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|Native name||سلطان راہی|
|Born||Muhammed Sultan Rahi
Uttar Pradesh, British India
|Died||9 January 1996
|Other names||Agha Jani , Rahi Sahab|
|Occupation||Actor, Director, Writer|
Some of his films include Maula Jatt, Sher Khan, Chan Veryam, Kaley Chore, and The Godfather, Basheeraa and Wehsi Gujjar. He established himself as one of the leading and most successful actors of Pakistani and Punjabi cinema.
He was shot and killed in 1996.
Life and career
Rahi was born to a Punjabi family settled in Muzaffar Nagar, Bijnore District, Utter Pradesh, India, during the British Raj. After the independence of Pakistan in 1947 he moved to Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan.
Rahi performed in the stage drama Nadir Shah Durrani in 1955.
He begin his film career in 1959 as a guest actor in the film Baghi. Maula Jatt was released on 11 February 1979 which became his most successful Pakistani film. His other works include Sher Khan (1981) and Sala Sahib.
On 9 January 1996 he was shot and killed on the main highway in Pakistan known as Grand Trunk Road, near Gujranwala, Pakistan.
|1956||Wehshi||Urdu||Munawar H. Qasim|
|1957||Yakkay Wali||Punjabi||M.J. Rana|
|1958||Zehr-e-Ishq||Urdu||Director: Masood Parvez|
|1958||Rukhsana||Urdu||Director: Fazal Deen|
|1958||Darbar||Urdu||Director: Riaz Ahmad|
|1992||Abdullah the Great||Director: Hassan Askari|
|1958||Mumtaz||Urdu||Director: Mohammad Ali|
|1958||Pehla Qadam||Urdu||Director: A. G. Thawni|
|1958||Akhri Dao||Urdu||Director: A.K. Chodhary|
|1958||Jagga||Punjabi||Director: Saqlain Rizvi|
|1959||Yaar Beli||Punjabi||Director: Khalil Qaisar|
|1959||16 Aanay||Urdu||Director: Agha Hussaini )|
|1959||Sahara||Urdu||Director: A. Rauf|
|1959||Bodi Shah||Punjabi||Director: S.M. Ahmad, Qalandar|
|1959||Raaz||Urdu||Director: Humayun Mirza,|
|1959||Nagin||Urdu||Director: Khalil Qaisar|
|1959||Lalkar||Urdu||Director: T.H. Riaz|
|1959||Shera||Punjabi||Director: M.J. Rana (also screenplay)|
|1959||Himmat||Urdu||Director: Amin Malik|
|1960||Yeh Dunya||Urdu||Director: Nazir Sufi|
|1960||Watan||Urdu||Director: Anwar Kemal Pasha|
|1960||Bhabhi||Urdu||Director: Syed Atta Ullah Shah Hashmi|
|1960||Khaibar Mail||Urdu||Director: Agha Hussaini|
|1960||Dil-e-Nadan||Urdu||Director: Najam Naqvi|
|1960||Daku ki Larki||Urdu||Director: Saleem Ahmad|
|1960||Saheli||Urdu||Director: S.M. Yousuf|
|1961||Habu||Urdu||Director: Rahim Gul||1961||Mola Jatt||Punjabi|
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