Baharo Phool Barsao

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Baharo Phool Barsao (1972 film)
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Film poster of Baharo Phool Barsao
Directed by Mehmood Sadiq
Hassan Tariq
Produced by Mehmood Sadiq
Written by Mehmood Sadiq
Starring Waheed Murad
Rani
Rukhsana
Munawar Zarif
Saiqa
Kamal Irani
Tamanna
Ilyas Kashmiri
Aslam Pervaiz
Sangeeta (guest star)
Music by Nashad
Edited by Ali
Release date
11 August 1972
Running time
approx. 3 hours
Country Pakistan
Language Urdu

Baharo Phool Barsao is a blockbuster 1972 Pakistani Urdu colour film produced and directed by Indian director Mehmood Sadiq (aka M. Sadiq). He had come from India to produce and direct this film, but died halfway through its production. It was completed by the Pakistani film director Hasan Tariq.[1] It cast Waheed Murad, Rani, Rukhsana, Munawar Zarif, Saiqa, Kamal Irani, Tamanna, Ilyas Kashmiri, Aslam Pervaiz and Sangeeta (as guest star). The film is based on India's Lucknow culture.[2]

Film's Release[edit]

Film was released by Sadiq Productions on 11 August 1972 in Pakistani cinemas. The film completed 23 weeks on main cinema and 64 weeks on other cinemas of Karachi and, thus, became a blockbuster Golden Jubilee film of the year. The film was again released in 1983, after Waheed Murad's death, in Lahore's cinemas and it again celebrated Golden Jubilee in its second run, which is a unique record for any Pakistani film.

Music[edit]

The music of the film is composed by Nashad and the songs are written by Shewan Rizvi. Playback singers are Masood Rana, Noor Jehan, Ahmad Rushdi, Mala, Tassawar Khanum, Irene Perveen, and Shaukat Ali. The songs of the film became very popular esp. Mere dil ki hai awaz..., Yeh ghar mera gulshan hai... and Chanda re chanda.... A list of the songs of the film is as follows:

Awards[edit]

Film Baharo Phool Barsao won 4 Nigar Awards in the following categories:[3]

Category Recipient
Best film[3] M. Sadiq
Best script writer M. Sadiq
Best lyricist Shevan Rizvi
Best comedian Munawar Zarif

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://pakfilms.net/movies/details.php?pid=1193, Baharo Phool Barsao (1972) on PAKfilms database website, Retrieved 6 Dec 2016
  2. ^ http://www.citwf.com/film27373.htm, Film cast of 'Baharo Phool Barsao' on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website, Retrieved 6 Dec 2016
  3. ^ a b http://www.janubaba.com/c/forum/topic/20869/Lollywood/Nigar_Awards__Complete_History, Baharo Phool Barsao (1972) won Nigar Awards on janubaba.com website, Retrieved 6 Dec 2016