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Jangloos is an Urdu novel written by author Shaukat Siddiqui.

Plot summary[edit]

The novel tells the story of two prisoners, Lali and Raheem Dad, who escape from jail. The story is set against the backdrop of central Punjab, Pakistan.


The novel was dramatized by PTV in 1989 and was quite popular. However, the drama was not shot til the end of story and was left unfinished. Actually the novel is published in three volumes, of which only the first volume has been dramatized. Total episodes are 18. The cast includes M. Warsi as Lali and Shabbir Jan as Raheem Dad. Among other cast members are Saleem Nasir, Shaguftah Ijaz, Zaheen Tahira, Zahoor Ahmad, Subhani ba Younas, M Yousuf, Ashraf Khan, Tahira Wasti, A. R. Baloch, and Samar Tufail. The play was directed by Kazim Pasha.