M. Ajmal

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Ajmal Khan
Born
Mohammad Ajmal Qadri

(1910-05-17)17 May 1910
Kandahar, Afghanistan
Died19 June 1988(1988-06-19) (aged 78)
NationalityPakistani
Other namesAjmal, Ajmal Khan
OccupationActor
Years active1937-1988
Known forPlaying the role of Kaido in Heer Ranjha (1970 film)
Relativessee actor Akmal (brother)

Mohammad Ajmal Qadri (popularly known as Ajmal) (17 May 1910 – 19 June 1988) was best known for his role as Kaido in classic Pakistani Punjabi films Heer and then Heer Ranjha (1970 film).[1] This film had super-hit music by music director Khwaja Khurshid Anwar and film song lyrics by Ahmad Rahi.[1] He played the same role in the previously made film Heer (1955 film) in Pakistan which was directed by the veteran film director Nazir Ahmed Khan.

Early life and career[edit]

Ajmal was mostly seen in supporting roles in Pakistani movies. His movies tally is 212 (77 Urdu films and 135 Punjabi films). His first film in Pakistan was Hichkolay (1949). Ajmal (real name Mohammad Ajmal Qadri) was born on 17 May 1910, and died on 19 June 1988, in Lahore. He was the elder brother of Punjabi films lead actor Akmal.

Selected filmography[edit]

Ajmal was introduced in pre-1947 Lahore-made Punjabi film Sohni Mahiwal in 1937.

He started as a villain actor and appeared in big movies like:

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