Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat

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Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat
Directed byShabab Keranvi
Produced byA. Hameed
Screenplay byShabab Keranvi
Story byfilm story adapted for this film by Shabab Keranvi
Music byM Ashraf
CinematographySadiq Moti
Release date
  • 6 August 1975 (1975-08-06)

Mere Naam Hai Mohabaat (Urdu: میرا نام ہے محبت‎) is a 1975 Pakistani romantic drama film. It won the Nigar Award in 1975 for Best Film of the Year. The film was also released in China and became successful there.[1]

Babra Sharif rose to become one of the most popular actresses of Pakistani cinema for almost two decades following the success of this film.[2][3]

Plot summary[edit]

This film's story is based upon the famous romance novel 'Love Story' by the American writer Erich Segal. There was an American movie by the same name Love Story (1970) starring actress Ali MacGraw and actor Ryan O'Neal. Another source says the film was inspired by a Chinese folk story.[1] This Pakistani film Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat (1975) introduced 2 new faces to the Pakistani silver screen, actor Ghulam Mohiuddin and actress Babra Sharif, propelling them into stardom due to the box-office success of this film. This film is a story of a sad romantic girl who has cancer. She tries to hide this from her lover. Her family is unaware of this problem also. The lovers are very idealistic and truly in love with each other and this film also has a tragic end just like Love Story (1970).




  1. ^ a b "Ghulam Mohiuddin - An icon of golden era of Pakistani Cinema". SBS Urdu. 13 December 2015. Retrieved 3 July 2019.
  2. ^ Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat (1975 film) on IMDb website Retrieved 3 July 2019
  3. ^ Smokers' Corner: The crying game (film review of Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat) Dawn (newspaper), Published 22 July 2012, Retrieved 3 July 2019
  4. ^ a b c Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat (1975 film) on Complete Index To World Film (CITWF) website Retrieved 3 July 2019
  5. ^ a b c d Mera Naam Hai Mohabbat (1975 film) on Motion Pictures Archive of Pakistan ( website Retrieved 3 July 2019