin was the older brother and mentor of Pakistani film director Riaz Ahmad 'Raju' who was active in the Pakistani film industry in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.[1]

Filmography[edit]

  • 1940 Prem Nagar (Allauddin appeared in a minor role as a singer)[3]
  • 1941 Kurmai (A Punjabi-language film)[3]
  • 1942 Nai Duniya[3]
  • 1943 Sanjog[3]
  • 1948 Mela[1]
  • 1951 Ghairat
  • 1952 Bheegee Palkain
  • 1953 Shehri Babu, Tarap
  • 1954 Deevar, Raat Ki Baat and Mujrim
  • 1955 Pattan, Paatay Khan, Mehfil and Khizan Ke Baad
  • 1956 Dulla Bhatti, Peengan, Mirza Sahiban, Wehshi, Baghi[1]
  • 1957 Ishq-e-Laila, Raaz, Bara Aadmi, Sardar, Palkaan, Waada[1]
  • 1958 Lakhpati, Mukhra, Hasrat, Chhoomantar, Bharosa, Darbar, Aakhri Nishan[1]
  • 1959 Tairey Baghair, Neend, Jaidad, Jhoomar, Kartar Singh,[1] Gulshan, Koel, Raaz
  • 1960 Salma, Saheli, Dakoo Ki Larki
  • 1961 Mangol, Bara Bajay, Teen Phool, Farishta
  • 1962 Shake Hand, Shaheed,[1] Mehtab, Banjaran, Susral, Barsaat Mein, Azra[3]
  • 1963 Qanoon, Maa Ke Aansoo, Tees Mar Khan, Sameera[3]
  • 1964 Ishrat, Jhalak, Farangi, Ik Pardaisi Ik Mutiyar, Aurat Ka Pyar, Malang, Lai Lagg[2]
  • 1965 Had Haram, Phanney Khan, Chhoti Si Dunya, Tere Sheher Mein, Ik Si Chor, Zameen[2]
  • 1966 Mr. Allah Ditta, Insaan, Laddo, Badnaam,[1] Nizam Lohar, Naghma-e-Sehra, Kohinoor, Abba Ji, Janj, Sarhad, Un Parh
  • 1967 Yaar Maar, Jigri Yaar, Yateem, Dil Da Jani, Chacha Ji, Elan
  • 1968 Mehndi, Bau Ji, Chalbaaz, Ghar Pyara Ghar, Panj Darya, Chan Choudhvin Da, Jaggbeeti, Jumma Janj Naal, Janab-e-Aali, Maa Baap
  • 1969 Choudhween Sadi, Yamla Jat, Zarqa[1]
  • 1970 Kousar, Anjan, Darinda, Sajjan Beli, Ali Baba Chalis Chor, Sayyan, Rangu Jat, Sajna Duur Daya
  • 1971 Bazigar, Jalte Soraj ke Neeche, Yeh Aman, Sher Puttar, Sohna Puttar, Banda Bashar, Bazigar
  • 1972 Umrao Jaan Ada,[1] Ghairat Te Qanoon, Khalish, Insan Ik Tamasha, Yar Nibhande Yaarian, Do Rangeelay[2]
  • 1973 Anmol, Daaman aur Chingari, Sohna Veer, Ik Madari, Jithe Vagdi A Ravi
  • 1974 Qatil Te Mafroor, Aina Aur Soorat, Harfan Moula, Namak Haram, Jawab Do, Laila Majnoo, Khanan Dey Khan Parohney, Nasha Jawani Da, Qismat, Dushman, Deedar, Shama
  • 1975 Dhan Jigra Maa Da, Sultana Daku, Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat, Doghla, Be-Misaal
  • 1976 Talash, Insan Aur Farishta, Deevar, Aurat Aik Paheli, Aulad, Waada, Sachai, Ankh Lari Badobadi, Zaroorat, Surayya Bhopali
  • 1977 Kaaloo, Kora Kaghaz
  • 1978 Amber, Inqalab, Puttar Phaney Khan Da
  • 1979 Dubai Chalo
  • 1980 Bandish, Behram Daku, Hanstey Aansoo, Farishta,
  • 1981 Tangey Wali, Mohabbat Aur Majboori
  • 1983 Aaj Ki Raat, Heera Aur Pathar, Wadda Khan
  • 1985 Angara
  • 1986 Yeh Adam
  • 1990 Dushmani[1]

Awards and recognition[edit]

  • Nigar Awards for Best Supporting Actor (he received this award for 7 different years in his career) – 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1963, 1968, 1980[4]
  • Nigar Award - Special Award from Nigar Awards, for Badnaam (1966 film)[5]

Death[edit]

Allauddin died on 13 May 1983 at age 63.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p 33rd death anniversary of film actor Allauddin observed The News International (newspaper), Published 13 May 2016, Retrieved 17 February 2020
  2. ^ a b c d Allauddin filmography on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website Retrieved 17 February 2020
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "The most versatile film actor of the subcontinent". 1 March 2015. Archived from the original on 29 June 2018. Retrieved 17 February 2020.
  4. ^ Allauddin's Nigar Award in 1968 on cineplot.com website Retrieved 18 February 2020
  5. ^ Allauddin's 'Special Nigar Award' in 1966 on cineplot.com website Retrieved 18 February 2020

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