Jaal (1973 film)

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Directed by Iftikhar Khan
Produced by Waheed Murad
Starring Waheed Murad
Shaista Qaiser
Music by Nazeer Ali
Distributed by Film Arts
Release dates
31 August 1973
Running time
approx. 3 hours
Country Pakistan
Language Urdu

Jaal, a 1973 Pakistani Urdu colour film, is a romantic musical film produced by Waheed Murad and directed by Iftikhar Khan. It was the first colour movie that was produced by Waheed Murad. The film was released on 31 August 1973.[1] It starred Waheed Murad, Nisho, Husna, Shaista Qaiser and Nanna. It was the second film of Waheed Murad with Nisho, first being Mulaqat (released during the same year).


Jaal was released by Film Arts on 31 August 1973 on Karachi and Lahore cinemas. The film ran 13 weeks in main cinemas and 39 weeks on other cinemas in Karachi, and proved to be an average hit film of the year. The film completed its consecutive 25 weeks on cinemas and attain the status of 'Silver Jubilee film'.


The music of the film was directed by Nazeer Ali. Songs were written by Khwaja Pervaiz.[2] The songs esp. Dil ki dharkan... became very popular sung by Ahmed Rushdi and Runa Laila:


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