Heer (1955 film)

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Heer (1955 film)
Directed by Nazir[1]
Produced by J.C. Anand[1]
Screenplay by Baba Alam Siahposh
Based on Heer poetry book
by Waris Shah- an epic love story of Punjab
Starring Swaran Lata[1]
Inayat Hussain Bhatti[1]
Zeenat Begum
M. Ajmal
Imdad Husain
Music by Safdar Hussain[1]
Distributed by Eveready Pictures
Release date
  • October 28, 1955 (1955-10-28)
Country Pakistan
Language Punjabi

Heer (Punjabi: ھیر) is a 1955 Punjabi film directed by Nazir,[2] [3] starring Swaran Lata and Inayat Hussain Bhatti in title roles. The movie is based on the famous Heer poetry book, written by Waris Shah in the 18th century about the love story between Heer and her lover Ranjha.


Actor/Actress Roles
Swaran Lata Heer
Inayat Hussain Bhatti Ranjha
Rekha Malki (Heer's mother)
M. Ajmal[3] Kaido (Heer's uncle)
Nazar Saida Khera (Heer's husband)
Zeenat Begum Sehti (Saida's sister)
Imdad Husain Bhangi

Music and super-hit film songs of this film[edit]

The music is composed by Safdar Husain with playback singers, Inayat Hussain Bhatti, Munawar Sultana, Imdad Husain and Zubaida Khanum.

  • "Dhole Diley Da Jani Ajay Nahin Aaya" Sung by Zubaida Khanum, lyrics by Baba Alam Siaposh and music of Safdar Hussain
  • "Assaan Jaan Kay Meet Lai Akhh Wey" Sung by Zubaida Khanum, lyrics by Baba Alam Siaposh
  • "Hun Beerrian Nuun Kar Ley Bund Ni, Khulla Chhagga Paan Waliay" Sung by Inayat Hussain Bhatti and others, a Banghra song, lyrics by Hazin Qadri and music by Safdar Hussain[3]
  • "Sahnun Sajana Dey Milney Di Taang Aei" Sung by Inayat Hussain Bhatti, lyrics by Hazin Qadri
  • "Akhhaan Millian Gulabi Nainaan Naal Ji" Sung by Zubaida Khanum, lyrics by Hazin Qadri, music by Safdar Hussain[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e Heer (1955 film) on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website Retrieved 22 December 2017
  2. ^ Heer (1955) on IMDb Retrieved 22 December 2017
  3. ^ a b c [1] Film Heer (1955) on PAKfilms website, Retrieved 22 December 2017
  4. ^ Soundtracks of film Heer (1955) on IMDb website Retrieved 22 December 2017