Agha Ali Abbas Qazalbash
Agha Ali Abbas Qazalbash
13 November 1926
|Died||19 February 1998 (aged 71–72)|
|Children||Ahson Talish (son)|
|Relatives||Raza Talish (grandson)|
Agha Ali Abbas Qizilbash (also known as Agha Talish, Urdu: آغا طالِش ) (1926 – 19 February 1998) was a Pakistani actor who made his debut in 1947 and was mostly known and recognized in Pakistan for playing character actor or villain roles. Agha was honoured by the Pride of Performance awards, by the Government of Pakistan in 1989.
Life and career
Talish was born in Ludhiana, British India in 1926. His breakthrough film in Pakistan was film producer Saifuddin Saif's Saat Lakh (1957) where his on-screen performance for this popular hit song was widely admired, Yaaro Mujhe Maaf Rakho Mein Nashe Mein Hoon.
On 5 January 1962 Shaheed was released, his biggest hit film. A film on the relevant theme of Palestine with a script by Riaz Shahid and music by Rasheed Attre; it was produced and directed by Khalil Qaiser. The highlight was the instant hit Uss Bewafa Ka Sheher Hai Aur Hum Hain Dostau by renowned poet Muneer Niazi, music by Rasheed Attre.
- 1947 Saraey Kay Baher
- 1955 Jheel Kinarey
- 1956 Jabroo, Miss 56 and Guddi Gudda
- 1957 Saat Lakh, Sehti and Sardar
- 1958 Touheed, Akhri Daao, Darbar-e-Habib and Aadmi
- 1959 Boodi Shah, Sachey Moti, Neend and Saathi
- 1960 Rahguzar, Yeh Dunya, Allahdin Ka Beta, Sahil, Roop Mati Baz Bahadur and Saheli
- 1961 Ajab Khan, Sunehrey Sapney, Farishta, Chotey Sarkar, Habu, Do Raste Gulfam, and Bara Bajey
- 1962 Shake Hand, Azra, Qaidi, Paharan, Shaheed, Sukh Ka Sapna, Aulaad, Ghungat, Awaz Dey Kahan Hay, Dosheeza, Anchal
- 1963 Baghawat, Kala Pani, Yahoodi Ki Larki, Baji, Daman, Mahndi Waley Hath, Chacha Khamkhowah
- 1964 Chingari, Lutaira, Mama Jee, Piar Na Kar Naadan, Gehra Dagh, Shabab, Havaili, Landa Bazar and Farangi
- 1965 Doli, Devdas, Aurat, Kaneez, Malangi and Raqqasa
- 1966 Gawandi, Joker, Ruswai, Bharia Mela, Paidagir, Payal Ki Jhankar and Janbaz
- 1967 Lakhon Mein Aik, Zinda Laash, Kafir, Shola Aur Shabnam, Hamraz, Hamdam, Imam Din Gohavia
- 1968 Lala Rukh, Zindagi, Mafroor, Aurat Aur Zamana, Saiqa, Ashiq, Beti Beta, Dil Mera Dharkan Teri! Jang-e-Azadi, and Taj Mahal
- 1969 Andaleeb, Aneela, CID, Diya Aur Toofan, Jind Jaan, Neela Parbat, Piya Milan Ki Aas, Tere Ishq Nachaya, Zarqa, and Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai
- 1970 Shama aur parwana, Takht-o-taj, Maa puttar, Nya sawera, Darinda, Bedardi, Aik phool aik pathar, Charda sooraj and Rootha na karo
- 1971 Dosti, Bhen Bhara, Khak Aur Khoon, Yeh Aman, Neend Hamari Khwab Tumhare and Al-Asifa
- 1972 Naag Muni, Bazar, Mere Hamsafar, Soudagar, Khoun apna koun paraya, Nizam, Ehsas, and Umrao Jaan Ada
- 1973 Aan, Sarhad Ki Goad Mein, Jithey Vagdi Ay Ravi, Sadhoo aur Sheitan, and Baharon Ki Manzil
- 1974 Main Bani Dulhan, Dillagi, Nouker wohti da, Imandar, Jawan mere des da, Laila Majnoon, Haqiqat, and Bahisht
- 1975 Zindagi tay toofan, Izzat, Farz aur mamta, 'Bay Aulad, Milap, Shireen Farhad, Zeenat, Aik Gunah aur Sahi, Naiki Badi, Ganwar and Umang
- 1976 Hukam da ghulam, Haibat Khan, Aulad, Chor noon mor, Kothey tapni, Mahboob mera mastana, Zaibunisa, Sachai, Sazish, Ann daata, Insanyat, Zuroorat, and Kil kil mera naan
- 1977 Ishq ishq, Haji Khokhar, Barey mian deewaney, and Salakhein
- 1978 Aag aur zindagi, Mazi haal mustaqbil, Inqilab, Seeta Maryam Margrete, Zindgi, Haider Ali, Playboy, and Aankhon Aankhon Mein
- 1979 Mohammed Bin Qasim
- 1980 Bandish, Sardar and Behram Daku
- 1981 Dil Ney Phir Yaad Kia, Watan, Alahdin, Basheera tey qanoon, Wafa, Do dil, Chan Suraj, and Sultan tey varyam
- 1982 Bara Bhai, and Tairey Bina Kiya Jeena
- 1983 Dehleez, Love Story, Wadda Khan, Rustam Tey Khan, Kala Samander
- 1984 Doorian, Kalia, Ucha Shimla Jatt Da, Chor Chowkidar, Dulla Bhati and Ishq Nachavey Gali Gali
- 1985 Dhee Rani, Ashyana, Deewaney Dou, Khuddar and Direct Hawaldar
- 1986 Domoro intiqam (Pushto), Malanga, Faisla and Nazdeekian
- 1987 Allah Rakha, Duniya and Nijat
- 1988 Mukhra, Roti, Baghi Haseena, Bano and Piasi
- 1989 Shani, Roop Ki Rani, Madam Bawri, Zabardast, Miss Allah Rakhi, Karmoo Dada, Rakhwala, Achoo 302, Mohabbat Ho Tau Aisi Ho, Nangi Talwar, Zakhmi Aurat and Gori Dian Jhanjhran
- 1990 Bulandi, Falak Shair, Dil and Nag Devta
- 1991 Adil
- 1994 Mohabbat Ki Aag and Pajero Group
- 1995 Mushkil and Ajab Khan
Awards and recognition
- Six Nigar Awards in the years 1961, 1962, 1965, 1972, 1975 and 1994
- Pride of Performance award by the President of Pakistan in 1989
- "Agha Talish: The 18th death anniversary of veteran actor to be observed today". Associated Press of Pakistan (APP). Daily Times (newspaper). 19 February 2016. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
- Death anniversary of Agha Talish observed Radio Pakistan website, Published 19 February 2018, Retrieved 14 March 2019
- "Profile of actor Talish". cineplot.com. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
- "actor Talish filmography". Complete Index To World Film website. Retrieved 12 February 2019.
- Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 249. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.
- Gazdar, Mushtaq (1997). Pakistan Cinema, 1947-1997. Oxford University Press. p. 250. ISBN 0-19-577817-0.